Mets manager Terry Collins said Thursday morning that he wants Johan Santana to start on Opening Day.
Royals optioned RHP Kelvin Herrera to Triple-A Omaha.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said Thursday that Kevin Youkilis (back) is "maybe a week" away from being activated.
Austin Jackson (hamstring) is unlikely be activated from the disabled list when he's eligible Monday.
Michael Pineda (shoulder) threw five innings Thursday in a start at extended spring training.
Shane Victorino (hamstring) is not in the Red Sox starting lineup Thursday night against the Indians.
A source told Andy Martino of the New York Daily News that the Mets could demote Ike Davis after this weekend's three-game series against the Braves.
An MRI taken Wednesday on Adam Eaton's sore left elbow showed no structural damage, but he won't throw a baseball for 2-3 weeks.
Ryan Divish of the Tacoma News Tribune reports that Jesus Montero will be demoted to the Triple-A level.
Red Sox GM Ben Cherington confirmed Thursday that he has not engaged in long-term talks with Jacoby Ellsbury.
Giancarlo Stanton took live batting practice Wednesday for the first time since straining his right hamstring.
Brayan Pena went 3-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored in the Tigers' 11-7 victory over the Indians on Wednesday.