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    Phillies ace Cole Hamels throws scoreless innings in spring debut
    by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
    (3:09 pm ET) Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels, who is seeking a trade, took the hill for the first time this spring Friday against the Yankees. Amid rainy conditions, the left-hander allowed one hit and no walks, while striking out two in two shutout innings.

    "I guess that’s what you want to do, get in there, throw strikes and execute," Hamels said, per The Philadelphia Daily News. "I’ve been in a lot of springs and I know what I’m supposed to do with a certain pitch count and the first game and trying to build up. I’m not trying to go out there and blow by everybody. I’m just trying to hit my spots. I wasn't able to do it as much. But if you’re able to throw strikes, then I think that works. I had a general area that I needed to throw it in and I think I was able to do so."


    Matt Harvey pitches like an ace in return to action for Mets
    by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
    (3:04 pm ET) Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey pitched in a game Friday against the Tigers for the first time in about 18 months, and the team couldn't have scripted a better outcome

    Harvey, who made his first start since undergoing Tommy John surgery in Oct. 2013, threw two perfect innings during Friday's spring game and reached as high as 99 mph on the radar gun.

    "I feel like I never left," Harvey said, per MLB.com. "I could tell the ball was coming out good. I think I let a few go, but for the most part I was really trying to stay loose and hit my spots, and I felt pretty confident with that."

    Harvey began the game with a strikeout of Anthony Gose on a 98 mph fastball. He then broke the bats of Jose Iglesias and Rajai Davis on grounders. 

    Harvey returned in the second inning with a flyout and two more strikeouts. He threw 25 pitches.


    Rays' Cash expecting Desmond Jennings to play a lot in LF
    by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
    (2:56 pm ET) Rays manager Kevin Cash said outfielder Desmond Jennings will play a lot in left field this season, per MLB.com.

    "That was part of the coversations we've had in the offseason, and we're very much on board with that," Cash said.

    Jennings is a skilled center fielder, but Kevin Kiermaier is considered a strong defender with an above-average arm, which gives Cash options for his defensive alignment. Playing in left field could also be a way for the Rays to keep Jennings in the lineup and off of the trainer's table.

    "Part of the thought we've had, we know there's more in there, [Jennings] knows there's more in there," Cash said. "He had some hiccups last year with health, staying on the field. So it's tough to really gauge a guy when you're battling some injury issues throughout the course of the year. But you look at certain parts of his seasons, and he's done some unbelievable things."


    Tigers SS Jose Iglesias exits Friday's game due to shin contusion
    by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
    (2:43 pm ET) The Tigers front office and coaching staff probably held their breath for a bit when shortstop Jose Iglesias left Friday's spring game against the Mets with a right shin contusion, seeing how Iglesias missed all of the 2014 season with fractures in both of his shins.

    However, it doesn't appear Iglesias suffered a major injury or setback, as the Tigers said his injury is not related to last year's injuries.

    "I slid too late and hit it in the wrong spot, but I'll be fine," he said, per the Detroit Free Press.

    Iglesias was 1 for 2 with one run, one RBI and one stolen base before leaving Friday's game -- his second appearance this spring.


    Blue Jays OF Jose Bautista scratched Friday with hamstring injury
    by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
    (2:31 pm ET) Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista was scratched from Friday's spring game against the Orioles due to right hamstring tightness.

    Bautista played in a 155 games in 2014 after playing less than 120 games the previous two seasons. Bautista has totaled 187 home runs and slugged .559 since the 2010 season. He has been an All-Star for five straight years.


    Cardinals CF Jon Jay (wrist) hoping to be ready by opening day
    by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
    (2:26 pm ET) Cardinals center fielder Jon Jay is confident he'll be able to participate on opening day, according to MLB.com

    Jay is recovering from a wrist injury which has limited him during the beginning of spring training. Jay said he's progressing enough to be ready by the time the regular season is set to start. 

    "The timeline is to be ready April 5," Jay said. "I'm trying to be smart about it. I feel good with where I am now and how much time is left in camp."

    The Cardinals open with the Cubs on opening day. 

    Jay had wrist surgery last October after dealing with pain during the 2014 season. Despite the injury, Jay was still able to hit .303 with 46 RBI in 140 games. 


    Rays OF David DeJesus leaves game after getting hit on arm
    by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
    (2:25 pm ET) Rays outfielder David DeJesus left Friday's spring game against the Twins in the bottom of the fourth inning after getting hit by a pitch on the arm. However, the injury didn't appear to be serious as DeJesus was laughing and joking around in the dugout, per the Tampa Bay Times.

    DeJesus went 1 for 1 before leaving Friday's game.


    Nationals' Blake Treinen may break camp as a reliever
    by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
    (2:23 pm ET) Because the rotation is set with Stephen Strasburg, Jordan Zimmermann, Max Scherzer, Doug Fister and Gio Gonzalez, Nationals manager Matt Williams has not closed the door on the possibility of Blake Treinen making the team as a reliever, according to MLB.com.

    Treinen has made eight appearances as a reliever, allowing only two runs in 14 2/3 innings. The right-hander said he's fine with whatever role Williams gives him once they break camp.

    "It's always fun to have opportunities to save a game -- coming in big situations. It's spring and everybody is trying to work on stuff. It's still early, but it's still fun of course."


    Mets 2B Daniel Murphy leaves game after getting hit on hand
    by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
    (2:19 pm ET) Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy had his day cut short Friday after getting hit by a pitch on the hand during Friday's spring game against the Tigers. The Mets announced Murphy suffered a right hand contusion.

    Murphy did stay in the game and run the bases after getting hit on the right hand in the second inning by David Price. However, he taken taken out of the game after the next-half inning began. Murphy was making his spring debut Friday.


    Angels pitching coach happy with C.J. Wilson's progress
    by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
    (2:10 pm ET) Angels starting pitcher C.J. Wilson will make his spring debut Saturday against the Athletics. It will be the first chance to see how the offseason changes he made to his routine have impacted his performance, per The Orange County Register.

    “His bullpens have been really good,” pitching coach Mike Butcher said. “His stuff is there. He’s in the zone. He’s throwing strikes. He’s repeating his delivery. He looks really good. He’s where he needs to be.”


     
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