The Pirates have signed manager Clint Hurdle to a one-year extension with an option for the 2015 season.
Blue Jays manager John Gibbons acknowledged Thursday that Drew Hutchison is likely to get a rotation spot.
Doug Fister (elbow) reported feeling "a little bit tight" after flat-ground throwing on Thursday.
X-rays on Troy Tulowitzki's left calf and fibula came back negative.
Javier Baez remains in Cubs camp after the team's latest round of cuts.
Jimmy Rollins will be held out of the Phillies' Grapefruit League lineup again on Thursday.
Corey Hart said Wednesday that his tender forearm and tight back are both minor issues.
Matt Kemp (ankle) played an inning of center field Wednesday in a minor league game.
Jorge De La Rosa has been named the Rockies' Opening Day starter.
MLB.com's Bill Ladson reports that Livan Hernandez will file his official retirement papers on Thursday.
Jeremy Hellickson (elbow), expected to return in May, has been given a new timetable that includes a June 1 target date.
Kris Medlen told the media Wednesday morning that he's spent the past couple days preparing himself to undergo a second Tommy John surgery.