Jose Garcia spent the offseason bulking up and working on his swing, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports.
Nick Gordon will be given a look at second base this spring as he attempts to make the roster as a utility player, Fort Myers Beach News reports.
Miguel Sano is expected to get work at third base this spring, along with his regular position of first base, MLB.com reports. "He's got the confidence to do it. I don't think he's concerned one bit, and we could certainly see him over at third at different times," said manager Rocco Baldelli.
Marwin Gonzalez will play all over the field this season, Bill Koch of The Providence Journal reports.
Cameron Maybin officially joined camp Thursday and will compete for a reserve role with the Cubs, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
Kyle Hendricks will start the Cubs' Cactus League opener against the Padres Monday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
Ian Krol (suspension) is expected to pitch in one of the Tigers' first few Grapefruit League games, Jason Beck of MLB.com reports.
Michael Fulmer will start Monday's Grapefruit League game against the Yankees, Jason Beck of MLB.com reports.
Tyler Alexander will start for the Tigers in their first Grapefruit League game Sunday, Jason Beck of MLB.com reports.
Greg Garcia is competing for a utility spot on Detroit's roster out of spring training, Jason Beck of MLB.com reports.
Ryan Weathers threw two innings in a simulated game Thursday, AJ Cassavell of MLB.com reports.
Jakob Junis has worked on a cutter and changeup this offseason, Alec Lewis of The Athletic reported.
Austin Adams is fully recovered from ACL surgery and healthy for the 2021 season, Kevin Acee of The San Diego Union-Tribune reports.
Alex Kirilloff will get work in left field, right field and first base this spring as he competes for a roster spot, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports. Kirilloff will compete for the starting job in left field, but manager Rocco Baldelli isn't ready to commit to any role. "We're going to have to wait and see how this spring plays out, see how it plays out for everybody else on our roster, and see what things look like three weeks from now," Baldelli said.
Tommy Milone signed a minor-league contract with the Blue Jays on Thursday that includes an invite to spring training.
Manager Tony La Russa said Thursday that Yoan Moncada (arm) could play third base as early as Sunday or Monday, James Fegan of The Athletic reports.
Austin Slater is feeling "pretty much 100 percent" after dealing with an elbow flexor strain during the offseason, Andrew Baggarly of The Athletic reports.
Joe Kelly (shoulder) threw an unspecified number of pitches off a mound Thursday, David Vassegh of AM 570 LA Sports reports.
Kevin Plawecki is going through the intake process to report to camp Thursday, Chris Cotillo of The Springfield Republican reports.
Franchy Cordero is expected to be activated off the COVID-19 injured list by Monday, Chris Cotillo of The Springfield Republican reports.