Brandon Drury lost more than 10 pounds while also adding muscle over the offseason as he looked to become more agile.
Logan Ondrusek (ankle) is expected to resume throwing off a mound soon.
Club executives have told ESPN's Buster Olney that they don't believe Joe Blanton will sign for anything less than the $4 million he made last season.
Cubs signed RHP Pedro Strop to a one-year, $5.85 million contract extension with a $6.25 million club option for 2019.
Trayce Thompson (back) will play in simulated games this spring before being cleared for Cactus League action.