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Justus Sheffield fired two perfect innings during which he recorded three strikeouts in a Cactus League win over the Brewers on Tuesday.

Nate Jones (forearm) threw live batting practice Wednesday for the first time this spring, Bobby Nightengale of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

Kendall Graveman started Tuesday's Cactus League win over the Brewers, firing two scoreless innings during which he allowed a hit and recorded a strikeout.

Paul DeJong, who went 2-for-2 with a walk and a run in a Grapefruit League win over the Astros on Wednesday, also hit a three-run home run and drove in four runs overall in an exhibition loss to the Nationals on Tuesday.

Yairo Munoz, who entered Tuesday's Grapefruit League loss to the Nationals in the fourth inning at shortstop and went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run, is one of several candidates for the infield utility player spot, Anne Rogers of MLB.com reports. "He's out there, competing," Cardinals manager Mike Shildt said. "And he's versatile, and he's done it. He went about it, and has been going about it well, the whole camp."

Myles Straw went 2-for-3 with two home runs and three RBI in Wednesday's spring game against the Cardinals.

Charlie Morton was credited with a win in a Grapefruit League victory over the Orioles on Tuesday, firing a scoreless first inning during which he issued one walk and recorded a strikeout.

Randy Arozarena, who went 1-for-3 with an RBI single in a Grapefruit League loss to the Twins on Tuesday, is 5-for-7 with a double, a triple, four RBI, two walks and five runs over his first four spring training games.

Seranthony Dominguez's elbow has so far kept him out of Grapefruit League action, Matt Gelb of The Athletic reports.

Brad Wieck left the Cubs earlier in spring training but plans to rejoin the team later this week, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.

Amir Garrett is working on improving his four-seam fastball in spring training, Bobby Nightengale of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports. Only six of his 78 strikeouts last year came on his four-seam fastball.

Manager Joe Girardi said Robert Stock is experiencing forearm tightness, Matt Gelb of The Athletic reports.

Stephen Piscotty (side) said he's hopeful that he'll be cleared to take batting practice Thursday, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

Julio Teheran (hamstring) said he plans on making his first Cactus League start Sunday or Monday, Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com reports.

Manager Brandon Hyde said that Hunter Harvey (illness) will be ready to make his Grapefruit League debut at some point over the weekend, Joe Trezza of MLB.com reports.

Manager Brandon Hyde suggested that Mychal Givens (illness) could be ready to make his Grapefruit League debut Thursday or Friday versus the Pirates, Joe Trezza of MLB.com reports.

Brandon Nimmo's removal from the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Astros for cardiac tests is considered purely precautionary, Justin Toscano of The Bergen Record reports.

Mike Soroka (groin) will start Friday's Grapefruit League game against the Yankees, 680 The Fan Atlanta reports.

Manager Brandon Hyde said Wednesday that Kohl Stewart (forearm) has yet to resume a throwing program, Jon Meoli of The Baltimore Sun reports.

Matt Carpenter (back) called his removal from the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Marlins "super preventative" and expects to be back in the lineup Saturday, Mark Saxon of The Athletic reports.