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Sun, Mar 26, 2023

6:57 PM - Matt Krook (NYA) was optioned to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Sunday.

6:40 PM - Oswald Peraza (NYA) was optioned to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Sunday.

5:50 PM - Oswald Peraza (NYA) Yankees indicated Sunday that a decision has yet to be made on whether Peraza will be on the Opening Day roster, Chris Kirschner of Athletic reports.

5:37 PM - Miguel Andujar (Pit) was reassigned to minor-league camp by the Pirates on Sunday.

5:31 PM - Yoan Moncada (ChA) exited Sunday's Cactus League game against the Rockies due to lower back stiffness.

5:28 PM - Oswaldo Cabrera (NYA) was informed by the Yankees on Sunday that he's made the Opening Day roster, Jack Curry of YES Network reports.

5:21 PM - Bryan Shaw () was released by the White Sox on Sunday, LaMond Pope of the Chicago Tribune reports.

5:18 PM - Triston McKenzie (Cle) was removed from Sunday's Cactus League start against the Reds as a precautionary measure due to right arm tightness, Zack Meisel of The Athletic reports.

5:18 PM - Tyler Wells (Bal) allowed an unearned run on two hits and struck out two over five innings in Saturday's Grapefruit League game versus the Pirates.

5:09 PM - Wander Franco (TB) Kevin Cash said Franco's MRI results on his sore right quadriceps were "favorable," and the shortstop could be ready to play in the season opener against Detroit on Thursday, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

5:07 PM - DJ LeMahieu (NYA) Aaron Boone said Sunday in an interview with Jomboy Media's "Talkin' Yanks" podcast that LeMahieu will be the Yankees' Opening Day leadoff hitter.

4:38 PM - Leury Garcia (ChA) didn't make the White Sox's Opening Day roster, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

4:27 PM - Enrique Hernandez (Bos) (wrist) is expected to play in Monday's exhibition versus Atlanta after exiting Sunday's Grapefruit League loss to the Twins, Julian McWilliams of The Boston Globe reports.

4:22 PM - Nick Ramirez (NYA) manager Aaron Boone said Sunday that Ramirez has been reassigned to minor-league camp, Gary Phillips of the New York Daily News reports.

4:19 PM - Jhony Brito (NYA) Aaron Boone said Brito could start the Yankees' third game of the season next Sunday versus the Giants in New York, Pete Caldera of The Bergen Record reports.

4:17 PM - Danny Mendick (NYN) was optioned to Triple-A Syracuse on Sunday.

4:13 PM - Albert Abreu (NYA) Aaron Boone confirmed Sunday that Abreu will be included in the Yankees' Opening Day bullpen, Pete Caldera of The Bergen Record reports.

4:09 PM - Matt Strahm (Phi) manager Rob Thomson said Sunday that Strahm will start the ' fifth game of the regular season April 4 versus the Yankees in New York, Alex Coffey of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

4:09 PM - Gabe Speier (Sea) was optioned to Triple-A Tacoma on Sunday, Shannon Drayer of Seattle Sports 710 AM reports.

4:02 PM - Casey Sadler (Sea) Mariners reassigned Sadler (shoulder) to minor-league camp Sunday.

3:58 PM - Colin Moran (Sea) Mariners reassigned Moran to minor-league camp Sunday.

3:53 PM - Kirby Snead (Oak) (shoulder) was placed on the 60-day injured list Sunday.

3:47 PM - Spenser Watkins (Bal) was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk on Sunday, Steve Melewski of MASNSports.com reports.

3:46 PM - DL Hall (Bal) Orioles optioned Hall to Triple-A Norfolk on Sunday, Jacob Calvin Meyer of Baltimore Sun reports.

3:42 PM - Yennier Cano (Bal) Orioles optioned Cano to Triple-A Norfolk on Sunday, Jacob Calvin Meyer of Baltimore Sun reports.

3:32 PM - Bryan Shaw (ChA) White Sox informed Shaw on Sunday that he won't be included on the Opening Day roster, James Fegan of Athletic reports.

3:25 PM - Austin Pruitt (Oak) will report to Triple-A Las Vegas to begin the 2023 season, Ben Ross of MLB.com reports.

3:21 PM - Alex Cobb (SF) (knee) is slated to pitch in a minor-league game Monday on the back fields of Giants camp, Danny Emerman of KNBR 680 San Francisco reports.

3:18 PM - Mitch Haniger (SF) manager Gabe Kapler confirmed Sunday that Haniger (oblique) will open the season on the 10-day injured list, Danny Emerman of KNBR 680 San Francisco reports.

3:04 PM - Elly De La Cruz (Cin) La Cruz suffered a left hamstring strain March 18 and will miss the start of the minor-league season, Charlie Goldsmith of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

3:02 PM - Connor Joe (Pit) is considered day-to-day after he was removed for precautionary reasons in the sixth inning of Sunday's Grapefruit League game against Atlanta after being hit in the left hand by a pitch, Justice delos Santos of MLB.com reports.

2:56 PM - Brandon Belt (Tor) Blue Jays scratched Belt (illness) from the lineup ahead of Sunday's Grapefruit League game against the Yankees, Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca reports.

2:45 PM - Connor Joe (Pit) was removed in the sixth inning of Sunday's Grapefruit League game against Atlanta after being struck in the hand by a pitch, Alex Stumpf of DKPittsburghSports.com reports.

2:43 PM - Enrique Hernandez (Bos) was removed from Sunday's spring game with a right wrist contusion after being hit by a pitch, Christopher Smith of The Springfield Republican reports.

2:40 PM - JT Chargois (Mia) (neck) struck out two over a scoreless inning of relief in Friday's 3-2 win over the Astros in Grapefruit League play.

2:37 PM - Jesus Sanchez (Mia) is expected to be included on the Marlins' 26-man Opening Day roster, but he could serve as a bench bat rather than a regular starter, Craig Mish of the Miami Herald reports.

2:12 PM - Chris Taylor (LA) could be limited to more of a part-time role to begin 2023 with David Peralta, James Outman and Mookie Betts looking like the Dodgers' primary outfielders, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic reports.

2:05 PM - Israel Pineda (Wsh) (finger) won't break camp with the Nationals and will instead remain at the organization's extended spring training in Florida to begin the season, Mark Zuckerman of MASNSports.com reports.

2:01 PM - Yuli Gurriel (Mia) general manager Kim Ng said Sunday that Gurriel "should be there on Thursday," implying his contract will be selected prior to the ' season opener with the Mets that day, Jordan McPherson of the Miami Herald reports.

1:55 PM - Jose Iglesias (Mia) general manager Kim Ng said Sunday that Iglesias won't make the Opening Day roster but will stay in the organization, Christina De Nicola of MLB.com reports.

1:52 PM - Austin Nola (SD) manager Bob Melvin said Nola (hand/nose) is slated to play in Monday's Cactus League finale versus the Rockies, AJ Cassavell of MLB.com reports.

1:31 PM - Nico Hoerner (ChN) (biceps) will start at second base and bat leadoff in Sunday's Cactus League game against the Royals, Maddie Lee of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

1:30 PM - Gabriel Moreno (Ari) (hand) is starting behind the plate and batting eighth in Sunday's spring game the Brewers.

1:29 PM - Juan Soto (SD) (oblique) isn't expected to play in another Cactus League game but will go through a workout Sunday and is scheduled to take batting practice, AJ Cassavell of MLB.com reports.

1:17 PM - Drew Rucinski (Oak) manager Mark Kotsay said Sunday that Rucinski (hamstring) will begin the season on the injured list, Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

1:16 PM - Aledmys Diaz (Oak) manager Mark Kotsay said Sunday that Diaz will likely start at shortstop against right-handed pitching to begin the season, Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

1:11 PM - Nick Allen (Oak) manager Mark Kotsay announced that Allen will form the short side of a platoon at shortstop with Aledmys Diaz to begin the season, Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

1:10 PM - Luis Urias (Mil) (head) will start at third base and bat fifth in Sunday's Cactus League game against the Diamondbacks.

1:07 PM - Adrian Houser (Mil) will be examined Sunday after leaving Saturday's outing against the Athletics with groin tightness, Adam McCalvy of MLB.com reports.

1:05 PM - Drey Jameson (Ari) will begin the 2023 campaign working out of the bullpen after Ryne Nelson was named Arizona's No. 5 starter Sunday, Nick Piecoro of The Arizona Republic reports.

1:04 PM - Tyson Miller (Mil) Brewers optioned Miller to Triple-A Nashville on Sunday, Curt Hogg of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

1:01 PM - Kyle Garlick (Min) Twins reassigned Garlick to minor-league camp Sunday.

12:58 PM - Danny Coulombe (Min) Twins reassigned Coulombe to minor-league camp Sunday.

12:58 PM - Ryne Nelson (Ari) was named the Diamondbacks' No. 5 starter Sunday, Nick Piecoro of The Arizona Republic reports.

12:54 PM - Aaron Sanchez (Min) Twins reassigned Sanchez to minor-league camp Sunday.

12:47 PM - Austin Nola (SD) (hand/nose) isn't starting Sunday's spring game against the Mariners as previously reported, Bob Scanlan of Bally Sports San Diego reports.

12:46 PM - Bailey Ober (Min) Twins optioned Ober to Triple-A St. Paul on Sunday, Do-Hyoung Park of MLB.com reports.

12:42 PM - Cole Ragans (Tex) has given up nine runs (eight earned) over his last seven innings, all of which came as a reliever.

12:35 PM - Kyle Lewis (Ari) appears to have secured a spot on Arizona's Opening Day roster after Pavin Smith was optioned to Triple-A Reno on Sunday, Nick Piecoro of The Arizona Republic reports.

12:35 PM - Phillip Evans (Ari) was reassigned to minor-league camp by the Diamondbacks on Sunday.

12:34 PM - Brad Miller (Tex) went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Saturday's spring game against the Padres.

12:32 PM - Yan Gomes (ChN) went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run in Saturday's Cactus League game against the Angels.

12:31 PM - Jake Hager (Ari) was reassigned to minor-league camp by the Diamondbacks on Sunday.

12:31 PM - P.J. Higgins (Ari) was reassigned to minor-league camp by the Diamondbacks on Sunday.

12:30 PM - Patrick Wisdom (ChN) is batting .343 with a 1.036 OPS and two home runs across 35 Cactus League at-bats.

12:24 PM - Peter Solomon (Ari) was reassigned to minor-league camp by the Diamondbacks on Sunday.

12:24 PM - Seiya Suzuki (ChN) (oblique) took part in batting practice Saturday and looked good, though he's still expected to begin the season on the injured list, MLB.com reports.

12:20 PM - Emmanuel Rivera (Ari) was optioned to Triple-A Reno on Sunday.

12:20 PM - Chris Clarke (ChN) was returned to the Cubs on Saturday after failing to make Seattle's Opening Day roster, Maddie Lee of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

12:19 PM - Ezequiel Duran (Tex) has slashed .352/.375/.704 with three home runs and 15 RBI over 24 spring games.

12:16 PM - Pavin Smith (Ari) was optioned to Triple-A Reno by the Diamondbacks on Sunday.

12:15 PM - Javier Assad (ChN) Hayden Wesneski winning the fifth rotation spot, per Taylor McGregor of Marquee Sports Network, Assad will likely have to settle for a long-relief role in Chicago.

12:14 PM - Xander Bogaerts (SD) (wrist) is starting at shortstop and batting cleanup in Sunday's Cactus League game against the Mariners.

12:08 PM - J.P. Crawford (Sea) Scott Servais said Saturday that Crawford (foot) will "be ready to go" for Seattle's Opening Day matchup with Cleveland on Thursday, Ryan Divish of The Seattle Times reports.

12:04 PM - Parker Meadows (Det) went 1-for-5 with a three-run home run in Saturday's Grapefruit League game against the Blue Jays.

12:03 PM - Jackie Bradley Jr. (KC) is expected to be included on the Royals' Opening Day roster, Jon Heyman of the New York Post reports.

11:58 AM - Trey Wingenter (Det) Will Vest optioned to Triple-A Toledo on Friday, Wingenter's chances of making Detroit's Opening Day roster have likely improved.

11:56 AM - Jimmy Yacabonis (NYN) was reassigned to minor-league camp by the Mets on Sunday.

11:54 AM - Nick Martinez (SD) tossed 4.2 innings against Texas in a Cactus League contest Saturday, allowing two runs on six hits and two walks while striking out eight batters.

11:54 AM - Tyler Holton (Det) Will Vest optioned to Triple-A Toledo on Friday, Holton seems to stand a better chance of making Detroit's Opening Day roster.

11:52 AM - Curtis Terry () was released by the Orioles on Sunday, Nathan Ruiz of The Baltimore Sun reports.

11:51 AM - T.J. McFarland (NYN) Mets reassigned McFarland to minor-league camp Sunday.

11:49 AM - James Norwood (NYA) Yankees reassigned Norwood to minor-league camp Sunday.

11:48 AM - Jeff Brigham (NYN) Mets optioned Brigham to Triple-A Syracuse on Sunday.

11:46 AM - Tyler Danish (NYA) Yankees reassigned Danish to minor-league camp Sunday.

11:33 AM - Austin Nola (SD) (hand/nose) is back in the lineup for Sunday's Cactus League game against the Mariners, Bob Scanlan of Bally Sports San Diego reports.

11:31 AM - Nick Anderson (Atl) was informed Sunday he will be included on Atlanta's Opening Day roster, Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports.

11:29 AM - James McCann (Bal) (side) is going through hitting progressions before Sunday's Grapefruit League game against the Phillies, but he is unsure if he'll play in Monday's spring finale versus the Cardinals, Jake Rill of MLB.com reports.

11:23 AM - Michael Tonkin (Atl) has been informed that he has made the Opening Day roster, Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports.

11:21 AM - Dylan Carlson (StL) Oliver Marmol said Sunday that Carlson is likely to begin the season working as a utility outfielder and bench piece, John Denton of MLB.com reports.

11:19 AM - Jordan Groshans (Mia) Marlins optioned Groshans (shoulder) to Triple-A Jacksonville on Sunday, Jordan McPherson of the Miami Herald reports.

11:15 AM - Garrett Hampson (Mia) Marlins optioned Hampson to Triple-A Jacksonville on Sunday, Jordan McPherson of the Miami Herald reports.

11:09 AM - Tyler Glasnow (TB) (oblique) is throwing on flat ground from 75 feet Sunday, Kristie Ackert of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

11:06 AM - Raimel Tapia (Bos) Sox manager Alex Cora hinted that Tapia is not a lock to make the Opening Day roster, Christopher Smith of The Springfield Republican reports.

10:58 AM - Kole Calhoun () became a free agent after he opted out of his minor-league contract with the Mariners on Sunday, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports.

10:56 AM - Mychal Givens (Bal) (knee) threw just 10 pitches in Sunday's bullpen session before walking off the mound, Andy Kostka of The Baltimore Sun reports.

10:53 AM - Kenley Jansen (Bos) (illness) is expected to pitch Monday against Atlanta, Ian Browne of MLB.com reports.

10:50 AM - Hunter Brown (Hou) (back) felt good after throwing a 25-pitch bullpen session Sunday and is expected to throw a simulated game this week, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.

10:50 AM - Yu Chang (Bos) Sox manager Alex Cora told reporters that Chang is expected to play Monday against Atlanta, Christopher Smith of The Springfield Republican reports.

10:45 AM - Jazz Chisholm Jr. (Mia) is out of the lineup for Miami's split-squad games Sunday due to right arm cramping, Jordan McPherson of the Miami Herald reports.

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