The Boston Red Sox have placed catcher Christian Vazquez on the 60-day disabled list because of a sprained right elbow.
There isn't much after that. The Miami Marlins are loaded up for a playoff push -- likely through a wild card spot -- and the New York Mets are up-and- coming but still raw. The Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies, former powerhouses of the division, are going through rebuilds and won't contend anytime soon.
But there is a new team that could be in the postseason mix. The loveable loser Chicago Cubs added new manager Joe Maddon and starter Jon Lester to go along with one of the better young cores in the game.
While it seems unlikely San Diego will unseat the Los Angeles Dodgers or defending World Series champion San Francisco Giants as the class of the NL West at the moment, the 2015 version of the Friars has many optimistic.
The one team that you probably can't make a case for is the Minnesota Twins. But rest assured Twins fans, there is a lot of talent coming. It just won't be this year.
Could this be the Blue Jays' year? If certain things break their way it very well could be, as the division is as wide open heading into a season as we can remember.
Houston should take another step toward respectability, but Texas has already been bitten by the injury bug. It proved to be the death knell for the Rangers in 2014 and it could be their undoing again this season.
The Atlanta Braves have released pitcher James Russell.
The Chicago Cubs granted pitcher Felix Doubront his unconditional release as the team continued to pair down its spring training roster on Saturday.
The Texas Rangers have acquired left- handed reliever Sam Freeman from the St. Louis Cardinals for a player to be named later or cash considerations.
Los Angeles Dodgers reliever Brandon League is expected to miss at least the first two months of the upcoming 2015 season due to inflammation in his right shoulder.
The Chicago White Sox claimed right-hander Kyle Drabek, a former top pitching prospect, off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday.
Seattle Mariners left-handed pitcher David Rollins has been handed an 80-game suspension after testing positive for Stanozolol, a banned performance-enhancing substance.
Pitching prospect Brady Aiken, the top overall selection in the 2014 draft, underwent Tommy John surgery on Wednesday.
The Houston Astros caught a lot of flack last year when they were unable to sign No. 1 overall draft pick Brady Aiken, the San Diego prep left-hander.
The Cincinnati Reds acquired infielder Dan Johnson from the Houston Astros for a player to be named later or cash considerations on Thursday.
The San Diego Padres have placed catcher Tim Federowicz on the 60-day disabled list.
Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Steve Delabar will most likely start the 2015 season with Triple-A Buffalo after being optioned to minor league camp on Thursday.
Veteran John Buck announced his retirement Thursday.
New York Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler underwent successful surgery to repair the flexor pronator tendon and reconstruct the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow, the team announced Wednesday.
The Los Angeles Dodgers and Cuban free agent second baseman Hector Olivera have reportedly agreed to terms on a six-year contract.
The Minnesota Twins have signed second baseman Brian Dozier to a four-year contract worth $20 million.
Los Angeles Dodgers starter Hyun-Jin Ryu is expected to start the 2015 season on the disabled list when he experienced more shoulder soreness on Sunday.
The Colorado Rockies announced they released right-handed pitcher Jhoulys Chacin on Sunday.
The Miami Marlins have signed outfielder Christian Yelich to a contract extension through the 2021 season.
The Chicago White have come to terms on a five-year, $23.5-million contract with outfielder Adam Eaton. The deal includes club options for 2020 and 2021.
The Milwaukee Brewers exercised the 2016 option on manager Ron Roenicke Thursday.
A lot of people think the Chicago Cubs are poised for their first playoff appearance since 2008.
Veteran pitcher Randy Wolf has signed a minor league contract with the Toronto Blue Jays, the team announced Wednesday.
Baltimore Orioles catcher Matt Wieters has been shut down for a week due to tendinitis in his right elbow.