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Kobe Bryant will visit his doctor in Germany this week to get knee checked before resuming intense training next week. 

Bryant's will embark on a six-month long training session once he receives clearance from his doctor and has vowed to return to the court better than before. He tweeted out to his fans that they can forget about this year and to expect a major breakout next season. His motivation all seems to be there, so now it's a question of whether his body can cash the checks his mouth is writing.ANALYST: Howard Bender

White Sox reassigned pitcher Chris Beck to their minor league camp.

Beck didn't do anything to hurt his chances of making the big league roster this spring, but he didn't do anything to help his chances either. A 4.00 ERA in nine innings of work would suffice, but it's nothing to set him apart of other candidates for the job. Leave Beck off your fantasy team as he won't produce for you in 2015. Analysis: Colby Conway

Top prospect Jacob Lindgren was re-assigned to minor league camp.

Lindgren is close to making his splash in the big leagues. He has shown impressive strikeout numbers, leading to his nickname, the "strikeout factory." Lindgren should receive an early call-up to the big leagues as the Yankees bullpen is nothing to shake a stick at. Leave him off your roster for the moment, but keep his name on your radar. Analysis: Colby Conway

Manager Mike Scioscia made it official that the Angels will go with a 4-man rotation to begin the season.

Garrett Richards will only miss roughly two weeks so this four-man rotation won't be something that sticks for an extended period of time. Richards is the fantasy stud of the rotation, but the four man rotation is something the Angels have experimented with before. Don't look into this too much, but do watch for Andrew Heaney as he has impressed many this spring. Analysis: Colby Conway

Trevor Cahill has secured the final spot in the Diamondbacks' rotation.

With this news, it is confirmed that Daniel Hudson will start the season out of the team's bullpen. Cahill really struggled last season, but the team believes his revamped mechanics will equate to better success this season. In 17 starts and 14 relief appearances last year, he compiled a rough 5.61 ERA. Starters in Arizona will likely be back-end starters in many fantasy rotations this season. Analysis: Colby Conway

Free-agent LB Lance Briggs has drawn interest from the Cowboys and Buccaneers.

Briggs also met with the 49ers today, but has also received interest from Dallas and Tampa Bay. San Francisco seems like the most logical suitor for Briggs, as it is near his hometown and they are in desperate need of linebackers. Briggs was a force in Chicago during his entire 12-year career and teams still believe he has some left in the tank. Analysis: Colby Conway

Manager John Farrell said the goal is to have Hanley Ramirez in the 4-hole whenever possible and that should be every game.

Ramirez is expected to be a pivotal force in their lineup, which is exactly why they gave him that hefty contract. Ramirez is leading the team in RBIs this spring and he could be on his way to a nice fantasy season. The fact that the shortstop position is so thin, his positional eligibility and his great spring will force many owners to draft him as high as the middle of the second round. Analysis: Colby Conway

White Sox have released pitcher Joe Savery.

Savery has appeared in just 51 2/3 major league innings, compiling a 3.83 ERA in that span. Savery's best chance of being picked up by a team is one in need of pitching depth and stability. Analysis: Colby Conway

Reds reassigned pitcher Nate Adock, infielder Ivan De Jesus Jr., infielder Irving Falu and catcher Kyle Skipworth to minor-league camp.

There was no room for these players on the team's Opening Day roster, therefore they will all begin in the minors in 2015. These players will need injuries to major leaguers if they want a shot of being called up. Analysis: Colby Conway

Trevor Ariza hit three-three pointers and scored 15 points (5-15 FGA, 2-4 FTA) while he added eight rebounds with five assists and two steals in the Rockets' 99-96 loss against the Raptors.

The long-distance sniper had a rough night from the field, including missing the game-tying shot that dropped the Rockets to defeat. He's hit multiple three-pointers in four straight games, but is shooting only 34% from down-town. The best part is that he has been consistent in rebounding department, with at least five in nine straight games. He's worth playing out the rest of the season as you won't find a better three-point option to add. Analysis: Rob Trayah

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