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NL spring training capsules

- Associated Press - Wednesday, February 15, 2012

NL SPRING TRAINING CAPSULES

A team-by-team look at the National League entering spring training, including key players each club acquired and lost, and dates of the first workout for pitchers and catchers, and the full squad:

EAST

Philadelphia Phillies

Manager: Charlie Manuel (eighth season).

2011: 102-60, first place, lost in division series.

Training Town: Clearwater, Fla.

Park: Bright House Field.

First Workout: Feb. 19/24.

He's Here: RHP Jonathan Papelbon, RHP Chad Qualls, LHP Dontrelle Willis, 1B Jim Thome, INF Ty Wigginton, OF Laynce Nix, OF Juan Pierre, OF Scott Podsednik, RHP Joel Pineiro, RHP Brian Sanches.

He's Outta Here: RHP Roy Oswalt, RHP Brad Lidge, OF Raul Ibanez, RHP Ryan Madson, OF Ross Gload, OF Ben Francisco, INF Wilson Valdez.

Atlanta Braves

Manager: Fredi Gonzalez (second season).

2011: 89-73, second place.

Training Town: Kissimmee, Fla.

Park: Champion Stadium.

First Workout: Feb. 20/25.

He's Here: SS Tyler Pastornicky.

He's Outta Here: RHP Derek Lowe, SS Alex Gonzalez, OF Nate McLouth, INF Brooks Conrad, RHP Scott Linebrink, LHP George Sherrill.

New York Mets

Manager: Terry Collins (second season).

2011: 77-85, fourth place.

Training Town: Port St. Lucie, Fla.

Park: Digital Domain Park.

First Workout: Feb. 22/27.

He's Here: CF Andres Torres, RHP Ramon Ramirez, RHP Frank Francisco, RHP Jon Rauch, INF Ronny Cedeno, C Rob Johnson, RHP Fernando Cabrera.

He's Outta Here: SS Jose Reyes, CF Angel Pagan, LHP Chris Capuano, C Ronny Paulino, RHP Jason Isringhausen, OF Willie Harris, 1B-OF Nick Evans, RHP Chris Young.

Miami Marlins

Manager: Ozzie Guillen (first season).

2011: 72-90, fifth place.

Training Town: Jupiter, Fla.

Park: Roger Dean Stadium.

First Workout: Feb. 22/25.

He's Here: Manager Ozzie Guillen, SS Jose Reyes, LHP Mark Buehrle, RHP Carlos Zambrano, RHP Heath Bell, LHP Wade LeBlanc, RHP Chad Gaudin, OF Aaron Rowand, OF Austin Kearns.

He's Outta Here: RHP Chris Volstad, RHP Clay Hensley, RHP Brian Sanches, RHP Burke Badenhop, C John Baker.

CENTRAL

Milwaukee Brewers

Manager: Ron Roenicke (second season).

2011: 96-66, first place, lost in NLCS.

Training Town: Phoenix.

Park: Maryvale Baseball Park.

First Workout: Feb. 20/25.

He's Here: 3B Aramis Ramirez, SS Alex Gonzalez, OF Norichika Aoki, RHP Jose Veras.

He's Outta Here: 1B Prince Fielder, INF Craig Counsell, INF Jerry Hairston Jr., 3B Casey McGehee, SS Yuniesky Betancourt, RHP LaTroy Hawkins, RHP Takashi Saito.

St. Louis Cardinals

Manager: Mike Matheny (first season).

2011: 90-72, wild card, won World Series.

Training Town: Jupiter, Fla.

Park: Roger Dean Stadium.

First Workout: Feb. 19/24

He's Here: Manager Mike Matheny, OF Carlos Beltran, LHP J.C. Romero, pitching coach Derek Lilliquist, INF Alex Cora.

He's Outta Here: Manager Tony La Russa, pitching coach Dave Duncan, 1B Albert Pujols, RHP Edwin Jackson, INF Ryan Theriot, INF Nick Punto, C Gerald Laird, RHP Octavio Dotel, LHP Arthur Rhodes.

Cincinnati Reds

Manager: Dusty Baker (fourth season).

2011: 79-83, third place.

Training Town: Goodyear, Ariz.

Park: Goodyear Ballpark.

First Workout: Feb. 19/24.

He's Here: RHP Mat Latos, RHP closer Ryan Madson, LHP Sean Marshall, RHP Andrew Brackman, LHP Jeff Francis, OF Ryan Ludwick, INF Wilson Valdez, OF/INF Willie Harris.

He's Outta Here: C Ramon Hernandez, RHP closer Francisco Cordero, LHP Travis Wood, RHP Edinson Volquez, LHP Dontrelle Willis, INF Yonder Alonso, OF Fred Lewis, SS Edgar Renteria, C Yasmani Grandal.

Pittsburgh Pirates

Manager: Clint Hurdle (second season).

2011: 72-90, fourth place.

Training Town: Bradenton, Fla.

Park: McKechnie Field.

First Workout: Feb. 19/24.

He's Here: LHP Erik Bedard, C Rod Barajas, SS Clint Barmes, OF Nate McLouth, 3B Casey McGehee.

He's Outta Here: 1B Derrek Lee, OF Ryan Ludwick, LHP Paul Maholm, SS Ronny Cedeno, SS Pedro Ciriaco, C Ryan Doumit, C Chris Snyder, RHP Jose Veras.

Chicago Cubs

Manager: Dale Sveum (first season).

2011: 71-91, fifth place.

Training Town: Mesa, Ariz.

Park: Fitch Park; HoHoKam Park.

First Workout: Feb. 19/24.

He's Here: LHP Paul Maholm, RHP Chris Volstad, LHP Travis Wood, 1B Anthony Rizzo, 3B Ian Stewart, OF David DeJesus, LHP Trever Miller, RHP Andy Sonnanstine.

He's Outta Here: Manager Mike Quade, RHP Carlos Zambrano, 3B Aramis Ramirez, 1B Carlos Pena, LHP Sean Marshall, RHP Andrew Cashner, C Koyie Hill.

Houston Astros

Manager: Brad Mills (third season).

2011: 56-106, sixth place.

Training Town: Kissimmee, Fla.

Park: Osceola County Stadium.

First Workout: Feb. 20/26.

He's Here: OF Jack Cust, INF Jed Lowrie, RHP Kyle Weiland, C Chris Snyder, RHP Livan Hernandez, LHP Zach Duke.

He's Outta Here: RHP Mark Melancon, SS Clint Barmes, LF Jason Michaels.

WEST

Arizona Diamondbacks

Manager: Kirk Gibson (second season).

2011: 94-68, first place, lost in division series.

Training Town: Scottsdale, Ariz.

Park: Salt River Fields.

First Workout: Feb. 20/25.

He's Here: OF Jason Kubel, RHP Trevor Cahill, LHP Craig Breslow, RHP Takashi Saito, RHP Jonathan Albaladejo.

He's Outta Here: OF-1B Xavier Nady, LHP Zach Duke, OF Colin Cowgill, SS Josh Wilson, 3B Sean Burroughs, RHP Jarrod Parker, RHP Esmerling Vasquez.

San Francisco Giants

Manager: Bruce Bochy (sixth season).

2011: 86-76, second place.

Training Town: Scottsdale, Ariz.

Park: Scottsdale, Stadium.

First Workout: Feb. 19/24.

He's Here: OF Melky Cabrera, OF Angel Pagan, INF Ryan Theriot, RHP Clay Hensley.

He's Outta Here: RF Carlos Beltran, CF Andres Torres, RHP Ramon Ramirez, OF Cody Ross, OF Pat Burrell.

Los Angeles Dodgers

Manager: Don Mattingly (second season).

2011: 82-79, third place.

Training Town: Glendale, Ariz.

Park: Camelback Ranch.

First Workout: Feb. 22/28.

He's Here: 2B Mark Ellis, LF Juan Rivera, 2B Adam Kennedy, LHP Chris Capuano, INF-OF Jerry Hairston Jr., RHP Aaron Harang, RHP Mike MacDougal, C Matt Treanor, RHP Todd Coffey.

He's Outta Here: RHP Hiroki Kuroda, RHP Jonathan Broxton, RHP Vicente Padilla, 3B Casey Blake, SS Jamey Carroll, C Rod Barajas, LHP Hong-Chih Kuo, LHP Dana Eveland.

Colorado Rockies

Manager: Jim Tracy (fourth season).

2011: 73-89, fourth place.

Training Town: Scottsdale, Ariz.

Park: Salt River Fields at Talking Stick.

First Workout: Feb. 19/27.

He's Here: RHP Jeremy Guthrie, OF Michael Cuddyer, 2B Marco Scutaro, C Ramon Hernandez, 3B Casey Blake, RHP Tyler Chatwood, RHP Guillermo Moscoso, LHP Josh Outman, OF Tyler Colvin, LHP Jamie Moyer, INF D.J. Leahieu.

He's Outta Here: RHP Huston Street, RHP Jason Hammel, RHP Matt Lindstrom, OF Seth Smith, C Chris Iannetta, 3B Ian Stewart, RHP Casey Weathers, RHP Clayton Mortensen.

San Diego Padres

Manager: Bud Black (sixth season).

2011: 71-91, fifth place.

Training Town: Peoria, Ariz.

Park: Peoria Sports Complex

First Workout: Feb. 20/25.

He's Here: LF Carlos Quentin, 1B Yonder Alonso, RHP Huston Street, RHP Edinson Volquez, RHP Micah Owings, RHP Andrew Cashner, C John Baker.

He's Outta Here: RHP Heath Bell, RHP Mat Latos, 1B Anthony Rizzo.

- Compiled by Associated Press

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