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Doesn't expect to miss time
Sent to Rochester
Beginning year at Rochester
Sent to Pensacola
No suspension reduction
If the 2020 season is less than 162 games due to the delay necessitated by the COVID-19 epidemic, the recent agreement between MLB and the MLB Players Association on a reduced season is believed to mean that Pineda will still need to serve the remaining 39 games of his drug suspension, Skor North 1500 KSTP-AM Minneapolis reports.
Undergoes Tommy John surgery
Would have made Opening Day
Buxton (shoulder) would have been in the Opening Day lineup had the season started on time Thursday, manager Rocco Baldelli told Phil Miller of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. "Buck's rehab could not have gone smoother," Baldelli said. "Physically, mentally, he's in a tremendous spot."
Headed to minors
Optioned to minors
Set to serve as backup infielder
Struggles in small sample
Kepler hit .158 with one double, two walks and four strikeouts in 21 plate appearances this spring prior to the shutdown.
Struggles in Grapefruit League play
Arraez hit .103 with zero extra-base hits, three walks and six strikeouts in 32 plate appearances this spring.
Taking on leadership role
Donaldson hit .292/.320/.417 with three doubles and a 7:1 K:BB in 25 Grapefruit League plate appearances.
Mashed in Grapefruit League
Cruz went 10-for-23 with three home runs, two doubles and a walk during Grapefruit League play, good for a .435/.458/.913 slash line.
Sets new velocity high
Lights up radar gun
Ups fastball velocity
Stretched out on backfields
Odorizzi only threw two innings during Grapefruit League play, but he honed his offspeed pitches and built up to 52 pitches on the backfields against minor-league hitters prior to the shutdown, LaVelle E. Neal of the Star Tribune reports.
Getting comfortable at 1B
Could be impacted by new schedule
Battling for final bench spot
Strengthening knee during layoff
Odds of making roster increase
Getting healthy during shutdown
Continuing work on slider