Manager Mike Matheny said Matt Carpenter (shoulder) will likely bat third in 2018, Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Nick Tropeano (elbow) appears to be healthy heading into spring camp and will be competing for the sixth spot in the Angels' rotation alongside JC Ramirez and Parker Bridwell, Maria Guardado of MLB.com reports.
Ty Blach is expected to break camp with a big-league rotation spot, Chris Haft of MLB.com reports.
Alex Meyer (shoulder) has remained on schedule with his rehab and should be ready for spring training in 2019 barring any significant setbacks, Maria Guardado of MLB.com reports.
Chris Stratton appears to be a favorite to break camp in the starting rotation to begin spring training, Chris Haft of MLB.com reports.
Austin Slater (hip) reportedly "feels like his old self again," Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
Manager Mike Matheny said Dexter Fowler will probably begin the season as the Cardinals' leadoff hitter, Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Pablo Sandoval claims that his ailing left shoulder is fully healthy heading into spring training, Chris Haft of MLB.com reports.
Contrary to prior reports, a deal between the Rangers and Seung Hwan Oh is not imminent, Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.
Kyle McGrath is in the running for one of the last spots in San Diego's bullpen, AJ Cassavell of MLB.com reports.
Buddy Baumann is in the mix for one of the Padres' final bullpen slots, AJ Cassavell of MLB.com reports.
David Price said Tuesday that his left elbow is completely healthy heading into the upcoming season, Scott Lauber of ESPN.com reports. "I haven't had one instance this offseason, whether it was playing catch or doing anything on the field, where I was like, 'That doesn't feel right," Price said.
Nick Franklin agreed to a minor-league contract with the Brewers on Thursday that includes an invitation to spring training.
Phil Maton heads into camp as a favorite to land more high-leverage innings in 2018, AJ Cassavell of MLB.com reports.
Cubs manager Joe Maddon reiterated earlier this week that Mike Montgomery will serve as the team's sixth starter during spring training, but it's expected that the lefty will transition to the bullpen once Opening Day arrives, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.
Mets manager Mickey Callaway said Tuesday that Kevin Plawecki will compete with Travis d'Arnaud for playing time behind the plate this spring, Matt Ehalt of The Bergen Record reports.
Jesus Sucre, who hasn't arrived at spring training yet due to visa issues, is expected to arrive Friday, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
Andrew Cashner agreed to a two-year, $16 million deal with the Orioles on Thursday, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
Brandon Guyer (wrist) has been cleared for all throwing and outfield work, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
Mets manager Mickey Callaway said Tuesday that Adrian Gonzalez (back) has the inside track for the primary first-base role, Matt Ehalt of The Bergen Record reports.