Escobar will move to a utility role with Danny Santana named Minnesota's starting shortstop. He could also get spot starts in left field against tought left-handed pitchers, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Treinen worked a perfect eighth inning during Friday's Grapefruit League game against the Cardinals, and has been put on the same schedule as the Nationals' other late inning relievers, the Washington Post reports.
Lions head coach Jim Caldwell wants Stafford to throw the ball less frequently in 2015, the Detroit Free Press reports. "When I tell you that we're not going to throw the ball any more than we threw it (last year), that's a fact," Caldwell said. "We're probably not going to throw it (more). If we do throw it more, that means we're behind, we're struggling, we're not winning, we're not a very good football team, plain and simple."
Quick is progressing in his recovery from the torn rotator cuff and separated shoulder that he suffered back in October, ESPN.com reports. "He's coming [along]," coach Jeff Fisher said Wednesday. "Making progress. It was a very, very difficult early rehab process. It was an extensive, extensive injury. He's starting to see the light now. He's doing good. He's worked hard.”