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Marcell Ozuna was having a rough spring at the plate when MLB was put on pause, hitting .083 (2-for-24) with no extra-base hits and a 1:12 BB:K.

Josh Donaldson hit .292/.320/.417 with three doubles and a 7:1 K:BB in 25 Grapefruit League plate appearances.

Travis d'Arnaud will split playing time behind the plate with Tyler Flowers for Atlanta and is expected to receive a majority of the starts.

Stephen Piscotty (side) remained without a timetable for his return when spring training was put on pause March 12, Shayna Rubin of The Mercury News reports.

Nelson Cruz went 10-for-23 with three home runs, two doubles and a walk during Grapefruit League play, good for a .435/.458/.913 slash line.

Daniel Vogelbach, who was hitting .321 (9-for-28) prior to the suspension of spring training, focused on being more aggressive early in counts and improving against left-handed pitching this offseason, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports. "I feel really good," the Florida native reaffirmed. "I'm swinging at strikes. I feel really good off lefties, and that was my goal coming into Spring Training – to try to dominate lefties. Every time a lefty is on the mound, really lock in and try to dominate them. It's something I needed to get better from last year and is a goal of mine, and it starts in Spring Training."

Miguel Sano has gotten more comfortable as a defender at first base, LaVelle E. Neal of the Star Tribune reports.

Mitch Garver could get fewer starts than originally anticipated if MLB comes out with a condensed schedule with fewer off days, Aaron Gleeman of The Athletic speculates.

Willians Astudillo's odds of making the 26-man roster have increased due to the delayed start to the season, Do-Hyoung Park of MLB.com reports.

Byron Buxton (shoulder) figures to be fully healthy by the time play resumes, Do-Hyoung Park of MLB.com reports.

Kevin Kiermaier was hitting just .125 (3-for-24) with two doubles, three RBi, two walks and four runs across 10 Grapefruit League games before spring training was suspended.

Matt Chapman was hitting .238 (5-for-21) with three extra-base hits (one double, two home runs), six RBI, six walks and seven runs across 10 Cactus League contests before spring training was suspended.

Chad Pinder, who logged time at eight positions in 2019, could get reps at second base during the season if manager Bob Melvin believes the position needs reinforcement, Jessica Kleinschmidt of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.

Aaron Hicks (elbow) is in the early stages of a throwing program and remains in line for a summer return, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports.

DJ LeMahieu is participating in baseball drills and working out at the Yankees' spring training complex in Tampa, George A. King III of the New York Post reports.

Hanser Alberto has hit .357/.379/.500 with one home run and three RBI over 29 plate appearances this spring.

Phillip Ervin remains a good bet to win a roster spot with the Reds whenever baseball resumes play after hitting .409/.480/.773 in spring training, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports.

Steven Duggar was optioned to Triple-A Sacramento on Thursday, Andrew Baggarly of The Athletic reports.

Leury Garcia is the likely starter at second base, Scott Merkin of MLB.com reports.

Chris Sale will undergo Tommy John surgery on his left elbow.