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Tyler Thornburg (shoulder) has yet to step foot on the mound this spring and is a likely candidate to begin the 2018 season on the disabled list, Pete Abraham of The Boston Globe reports.

Robby Scott (elbow) is expected to take the mound against Baltimore on Sunday, Pete Abraham of The Boston Globe reports.

Ryan Raburn will not play in Friday's spring game due to side tightness, MLB.com's Jamal Collier reports.

Rocky Gale was released by San Diego on Friday, Dennis Lin of The Athletic San Diego reports.

Jefry Marte (foot) will start the club's Cactus League opener at first base against Oakland on Friday.

Tommy Milone (elbow) will take the bump for the club's Grapefruit League opener against Houston on Friday, Julia Morales of AT&T SportsNet reports.

Rob Segedin (wrist) will be cleared for game action Wednesday, Ken Gurnick of MLB.com reports.

Manager Bryan Price said that Jesse Winker is a leadoff possibility when he's on the lineup card, John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

Billy Hamilton was tentatively listed as the Reds' leadoff hitter by manager Bryan Price, John Fay of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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.