Hill is competing to serve as the Diamondbacks' starting second baseman during spring training, Fox Sports Arizona reports. "The best guy plays every day," D-backs manager Chip Hale said. "If Aaron Hill comes in and he is back to Aaron Hill that his baseball card says on the back . . . If he's the best guy at that position, he'll be our second baseman."
Anderson may have an inside track to begin the season in the Diamondbacks' rotation, the Arizona Republic reports. "Chase Anderson won nine games for us last year; you have to strongly consider him as part of our rotation," general manager Dave Stewart said. "When you look at those three guys, those have to be guys you strongly consider."
The Vikings are expected to ask Peterson to reduce his $12.5 million contract for 2015, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. While the NFL plans to appeal a federal judge's ruling that overturned Peterson's suspension, the Vikings and Peterson can talk about a new contract while he remains on the Commissionerís exempt list during the appeal process.