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04/01/2020 3:06am
Michael Feliz (Pit) rotowire.com
Feliz, who allowed just one run in five spring outings (4.2 innings), has a good chance of making the team's Opening Day roster, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.
04/01/2020 3:01am
Richard Rodriguez (Pit) rotowire.com
Rodriguez pitched well in Grapefruit League action, allowing just one run in five innings. He struck out seven batters without giving up a walk.
04/01/2020 2:57am
Trevor Williams (Pit) rotowire.com
Williams, who enters 2020 as the Pirates' No. 3 starter, struggled throughout spring training with a 9.00 ERA in nine innings.
04/01/2020 2:51am
Anderson Tejeda (Tex) rotowire.com
Tejeda batted .500 (7-for-14) with a double, a home run, six RBI and six runs scored during the Cactus League.
04/01/2020 2:51am
Keone Kela (Pit) rotowire.com
Kela, who was named Pittsburgh's closer prior to spring training, allowed four runs in five innings over five games of Grapefruit League action.
04/01/2020 2:45am
Marcus Semien (Oak) rotowire.com
Semien will be credited with a full year of service time even if the 2020 season is cancelled outright, keeping him on track to become a free agent next offseason, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
04/01/2020 2:43am
Charlie Tilson (Pit) rotowire.com
Tilson, who is a long shot to make the team out of camp, hit .167 in 18 Grapefruit League at-bats.
04/01/2020 2:41am
Jarrod Dyson (Pit) rotowire.com
The Pirates may have Dyson, who is expected to serve as the team's starting center fielder, hit near the bottom of the batting order because of his poor on-base numbers.
04/01/2020 2:22am
Guillermo Heredia (Pit) rotowire.com
There's a good chance that Heredia will make Pittsburgh's Opening Day roster as a fourth outfielder.
04/01/2020 2:20am
JT Riddle (Pit) rotowire.com
Riddle put together a strong spring and is likely to make the team as a utility player.
04/01/2020 2:18am
Marco Gonzales (Sea) rotowire.com
Gonzales is back in his West Seattle home and is keeping his arm in shape on an offseason routine, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports.
04/01/2020 2:15am
Kevin Kramer (Pit) rotowire.com
Kramer is likely to start the 2020 season playing for Triple-A Indianapolis.
04/01/2020 2:09am
Josh Bell (Pit) rotowire.com
Although new manager Derek Shelton hasn't revealed his preferred lineup, Bell is expected to bat cleanup for the Bucs in 2020.
04/01/2020 2:03am
Kevin Newman (Pit) rotowire.com
The Pirates are expected to bat Newman leadoff primarily in 2020, though he could also slot third ahead of cleanup hitter Josh Bell occasionally.
04/01/2020 1:55am
Adam Frazier (Pit) rotowire.com
Frazier is expected to primarily play at second base in 2020 while occasionally shifting to the outfield when the team utilizes a four-man outfield, the "The Athletic Pittsburgh reports.
04/01/2020 1:48am
Colin Moran (Pit) rotowire.com
Moran will likely begin the 2020 season as the team's starting third baseman, with prospect Ke'Bryan Hayes waiting in the wings for a promotion to the big leagues.
04/01/2020 1:33am
Evan Gattis () rotowire.com
Gattis said Tuesday he's "done playing" professionally on the "755 is Real" podcast with David O'Brien of The Athletic and Eric O'Flaherty.
04/01/2020 1:31am
Jose Osuna (Pit) rotowire.com
Osuna is expected to start the 2020 campaign as a backup corner infielder and right fielder, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.
04/01/2020 1:28am
Andrew Susac (Pit) rotowire.com
Susac, who went 4-for-13 with four walks in Grapefruit League action this spring, remains one of three catchers in the running to back up starter Jacob Stallings, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.
03/31/2020 11:21pm
Emilio Pagan (SD) rotowire.com
Pagan's contract was renewed by the Padres in mid-March.
03/31/2020 11:06pm
Tommy Pham (SD) rotowire.com
Pham slashed .190/.320/.286 with two doubles, four RBI and a stolen base before spring training was suspended.
03/31/2020 10:46pm
Tommy Kahnle (NYA) rotowire.com
Kahnle held opponents scoreless over four innings in Grapefruit League play, allowing three hits and two walks while striking out four.
03/31/2020 10:11pm
Anthony Alford (Tor) rotowire.com
Alord may have a difficult time making the big-league roster this season, Andrew Stoeten of The Athletic reports.
03/31/2020 9:51pm
Pedro Baez (LA) rotowire.com
Baez is expected to again be a key member of the Dodgers' bullpen in 2020 and will be counted on "to get big outs in tough situations," Cary Osborne of Dodger Insider reports.
03/31/2020 9:34pm
Corey Seager (LA) rotowire.com
Seager slashed .385/.448/.577 with three extra-base hits and a 1.025 OPS over 29 plate appearances before spring training was suspended.
03/31/2020 9:13pm
Cam Bedrosian (Ana) rotowire.com
Bedrosian (back) allowed eight runs (seven earned) on six hits and five walks over 3.1 innings in Cactus League play. He struck out three.
03/31/2020 9:10pm
Collin McHugh (Bos) rotowire.com
Red Sox general manager Chaim Bloom said Monday that McHugh (elbow) has yet to begin a throwing program, Chris Cotillo of The Springfield Republican reports.
03/31/2020 8:02pm
Justin Upton (Ana) rotowire.com
Upton posted a respectable .222/.348/.444 slash line in 24 Cactus League plate appearances.
03/31/2020 6:19pm
Clarke Schmidt (NYA) rotowire.com
Schmidt gave up two earned runs on nine hits and three walks while striking out eight in seven innings during big-league spring training.
03/31/2020 2:53pm
Alex Verdugo (Bos) rotowire.com
Red Sox general manager Chaim Bloom said Monday that Verdugo is "coming along well" in his recovery from a stress fracture in his back, Bill Koch of The Providence Journal reports.
03/31/2020 2:04pm
AJ Reed () rotowire.com
Reed announced his retirement from professional baseball March 4, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.
03/31/2020 3:11am
Willie Calhoun (Tex) rotowire.com
Calhoun (jaw) took swings Monday for the first time since undergoing surgery for a fractured jaw three weeks ago, Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News reports.
03/31/2020 12:40am
Travis Demeritte (Det) rotowire.com
Demeritte is a candidate for one of the Tigers' final roster spots when the 2020 season is able to resume, Jason Beck of MLB.com reports.
03/31/2020 12:24am
Anthony Rizzo (ChN) rotowire.com
Rizzo said he enjoys playing in Chicago and would like to stay with the Cubs beyond 2020, Gordon Wittenmyer of NBC Sports Chicago reports.
03/30/2020 9:24pm
Chris Sale (Bos) rotowire.com
Sale underwent Tommy John surgery Monday, Alex Speier of The Boston Globe reports.
03/30/2020 7:38pm
Jameson Taillon (Pit) rotowire.com
Taillon (elbow) will not return in 2020 even if the season is considerably delayed, Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
03/30/2020 6:49pm
A.J. Pollock (LA) rotowire.com
Pollock worked on improving his running efficiency during the offseason in order to shore up his defense, Cary Osborne of Dodger Insider reports.
03/30/2020 6:01pm
Carl Edwards Jr. (Sea) rotowire.com
Edwards is likely to secure an Opening Day roster spot in the Mariners' bullpen despite posting a 9.00 ERA across six Cactus League appearances before spring training was suspended, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports.
03/30/2020 5:44pm
Tony Kemp (Oak) rotowire.com
Kemp, who hit .345 (10-for-29) over 10 Cactus League games before spring training was suspended, appears to have secured a platoon role at second base alongside Franklin Barreto to open the 2020 season, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
03/30/2020 11:54am
Jonathan Arauz (Bos) rotowire.com
The Red Sox may have the roster flexibility to carry Arauz, a Rule 5 draft pick, if MLB expands rosters from 26 to 29 players for the first month of an abbreviated season, Christopher Smith of MassLive.com reports.
03/30/2020 11:38am
Jonathan Lucroy (Bos) rotowire.com
The Red Sox will have the flexibility to keep both Lucroy and Kevin Plawecki if MLB expands rosters from 26 to 29 players for the first month of an abbreviated season, Christopher Smith of MassLive.com reports.
03/30/2020 3:34am
Dylan Davis (SF) rotowire.com
Davis was released by the Giants organization Sunday, Andersen Pickard of MLBDailyDish.comreports.
03/30/2020 3:27am
Michael Paez (NYN) rotowire.com
Paez informed the Mets of his intention to retire Sunday, Andersen Pickard of MLBDailyDish.com reports.
03/30/2020 3:06am
Logan Ice (Cle) rotowire.com
Ice informed the Indians of his intention to retire Sunday, Andersen Pickard of MLBDailyDish.com reports.
03/29/2020 7:57pm
Carlos Estevez (Col) rotowire.com
Estevez allowed five runs on seven hits and had eight strikeouts and zero walks over five innings prior to the suspension of spring training.
03/29/2020 6:36pm
Ryan Borucki (Tor) rotowire.com
Borucki (elbow) resumed throwing bullpen sessions in Florida last week, Keegan Matheson of MLB.com reports.
03/29/2020 6:17pm
Giancarlo Stanton (NYA) rotowire.com
Yankees manager Aaron Boone confirmed Wednesday that Stanton (calf) is fully healthy and will be ready to go for Opening Day, Lindsey Adler of The Athletic reports. "He's pretty much over the hump," Boone said. "He's pretty much run aggressively and done the things necessary. If and when we begin spring training games, he would likely be ready to roll for that."
03/29/2020 6:05pm
Jon Gray (Col) rotowire.com
Gray allowed one run on two hits with one strikeout and zero walks over two innings during his only Cactus League appearance prior to the suspension of spring training.
03/29/2020 4:16pm
Daniel Murphy (Col) rotowire.com
Murphy had a .292/.370/.333 slash line with one double through nine Cactus League games before spring training was suspended.
03/29/2020 4:12pm
Jordan Yamamoto (Mia) rotowire.com
Yamamoto posted a 3.38 ERA, 1.13 WHIP and 7:0 K:BB through eight innings before spring training was suspended.
03/29/2020 4:08pm
Caleb Smith (Mia) rotowire.com
Smith posted a 4.00 ERA, 1.22 WHIP and 10:7 K:BB through nine innings before spring training was suspended.
03/29/2020 4:01pm
Charlie Culberson (Atl) rotowire.com
Culberson posted a .115/.258/.192 slash line with eight strikeouts in 26 at-bats before spring training was suspended.
03/29/2020 3:56pm
Adam Duvall (Atl) rotowire.com
Duvall posted a .310/.394/.414 slash line through 33 plate appearances before spring training was suspended.
03/29/2020 3:50pm
Will Smith (Atl) rotowire.com
Smith posted a 1.69 ERA, 1.31 WHIP and 6:3 K:BB through 5.1 innings before spring training was suspended.
03/29/2020 3:44pm
Edwin Diaz (NYN) rotowire.com
Diaz compiled a 6.00 ERA, 1.33 WHIP and 1:0 K:BB through three innings before spring training was suspended.
03/29/2020 4:42am
Hunter Pence (SF) rotowire.com
Pence went 5-for-14 with one double and one home run over five Cactus League games prior to the suspension of spring training.
03/29/2020 4:41am
Daniel Robertson (TB) rotowire.com
Robertson remains in contention for an Opening Day roster spot after the Rays optioned Mike Brosseau and Nate Lowe on Thursday, Juan Toribio of MLB.com reports.
03/29/2020 3:46am
Alex Dickerson (SF) rotowire.com
Dickerson had a .320/.346/.640 slash line with three doubles, one triple and one home run in 10 games prior to the suspension of spring training.
03/29/2020 3:46am
Jerad Eickhoff (SD) rotowire.com
Eickhoff allowed two runs on four hits in four Cactus League innings while posting a 7:0 K:BB.
03/28/2020 10:55pm
Tyler Wade (NYA) rotowire.com
Wade is among a group of Yankees vying for a reserve role on the Opening Day roster, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports.
03/28/2020 4:28pm
Nick Neidert (Mia) rotowire.com
Neidert was optioned to Triple-A New Orleans on Saturday, Craig Mish of SportsGrid reports.
03/28/2020 4:22pm
Monte Harrison (Mia) rotowire.com
Harrison was optioned to Triple-A New Orleans on Saturday, Craig Mish of SportsGrid reports.
03/28/2020 4:10pm
Nate Pearson (Tor) rotowire.com
The Blue Jays still intend to let Pearson prove himself at Triple-A Buffalo before promoting him to the majors, which could push his big-league to 2021 if there isn't enough time in a shortened 2020 season for him to do so, Kaitlyn McGrath of The Athletic reports.
03/28/2020 4:09pm
Gerardo Reyes (SD) rotowire.com
Reyes was optioned to Triple-A El Paso on Saturday.
03/28/2020 3:57am
Francisco Arcia (Ana) rotowire.com
Arcia signed a minor-league contract with the Angels on Friday, Andersen Pickard of MLBDailyDish.com reports.
03/28/2020 3:30am
Preston Guilmet (Mia) rotowire.com
Guilmet signed a minor-league contract with the Marlins on Friday, Andersen Pickard of MLBDailyDish.com reports.
03/28/2020 3:25am
Sonny Gray (Cin) rotowire.com
Gray has been able to work out with teammate Curt Casali during MLB's shutdown period, MLB.com reports.
03/28/2020 2:12am
Andrew Suarez (SF) rotowire.com
Suarez said he's willing to fill any role asked of him, Dalton Johnson of NBCSports.com reports. "It doesn't matter," Suarez said when asked if he prefers to start or be a reliever. "Whatever I can do to help the team out, that's all I'm gonna worry about."
03/28/2020 1:06am
Scott Oberg (Col) rotowire.com
Oberg struck out three batters across 2.2 scoreless innings before spring training was suspended. He allowed three hits and issued zero walks.
03/27/2020 11:42pm
Jonathan India (Cin) rotowire.com
India hit .227/.321/.409 with one homer in 28 spring training plate appearances before he was sent to the Reds' minor league camp.
03/27/2020 11:28pm
Anthony DeSclafani (Cin) rotowire.com
DeSclafani pitched in two official spring training games (with his other work coming in simulated games), allowing just one earned run over six innings, stringing out four while allowing three hits and a walk.
03/27/2020 10:54pm
Blaine Hardy (Min) rotowire.com
Hardy underwent Tommy John surgery last week, Phil Miller of the Star Tribune reports.
03/27/2020 10:22pm
Mickey Moniak (Phi) rotowire.com
Moniak hit .353/.500/.588 in his 22 Grapefruit League appearances.
03/27/2020 10:05pm
Adonis Medina (Phi) rotowire.com
Medina made just two Grapefruit League appearances this spring before being sent to minor-league camp in early March.
03/27/2020 9:58pm
Alec Bohm (Phi) rotowire.com
Bohm spent his offseason working on his defense, Matt Breen of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
03/27/2020 9:38pm
Anthony Swarzak (Phi) rotowire.com
Swarzak may have a clearer path to a roster spot after the Phillies demoted four other pitchers Thursday, Matt Breen of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
03/27/2020 9:31pm
Adam Morgan (Phi) rotowire.com
Morgan's grasp on a bullpen spot looks more secure after fellow lefties Cole Irvin and Austin Davis were demoted Thursday, Corey Seidman of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports.
03/27/2020 9:28pm
Jose Alvarez (Phi) rotowire.com
Alvarez didn't allow an earned run in four Grapefruit League innings before play was paused.
03/27/2020 8:38pm
Nick Pivetta (Phi) rotowire.com
Pivetta's shot at a rotation spot could take a hit with a shortened schedule, as that could lead to the Phillies promoting Spencer Howard for the start of the season, Scott Lauber of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
03/27/2020 8:31pm
Zach Eflin (Phi) rotowire.com
Eflin's rotation spot is safe even if the shortened season means the Phillies elect to open the campaign with Spencer Howard on the big-league roster, Scott Lauber of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
03/27/2020 8:25pm
Zack Wheeler (Phi) rotowire.com
Wheeler finished his Grapefruit League campaign with a 5.40 ERA and a 9:3 K:BB in 8.1 innings.
03/27/2020 7:40pm
Hector Neris (Phi) rotowire.com
Neris threw four scoreless Grapefruit League innings before play was suspended.
03/27/2020 7:24pm
Mikie Mahtook (Phi) rotowire.com
Mahtook's fellow outfielders Kyle Garlick and Nick Williams were optioned to Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Thursday, Matt Breen of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
03/27/2020 7:00pm
Ronald Torreyes (Phi) rotowire.com
Torreyes hit a decent .286/.348/.381 in 11 Grapefruit League contests.
03/27/2020 6:30pm
Roman Quinn (Phi) rotowire.com
Quinn should have less competition for at-bats off the Phillies' bench after fellow outfielders Nick Williams and Kyle Garlick were optioned Thursday, Matt Breen of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
03/27/2020 6:10pm
Brandon Crawford (SF) rotowire.com
Crawford had a .391/.440/.565 slash line with one double, one home run and one stolen base in nine games before spring training was suspended.
03/27/2020 5:36pm
Evan Longoria (SF) rotowire.com
Longoria went 5-for-25 with two doubles and four RBI in 10 games prior to the suspension of spring training.
03/27/2020 4:05pm
Tony Watson (SF) rotowire.com
Watson (shoulder) could be ready to help lead the Giants' bullpen when play resumes, Steve Gilbert of MLB.com reports.
03/27/2020 4:03pm
Byron Buxton (Min) rotowire.com
Buxton (shoulder) would have been in the Opening Day lineup had the season started on time Thursday, manager Rocco Baldelli told the Minneapolis Star Tribune. "Buck's rehab could not have gone smoother," Baldelli said. "Physically, mentally, he's in a tremendous spot."
03/27/2020 3:53pm
Darin Ruf (SF) rotowire.com
Ruf, who is in Giants camp on a minor-league deal, could open the season on the 26-man roster, Maria Guardado of MLB.com reports.
03/27/2020 3:46pm
Kevin Gausman (SF) rotowire.com
Gausman will work as either the Giants' No. 3 or No. 4 starter this year, Maria Guardado of MLB.com reports.
03/27/2020 3:40pm
Jeff Samardzija (SF) rotowire.com
Samardzija will be the Giants' No. 2 starter this year, following Johnny Cueto in the rotation, Maria Guardado of MLB.com reports.
03/27/2020 3:20pm
J.P. Feyereisen (Mil) rotowire.com
Feyereisen was optioned to Double-A Biloxion Thursday, Adam McCalvy of MLB.com reports.
03/27/2020 2:53pm
Noah Syndergaard (NYN) rotowire.com
Syndergaard underwent successful Tommy John surgery to repair a torn UCL in his right elbow Thursday, Jeff Passan of ESPN.com reports.
03/27/2020 2:36pm
Angel Perdomo (Mil) rotowire.com
Perdomo was optioned to Triple-A San Antonio on Thursday, Adam McCalvy of MLB.com reports.
03/27/2020 2:26pm
Jacob Nottingham (Mil) rotowire.com
Nottingham was optioned to Triple-A San Antonio on Thursday, Adam McCalvy of MLB.com reports.
03/27/2020 2:16pm
Bobby Wahl (Mil) rotowire.com
Wahl was Adam McCalvy of MLB.com to Triple-A San Antonio on Friday.
03/27/2020 3:41am
Tyler Anderson (SF) rotowire.com
Anderson (knee) is ahead of schedule and should be ready to pitch when play resumes, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
03/27/2020 3:28am
Gordon Beckham () rotowire.com
Beckham was released by the Padres on Thursday, Andersen Pickard of MLBDailyDish.com reports.
03/27/2020 3:21am
Jim Adduci (Tex) rotowire.com
Adduci agreed to a minor-league deal with the Rangers on Thursday, Andersen Pickard of MLBDailyDish.com reports.