This week Beyond Busch will switch to bullet style for each team. Notes on each Major League team are supplied after the break.
Chicago Cubs - Ryan Dempster gets the Opening Day start
Cincinnati Reds - Ryan Madson still not ready, Aroldis Chapman likely headed to ‘pen
Houston Astros - Jimmy Paredes sent down to play second base
Milwaukee Brewers - Shaun Marcum makes first spring start
Pittsburgh Pirates - Erik Bedard will start Opening Day for Bucs
Atlanta Braves – Chipper Jones to call it a career
Miami Marlins – Hanley Ramirez seems to be taking third base in stride
New York Mets – Settlement in Madoff mess likely allows Wilpons to remain owners
Philadelphia Phillies – Ryan Howard gets protective boot removed and practices
Washington Nationals – Stephen Strasburg gets first of many Opening Day starts; the Nats hope
Arizona Diamonbacks – Chris Young; .438, 2 HR, 4 RBI in 38 PA this spring
Colorado Rockies – Jeremy Guthrie set to start Opening Day
Los Angeles Dodgers – Clayton Kershaw looks ready for duplicate effort in 2012
San Diego Padres – Jeff Moorad steps down as Padres CEO
San Francisco Giants – Have I mentioned Brandon Belt is good?
Baltimore Orioles – Zach Britton receives platelet rich plasma treatment for shoulder
Boston Red Sox – Bobby Jenks arrested for DUI
New York Yankees – Joe Girardi pulls Yanks off field, irks Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine; feud begins
Tampa Bay Rays – James Shields gets Opening Day honors
Toronto Blue Jays – Brett Lawrie hoping to be back at it soon
Chicago White Sox – Adam Dunn blasts two homers on Thursday; 4 HR, 12 RBI, .515 OBP for spring
Cleveland Indians – Chris Perez on target for Opening Day
Detroit Tigers – Miguel Cabrera takes a grounder to the face fracturing orbital bone
Kansas City Royals – Joakim Soria to have 2nd Tommy John surgery
Minnesota Twins – Justin Morneau is struggling to say the least
Los Angeles Angels – Kendrys Morales back on the field for first time since 2010
Oakland A’s – Yoenis Cespedes to play center field against Mariners in Japan
Seattle Mariners – Ichiro Suzuki looking forward to playing at home
Texas Rangers – Derek Holland signs 5-year, $28 million extension through 2016, plus club options for ’17 & ’18
Check back next week as Beyond Busch will provide an in-depth look at each division with predictions sure to go wrong.
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