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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Jon Lester discuss how he feels heading into the regular season. He wrapped up his spring with 6 innings against the Indians where his stuff got better as the game went along. He says he's ready.


Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Joe Maddon discuss the progress of Jason Heyward this spring.


Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs option Eddie Butler, Rob Zastryzny to Triple-A. Ian Happ, John Andreoli and Taylor Davis assigned to minor league camp. The Cubs roster is 31 now. Happ, in particular, had a great spring training.

Jim Bowden ESPN Baseball Analyst 

Angel Pagan is expected to make a decision in the next 48 hours on where he is going to sign with Toronto, SF, Padres, Atlanta and Tigers all having expressed interest. Pagan WBC performance certainly helped his value.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Wade Davis discuss his spring. He says his stuff is fine and he just needs to "lock in" over the coming days. His spring ERA is over 16.00.


AJ Mass

With less than a week to go before the start of the MLB season, get up to date with a fantasy-relevant news nugget from every team, including position battles, injuries and much more. Fantasy 30: Position battles, lineup news and injury updates

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

What you eat in Vegas doesn't always stay down in Vegas. Cubs pitcher Kyle Hendricks flew back this morning after a late Saturday night visit to Taco Bell didn't sit well with him. He gets the irony of being in a city with so many 5 star restaurants and getting fast food poisoning: "I felt awful."

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Addison Russell and Ben Zobrist remain out with minor injuries. Today's quote on the lineup card comes from the esteemed philosopher, Anthony Rizzo.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Red Sox reliever Tyler Thornburg has been scratched from a scheduled appearance with an upper right trapezius spasm. Thornburg was supposed to make his first Grapefruit League appearance since March 1 in an attempt to be ready for Opening Day. Now looking like a long shot.