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Manager Dave Martinez said Saturday that Sean Doolittle will remain the Nationals' closer in 2018, Jamal Collier of MLB.com reports.

Manager Brian Snitker said Rio Ruiz will play some first base in camp, David O'Brien of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Matt Moore is dealing with some soreness behind his right knee, Evan Grant of The Dallas Morning News reports.

Alex Wood (ankle) threw a 28-pitch bullpen session Saturday, Ken Gurnick of MLB.com reports.

Joe Ross (elbow) has progressed to throwing from 75 feet, Jamal Collier of MLB.com reports.

Shawn Kelley (forearm) threw his first bullpen session of spring Thursday, Jamal Collier of MLB.com reports.

Updating a previous report, Seung Hwan Oh will not sign with the Rangers, T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com reports.

Shohei Ohtani (ankle, elbow) will not only be available to pinch hit on days where he is not pitching or starting at DH, but he will be available as a pinch runner as well, Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times reports.

Contrary to a previous report, Alex Wood (ankle) will throw a light bullpen session Saturday, Ken Gurnick of MLB.com reports.

Scooter Gennett won his arbitration case and will receive $5.7 million for the 2018 season, Jon Heyman of FanRagSports.com reports.

Rajai Davis has agreed to a minor-league deal with the Indians that includes an invitation to spring training, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.

Alex Wood (ankle) will not throw a bullpen session Saturday but will participate in pitchers' fielding practice drills, Andy McCullough of the Los Angeles Times reports.

David Wright (shoulder) wants to keep trying to play, but he's not confident about his chances, Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports.

Fernando Abad signed a minor-league deal with the Phillies on Saturday that includes an invite to spring training, Matt Breen of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

White Sox manager Rick Renteria said Dylan Covey will get opportunities during spring training to prove he belongs in the major leagues, Chris Kuc of the Chicago Tribune reports.

Max Stassi is looking to claim the final available roster spot for the Astros, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

Tony Watson has agreed to a contract with the Giants, Jon Heyman of FanRagSports.com reports.

With the acquisition of starter Joe Musgrove over the winter, Tyler Glasnow's best chance of making the Opening Day roster may come as a long reliever, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.

Anibal Sanchez's one-year deal with the Twins is not guaranteed, Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com reports.

Nick Pivetta is considered an early frontrunner for one of the Phillies' two expected vacancies in the rotation heading into the upcoming season, Meghan Montemurro of The Athletic Philadelphia reports.