Mike Soroka (shoulder) won't be restricted during spring training but the Braves are expected to closely monitor him, Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports.
Dansby Swanson hit off a tee for the first time Wednesday since undergoing offseason wrist surgery, although he's expected to take it slow at the beginning of spring training, Gabe Burns of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
Chris Sale (shoulder) isn't expected to face any restrictions in spring training after returning to health, Pete Abraham of The Boston Globe reports.
Kris Bryant (shoulder) has been taking batting practice since Dec. 1 and his shoulder is at full strength, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
Ricky Romero announced Friday in a personal essay posted on Sportsnet.ca that he has retired from baseball.
Yu Darvish (elbow) is slated to throw 20 pitches from 120 feet Saturday, Jesse Rogers of ESPN.com reports.
The Reds have yet to officially trade for Sonny Gray.
The Reds are closing in on a deal for Sonny Gray, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports.
Dario Agrazal cleared waivers Friday and was outrighted to Triple-A Indianapolis, Adam Berry of MLB.com reports.
Oliver Drake was designated for assignment by the Rays on Friday, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
Rob Scahill agreed to a minor-league deal with the Cubs on Friday, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.
Tony Cruz returned to the Cardinals' organization as a minor-league catching instructor Friday, Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com reports.
Vidal Nuno will compete for a rotation role in spring training, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.
Cody Allen has agreed to a one-year contract with the Angels, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports.
Dustin Pedroia (knee) began a running program Thursday, Christopher Smith of MassLive.com reports.
President of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski said Blake Swihart will enter camp with a chance to open the season as the starting catcher, Chris Cotillo of MassLive.com reports. "He's coming to camp to compete to be our starting catcher," Dombrowski stated.
Hector Noesi signed a minor-league contract with the Marlins on Thursday, Jon Heyman of FancredSports.com reports. The deal includes an invitation to spring training.
Vidal Nuno signed a minor-league contract with the Nationals on Thursday, Jon Heyman of FancredSports.com reports.
President of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski said "it'll be awhile" before Carson Smith (shoulder) will be able to pitch in games, Chris Cotillo of MassLive.com reports.
President of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski said Tyler Thornburg is an option to close for the Red Sox in 2019, Chris Cotillo of MassLive.com reports.