Craig Goldstein says three managers are starting the season with their jobs in jeopardy, including one of our friends from the division.
The Orioles' new closer is former Texas Ranger Tommy Hunter.
Josh Jackson checks in with minor-league infielder Daniel Robertson.
Susan Slusser says the A's are optimistic about Jarrod Parker returning from a second Tommy John surgery.
Melvin confirms it looks like Pomeranz will be stretched out to start, and also that Milone and Chavez pretty firmly in rotation right now.— Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) March 18, 2014
That does suggest that Pomeranz will go to @RiverCats to start and provide depth for #Athletics rotation if needed.— Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) March 18, 2014
Today's starting lineup has been posted, and today's action against the White Sox will be shown on MLB Network at 1 pm. I believe Hawk Harrelson will be calling this one. Enter at your own risk.
Josh Donaldson is indeed back in the #Athletics lineup tomorrow at #Indians: pic.twitter.com/qTpcTXBtqU— Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) March 18, 2014
Donaldson suffered minor tightness in his calf during Sunday's game against the Reds. Right now they're just playing it safe.