According to George A. King III of the New York Post, Alex Rodriguez informed the Yankees on Wednesday that he isn't ready to begin a minor league rehab assignment because his surgically-repaired hip "isn’t up to the task."
CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that Major League Baseball is expected to make a decision regarding Josh Hamilton's situation prior to Opening Day.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said Thursday that he could shorten Kevin Gausman's appearances in the final two weeks of camp to prepare him to possibly be used as a reliever.
Brady Aiken underwent Tommy John surgery on Wednesday.
Coco Crisp (elbow) could return to game action on Saturday.
Derek Holland (shoulder) is expected to start the Rangers' home opener on April 10 versus the Astros.
Yovani Gallardo will start Opening Day against the Athletics on April 6.
Sean Doolittle (shoulder) is set to begin playing catch Friday.
Josh Reddick (oblique) will take two rounds of batting practice Thursday.
Garrett Richards (knee) will pitch in another minor league game on Saturday.
Jon Lester (arm) threw 54 pitches Thursday in a minor league game.
Victor Martinez said that he dealt with some soreness in his surgically-repaired knee on Thursday.