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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Joe Maddon indicated prospect Pierce Johnson will continue to work out of the bullpen after washing out as a starter last season. Rob Zastryzny continues to be the best chance at a Cubs draft pick eventually cracking the rotation if he's not needed in the pen again this year. Zastryzny is slated to start at Triple-Iowa.

Brian Franey ESPN Producer 

Tim Tebow taking batting practice at the Mets' facility in Port St. Lucie. He's hit eight homers so far, six to the opposite field.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Joe Maddon was asked what he likes to eat in spring training: "I love Mexican food but Mexican food doesn't like me. We battle every morning. I tried twice and lost already this camp."

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Hanley Ramirez told reporters it's possible his sore right shoulder might impact participation in WBC. "John (Farrell) told me we'll talk about it and what's the best thing for me and the team. Let's see what happens."

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers 1B Adrian Gonzalez is expected to the all clear to play for Team Mexico in the upcoming WBC, despite a bout of tennis elbow, manager Dave Roberts said. Gonzalez wants to play two games with the Dodgers before leaving to join Team Mexico in one week, but it is not yet clear if that will happen.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Scans on the right hand of RHP Pedro Baez were all clear. Baez was hit on the palm, near his thumb, by a comebacker in live batting practice. He has residual soreness but is expected to be pitching again soon.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts talks through his pitching options, including updates on Kenta Maeda, Scott Kazmir, Hyun-Jin Ryu and Brandon McCarthy, who is close to seeing Cactus League action.

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Brian Franey ESPN Producer 

Yoenis Cespedes was joined at his morning spring training workout by Jessica Mendoza for an upcoming feature.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Brett Anderson discuss his first spring start as a Cub. He's not worried about the 5th spot in the rotation as much as he is in staying healthy. That's been his big issue during the course of his career.

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Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

Josh Donaldson (calf) has made so much progress that he's started taking swings in the cage. "We anticipate no problems at all in his recovery," GM Ross Atkins said

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Hanley Ramirez has right shoulder soreness, Red Sox manager John Farrell told reporters, which is why he has not yet played first base in spring-training game. "He doesn't feel it when he swings, just the throwing motion," Farrell said. No MRI scheduled. Ramirez is due to join Dominican Republic team at WBC this week.

Charles Moynihan ESPN Producer 

Nelson Cruz' celebrity crush: Beyonce'

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

That would be Kenta Maeda, on the mound for the Dodgers today in his 2017 Cactus League debut.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Today will be last day in major league camp for players in squads playing in Seoul, Korea, in first round of WBC; includes Xander Bogaerts, Didi Gregorius, Jonathan Schoop, Andrelton Simmons, and Jurickson Profar.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Logan Forsythe is back in the leadoff spot for the Dodgers, while Cody Bellinger will start at 1B, a day after his mammoth home run.

Charles Moynihan ESPN Producer 

Robinson Cano says Astros 2nd baseman Jose Altuve is one of his favorite players to watch: "He plays the game the right way. He can run, hit and hit for power. He can do everything." Cano will get an up close and personal look at Altuve on Monday, April 3rd as Houston hosts Seattle on Opening Day.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs with a near reg season type lineup as former manager Rick Renteria returns to face them as skipper of the White Sox.

Pedro Gomez MLB 

Mariners OF Leonys Martin continues to honor fellow Cuban and close friend Jose Fernandez.

 

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