Rays manager Kevin Cash said Thursday that Alex Colome is "still very much a factor" for the No. 5 starter spot despite his visa issues.
Jeff Samardzija said Thursday that contract extension talks with the White Sox "hasn't even been a topic of conversation."
Royals general manager Dayton Moore said Thursday that the club has yet to make a decision on Brandon Finnegan's role for the 2015 season.
Hank Conger (wrist) will start Saturday's Grapefruit League game against the Yankees.
Jesse Crain (biceps, shoulder) is scheduled to throw live batting practice early next week.
Mariners designated 1B Ji-Man Choi for assignment.
Baseball America's Ben Badler was told by Hector Olivera's camp that a report saying their client has damage to his ulnar collateral ligament is "absolutely not true."
White Sox released OF Tony Campana.
Travis Wood struck out a pair over two perfect innings in Thursday's tie against the Athletics.
Barry Zito yielded two runs on two hits over two innings of work against the Cubs on Thursday.
Mike Olt belted a two-run homer in Thursday's Cactus League tie against the Athletics.
Trevor Cahill tossed two scoreless innings in Thursday's Cactus League victory over the Rockies.
Braves signed RHP Peter Moylan to a minor league contract.
Jhoulys Chacin surrendered two runs on two hits and a walk over 1 2/3 innings versus the Diamondbacks on Thursday.
MLB.com's Jesse Sanchez reports that Cuban infielder Hector Olivera's representatives were "surprised" to hear the report about their client having a damaged ulnar collateral ligament.