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Brandon Bailey (elbow) announced on his personal Twitter feed that he underwent successful Tommy John surgery Friday.

Domingo German tossed a 20-pitch batting-practice session Thursday, Max Goodman of Sports Illustrated reports.

Tyler Beede (elbow) was placed on the 60-day injured list Friday, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

Hirokazu Sawamura will fly from Japan to Florida on Saturday, Chris Cotillo of The Springfield Republican reports.

Wilfredo Tovar has yet to arrive to Mets' spring training, Justin Toscano of The Bergen Record reports.

Jo Adell spent time quieting his swing over the winter in hopes of hitting more line drives up the middle, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic reports.

Jacob Nottingham has yet to resume baseball activities and has no timetable for his return, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

Kelvin Herrera announced his retirement on his personal Twitter page Friday.

Avisail Garcia moved to a healthier diet this offseason and is beginning spring training about 35 pounds lighter, Adam McCalvy of MLB.com reports.

Shogo Akiyama left Reds' spring training Friday to attend to a personal matter, Bobby Nightengale of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

Brad Hand appears to be the Nationals closer but may not be fully locked into the job, with manager Dave Martinez merely saying Friday, "In a perfect world, he'll be our closer," Matt Weyrich of NBC Sports Washington reports.

Jesse Chavez signed a minor-league contract with the Angels that includes an invitation to major-league spring training Friday, Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports.

Jefry Rodriguez is now considered a reliever, Matt Weyrich of NBC Sports Washington reports.

Gerardo Parra underwent knee surgery late in autumn and is currently working at about 70-to-80 percent, Matt Weyrich of NBC Sports Washington reports.

Javy Guerra (hamstring) threw a bullpen session Friday, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.

Kiriloff appears set to have a legitimate shot to compete for an Opening Day roster spot, Dan Hayes of The Athletic reports.

Franklin Barreto (shoulder) was fully cleared for baseball activities Friday, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic reports.

Carlos Rodon has a clearer path to the fifth starter job than expected, with the White Sox announcing Friday that Michael Kopech would open the year in the bullpen, Bruce Levine of 670TheScore.com reports.

Manager Kevin Cash said Kevin Kiermaier will be limited during the first week of spring training games due to tightness in his hip, Neil Solondz of the Rays Radio Network reports.

Adam Frazier is absent from workouts for the second straight day Friday with an groin injury, Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.