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Matt Beaty
Finding creative ways to work out
1BLos Angeles Dodgers
April 8, 2020
Beaty has been working on his hand-eye coordination by swinging at pinto beans with teammate Edwin Rios, he stated in an interview with David Vassegh of AM 570 LA Sports.
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Joey Votto
Blames 2019 on mechanics
1BCincinnati Reds
April 8, 2020
Votto blamed his subpar 2019 on mechanics and process, trying to chase his 2017 results in part because he didn't get the desired results in 2018, Bobby Nightengale of The Cincinnati Enquirer (via a segment on MLB Network with Brian Kenny) reports.
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Cheslor Cuthbert
In mix for final roster spot
1BChicago White Sox  NRI
April 5, 2020
Cuthbert was one of the final candidates for the role of 26th man when spring training was halted, Scott Merkin of MLB.com reports.
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C.J. Cron
Posts strong spring
1BDetroit Tigers
April 5, 2020
Cron finished Grapefruit League play with a .346/.452/.731 slash line and three home runs in 12 games.
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Cody Bellinger
Slated for some time at first base
1BLos Angeles Dodgers
April 4, 2020
Bellinger will be the Dodgers' everyday center fielder in 2020, but he will spend some time at first base as well, Cary Osborne of Dodger Insider reports.
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Matt Beaty
Seeks to improve quickness
1BLos Angeles Dodgers
April 3, 2020
Beaty spent much of the offseason working on his quickness, Rowan Kavner of Dodger Insider reports.
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Tyler Nevin
Sent to Triple-A
1BColorado Rockies  AAA
April 3, 2020
Nevin has been optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque.
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Brock Stassi
Back on open market
1BFree Agent  
April 3, 2020
Stassi was released by the Athletics in March, Baseball America reports.
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Jeimer Candelario
Could benefit from expanded rosters
1BDetroit Tigers
April 1, 2020
Candelario and fellow third baseman Dawel Lugo could both make the Tigers' Opening Day roster if teams get to keep more than 26 players, Chris McCosky of The Detroit News reports.
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Josh Bell
Will likely bat fourth in lineup
1BPittsburgh Pirates
March 31, 2020
Although new manager Derek Shelton hasn't revealed his preferred lineup, Bell is expected to bat cleanup for the Pirates in 2020, Adam Berry of MLB.com reports.
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Jose Osuna
Versatility is a key
1BPittsburgh Pirates
March 31, 2020
Osuna is expected to start the 2020 campaign as a backup corner infielder and right fielder, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.
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Anthony Rizzo
Wants to stay in Chicago
1BChicago Cubs
March 30, 2020
Rizzo said he enjoys playing in Chicago and would like to stay with the Cubs beyond 2020, Gordon Wittenmyer of NBC Sports Chicago reports.
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Mike Ford
Could benefit from expanded rosters
1BNew York Yankees
March 29, 2020
Ford would be a candidate to make the big-league squad if MLB decides to expand rosters when play resumes, Brendan Kuty of NJ Advance Media reports.
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Daniel Murphy
Appears in nine spring games
1BColorado Rockies
March 29, 2020
Murphy had a .292/.370/.333 slash line with one double through nine Cactus League games before spring training was suspended.
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Darin Ruf
Mashes in spring training
1BSan Francisco Giants  AAA
March 27, 2020
Ruf, who was in Giants camp on a minor-league deal, could open the season on the 26-man roster, Maria Guardado of MLB.com reports.
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Joc Pederson
Recovery going well
1BLos Angeles Dodgers
Hip
March 26, 2020
President of baseball operations Andrew Friedman said Pederson (hip) is essentially recovered from his hip and side injuries, Ken Gurnick of MLB.com reports.
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Kevin Cron
Shipped to minors
1BArizona Diamondbacks  AAA
March 26, 2020
Cron was optioned to Triple-A Reno on Thursday, Zach Buchanan of The Athletic reports.
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Nate Lowe
Sent to Triple-A
1BTampa Bay Rays  AAA
March 26, 2020
The Rays optioned Lowe to Triple-A Durham on Thursday, Juan Toribio of MLB.com reports.
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Jake Bauers
On roster bubble
1BCleveland Indians
March 26, 2020
Bauers was on the roster bubble when camp was suspended, MLB.com's Mandy Bell reports.
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Jared Walsh
Heading to minors
1BLos Angeles Angels  AAA
March 25, 2020
Walsh was optioned to Triple-A Salt Lake on Friday.
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Brandon Belt
Solid spring performance
1BSan Francisco Giants
March 25, 2020
Belt slashed .280/.321/.560 with two home runs and one stolen base through 10 games before spring training was suspended.
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Mike Ford
Roster spot threatened by hiatus
1BNew York Yankees
March 24, 2020
Ford's likelihood of making the Opening Day roster is lessened with the probable return to health of Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge by the start of the regular season, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports.
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Paul Goldschmidt
Thrives in spring
1BSt. Louis Cardinals
Elbow
March 24, 2020
Goldschmidt (elbow) hit .300 (6-for-20) with two doubles, two home runs, four RBI, five walks and three runs across nine Grapefruit League games before spring training was suspended.
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Neil Walker
Decent shot at bench spot
1BPhiladelphia Phillies  NRI
March 24, 2020
Walker hit a passable .250/.300/.393 in 11 Grapefruit League games this spring.
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Luke Voit
Slated for starting role
1BNew York Yankees
March 24, 2020
Voit is projected to be the Yankees' starter at first base when the regular season begins, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports.
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