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Feb 22

Pirates’ Bo Schultz: Ramps up throwing program

Schultz (elbow) is close to throwing live batting practice, Adam Berry of MLB.com reports. Schultz has already thrown a number of bullpen sessions in Pirates camp, so it seems like his rehab from Tommy John surgery is going well. No timetable for his r…

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Feb 22

Marlins’ Jose Urena: Will open year in rotation

Manager Don Mattingly said Urena will open the season in the Marlins’ rotation, Andre Fernandez of the Miami Herald reports. After battling for a roster spot last spring, Urena will enter camp with a guaranteed spot in the team’s starting rotation this season. The 26-year-old pitched just four

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Feb 22

Orioles’ Austin Hays: Opening Day roster spot in jeopardy?

Hays’ chances of making the Opening Day roster have been reduced following the additions of Alex Presley and Colby Rasmus on minor-league deals, Rich Dubroff of PressBoxonline.com reports. Between the recently-added veteran competition along with Rule 5 pick Anthony Santander’s presence in camp

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Feb 22

Nationals’ Adam Eaton: No limitations Tuesday

Eaton (knee) appeared to face no limitations during Tuesday’s voluntary workout, as the outfield shagged flyballs in left field, went through defensive drills and took batting practice, Jamal Collier of MLB.com reports. “He’s coming along,” Nationals manager Dave Martinez said of Eaton

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Feb 22

Orioles’ Mike Wright: In running for final rotation spot

Wright is in the mix for the Orioles’ fifth rotation spot even after the signings of Andrew Cashner and Chris Tillman, Brittany Ghiroli of MLB.com reports. Wright has good numbers at the Triple-A level (3.53 ERA, 0.6 HR/9), but he hasn’t been able to translate those figures to the major leagues

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Feb 22

Orioles’ Miguel Castro: Competing for fifth starter spot

Castro still has a chance to crack the Orioles’ rotation even after the signings of Andrew Cashner and Chris Tillman, Brittany Ghiroli of MLB.com reports. The tall right-hander spent the last three seasons as a reliever, but the Orioles want to see what he can do as a starter given their lack of

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Feb 22

Pistons’ Reggie Bullock: Held out of practice Wednesday

Bullock sat out Wednesday’s practice with an illness, Keith Langlois of Pistons.com reports. It doesn’t sound likely anything overly serious for Bullock, though it will still bring his availability into question for Friday’s game against the Celtics. He’ll still have a couple of days

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Feb 22

Heat’s Rodney McGruder: Questionable Friday vs. New Orleans

McGruder (leg) practiced Wednesday and should be considered questionable for Friday’s contest against the Pelicans, Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports. McGruder, who has yet to play a game this season, returned to practicing in full earlier in the month. Though McGruder seems

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Feb 22

Heat’s Rodney McGruder: Questionable Friday vs. New Orleans

McGruder (leg) practiced Wednesday and should be considered questionable for Friday’s contest against the Pelicans, Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports. McGruder, who has yet to play a game this season, returned to practicing in full earlier in the month. Though McGruder seems

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Feb 22

Braves’ Brandon McCarthy: Heads into camp with rotation spot secure

McCarthy is considered to be a lock for the Braves’ rotation this season, Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports. With a number of very young arms in Atlanta, the 34-year-old righty seems poised to be the veteran presence on the pitching staff. McCarthy has proven to be a huge injury risk, but he did produce

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Feb 22

Tigers’ Travis Wood: Faces hitters Tuesday

Wood (finger) threw live batting practice Tuesday, Chris McCosky of The Detroit News reports. Wood was previously unable to take part in catching and fielding drills during camp until he had pins removed Monday from his broken right index finger, which…

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Feb 22

Cubs’ Addison Russell: Strengthened shoulder over offseason

Russell added a throwing program this offseason to strengthen his shoulder, the Cubs’ official site reports. Russell battled a sore shoulder at multiple times last season, particularly in May, when he posted a .579 OPS. He attempted to get ahead of the issue by strengthening the shoulder over the

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Feb 22

Cubs’ Ben Zobrist: Held out of Wednesday’s workout

Zobrist did not participate in Wednesday’s workout due to a back issue, Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times reports. Manager Joe Maddon reiterated that there isn’t major concern for Zobrist moving forward, saying, “We’re just slow-playing it. He’s fine.” It’s obviously

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Feb 22

Braves’ Johan Camargo: Likely to open as starting third baseman

Camargo is expected to be the Braves’ primary third baseman to start the regular season, Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports. Some reports swirled linking the Braves to various free agent third basemen, but with the market dwindling and spring training in progress, it seems like Camargo is going to be

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Feb 22

Brewers’ Nathan Kirby: Pitching without restriction

Kirby is pitching without restriction this spring, Todd Rosiak of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. Elbow issues have prevented Kirby from appearing in an official game since August of 2015, but it appears that run will come to an end when the mi…

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Feb 22

Brewers’ Jorge Lopez: May remain in bullpen

Lopez may remain in the bullpen this season, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. It was previously reported that Lopez would return to starting this season, but new reports suggest that he may remain in the pen. He was moved to t…

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