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Jasson Dominguez (elbow) took approximately 20 swings off a batting tee Monday, Meredith Marakovits of YES Network reports.

Justin Verlander (shoulder) will ramp up the intensity of his throwing during a bullpen session Tuesday, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

Manager Scott Servais said Monday that Julio Rodriguez is battling some inflammation in the top of the left hand, Shannon Drayer of Seattle Sports 710 AM reports.

Yuki Matsui recently underwent an MRI on his back, which showed inflammation but no structural damage, Dennis Lin of The Athletic reports.

Reds manager David Bell said Monday that Matt McLain (oblique) is making good progress, Charlie Goldsmith of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

Jose Quijada (elbow) plans to play catch from 120 feet Monday, Sam Blum of The Athletic reports.

Sam Bachman (shoulder) is expected to play catch from 75-to-90 feet Monday, Sam Blum of The Athletic reports.

Adam Cimber has been cleared for regular activity after coming down with left hamstring tightness last Thursday, Sam Blum of The Athletic reports.

John McMillon (forearm) is scheduled to throw live batting practice Monday, Anne Rogers of MLB.com reports.

Mark Mathias (shoulder) will start at third base and bat sixth in Monday's split-squad Cactus League game against the Brewers.

Gavin Lux will bat fifth and start at shortstop in Monday's Cactus League game against the Rockies, Juan Toribio of MLB.com reports.

Nick Ahmed signed a minor-league contract with the Giants on Monday that includes an invitation to spring training, Andrew Baggarly of The Athletic reports.

Nationals manager Dave Martinez said Nick Senzel won't be available for Monday's Grapefruit League game against the Mets due to an illness, Andrew Golden of The Washington Post reports.

Oliver Ortega (back) is scheduled to make a relief appearance Monday in the Astros' Grapefruit League game against the Tigers, Chris McCosky of The Detroit News reports.

Tyler Matzek (elbow) is scheduled to make his Grapefruit League debut Monday against the Orioles, Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports.

Giovanny Gallegos (shoulder) is listed among the Cardinals' available relief pitchers for Monday's Grapefruit League game against the Marlins, Katie Woo of The Athletic reports.

Justin Slaten's fastball topped out at 97 miles per hour during a scoreless relief inning during Saturday's 4-3 exhibition loss to the Orioles, Julian McWilliams of The Boston Globe reports.

Connor Wong (elbow) went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBI as the designated hitter in Sunday's spring game against Atlanta.

Mitch Haniger started at designated hitter and went 1-for-2 with a solo home run in the Mariners' Cactus League loss to the Guardians on Sunday.

Mitch Spence, a Rule 5 pick this winter, will start Monday's Cactus League game against the Diamondbacks in place of Ross Stripling (finger), MLB.com reports.