Andy Martino of the New York Daily News reports that there has been "modest progress" in extension talks between R.A. Dickey and the Mets since the end of the Winter Meetings.
CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that Christian Vazquez could require Tommy John surgery after an MRI revealed damage to his right ulnar collateral ligament.
Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times reports that it "seems doubtful" Garrett Richards (knee) will be ready on April 14 when the Angels first need a fifth starter.
Taijuan Walker has won the fifth spot in the Mariners' rotation.
The Phillies have named Cole Hamels their Opening Day starter.
T.J. House has been named the Indians' No. 5 starter.
Justin Verlander did some light tossing on Sunday and reported improvement with his ailing right triceps.
Michael Brantley (back) is back in the Indians' lineup Sunday.
The Marlins have named Henderson Alvarez their Opening Day starter.
Robert Murray of MLBDailyRumors.com reports that the Diamondbacks are "getting trade calls" regarding Aaron Hill.
The Red Sox have named Clay Buchholz their Opening Day starter.
Red Sox manager John Farrell said that Koji Uehara is "not likely" to be ready for Opening Day after feeling more discomfort in his left hamstring during a bullpen session Saturday.