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Here is a roundup of what’s going on around the National League West.
- Sonny Gray is out with a lat strain, which is pretty bad news for the Athletics.
- In case you weren’t paying attention, the World Baseball Classic just got a whole lot more exciting.
- Blue Jays pitcher T.J. House was taken to the hospital after being struck by a line drive.
- Tim Tebow recently appeared in a baseball game, but the results weren’t very good.
- Orioles and Alvarez agree to minor-league deal.
- Corey Seager is getting healthier, but it doesn’t seem the Dodgers are rushing him back, according to Dylan Hernandez of The Los Angeles Times.
- Red Sox lefty David Price isn’t yet ready to throw, according to Evan Drellich of The Boston Herald.
- Trevor May has torn ligament and will likely get season ending Tommy John surgery.
- Chris Tillman isn’t ready to return, according to PressBox.com’s Rich Dubroff.
- Rangers right-hander Andrew Cashner is set to start a throwing program this weekend, according to MLB.com’s TR Sullivan.
- Derek Norris placed on waivers.
- The Rays claimed Jumbo Diaz from the Reds, according to MLB.com’s Mark Sheldon.
- Gagne enthused after first comeback test.
- The Twins hired Jeremy Hefner to be a scout, he announced on his Twitter account.
- Cardinals first baseman Matt Carpenter isn’t yet prepared to hit in games, according to Derrick Goold of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
- THE JERRY DIPOTO TRAIN IS PULLING INTO THE STATION.
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