2/26 Morning Marquee: Injuries sideline key pieces for MLB clubs


May 17, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher

Jaime Garcia

(54) gives up a three run home run to Milwaukee Brewers third baseman

Aramis Ramirez

(16) at Busch Stadium. St. Louis defeated Milwaukee 7-6. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

The first Spring Training action took place on Tuesday, as the New York Yankees took on Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston and his Florida State Club. The first real matchups between big league clubs will kick off today.

The Cubs’ NL Central rivals, the St. Louis Cardinals, are awaiting results of a second opinion on the left shoulder of southpaw Jaime Garcia, Justin Upton will sit out Atlanta’s game today and Dodgers’ outfielder Matt Kemp could be cleared to begin running within the next 48 hours. Here’s the latest from around the league.

“Matt Kemp to have MRI” – ESPN Los Angeles

“Jameis Winston plays vs. Yankees.” – ESPN New York

“Cubs prospect Dan Vogelbach hoping less is more.” – Chicago Sun-Times

“Wood should get Opening Day Start” – ESPN Chicago

“Jaime Garcia to pay visit to Dr. James Andrews.” – CBS Sports