Joe Mauer (back) is not in the Twins' starting lineup on Monday.
Joe Mauer had to leave the Twins' game early on Sunday due to back spasms and it was an issue that he said flared up during batting practice. This is not a surprise that the Twins will rest Mauer and take every precaution to make sure the face of their franchise gets back to 100%. This injury isn't expected to be a major issue moving forward.ANALYST: Drew Phelps
Hector Sanchez left Thursday's game after taking a foul tip to the neck.
We should get a better idea on Friday if this injury is serious or not, but even a brief absence could set Sanchez back in his roster battle with Andrew Susac. Susac is younger, and a better hitter and he could be useful in NL-only or if the Giants decide to play Buster Posey more at first base. Sanchez will never have much fantasy value regardless of role though he would probably be better for San Francisco's pitchers. Analysis: Steve Pimental
Ross Ohlendorf left Thursday's game with tightness in his right groin.
This isn't good news for Ohlendorf, especially after he's pitched so well this spring. Given his success, it seems as though the only way that he will be left off of the Rangers' Opening Day roster is if he is out for an extended period of time or has a setback. He will likely fill a long reliever role for Texas with the chance to make an occasional spot start. Analysis: David Kerr