General manager Sandy Alderson stated that Conforto (shoulder) likely won't be ready to return at the beginning of the year, as the club is targeting May 1 for his first appearance of the 2018 season, Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports.
Blough (ankle) said Wednesday that he intends to be ready for spring practice, Mike Carmin of the Journal & Courier reports. "My goal, of course, is to participate in the spring. That's what I'm on track for. That's my goal in my head and I don't know what coach Brohm will say or what the training staff will say but my goal is to participate in spring practice," said Blough.
Kyle Busch Motorsports announced that Gilliland will drive the No. 4 Tundra in 19 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series events in 2018 and vie for the Sunoco Rookie of the Year honors, Kyle Busch Motorsports PR reports.