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Orioles' J.J. Hardy likely to miss Opening Day with shoulder injury
by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(5:00 pm ET) The Orioles are not expected to have shortstop J.J. Hardy for Opening Day next week due to his shoulder injury, according to MASNsports.com. 

Hardy received an enhanced MRI on Monday, which revealed his shoulder's inflammation will need more time to recover. He has been diagnosed with a subscapularis strain. Orioles manager Buck Showalter was previously hopeful that Hardy could return to the lineup by Friday. 

Now it's possible that Hardy could begin the season on the disabled list. Results of an arthrogram place an estimated return date for April 11. He will not be able to participate in baseball activities for 10 days. 


Red Sox plan to bat Hanley Ramirez in cleanup spot
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(4:58 pm ET) Red Sox manager John Farrell said Monday the plan is to have left fielder Hanley Ramirez bat cleanup as much as possible. 

"I don't know if I've ever seen a guy hit the ball hard than him, consistently," Farrell said.

Ramirez has hit cleanup in 136 games in his career. He has a .309/.364/.530/.894 slash line batting cleanup. He also has 25 home runs and 105 RBI.


Rays SP Matt Andriese struggles vs. Orioles Monday
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(4:48 pm ET) Rays starting pitcher Matt Andriese allowed five runs (three earned) on eight hits and two walks in three innings while striking out four in his team's 6-6 tie with the Rays Monday.

Andriese had been pitching well coming into Monday's outing, posting a 1.10 ERA in 16 1/3 innings while striking out 10 batters, but he also issued six walks and allowed three unearned runs in his first five appearances. He's in the mix for one of the team's rotation spots with the Rays dealing with several injuries to starting pitchers.


Cubs' Epstein doesn't expect to deal C Welington Castillo this spring
(4:45 pm ET) The Cubs have received inquiries this spring on their backup catcher Welington Castillo but team president Theo Epstein said he does not expect to trade him prior to Opening Day, reports MLB.com.

“We don’t think it’s a high likelihood we’ll make a move outside of this camp,” Epstein said. “We think we have a lot of answers here in camp and as we look forward into the season with what we have at Triple-A, it’s pretty good.”

Along with Castillo, the Cubs are likely to break camp with catchers Miguel Montero and David Ross.

Castillo is hitting .281 this spring with two home runs and seven RBI in 32 at-bats.

Pirates discussing new contract with OF Gregory Polanco
by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(4:41 pm ET) The Pirates and outfielder Gregory Polanco have begun negotiating a new contract a week before the season is set to begin, reports CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman. 

The two sides previously discussed a deal in the seven-year, $50 million range before talks stalled. It's uncertain if the Pirates and Polanco will work out a deal before the start of the season. 

Polanco hit .235 with seven home runs and 33 RBI in 2014. He turned the initial offer down due to low prices on his option years. The goal for both sides is to work something out so that negotiations don't carry into the season. 


Brewers' Nelson's spring struggles continue in minor-league start
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(4:40 pm ET) Brewers starting pitcher Jimmy Nelson threw in a minor-league game Monday in order to stay on schedule, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Unfortunately, Nelson's spring struggles continued.

The right-hander allowed 10 runs on 11 hits and four walks, while striking out six in 4 1/3 innings. He threw 86 pitches.

Nelson is 0-1 with a 6.23 ERA in four Cactus League starts. He has allowed 17 runs (12 earned) on 17 hits and one walk in 13 innings.


Indians release Scott Downs
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(4:39 pm ET) The Indians have released pitcher Scott Downs to allow him to pursue other major-league opportunities, Sportsnet reports. He posted a 2.84 ERA and 5:2 K:BB ratio in 6 1/3 innings this spring.

Red Sox's Koji Uehara to throw a bullpen, still unlikely for Opening Day
(4:31 pm ET) Red Sox closer Koji Uehara (hamstring) will toss a bullpen session on Monday but manager John Farrell doesn't expect him to ready by Opening Day, according to the Boston Globe

Uehara had felt discomfort in his hamstring during a bullpen session Saturday, possibly reaggravating an injury he sustained while running on March 17. 

Uehara has allowed two earned runs on seven hits in three innings of work this spring.


Nationals, Reed Johnson agree to minor-league deal
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(4:31 pm ET) The Nationals have agreed to a minor-league deal with outfielder Reed Johnson with an invitation to spring training, the team announced Monday.

Johnson was granted his unconditional release by the Marlins Monday, paving the way for him to join the Nationals. He's no stranger the NL East, as he spent 2013 with the Braves before joining the Marlins for the 2014 season and hitting .235/.266/.348 in 187 at-bats. Johnson was just 8 for 39 this spring before being released.


Nationals RF Jayson Werth faced live hitters for first time Monday
by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(4:30 pm ET) Nationals manager Matt Williams said that right fielder Jayson Werth took some in-game hits in a minor-league game for the first time this spring, according to The Washington Post

Werth had surgery on his shoulder which has kept him out this spring. He's not expected to be ready for Opening Day as Williams previously called him "a stretch" to play by then. 

Werth hit .292 with 16 home runs a season ago. 


 
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