Indians president Chris Antonetti said Wednesday that Michael Brantley (shoulder) has progressed to hitting off a tee.
Blue Jays re-signed OF Jose Bautista to a one-year, $18.5 million contract.
Indians and OF Brandon Guyer avoided arbitration by agreeing to a two-year, $5 million contract with a club option for 2019.
According to Jim Bowden of ESPN.com and Sirius XM, free agent reliever Greg Holland is "getting close to deciding on his next team."
According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, Jose Bautista will be guaranteed $18.5 million in his new deal with the Blue Jays.