Brian O'Grady will compete for the backup center field job during spring training, AJ Cassavell of MLB.com reports.
Jurickson Profar (not injury related) is among a group of Padres who are options to serve as the club's backup center fielder, AJ Cassavell of MLB.com reports.
Brett Gardner's contract with the Yankees includes $1.85 million and a $1 million signing bonus in 2021 as well a player and club option for 2022, Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports.
Willy Adames trained "harder than last year" this offseason after a significantly underwhelming finish to the 2020 season and postseason, Adam Berry of MLB.com reports.
Kevin Kiermaier, who conceded Tuesday he was worried about being traded this offseason, is healthy after dealing with a hand injury last postseason and relieved to be back with the Rays, Adam Berry of MLB.com reports.
Anthony Rendon arrived at camp Monday, Trent Rush of Angels Radio AM830 reports.
David Price (opt out) reported to spring training last week and will play in 2021, Bill Plunkett of the Orange County Register reports.
Aroldis Chapman (suspension) will try out his splitter during spring training and plans to incorporate the pitch into his arsenal more frequently this season, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports.
Giancarlo Stanton could still play some outfield this season, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports.
Edwin Diaz expects to close games for the Mets this season, though the team hasn't named an official closer and may not do so, Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports.
Cody Bellinger (shoulder) remains on track to be ready for Opening Day according to manager Dave Roberts, Jorge Castillo of the Los Angeles Times reports.
Ty France projects to get the bulk of playing time at designated hitter this season before eventually transitioning to third base full-time, likely in 2022, Daniel Kramer of MLB.com reports.
Eduardo Rodriguez threw to live hitters Tuesday, Steve Hewitt of the Boston Herald reports.
J.B. Wendelken, who posted a 1.80 ERA and career-best 29.2 percent strikeout rate across 21 appearances last season, will be relied upon frequently again in 2021, Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
Yoan Moncada's throwing has been limited thus far in camp due to arm soreness, James Fegan of The Athletic reports.
Tyler O'Neill has been focusing on improving several aspects of his hitting over the last few months after mustering just a .173 average in 157 plate appearances last season, Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. "I'm definitely more focused on that (offensive) side of the ball this year," O'Neill said. "I know it was a down year for me in the average department. I was still able to do some damage but obviously not in the way I would have liked and that the staff would have liked."
Humberto Castellanos arrived at camp Tuesday after being delayed due to visa issues, Zach Buchanan of The Athletic reports.
Gavin Sheets was mentioned by manager Tony La Russa as a possible candidate for the designated hitter spot this season, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Seth Brown enters spring training as a leading candidate for the fourth outfielder spot, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
Tyler White has yet to report to camp due to the inclement weather in Texas, Scott Mitchell of TSN.ca reports.