Michael Foltynewicz SP ATL 6 days ago

Foltynewicz (illness) could begin the season on the disabled list, MLB.com reports.

Michael Brantley LF/CF/DH CLE 6 days ago

Indians manager Terry Francona acknowledged that it is unlikely Brantley (shoulder) will be ready to rejoin the team's lineup by Opening Day, the Indians' official site reports. "He won't open the season, most likely, with us," Francona said of Brantley. "We'll look at a number of guys. We'll see what fits the best. We'll probably have some platooning going on, especially earlier in the year. There's a number of guys that are coming in [to help]."

Ryan Braun RF MIL 6 days ago

Braun said Sunday that he is behind schedule in his recovery from offseason back surgery, MLB.com reports. "I won't be 100 percent at the start of spring training, no," Braun said. "I think it will kind of be a gradual process to work my way back to 100 percent. But I feel pretty good. I don't foresee any reason that it wouldn't be [ready for Opening Day], but until I get out there and start doing things at full speed, it's hard to say."

Darrell Ceciliani LF/RF NYM 7 days ago

Ceciliani was traded to the Blue Jays on Tuesday for cash considerations.

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Brendan Ryan 2B/3B NYY 7 days ago

Ryan agreed to a minor league deal with the Nationals on Tuesday, Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post reports.

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Jose Peraza 2B CIN 1 week ago

Because the Reds were unable to trade Brandon Phillips this offseason, Peraza doesn't have an obvious starting job to begin the season, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

Brandon Phillips 2B CIN 1 week ago

The Reds are unlikely to try to trade Phillips again after he turned down two trades this offseason, one with the Nationals and one with the Diamondbacks, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

Keyvius Sampson SP CIN 1 week ago

Sampson had surgery to repair loose bodies in his pitching elbow over the offseason, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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J.J. Hoover RP CIN 1 week ago

Hoover might be the front-runner to win the Reds' open closer job, but he's not a sure-thing, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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George Kontos RP SF 1 week ago

Kontos agreed to a one-year, $1.15 million contract with the Giants on Monday to avoid arbitration, Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports.