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Emilio Bonifacio whiffed all three times up Friday against the Tigers.

He's hitting .234/.294/.319 in 47 at-bats. Bonifacio is the Braves' most logical internal option for the last spot on their bench, but there should be at least a couple of better choices hitting the waiver wire before the end of the spring.
Mar 24 - 5:54 PM

CC Sabathia surrendered two runs in 5 1/3 innings Friday in the Yankees' 3-2 win over the Phillies.

Sabathia gave up nine hits, but just one went for extra bases. He struck out just one. For the spring, Sabathia has a 6.75 ERA and nine strikeouts in 12 innings. He might be adequate for the Yankees again, but he doesn't come recommended in AL-only leagues.
Mar 24 - 5:52 PM

Luis Severino was perfect for three innings in relief Friday, striking out five Phillies.

This is probably good news for his rotation chances, even though it was in relief and it was only three innings and not four or five (presumably, he went on to reach his pitch count in the bullpen after the game ended). There's four pitchers for two spots presently, and Severino has the biggest arm of the group. The Yankees definitely want him in the rotation if he can justify the assignment.
Mar 24 - 5:50 PM

Jeremy Hellickson went 6 1/3 innings and allowed one run Friday against the Yankees.

This will go down as Hellickson's longest start of the spring, as the Phillies will back off him a bit next week in advance of his Opening Day start. He lowered his spring ERA from 7.50 to 5.92.
Mar 24 - 5:45 PM

Jon Gray exited his start against the Giants on Friday with left foot soreness.

The Rockies' Root Sports broadcast referred to the injury as "very, very mild," so it looks like the club dodged a bullet here. They were certainly due a break when it comes to injuries. Gray should probably be OK to make his next spring start.
Mar 24 - 5:39 PM

Michael Wacha pitched five innings of shutout ball Friday as the Cardinals beat the Nationals 3-1.

Wacha allowed two hits, walked one and struck out three in improving to 3-0 this spring. He has a 2.05 ERA in 22 innings. We weren't convinced a few weeks ago, but he looks like a fine late-round pick in mixed leagues now.
Mar 24 - 5:37 PM

Jeremy Guthrie pitched 4 1/3 hitless innings Fridya in a start against the Cardinals.

Guthrie was brought to camp to compete for a job as a reliever, and he hadn't pitched more than two innings in any of his previous seven appearances before suddenly getting 13 outs today. He's done a nice job to date, with a 2.45 ERA and a 12/5 K/BB ratio in 14 2/3 innings. There's still no real reason for the Nationals to carry him, but maybe someone else will be interested.
Mar 24 - 5:35 PM

Koda Glover gave up three runs in 1 2/3 innings Friday against the Cardinals.

Glover had been working the ninth exclusively of late, but he was brought in for the sixth today. He gave up two runs in his first inning and then was brought back out for the second to give up one more run. Perhaps Dusty Baker is souring on the idea of using him as a closer. The front office would surely prefer Baker stuck with the original plan there, which was Shawn Kelley.
Mar 24 - 5:33 PM
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