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Ryan Raburn was scratched from Friday's spring game against Houston, Mark Zuckerman of MASN Sports reports.

Miguel Diaz, who is scheduled to pitch in relief Friday in the Padres' exhibition opener against the Mariners, has impressed the coaching staff and teammates early in camp with an effective three-pitch mix, Kevin Acee of The San Diego Union-Tribune reports. "[Diaz] was nasty," outfielder Wil Myers said, after taking batting practice against the right-hander Wednesday. "One of the best live BPs I've ever seen."

Carlos Rodon (shoulder) has been throwing from 90 feet without discomfort, James Fegan of The Athletic Chicago reports.

Miguel Castro will miss his Grapefruit League start Sunday, Brittany Ghiroli of MLB.com reports.

Hunter Pence was scratched from Friday's spring game with a stiff neck, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.

Jonathan Schoop could miss a few spring training games while dealing with elbow bursitis, Brittany Ghiroli of MLB.com reports.

Tyler Lyons could figure into the ninth-inning mix for the Cardinals this season, Rick Hummel of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. "It will define itself in time," manager Mike Matheny said of the closer role. "It's completely different this year, where we have a number of guys. Having a number of guys that could finish a game would be great."

Bud Norris could figure into the ninth-inning mix for the Cardinals this year, Rick Hummel of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. "It will define itself in time," manager Mike Matheny said of the closer role. "It's completely different this year, where we have a number of guys. Having a number of guys that could finish a game would be great."

While Luke Gregerson is the presumed favorite to close games for the Cardinals this season, the team may not name a closer by Opening Day, Rick Hummel of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. "It will define itself in time," manager Mike Matheny said of the closer role. "It's completely different this year, where we have a number of guys. Having a number of guys that could finish a game would be great."

Gerardo Parra (hand) will take flyballs Saturday, Thomas Harding of MLB.com reports.

Joe Palumbo (elbow) was placed on the 60-day disabled list Friday, Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

Marco Hernandez will miss the entirety of spring training recovering from follow-up surgery on his left shoulder, Pete Abraham of The Boston Globe reports.

Matt Grace will be stretched out a bit this spring with multi-inning outings in preparation for a long-reliever role this season, Jorge Castillo of The Washington Post reports.

MRI results on Matt Chapman's injured right hand came back negative, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

Joe Kelly is set to pitch Sunday after taking a comebacker off his shin Wednesday, Chad Jennings of the Boston Herald reports.

Alex Bregman will start at shortstop in Friday's Grapefruit League opener, Hunter Atkins of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Twins general manager Thad Levine said last week that Miguel Sano's conditioning lags behind the rest of his teammates in spring training after the third baseman gained weight in the offseason while recovering from left shin surgery, Phil Miller of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

Ryan Garton (hip) is scheduled to throw a bullpen session Tuesday, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports.

Edwin Diaz has been working on adding a changeup to his arsenal during spring training, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports.

Nelson Cruz will not play in Friday's Cactus League game against the Padres due to an apparent illness, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports.