Count Red Sox manager John Farrell among the early fans of the new timer that is being used on scoreboards across Major League Baseball to regulate how long a pitcher has to warm up between innings. The running timer starts at two minutes and 25 seconds after the final out of each inning.
Royals second baseman Omar Infante will have an MRI on his troublesome right elbow Friday. Infante was scratched from the lineup -- he was going to be the designated hitter in Kansas City's game against Cleveland in Goodyear, Ariz.
Some news and notes from Detroit Tigers' camp, including some quotes from manager Brad Ausmus.
Twins catcher Josmil Pinto is being held of action with tenderness in his hamstring and is day to day, Twins general manager Terry Ryan said Friday. Ryan later clarified that the injury is a right quad strain.