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Michael Hermosillo is still rehabbing from offseason surgery to repair a sports hernia, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic reports.

Tyler Alexander agreed to a minor-league contract with the Athletics on Thursday that includes an invitation to spring training, Jane Lee of MLB.com reports.

Joe Musgrove (abdomen) says he is "on or close to a regular schedule" for spring training, though he's not yet throwing full-intensity bullpen sessions.

Jorge Polanco agreed to a five-year, $25.75 million extension with the Twins on Thursday that includes two option years, Jim Bowden of The Athletic reports.

Gregory Infante has yet to report to spring training from his native Venezuela, Rich Dubroff of BaltimoreBaseball.com reports.

Matt Bowman's injury has been disclosed as a lat strain, John Fay of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

Dellin Betances has not arrived at spring training due to the birth of his child, George A. King III of the New York Post reports.

Robert Stephenson is dealing with right shoulder inflammation, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports.

Curt Casali had hip surgery over the offseason, but he's expected to be ready for Opening Day, Bobby Nightengale of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

General manager Ross Atkins said Brandon Drury will likely begin the season as the starter at third base, Gregor Chisholm of MLB.com reports.

Ryan Borucki is in the running for the last spot in the Blue Jays' rotation, Gregor Chisholm of MLB.com reports.

General manager Ross Atkins said that Clayton Richard is assured a spot in the Blue Jays' starting rotation to begin the season, Gregor Chisholm of MLB.com reports.

Gary Sanchez (shoulder) will get back to playing in games during the second week of the spring training schedule, Lindsey Adler of The Athletic reports.

Manager Don Mattingly said Thursday that Jose Urena would serve as the Marlins' starter for their Opening Day game March 28 at home versus the Rockies, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports.

Carson Smith (shoulder) was limited to simulating a throwing motion with a towel Tuesday as Red Sox pitchers and catchers reported to spring training this week, the Boston Herald reports.

Matt Bowman has an undisclosed injury that could keep him out for a couple of days, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports.

Alex Blandino (knee) has been hitting and taking ground balls at the Reds' spring training facility, and expects to be ready by Opening Day, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports.

Adam Conley is considered a frontrunner to split the closer's role in 2019, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports.

Drew Steckenrider is a frontrunner to split the closer's role in 2019, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports.

Teoscar Hernandez and Billy McKinney will compete for the Blue Jays' starting left field job, Gregor Chisholm of MLB.com reports reports.