Rockies optioned OF Jordan Patterson to Triple-A Albuquerque.
Rockies manager Bud Black named Jon Gray as his Opening Day starter.
Blake Treinen has been named the Nationals' closer.
Jeanmar Gomez will open the 2017 regular season as the Phillies' closer.
Michael Conforto will be on the Mets' Opening Day roster.
Zack Wheeler will start the Mets' fourth regular season game.
An MRI came back negative on the left elbow of Mets starter Steven Matz.
Phillies optioned RHP Luis Garcia to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
Mets optioned LHP Sean Gilmartin to Triple-A Las Vegas.
Dodgers optioned OF Rob Segedin to Triple-A Oklahoma City; reassigned 1B Ike Davis, 1B Cody Bellinger, SS Charlie Culberson, 1B O'Koyea Dickson, OF Tyler Holt and RHP Brandon Morrow to minor league camp.
Tyler Holt led the Dodgers with three hits Wednesday in their Cactus League tie with the Mariners.
Clayton Kershaw wasn’t himself Wednesday in the Dodgers’ Cactus League tie with the Mariners, scattering two hits, two runs and two walks over three uncharacteristically shaky innings.
Kyle Schwarber clubbed two homers Wednesday in the Cubs’ Cactus League win over the Athletics.
John Lackey unraveled Wednesday in the Cubs’ Cactus League win over the Athletics, surrendering seven hits and seven runs over 3 2/3 ineffective frames.
Austin Hedges went ballistic on Wednesday, homering twice and plating four runs in the Padres’ Cactus League tie with the White Sox.