MLB rumors, injuries and news roundup for March 23
Sunday's full spring training recap -- transactions, rumors and injury updates -- can be found within.
Here's the latest from our man in the chopper ...
SIGNINGS & AGREEMENTS
- Orioles: Have agreed to terms with 1B Brett Wallace on a minor-league contract.
RUMORS, SPECULATION, NEWS, ETC.
- Angels: Have released 1B Carlos Pena.
- Athletics: Have announced that RHP Sonny Gray will be the team's opening day starter.
- Cardinals: MGR Mike Mathney announced that Joe Kelly will be the team's fifth starter and that Carlos Martinez will be in the bullpen "for now." Kelly, 25, is coming off a 2013 season in which he pitched to a 2.69 ERA (135 ERA+) and 1.80 K/BB ratio in 37 games, 15 of which were starts. (Tom Ackerman via Twitter)
- Tigers: The Tigers and RHP Max Scherzer have cut off contract negotiations until the end of the season. Scherzer is eligible for free agency next winter ... Jon Morosi tweets that the Tigers and 1B Miguel Cabrera have are in the very preliminary stages of talking contract extension.
- White Sox: Have released RHP Mitchell Boggs.
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