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Manager Aaron Boone said Wednesday that Aaron Hicks (elbow) is working through his throwing program with a physical therapist in Arizona, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports.

Vince Velasquez's odds of securing a rotation spot to open the season could take a hit if the schedule is shortened, as that could allow the Phillies to promote top pitching prospect Spencer Howard as the fifth starter at the beginning of the campaign, Scott Lauber reports.

Trevor Rosenthal's contract was selected by the Royals on Wednesday.

Clay Holmes (foot) is throwing from one knee out to 90 feet, Rob Biertempfel of The Athletic reports.

Steven Brault (shoulder) has yet to resume throwing, Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

Jameson Taillon (elbow) has been throwing from 120 feet, Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

Willie Calhoun (jaw) is expected to be ready to play once the season eventually begins, T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com reports.

Aaron Judge is still waiting for the stress fracture in his first right rib to heal and won't be re-evaluated for a few more weeks, Brendan Kuty of The Newark Star-Ledger reports.

Brad Keller gave up 11 runs in 6.2 innings this spring, but he finished on a strong note in his third and final start, Jesse Borek of MLB.com reports.

Mike Montgomery gave up five earned runs on eight hits and two walks while striking out five in seven innings (three appearances) this spring.

In Luis Castillo's four spring training starts, he had an 8.68 ERA and 2.14 WHIP, having allowed nine runs and 16 hits over 9.1 innings. He struck out 14 and walked four over that span.

Randy Rosario had edged into the lead for the final spot in the Royals' bullpen when camp was suspended, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports.

Jesse Hahn may have been on the outside looking in on a spot on the Royals' 26-man roster when camp was suspended, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports.

Josh Staumont impressed the big-league coaching staff by striking out 10 while allowing zero earned runs in six spring innings, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports.

Scott Barlow's spot in the big-league bullpen was safe when camp was suspended, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports.

Glenn Sparkman, whose velocity ticked up to 96-97 mph in relief this spring, was on track to make the big-league bullpen when camp was suspended, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports.

Jorge Lopez appeared ticketed for a swingman role when camp was suspended, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports.

Anthony Banda isn't one of the relievers projected to nab an Opening Day roster spot according to a list compiled by Juan Toribio of MLB.com.

Colin Poche is considered a "lock" to make the Opening Day roster spot despite an inconsistent spring, Juan Toribio of MLB.com reports.

Chaz Roe is considered one of the relievers that's a "lock" to make the Opening Day roster, Juan Toribio of MLB.com reports.