Jaime Garcia , P
Garcia was scratched from Sunday's start by the St. Louis Cardinals because his surgically-repaired shoulder doesn't feel right, making it unlikely he will start the season on the active roster.
Mark Teixeira , 1B
Teixeira has left a minor league intrasquad game after being hit on a leg by a pitch.
Alvarez has been picked to start the Miami Marlins' opener against the Atlanta Braves on April 6.
Taijuan Walker , P
Left-hander pitcher Roenis Elias has been optioned by the Seattle Mariners to Triple-A Tacoma, a decision that likely means right-hander Taijuan Walker will be the Mariners' fifth starter.
James Russell , P
Russell has been released by the Atlanta Braves.