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Anthony Rendon
Rejoining team Saturday
3BLos Angeles Angels
Personal
February 20, 2020
Rendon (personal) is expected to return to Angels camp on Saturday, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic reports.
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Jose Ramirez
'Fine' after being hit by pitch
3BCleveland Indians
February 20, 2020
Manager Terry Francona said that Ramirez is "fine" after he was hit by a pitch on the foot during batting practice Thursday, Zack Meisel of The Athletic reports.
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Jose Ramirez
Hit by pitch, limps to dugout
3BCleveland Indians
Foot
February 20, 2020
Ramirez was hit by a pitch on the foot and was seen limping into the dugout Thursday, Paul Hoynes of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.
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Vladimir Guerrero
Tabbed for cleanup role
3BToronto Blue Jays
February 20, 2020
Manager Charlie Montoyo said Thursday that he plans to use Guerrero as the Blue Jays' cleanup hitter this season, Kaitlyn McGrath of The Athletic reports.
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Anthony Rendon
Will temporarily leave camp
3BLos Angeles Angels
February 19, 2020
Rendon is expected to leave camp "for a few days" to be with his wife when she gives birth to the couple's second child, Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com reports.
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Rafael Devers
Back with club
3BBoston Red Sox
February 19, 2020
Devers (personal) rejoined the Red Sox for Wednesday's full-squad workout, Jen McCaffrey of The Athletic reports.
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Kris Bryant
Confirmed as leadoff man
3BChicago Cubs
February 19, 2020
Bryant will be the Cubs' leadoff man this season, manager David Ross confirmed Wednesday, Jesse Rogers of ESPN.com reports.
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Kris Bryant
In mix for leadoff gig
3BChicago Cubs
February 19, 2020
Bryant could be deployed as the Cubs' leadoff hitter after he told manager David Ross on Wednesday that he's willing to fill the opening atop the lineup, Paul Sullivan of the Chicago Tribune reports.
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Matt Thaiss
Will focus on first base
3BLos Angeles Angels
February 18, 2020
Thaiss will get the majority of his work at first base, Jeff Fletcher of The Orange County Register reports.
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Jedd Gyorko
Expected to enter platoon role
3BMilwaukee Brewers
February 18, 2020
Gyorko appears on track to open the season in a third-base platoon with Eric Sogard, according to Todd Rosiak of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
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Ryan Vilade
Won't play any more shortstop
3BColorado Rockies  A+
February 18, 2020
Vilade won't play any more shortstop but will instead focus on third base, Nick Groke of The Athletic reports.
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Matt Chapman
Tweaks hitting mechanics
3BOakland Athletics
February 17, 2020
Chapman worked on his hitting mechanics throughout the offseason in an effort to improve his performance against elevated fastballs and offspeed pitches, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
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Vladimir Guerrero
Slated to hit third
3BToronto Blue Jays
February 17, 2020
Guerrero is expected to begin the season hitting third, following Bo Bichette and Cavan Biggio, Gregor Chisholm of The Toronto Star reports.
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Scott Kingery
Solves vision issues
3BPhiladelphia Phillies
February 17, 2020
Kingery will wear a contact lens this season to correct the blurry vision that affected him late in 2019, Jim Salisbury of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports.
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Isaac Paredes
Focusing on third base
3BDetroit Tigers
February 16, 2020
Paredes, who split last season between third base and shortstop, is focusing on third this spring, Jason Beck of MLB.com reports.
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Kevin Padlo
Sidelined by illness
3BTampa Bay Rays
Illness
February 16, 2020
Padlo isn't taking part in baseball activities due to an illness, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
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Eugenio Suarez
Takes light swings
3BCincinnati Reds
Shoulder
February 16, 2020
Suarez (shoulder) was able to do some light one-handed swinging and non-throwing defensive work during Sunday's team session, Bobby Nightengale of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
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Vladimir Guerrero
Working on launch angle
3BToronto Blue Jays
February 16, 2020
Guerrero has been working with hitting coach Guillermo Martinez to refine his swing plane and improve his launch angle, Gregor Chisholm of The Toronto Star reports.
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Rafael Devers
Delayed start to spring training
3BBoston Red Sox
Personal
February 16, 2020
Devers will make a delayed arrival to spring training since his girlfriend recently gave birth to their daughter, Jen McCaffrey of The Athletic reports.
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Oneil Cruz
Not lacking in confidence
3BPittsburgh Pirates
February 15, 2020
Cruz, who saw his first action at the Double-A level in 2019, has received his first invitation to major-league spring training, DK Pittsburgh Sports reports.
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Kris Bryant
Reports to camp
3BChicago Cubs
Ankle
February 15, 2020
Bryant reported to Cubs' camp Saturday and said he had "no hard feelings" toward the team after losing a contract grievance last month, NBC 5 Chicago reports.
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Yoan Moncada
Prefers batting second
3BChicago White Sox
February 15, 2020
Moncada said he's not a fan of batting leadoff and prefers to hit second in the order, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
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Edouard Julien
On the mend from TJS
3BMinnesota Twins  R
Elbow
February 13, 2020
Julien is recovering from August 2019 Tommy John surgery, Eric Longenhagen of FanGraphs reports.
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Eugenio Suarez
Opening Day return 'realistic'
3BCincinnati Reds
Shoulder
February 13, 2020
Manager David Bell said Thursday that it's "realistic" that Suarez (shoulder) could be ready to play in the Reds' Opening Day game March 26 versus the Cardinals, Bobby Nightengale of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
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Jacob Wilson
Returns to Washington
3BWashington Nationals  NRI
February 12, 2020
Wilson signed a minor-league contract Wednesday that includes an invitation to major-league spring training.
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