And the Rays still have high hopes for Tim Beckham, the No. 1 pick in 2008 who has yet to do much at even the Triple-A level.
Boston Red Sox
Third baseman Will Middlebrooks will see a specialist after leaving Wednesday night’s game against the Orioles with right wrist soreness.
Newcomer Mike Napoli smells opportunity in Boston (as well as something else at Fenway), ESPN Boston's Gordon Edes writes.
Also, Ryan Dempster impressed in his spring debut with the Sox.
Toronto Blue Jays
Toronto Star columnist Richard Griffin writes about the Dominican flavor at the top of the Blue Jays batting order.
MLB.com’s Richard Justice writes that this once model franchise could come full circle.
Steve Simmons of the Toronto Sun delves a little deeper into the personality of J.P. Arencibia. And it wouldn’t be fair to broach that topic and not also include the latest video of the Jays catcher doing his Tim Kurkjian impersonation.