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Nick Travieso signed a contract with the Kansas City Monarchs of the independent American Association on Wednesday.

Austin Davis (elbow) was placed on the 60-day injured list Wednesday, Alex Stumpf of DKPittsburghSports.com reports.

Reds manager David Bell said that Jesse Winker worked "really hard" over the offseason to improve his defense and has increased his speed, Charlie Goldsmith of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.. "I don't know how he did that," Bell said. "Every extra step is a big deal."

Dustin Fowler was traded from the Athletics to the Pirates on Wednesday in exchange for cash considerations, Rob Biertempfel of The Athletic reports.

Daz Cameron (elbow) was tracking pitches but not swinging Wednesday, Evan Woodbery of MLive.com reports.

Byron Buxton reported to spring training at 212 pounds, up from 200 to 205 pounds in 2020, Dan Hayes of The Athletic reports.

Athletics manager Bob Melvin said Wednesday that Ka'ai Tom is dealing with an oblique injury that could sideline him for the first week of Cactus League play, Shayna Rubin of The San Jose Mercury News reports.

Harold Ramirez (hamstring) was claimed off waivers by Cleveland on Wednesday.

White Sox manager Tony LaRussa said Wednesday that Tim Anderson will serve as the club's leadoff hitter this season, James Fegan of The Athletic reports.

Cam Hill is still in the process of recovering from the offseason surgery he required on his right wrist, Tom Withers of the Associated Press reports.

Eduardo Escobar said Wednesday that he reported to spring training at 193 pounds, down from 214 pounds a season ago, Zach Buchanan of The Athletic reports.

Manager Charlie Montoyo said Wednesday that Cavan Biggio will be the team's primary third baseman in 2021, Mike Wilner of the Toronto Star reports.

Pirates director of sports medicine Todd Tomczyk said Wednesday that Anthony Alford (elbow) no longer has any restrictions when hitting, but the outfielder is still limited with his throwing, Kevin Gorman of TribLive.com reports.

Jose Soriano (elbow) has resumed throwing, Kevin Gorman of TribLive.com reports.

Eugenio Suarez said Wednesday that he reported to spring training about 15 pounds lighter than he was at the conclusion of the 2020 season, C. Trent Rosecrans of The Athletic reports.

Austin Davis has been diagnosed with a left elbow sprain, Kevin Gorman of TribLive.com reports.

Gio Urshela (elbow) is expected to take batting practice in the coming days, Meredith Marakovits of YES Network reports.

Vladimir Guerrero revealed Wednesday that he lost 42 pounds during the offseason, Hazel Mae of Sportsnet reports. "It was fun … wasn't difficult," Guerrero said of his physical transformation. "I feel quicker on all aspects of my game right now … defensively and offensively."

Matt Olson is intent on making up for a poor 2020 season and believes he identified several mechanical issues with his swing over the offseason, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports. "To put it bluntly, I stunk last year, in my opinion," Olson said. "There were definitely things wrong with the swing that I was going out there with every day. I don't think that represents in any way the caliber of player that I think that I am."

Guillermo Heredia was claimed off waivers by Atlanta on Wednesday, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports.