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Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Following their final Cactus League game of the spring, the Dodgers optioned IF/OF Rob Segedin and reassigned IF Ike Davis, IF/OF O'Koyea Dickson, OF Tyler Holt, IF Charlie Culberson, IF/OF Cody Bellinger and RHP Brandon Morrow. There are 34 players remaining in big league camp.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Why can the Cubs be better in 2017? John Lackey: "We got rid of Ross. He stinks. He can't hit. I was just inside talking to him. He said that....Ross would tell you, Willy (Willson Contreras) is better than he is. Let's be honest."

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cubs set a new spring attendance record averaging 15, 219 fans per game for a total of 226, 933 for the Cactus League. Including two WBC exhibition games against the Cubs, 251, 899 came through the doors at Sloan Park.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

John Farrell: No "rubber stamp" for Drew Pomeranz as No. 5 starter until after final tuneup Monday in minor-league spring-training game. Pomeranz threw 76 pitches today; Red Sox want to build him to 90ish before committing to him in season's fifth or sixth game.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Robby Scott has been told he will make the Opening Day roster, which gives the Red Sox three lefties in the bullpen (Robbie Ross Jr., Fernando Abad, Scott). Craig Kimbrel, Joe Kelly, Matt Barnes, Heath Hembree are Red Sox's complement of right-handed relievers, with Tyler Thornburg headed to DL.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Video: Earlier this morning Joe Maddon gathered his team around these 162 baseballs which represent the season broken up by months. He wanted to remind them of the ups and downs that occur every year. For example, a 3 game slump means little up against 159 other games. The last 11 balls represent the 11 wins needed to repeat as champions.


ESPN Staff  

On Wednesday, Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson tweeted out a picture of the new car he gave his mom. Last week, the 23-year-old signed a six-year, $25 million contract extension with the White Sox after batting .283 in his first season in the majors. (@TimAnderson7/Twitter)

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Matt Szczur discuss staying with the Cubs. He was told yesterday after the game he'd made the roster as he's out of minor league options. The team placed Brian Duensing on the DL to make room for him.