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Jeff Hoffman
Slated to pitch in spring opener
PColorado Rockies
February 20, 2019
Hoffman is among the pitchers scheduled to pitch in the Rockies' exhibition opener Saturday versus the Diamondbacks, Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post reports.
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Brandon Nimmo
Dealing with sore shoulder
OFNew York Mets
Shoulder
February 20, 2019
Nimmo has a sore right shoulder, Tim Healey of Newsday reports.
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Joe Jimenez
Coming along slowly in spring
PDetroit Tigers
Arm
February 20, 2019
Jimenez has been nursing some minor muscle soreness in his right arm since reporting to spring training last week and will be eased into Grapefruit League action, Chris McCosky of The Detroit News reports.
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Scooter Gennett
Contract extension talks dormant
2BCincinnati Reds
February 20, 2019
Gennett and his agent have notified the Reds that they are interested in a contract extension, but the Reds haven't responded, John Fay of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports. "We've definitely opened it up," Gennett said. "They know I want to play here. They know I enjoy playing on this team. I enjoy the fans. I enjoy the coaching staff. I enjoy my teammates. They know all that. There's nothing else to tell them at this point. It's waiting for them to come back, which they have not."
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Kaleb Cowart
Focusing mainly on pitching in camp
3BDetroit Tigers
February 20, 2019
Manager Ron Gardenhire said Tuesday that he plans on using Cowart primarily as a pitcher during spring training, Chris McCosky of The Detroit News reports. "We want him to get more involved in the pitching part of it right now," Gardenhire said. "We know what he can do defensively."
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Chris Stratton
Gets to start Cactus League opener
PSan Francisco Giants
February 20, 2019
Stratton will start the Giants' Cactus League opener against the Angels on Saturday, Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
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Buster Posey
Easing into game action at catcher
CSan Francisco Giants
February 20, 2019
Posey isn't expected to play catcher in a spring training game until Mar. 1, Kerry Crowley of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
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Josh Harrison
Signs with Tigers
2BDetroit Tigers
February 20, 2019
Harrison signed a one-year deal with the Tigers on Wednesday, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports.
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Brandon Morrow
Ramping up throwing program
PChicago Cubs
Elbow
February 20, 2019
Morrow (elbow) threw from 105 feet Wednesday and is now allowed to play catch everyday, Jesse Rogers of ESPN.com reports.
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Brett Gardner
Facing job battle
OFNew York Yankees
February 20, 2019
Gardner will compete for the starting left-field job in spring training with Clint Frazier, Brendan Kuty of The Newark Star-Ledger reports.
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Jose Rondon
Getting work in outfield
DHChicago White Sox
February 20, 2019
Rondon is spending time in the outfield this spring in hopes of opening up more paths to playing time, James Fegan of The Athletic reports.
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Robbie Grossman
Could see time at leadoff
OFOakland Athletics
February 20, 2019
Grossman is a candidate to see time as the Athletics' leadoff hitter this season, Julian McWilliams of The Athletic reports.
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Odubel Herrera
Diagnosed with hamstring strain
OFPhiladelphia Phillies
Hamstring
February 20, 2019
Herrera left practice early Wednesday with what manager Gabe Kapler called a "slight left hamstring strain," Matt Gelb of The Athletic reports.
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Sean Manaea
Remains ahead of initial timeline
POakland Athletics
Shoulder
February 20, 2019
Manaea (shoulder) is beginning his throwing program well ahead of his original timeline, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
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Touki Toussaint
Slated to start spring opener
PAtlanta Braves
February 20, 2019
Toussaint will start the Braves' first spring training game against the Mets on Saturday, David O'Brien of The Athletic reports.
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Adam Plutko
Tabbed as starter for spring opener
PCleveland Indians
February 20, 2019
Plutko will start Saturday's Cactus League opener against the Reds, Zack Meisel of The Athletic reports.
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Matt Chapman
Sidelined by illness
3BOakland Athletics
Illness
February 20, 2019
Chapman is not at practice Wednesday due to illness, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
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Tyler Clippard
Inks MiLB deal with Cleveland
PCleveland Indians  NRI
February 20, 2019
Clippard agreed to a minor-league contract with the Indians on Wednesday that includes an invitation to spring training, Jon Heyman of FancredSports.com reports.
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Odubel Herrera
Hampered by apparent leg injury
OFPhiladelphia Phillies
Leg
February 20, 2019
Herrera left Wednesday's workouts after appearing to tweak something in his left leg, Matt Breen of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
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Fernando Abad
Lands with Giants on minors deal
PSan Francisco Giants  AAA
Suspension
February 20, 2019
Abad (suspension) signed a minor-league deal with the Giants on Wednesday, Brandon Warne of ZoneCoverage.com reports.
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Jed Lowrie
Suffering from knee soreness
2BNew York Mets
Knee
February 20, 2019
Lowrie will get an MRI after being limited by left knee soreness Wednesday, Mike Puma of the New York Post reports.
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David Fletcher
Will get time in outfield
2BLos Angeles Angels
February 20, 2019
Fletcher will get looks in the outfield this spring, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic reports.
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Ryan Brasier
Likely back with team soon
PBoston Red Sox
Toe
February 20, 2019
Brasier (toe) could return to the Red Sox's spring training facility Wednesday night or Thursday, Chris Cotillo of MassLive.com reports.
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Walker Buehler
Beginning throwing program
PLos Angeles Dodgers
February 20, 2019
Buehler will throw his first bullpen of the spring Wednesday, Ken Gurnick of MLB.com reports.
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Glenn Sparkman
Gets starting nod for spring opener
PKansas City Royals
February 20, 2019
Sparkman will start Saturday's Cactus League opener against the Rangers, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports.
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