Brantley (ankle) was noncommittal when asked about his status for Opening Day, Ryan Lewis of the Akron Beacon Journal reports. "We shall see," the outfielder said. "I'm going to take it one day at a time like I always say."
Koepka's (wrist) injury will prevent him from participating in the Masters, Craig Dolch of USA Today reports. "They said I would be about 80 percent, but I can't play 80 percent," Koepka said. "I either have to go full bore or not at all. I don't want to risk getting it re-injured and then be out a long time."
Yurtseven announced Wednesday in a statement that he was granted a release from his scholarship with North Carolina State, Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports reports. The center plans to either explore professional opportunities or transfer to another program.