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  • Maddon plans to spread workload for starters

    Jon Lester

    Cubs manager Joe Maddon is likely to again spread the workload around in his rotation for a second consecutive season.

  • Royals weighing options at second base

    Whit Merrifield

    For the first time since camp opened a couple of weeks ago, Royals manager Ned Yost suggested he may not have a full-time second baseman when the regular season starts.

  • McHugh dealing with dead arm

    Collin McHugh

    While every Astros pitcher has thrown at least one round of live batting practice, right-hander Collin McHugh has yet to throw off the mound this spring because of what manager A.J. Hinch described Monday as general soreness.

  • Scherzer to throw bullpen session

    Max Scherzer

    Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer is scheduled to throw a bullpen session Saturday, his first time throwing off a mound this spring as he heals from the a stress fracture in his right knuckle.

  • Schwarber may bat out of leadoff spot

    Kyle Schwarber

    Cubs anager Joe Maddon likes the idea of having outfielder Kyle Schwarber at the top of the lineup.

  • Castellanos a top candidate to bat second

    Nick Castellanos

    While the Tigers try to fill the void in center field created by Cameron Maybin's trade to the Angels, there's another opening Maybin left. Somebody has to hit second between leadoff man Ian Kinsler and All-Star slugger Miguel Cabrera.

  • Oblique improving, Britton to wait on spring debut

    Zach Britton

    Zach Britton says his left oblique muscle is feeling better, and he's progressing towards making his 2017 spring debut, but the Orioles' closer won't pitch in a game until his symptoms are gone.

  • Frazier dealing with sore left side

    Todd Frazier

    White Sox third baseman Todd Frazier will be sidelined at least a few days with a sore left side.

  • Hamilton to have left knee examined

    Josh Hamilton

    Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton reaggravated his surgically repaired left knee and has flown back to Texas to be examined by Dr. Walt Lowe in Houston.

  • Britton dealing with oblique issue

    Zach Britton

    Orioles closer Zach Britton will not pitch in Wednesday's intrasquad game as the lefty is dealing with early signs of an oblique issue.