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May need to wait for chance
Will likely bat fourth in lineup
Likely to bat in top half of order
Could shift to outfield on occasion
Set to start at third base
Versatility is a key
In running for backup spot
Quiet in Cactus League play
Pham slashed .190/.320/.286 with two doubles, four RBI and a stolen base before spring training was suspended.
In line for high-leverage role
Excels in Cactus League play
Seager slashed .385/.448/.577 with three extra-base hits and a 1.025 OPS over 29 plate appearances before spring training was suspended.
Solid chance at roster spot
Could require Tommy John surgery
Impresses in spring action
Baez pitched six innings in Cactus League play, allowing one run on three hits while compiling a 5:2 K:BB.
Wants to stay in Chicago
Return ruled out for 2020
Working to improve defense
Daniel Ponce de Leon
Excels in spring play
Released by San Francisco
Retiring from baseball
Working on slider
Castillo spent a portion of spring training working on improving his slider, C. Trent Rosecrans of The Athletic reports. Pitching coach Derek Johnson spoke of that work developing the slider: "There were some (strikeouts) on his slider, which I think has gotten better. I don't have the numbers in front of me on what he struck out guys with. Of course, the changeup is a weapon. I also think in time guys are going to start looking for his changeup more."
Sent to Triple-A
Struggles in spring training
Estevez allowed five runs on seven hits and had eight strikeouts and zero walks over five innings prior to the suspension of spring training.
Poised for high-leverage role
Diaz made four Cactus League appearances and allowed one run on four hits with one strikeout and one walk over four innings before the suspension of spring training.
Makes one spring appearance
Gray allowed one run on two hits with one strikeout and zero walks over two innings during his only Cactus League appearance prior to the suspension of spring training.