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Cardinals will announce A.J. Pierzynski deal Saturday. He is expected to join the team at Wrigley.

Again, it's a good fit if the clubhouse antics are kept to a minimum. The Cardinals need a veteran catcher and Pierzynski could prove to be an excellent choice. NL-only league owners should grab him immediately.ANALYST: Howard Bender

All eyes are on the Padres’ third base competition, which manager Bud Black deemed this week as the most important position to sort out this spring. For now, Yangervis Solarte and Will Middlebrooks are in the lead.

Cory Spangenberg and Ramiro Pena are the other two options, but both of them are better fits as utility guys. Middlebrooks and Solarte are probably neck and neck right now but the team seems to be leaning towards Middlebrooks for his power potential. For a more detailed look, check out Howard Bender's Spring Training Position Battles: More Fantasy Headaches on FantasyAlarm.com.  Analysis: Howard Bender

Alex Colome still hasn't reported to camp due to a visa issue.

The Rays currently have Colome penciled in as their fifth starter, but obviously now have growing concerns because of this visa issue. The sooner he gets things taken care of the sooner he gets into camp and can start working. The team is obviously hoping that he is adhering to his workout program while still at home. Analysis: Howard Bender

Kyle Blanks (both Achilles) continues to progress toward seeing game action in the middle or late next week.

Blanks is a dark horse to make the Rangers 25-man roster, so the sooner he gets on the field, the better his chances are of potentially landing a gig as a back-up 1B/OF. It's a tough road he's going down, so keep your expectations in check. Analysis: Howard Bender

Colts announced the team will not re-sign wide receiver Reggie Wayne.

It's either the retirement home or another team, but Wayne's days in Indianapolis are officially over. The Colts are rebuilding and as important as Wayne has been to the team in recent history, everyone knew the end was near. Expect Wayne to make a decision regarding his future soon. Analysis: Howard Bender

Marques Colston has restructured his contract to remain with the Saints

Colston would prefer to stay with the Saints and in their good graces as he knows working with Drew Brees is a sure-fire way to help rebuild his stats. So long as he is healthy, Colston remains a viable option as a WR2/3 in most formats. Analysis: Howard Bender

Omar Infante (elbow) was scratched from Friday's lineup.

Infante continues to try and work his way back from last season's elbow injury but he and the Royals are going to take it slow. The hope is that he's on the field for enough spring games to open the season as the starting second baseman, but if he is unable to do so Christian Colon could earn a spot on the 25-man roster and see some time in the field. Analysis: Howard Bender

Michael Saunders (knee) threw on flat ground for the second straight day Friday.

Sounds like nice progress is being made here as Saunders is currently recovering from surgery that saw 60-percent of his meniscus removed. He isn't going to start the season on-time, but the Blue Jays believe that he can come back before the end of April. Analysis: Howard Bender
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