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Rangel Ravelo
Likely strong DH candidate
1BSt. Louis Cardinals
May 26, 2020
Ravelo would be a natural candidate to frequently slot in at designated hitter if the position is instituted universally during an abbreviated 2020 season, Rick Hummel of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
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Jose Marmolejos
Hitting regularly during shutdown
1BSeattle Mariners  AAA
May 25, 2020
Marmolejos has been able to hit regularly at a facility in the Arizona area with several teammates while spring training has been suspended, Shannon Drayer of 710 ESPN Seattle reports.
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Evan White
Likely to resume group workouts
1BSeattle Mariners
May 22, 2020
White, who has remained in Arizona while play has been suspended, should be one of the players that resumes working out at the Mariners' spring training facility next week, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports.
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Jared Walsh
May make big-league club after all
1BLos Angeles Angels  AAA
May 18, 2020
Walsh could begin the season in the majors if rosters expand as expected, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic reports.
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John Nogowski
Could finally see majors
1BSt. Louis Cardinals  AAA
May 13, 2020
Nogowski could see his first major-league action during an abbreviated 2020 season as a result of proposed roster expansion, Mark Saxon of The Athletic reports.
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Kevin Cron
Could have role with universal DH
1BArizona Diamondbacks  AAA
May 12, 2020
Cron could serve as a designated hitter against left-handers in 2020 if MLB adopts a universal DH rule for all teams, Chris Murray of Nevada Sports Net reports.
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Eric Thames
Trying not to overdo workouts
1BWashington Nationals
May 9, 2020
Thames has been working out in his garage and hitting off a tee to stay in shape, Byron Kerr of MASN Sports reports.
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Edwin Encarnacion
Ready for second spring training
1BChicago White Sox
May 6, 2020
Encarnacion (hip) said he's ready to begin training whenever MLB starts a second spring training, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
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Spencer Torkelson
Projected first overall
1BFree Agent  
May 6, 2020
Torkelson is projected to be first overall pick in several mock MLB drafts, Jeremy Cluff of the Arizona Republic reports.
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Miguel Cabrera
Wants to play the field
1BDetroit Tigers
May 3, 2020
Cabrera has gotten into better shape this offseason with the goal of being able to play some first base when the regular season is able to start, Chris McCosky of The Detroit News reports.
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Brandon Dixon
Could earn bench role
1BDetroit Tigers  AAA
May 3, 2020
Dixon could earn a reserve role if MLB rosters are expanded for the 2020 campaign, Chris McCosky of The Detroit News reports.
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Cody Bellinger
Hitting in cage
1BLos Angeles Dodgers
May 1, 2020
Bellinger has been able to take swings in a batting cage twice per week during MLB's hiatus, he stated in an interview with John Hartung of Spectrum Sportsnet LA.
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Edwin Rios
Reduced season could aid roster bid
1BLos Angeles Dodgers
April 29, 2020
Rios' likelihood of making the Opening Day roster could improve if the 2020 campaign is played under adjusted guidelines, Pedro Moura of The Athletic reports.
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Matt Beaty
Could benefit from shortened season
1BLos Angeles Dodgers
April 29, 2020
Beaty's chances of making the Opening Day roster are likely to improve if the 2020 campaign is played, Pedro Moura of The Athletic reports.
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Ji-Man Choi
Working out and staying in touch
1BTampa Bay Rays
April 28, 2020
Choi is working out consistently in his native South Korea and maintaining regular contact with manager Kevin Cash and other Rays staffers, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
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Trey Mancini
Expects to miss 2020 season
1BBaltimore Orioles
Abdomen
April 28, 2020
Mancini revealed Tuesday in an essay posted on The Players' Tribune that he will require six months of treatment for his battle with colon cancer and noted that he will likely miss the entire 2020 season. "If baseball returns in 2020, it will probably be without me," Mancini wrote.
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Triston Casas
Will open at High-A Salem
1BBoston Red Sox  A+
April 23, 2020
Casas will return to High-A Salem whenever the 2020 season begins, Ian Cundall of SoxProsepcts.com reports.
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Daniel Vogelbach
Catches hitting coach's eye
1BSeattle Mariners
April 19, 2020
Vogelbach's improved contact rate stood out to hitting coach Tim Laker before spring training was suspended, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports.
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Rangel Ravelo
Sees plenty of spring at-bats
1BSt. Louis Cardinals
April 19, 2020
Ravelo hit .237 (9-for-38) with three doubles, two RBI, six walks, one stolen base and five runs across 14 Grapefruit League games before spring training was suspended.
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Mitch Moreland
Sets up home batting cage
1BBoston Red Sox
April 18, 2020
Moreland posted an image of his new batting cage at home on Instagram.
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Paul Goldschmidt
Getting treatment on elbow
1BSt. Louis Cardinals
Elbow
April 17, 2020
Goldschmidt (elbow) has been getting preventative care and treatment at the Cardinals' spring training facility, Laurie Skrivan of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
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Austin Nola
Solidifies spot with strong spring
1BSeattle Mariners
April 14, 2020
Nola hit .308 (8-for-26) with a triple, an RBI, two walks and two runs across 10 Cactus League games before spring training was suspended.
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Steve Pearce
Confirms retirement
1BFree Agent  
April 14, 2020
Pearce said Tuesday in an interview with Mike Mutnanksy of SportsRadio 93.7 WEEI-FM Boston that he has "officially retired" from professional baseball.
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Matt Olson
Scuffles with bat in spring
1BOakland Athletics
April 13, 2020
Olson hit .200 (5-for-25) with two doubles, one home run, four RBI, nine strikeouts, five walks and four runs across 11 Cactus League games before spring training was suspended.
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Trey Mancini
Still months away
1BBaltimore Orioles
Abdomen
April 13, 2020
Orioles general manager Mike Elias said Monday that Mancini's recovery timeline will be measured in months rather than weeks after the slugger underwent surgery in March to remove a malignant tumor from his colon, Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports.
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