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Jimmy Nelson (back/groin) has had ample time to heal due to MLB's hiatus and could break camp with the Dodgers in some capacity, Rowan Kavner of Dodger Insider reports.

Ji-Man Choi is working out consistently in his native South Korea and maintaining regular contact with manager Kevin Cash and other Rays staffers, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Austin Gomber would be a surefire candidate to benefit from a roster expansion up to 30 players, Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch opines.

Miles Mikolas (forearm) would be pitching in either a rehab assignment or actual regular-season games by this point if the opportunity existed, Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

Jordan Hicks (elbow) remains on track to be healthy by some point in July, but his timeline for a return could be affected by multiple factors, Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

Trey Mancini revealed Tuesday in an essay posted on The Players' Tribune that he will require six months of treatment for his battle with colon cancer and noted that he will likely miss the entire 2020 season. "If baseball returns in 2020, it will probably be without me," Mancini wrote.

David Bednar is likely to open the season with Triple-A El Paso if he doesn't make the Padres' Opening Day roster, Bill Center of FriarWire reports.

John Brebbia is trying to stick to as strict a routine as possible while confined to his home during the current shutdown, Benjamin Hochman of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. "It's the St. Louis Cardinals," Brebbia said by phone Sunday. "We are staying as prepared as possible, no matter what. Baseball will happen again. And when it does, we want a ring on our finger."

Clayton Kershaw has begun to ease up on his workouts while waiting for news about a resumption of play, he stated in an interview on the podcast "Off Air" with Joe Davis and Orel Hershiser.

Brad Wieck (chest) could benefit from the delay due to the coronavirus pandemic as it allows him more time to get ready for the start of the regular season, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.

Jose Quintana worked on a new changeup grip in spring training and might use the pitch more often when the 2020 season is able to begin, Tim Stebbins of NBC Sports Chicago reports.

Jon Lester could serve as the Cubs' No. 3 starter behind Yu Darvish and Kyle Hendricks when the 2020 season is able to begin, Tim Stebbins of NBC Sports Chicago reports.

Chicago manager David Ross said Kyle Hendricks had a "phenomenal" early part of spring, Steve Greenberg of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

Michael Conforto (oblique) has been taking regular batting practice and is expected to be back to full strength when the Mets reconvene for workouts, barring any sort of setback in his training, Mike Puma of the New York Post reports.

Brandon Lowe is getting regular batting practice in at home while spring training remains suspended with the help of his wife Madison, a former college softball player, Karen Loftus of WFLA-TV reports. "I thank God every day to have someone that understands everything that I'm going through on a daily basis and to have someone that I can confide in and stuff like that," Lowe said. "She can actually have a good conversation about what she sees when she's in the stance or I can come up to her and say can you give me some front toss or can we go outside and throw?"

Angels general manager Billy Eppler said Sunday during an appearance on MLB Network Radio on SiriusXM that Shohei Ohtani is throwing "roughly" two bullpen sessions per week at about "80 to 85 percent" intensity.

Wilson Ramos has been working on his setup behind the plate to help him better receive pitches down in the strike zone, Tim Healey of Newsday reports.

James Paxton (back) recently completed his fifth bullpen session since resuming a throwing program in March, Brendan Kuty of NorthJersey.com reports.

The Padres are hoping that Franchy Cordero's injury troubles are behind him following successful stints in the Dominican Winter League and spring training, Bill Center of FriarWire reports.

Jordan Montgomery was lauded Wednesday by Yankees vice president of baseball operations Tim Naehring for his performance this spring, Brendan Kuty of NJ Advance Media reports.