Michael Saunders , RF
Saunders has undergone surgery on his left knee and could return to the team in five to six weeks. Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos said Friday that Saunders might be back sooner than anticipated, possibly in mid-April.
Alex Rodriguez , 3B
Stripped of his job at third base, Rodriguez moved across the diamond and worked out at first base for the initial time with the New York Yankees.
Brandon Moss , 1B
Moss is testing his patience this spring. Acquired in a December trade from Oakland to bring more power to Cleveland's lineup, the All-Star from last season has been making solid progress as he recovers from hip surgery.
Juan Pierre, LF
Pierre has announced his retirement after a 14-year major-league career that included a World Series championship with the 2003 Florida Marlins.
Ryan Perry, P
The Detroit Tigers have signed Perry to a minor league deal, bringing the right-hander back to the organization that drafted him in the first round in 2008. Perry hasn't pitched in the major leagues since 2012, when he appeared in seven games for the Washington Nationals. He pitched for the Tigers from 2009-11.