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    Rockies' Jhoulys Chacin faces hitters for first time Saturday
    by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
    (10:47 pm ET) Rockies pitcher Jhoulys Chacin is feeling good about his health so far in camp. Good enough, in fact, that the 27-year-old faced hitters Saturday for the first time this spring.

    Sunday, Chacin said he was without pain.

    "Today I feel normal -- not like before," Chacin said. "I threw everything and felt good. I need to get into games to really feel back to normal, like it did two years ago [14-10 with a 3.47 ERA in 31 starts]. I know I've got a long way to go. I don't know what my velocity was, but it'll come up a little."

    Chacin injured his rotator cuff in the middle of last season, forcing him out of action for nearly half the season.


    Indians P Gavin Floyd comes out of live BP session pain free
    by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
    (9:24 pm ET) Following his first live batting practice of spring training, Indians pitcher Gavin Floyd came away without any pain the elbow he broke last season.

    With the Braves in 2014, Floyd fractured his elbow in a game against the Nationals on June 19. The injury required surgery, which ended his season. Sunday morning's batting practice marked the first time he'd thrown to a batter since that game. 

    "It's just another step," Floyd said via MLB.com. "It's the first time I had a significant bullpen, cooled down for a little bit and then got back out there. I felt really good. I've just got to continue to make progress and build up strength. Usually, that's just by doing it over and over again, and using spring to do that."


    White Sox's Gordon Beckham working at multiple infield positions
    by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
    (8:30 pm ET) Gordon Beckham's main goal this spring training is to win the White Sox's starting second baseman position. 

    But for now, the White Sox are planning to use him at multiple positions in the infield during Cactus League play, according to MLB.com. This is somewhat new for Beckham, as he played second base during his first five-plus Major League seasons with the White Sox. 

    Though Beckham is looking to earn the starting job at second base, he seems to be enjoying playing multiple spots so far. 

    "I'm actually kind of enjoying running around," Beckham said. "I like popping around the infield. I know the coaches and the people making the decisions know I can play second base and know I can play it well. There has been an emphasis on them just telling me to get some work in other places."

    Beckham actually played shortstop in college at the University of Georgia and played that position, as well as third base, after the White Sox traded him to the Angels. He was brought back to Chicago on a one-year deal. 

    Beckham hit a single-season worse .226 for both the Angels and White Sox a season ago. 


    Giants' Tim Lincecum to 'piggyback' starter this week
    by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
    (8:20 pm ET) Giants manager Bruce Bochy said pitcher Tim Lincecum will see a relief appearance early this week, according to MLB.com

    Lincecum is generating rave reviews for his performance early on in spring training. However, he won't be getting a start this week. Bochy said Lincecum will "piggyback" either Madison Bumgarner (Tuesday), Jake Peavy (Wednesday), Ryan Vogelsong (Thursday) or Yusmeiro Petit (Friday) this week. 

    This means Lincecum will come in and get a starter's workload in relief. 


    Giants' Jake Peavy to start Wednesday for Giants
    by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
    (8:16 pm ET) Following Madison Bumgarner's exhibition start on Tuesday, the Giants will go with Jake Peavy to start Wednesday's Cactus League game against the Athletics, manager Bruce Bochy announced via MLB.com

    Ryan Vogelsong will pitch Thursday against the Cubs and Yusmeiro Petit will go Friday against the Rangers. 


    White Sox's Gordon Beckham working at multiple infield positions
    by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
    (7:52 pm ET) Gordon Beckham's main goal this spring training is to win the White Sox's  starting second baseman position. 

    But for now, the White Sox are planning to use him at multiple positions in the infield during Cactus League play, according to MLB.com. This is somewhat new for Beckham, as he played second base during his first five-plus Major League seasons with the White Sox. 

    Though Beckham is looking to earn the starting job at second base, he seems to be enjoying playing multiple spots so far. 

    "I'm actually kind of enjoying running around," Beckham said. "I like popping around the infield. I know the coaches and the people making the decisions know I can play second base and know I can play it well. There has been an emphasis on them just telling me to get some work in other places."

    Beckham actually played shortstop in college at the University of Georgia and played that position, as well as third base, after the White Sox traded him to the Angels. He was brought back to Chicago on a one-year deal. 

    Beckham hit a single-season worse .226 for both the Angels and White Sox a season ago. 


    Phillies pitcher Paul Clemens fighting for spot in bullpen
    by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
    (7:16 pm ET) Phillies pitcher Paul Clemens has been told he has a great arm. But Clemens, who posted a 5.51 ERA in 48 appearances with the Astros over the last two years, knows it'll take more than that.

    "Some pitching coaches tell me how incredible my arm is and that I could play for a long time, so I think I've been showing some guys what I bring to the table," Clemens said. "I had a couple really good conversations with front office and some guys around here, so it's definitely motivating."

    He wants to be able to pick out his spots better during spring training, knowing he has to impress as a non-roster invitee.

    "Sometimes I think I get too overzealous with my fastball and I just pound it and pound it and pound it. So picking my spots more, being smarter. You can't really challenge guys at this level. Once in a while you've got to pick your spots, but you can't challenge too many guys, even the guys you don't really know their names as much. You've still got to pitch."


    Athletics to ease Coco Crisp into action this spring
    by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
    (7:08 pm ET) Athletics manager Bob Melvin wants to take things slow with veteran outfielder Coco Crisp this spring, reports MLB.com.

    "I'll probably hold him out the first few because I'm going to cut down on his workload," Melvin said Sunday.

    Crisp, who is dealing with a case of pinkeye, was held out of an intrasquad scrimmage, even though he was able to take part in batting practice.


    Cardinals' Jhonny Peralta hoping to recreate 2014 season in 2015
    by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
    (7:05 pm ET) Cardinals shortstop Jhonny Peralta wants to be able to do a lot of the things he succeeded doing in 2014. 

    "I think what I did last year was pretty good for my first year in the National League," Peralta said. "I felt good about the home runs I hit. I know the average wasn't at .300, but I finished better than I started."

    Peralta hit .263 with 21 home runs and 75 RBI in 560 plate appearances. His manager, Mike Matheny, wants to see a similar guy in 2015.

    "He's been very consistent with getting himself ready and what he needs to do and who he needs to be. He came in here last year with a very workmanlike approach and went about it to build up for opening day," Matheny said.


    Braves' Tanner Murphy drawing praise from bullpen coach
    by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
    (6:43 pm ET) Braves catcher Tanner Murphy is feeling the love this spring. The second-year player is being tabbed by bullpen coach Eddie Perez as the guy to watch in spring training.

    "He's my number one guy so far," Perez said. "It's nice to have somebody like him because you don't know what's going to happen. When you look at this kid, you know something good is going to happen."

    Murphy played just 82 games of rookie ball last year.

    "He's got some talent and he's got some ability," Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said. "I saw him throw to the bases. (Catching instructor) Joe Breeden has seen him the most and Joe likes him a lot."


     
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