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    Jean SeguraMar 3 08:33p

    Milwaukee Brewers SS Jean Segura signed a contract for 2015 with the Brewers Tuesday, March 3. The Brewers set Tuesday as their deadline for players ineligible for arbitration to sign or have their contract renewed at a salary of the team's choosing.
    Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports

    Scooter GennettMar 3 08:33p

    Milwaukee Brewers 2B Scooter Gennett signed a contract for 2015 with the Brewers Tuesday, March 3. The Brewers set Tuesday as their deadline for players ineligible for arbitration to sign or have their contract renewed at a salary of the team's choosing.
    Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports

    F. RodriguezMar 3 08:13p

    Milwaukee Brewers RP Francisco Rodriguez has begun the process of applying for a work visa, and it's unclear when he'll report to camp. Rodriguez's contract isn't finalized with the Brewers, but they've already cleared a 40-man roster spot in anticipation of adding him to more...
    Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports

    Julio UriasMar 3 08:03p

    Los Angeles Dodgers SP Julio Urias is creating hysteria in spring camp this year, and he's drawing comparisons to SP Clayton Kershaw when he was just 20 years of age. 'I've only seen him throw a bullpen, but obviously he's really talented,' Kershaw said. more...
    Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports

    Steven SouzaMar 3 07:53p

    Tampa Bay Rays OF Steven Souza has impressed manager Kevin Cash early this spring. 'Everything he does he does with a purpose, which has been impressive,' Cash said. 'He's very conscientious of his craft and how he goes about it. But as far as more...
    Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports

    Andrelton SimmonsMar 3 07:53p

    Updating a previous report, Atlanta Braves SS Andrelton Simmons (oblique) is expected to miss at least the first few spring training games.
    Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports

    Jose PerazaMar 3 07:43p

    Atlanta Braves SS Jose Peraza is creating debate among Braves coaches regarding his readiness to start the season in the majors. 'Half of them say, 'he's ready to go,'' Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said. 'Some say, 'give him a couple of months, he hasn't more...
    Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports

    Rusney CastilloMar 3 06:03p

    Boston Red Sox OF Rusney Castillo (side) is reporting some pain in his left side, and he'll be re-evaluated Wednesday, March 4.
    Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports

    Jimmy NelsonMar 3 05:23p

    Milwaukee Brewers SP Jimmy Nelson dealt with control issues in the minors, and scouts have wondered if he's best suited for a bullpen role. As a result, his main objective this year if to develop his changeup and to keep his pitches down in more...
    Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports

    Zack GreinkeMar 3 05:03p

    Los Angeles Dodgers SP Zack Greinke (elbow) threw a bullpen session Tuesday, March 3, and manager Don Mattingly said Greinke has progressed steadily since receiving a precautionary elbow injection.
    Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports

    Danny HultzenMar 3 05:03p

    Seattle Mariners SP Danny Hultzen (shoulder) threw 28 pitches of live batting practice Tuesday, March 3, and he said he felt great once again.
    Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports

    Ryan HowardMar 3 05:03p

    Philadelphia Phillies 1B Ryan Howard said he cut sugar out of his diet starting back in November of last year, and he's lost 15 to 20 pounds as a result.
    Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports

    Byron BuxtonMar 3 04:53p

    Minnesota Twins OF Byron Buxton (flu) is downplaying the two days he has missed in camp with the flu. He was back in action Tuesday, March 3, and said he felt fine. Buxton missed 31 combined games between High-Single-A Fort Myers and Double-A New more...
    Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports

    Miguel SanoMar 3 04:43p

    Minnesota Twins 3B Miguel Sano may be on track for a callup later this season, according to general manager Terry Ryan. Ryan did say later that he wasn't sure if a callup was realistic for 2015.
    Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports

    Jung-ho KangMar 3 04:43p

    Pittsburgh Pirates SS Jung-Ho Kang hit a home run in his second at-bat of the team's Grapefruit League opener Tuesday, March 3, against the Toronto Blue Jays. It was an impressive solo shot.
    Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports

    Byron BuxtonMar 3 04:43p

    Minnesota Twins OF Byron Buxton has a backer in general manager Terry Ryan, who said he hopes Buxton earns a callup later this season. Ryan also said he isn't sure if that is realistic.
    Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports

    Shin-Soo ChooMar 3 04:43p

    Texas Rangers OF Shin-Soo Choo could hit in the second spot this season, with OF Leonys Martin being given every opportunity to stick in the leadoff spot this spring. A return to the No. 2 spot would allow Choo to hit in the more more...
    Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports

    Leonys MartinMar 3 04:43p

    Texas Rangers OF Shin-Soo Choo could hit in the second spot this season, with OF Leonys Martin being given every opportunity to stick in the leadoff spot this spring. A return to the No. 2 spot would allow Choo to hit in the more more...
    Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports

    Jon NieseMar 3 04:33p

    New York Mets SP Jon Niese (shoulder) threw two innings in the team's intrasquad game Tuesday, March 3, and reported no shoulder discomfort following his work.
    Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports

    Masahiro TanakaMar 3 04:33p

    New York Yankees SP Masahiro Tanaka (elbow) tweaked his pitching mechanics, something he thinks contributed to his elbow injury in 2014. 'I don't think they were solid,' Tanaka said. 'With the right mechanics, the right form, the right balance, you're able to throw a more...
    Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports

    David WrightMar 3 04:23p

    New York Mets 3B David Wright (shoulder) took the field for an intrasquad game Tuesday, March 3, which marked the first time since his shoulder injury last season that he saw action.
    Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports

    Chris YoungMar 3 04:03p

    Free-agent SP Chris R. Young (Mariners) is nearing a decision on a team, and he is expected to sign by the end of the week.
    Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports

    Brian DozierMar 3 03:53p

    Minnesota Twins 2B Brian Dozier and the team are making progress on a contract extension. The deal is believed to be close, although no terms have been disclosed.
    Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports

    Nick CastellanosMar 3 03:43p

    Detroit Tigers 3B Nick Castellanos (hand) left the team's game against the Baltimore Orioles Tuesday, March 3, with a left hand contusion. X-rays were negative and he is day-to-day.
    Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports

    Matthew SciosciaMar 3 03:33p

    Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP Andrew Heaney has a 'legitimate shot' at cracking the starting rotation, according to manager Mike Scioscia. 'We think he's ready for the challenge of the major leagues,' Scioscia said. '(Making a team for the first time) is sometimes more...
    Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports

    Andrew HeaneyMar 3 03:33p

    Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP Andrew Heaney has a 'legitimate shot' at cracking the starting rotation, according to manager Mike Scioscia. 'We think he's ready for the challenge of the major leagues,' Scioscia said. '(Making a team for the first time) is sometimes more...
    Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports

    Victor MartinezMar 3 03:03p

    Detroit Tigers DH Victor Martinez (knee) appears to be on track to be ready for opening day. He took 50 total swings off a tee Monday, March 2, and he picked up the intensity while running on an anti-gravity treadmill. Martinez hasn't suffered from more...
    Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports

    Jacoby EllsburyMar 3 02:53p

    New York Yankees OFs Jacoby Ellsbury and Brett Gardner could both sit atop the lineup this season, according to manager Joe Girardi. Injuries forced the Yanks to use Ellsbury more in the No. 3 spot last year, where they weren't able to showcase his more...
    Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports

    Brett GardnerMar 3 02:53p

    New York Yankees OFs Jacoby Ellsbury and Brett Gardner could both sit atop the lineup this season, according to manager Joe Girardi. Injuries forced the Yanks to use Ellsbury more in the No. 3 spot last year, where they weren't able to showcase his more...
    Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports

    Mookie BettsMar 3 01:53p

    Boston Red Sox OF Mookie Betts appears to be a lock to hit leadoff and start in center field in 2015, in the opinion of The Boston Globe's Steve Silva. The Red Sox need a dynamic leadoff hitter, and OF Daniel Nava won't be more...
    Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports

    Rusney CastilloMar 3 01:53p

    Boston Red Sox OF Mookie Betts appears to be a lock to hit leadoff and start in center field in 2015, in the opinion of The Boston Globe's Steve Silva. The Red Sox need a dynamic leadoff hitter, and OF Daniel Nava won't be more...
    Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports

    Brett CecilMar 3 01:33p

    Toronto Blue Jays RP Brett Cecil, who has been great in a late-inning role the last two years, has the skills to be the team's ninth inning guy, but manager John Gibbons said Cecil may not win the role. SP Aaron Sanchez wants to more...
    Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports