Lance Berkman admitted Wednesday that he's considered shutting it down for the rest of the season or retiring due to nagging soreness in his surgically-repaired right knee.
Blue Jays manager John Gibbons indicated Monday that Devon Travis (knee) is likely to be ready to play on Opening Day.
Royals optioned OF/DH Peter O'Brien to Triple-A Omaha.
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts confirmed Monday that Scott Kazmir (hip) will open the season on the disabled list.
Tyler Thornburg was scratched from a scheduled Grapefruit League appearance Monday due to an upper right trapezius spasm.
Jeurys Familia is expected to meet with MLB commissioner Rob Manfred on Monday regarding his offseason domestic violence incident.
Adrian Beltre is out of the Rangers' Cactus League lineup on Monday due to a tight right calf muscle.
Jorge Soler has been diagnosed with a strained oblique and will likely open the 2017 season on the disabled list.
Raul Mondesi has been named the Royals' starting second baseman.
Kevin Gausman has been named the Opening Day starter for the Orioles.
Nationals manager Dusty Baker said he's planning to meet with pitching coach Mike Maddux and GM Mike Rizzo on Monday night to discuss the closer situation.
Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen said Monday that Steven Matz is working on shortening his arm angle to put "less bang" on his troublesome left elbow.