Mitchell spent most of the 2015 season in the Angels organization, but with limited success offensively. He has the ability to play all three outfield positions, but his lack of consistency on at the dish will likely result in another campaign spent mostly (if not all) in the minors again in 2016.
Duran hasn't excelled so far in the minors, hitting a .243/.304.415 line in a professional career that hasn't moved past Double-A. He certainly won't get any help from a suspension that will wipe out half his season. He's still on the Reds' 40-man roster, but that could change in the next few months.
Judge is regarded as one of the top prospects in the Yankee system, so it's not surprising that he'll get some time in major league camp this spring. That being said, he'll likely start the year in the minors, but very well may find his way to the majors sometime during the season if he hits Triple-A pitching well.
The 25-year-old played only one game last season due to a back injury, but did post a .738 OPS at Triple-A in the Mets organization in 2014. He'll likely head back to the minors once the regular season starts due to the Yankees outfield already being primarily established.
Hoes was outrighted to Triple-A Norfolk earlier today, but the Orioles still want the 25-year-old to stick around camp for spring training. The various offseason signings make it doubtful that Hoes will have a spot on the 25-man roster of the Orioles, so he'll likely head back to the minors after spring training.
Hoes saw just 15 at-bats with Houston in the 2015 campaign, spending the majority of the season with the club's Triple-A affiliate. He had some success at that level last season (.295/.383/.400 batting line with three home runs and 53 RBI in 99 games), and while this move trends him in the wrong direction, there's still a chance the 25-year-old outfielder will be in a major league camp for spring training either with the Orioles or another team.
The Dodgers reportedly plan to emphasize pitching with Schafer, who has not pitched in a competitive environment since high school. Schafer, now, 29, was the Twins' Opening Day center fielder in 2015, but struggled mightily before a knee strain effectively ended his time with the organization. He has hit just .228/.308/.307 in parts of six major league seasons.
Gomes played in 95 games in the MLB last season, moving from the Braves to the Royals last season. He hit seven home runs and added 26 RBI while hitting for a .213/.313/.347 slash line. His move to Japan should be a big boost for the Golden Eagles, who finished in last place in the Pacific League last season.
A fine season in the KBO earned Brown a ticket to major league camp for spring training, but he seems like a long shot to make the roster even with the Angels' current void in left field. Brown has hit for notable power in the minors but has shown an inability to hit or get on base with any consistency in 144 games at the major league level.
He finally broke through to Double-A in his age-25 season, but the results for Massey over 293 plate appearances were unsightly (.227/.298/.315). Massey has flashed some speed and a little power in the past, but the power disappeared in 2015 and that does not bode well at all for a player limited defensively to an outfield corner.