Scutaro came back in mid-July, but was sidelined again after just 11 at-bats and done for the year.Analysis:
Tulowitzki is open to a trade to a contender and the Yankees have a significant need at shortstop. But it remains to be seen how committed Colorado is to dealing him.
Wieters underwent Tommy John surgery is June, and is working his way back from the injury. It's unclear if Wieters will be able to catch full-time at the beginning of the year, or if he'll have to be worked in slowly. Manager Buck Showalter recently told reporters he wasn't sure Wieters would be ready by opening day, but he expected him to good shortly after. Wieters hit .308/.339/.500 over 104 at-bats before having surgery.Analysis:
Vogt had foot surgery in October, but had his walking boot removed Thursday. Vogt admitted that he may not be 100 percent by spring training, but said he expects to be ready for opening day. After playing multiple positions due to the injury last season, Vogt said he's eager to get behind the plate again.
The 30-year-old Vogt hit .279/.321/.431 over 269 at-bats last year.Analysis:
"We talked to (Dr.) Steve Wray after the surgery and he said it really went well," Braves president of baseball operations John Hart said. "He said [the procedure] really went well, and he thinks that this guy will be ready to go full go in spring training. The only thing is that there will be a little bit of a disruption for his normal routine getting ready for spring training."
Markakis is expected to be cleared for physical activities within the next month, and the hope is he will be fully cleared within six weeks. Markakis agreed to a four-year, $44 million deal with the Braves in early December.Analysis:
Dietrich was hurt while playing in the Dominican league when covering second base and a runner collided with him trying to grab the ball.
Dietrich played in 20 games for Miami in 2014, hitting .290 with two triples and 11 RBI. It is unknown if this injury will keep Dietrich out into spring training and the beginning of the regular season.Analysis:
Kipnis, who was in and out of the lineup for Cleveland in 2014 with a hamstring injury, hit .240 last year with six home runs and 41 RBI. He has spent his four-year career in Cleveland, managing a .262 career average.Analysis:
Ruggiano, who played in 81 games in 2014, hit .281 with six home runs and 28 RBI for the Cubs. He spent the previous two seasons with the Marlins, where in 2012, he hit a career high .313 with 23 doubles and 36 RBI.
Brazis went 8-6 with 14 saves and 2.89 ERA in three years with four teams in the Mariners minor league organization.Analysis:
Harrison only made four appearances in 2014, throwing 17.1 innings with 4.15 ERA.Analysis:
While the Rays said McGee is doing well following the surgery, he will start the season on the disabled list and the team won't have a timetable for his return until spring training.
McGee went 5-2 with a 1.89 ERA and 0.90 WHIP in 73 games in 2014. He also had a career-high 19 saves last season.Analysis: