Manny Machado's knee surgery went well. There were no complications and he has the same timetable. He's expected to be full go at the start of spring training.
That's what they said last year when Machado had the same procedure done on his other knee. His progress was incredibly slow the last time so while they say he'll be ready for spring training, we'll take that with a grain of salt and just monitor his progress.ANALYST: Howard Bender
The Astros optioned Matt Dominguez to minor-league camp on Sunday
After playing in the majors each of the last two seasons with the Marlins and the Astros it appears he will have to prove to his team that he is still a big league caliber player. At best, Dominguez can provide the long ball for desperate owners if he makes it back to the big leagues, but his batting average (career .233 BA) is hard to live with if that situation arises. Analysis: Matthew Beck