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- Associated Press

Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia became the first player to receive a lifetime ban under Major League Baseball's drug agreement after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance for the third time.

FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2015, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Zack Greinke throws to the plate during the first inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Los Angeles. Greinke is among the top players to join the NL West. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

NL West teams at the start of spring training

- Associated Press

A team-by-team look at the National League West 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:

FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2015, file photo, St. Louis Cardinals right fielder Jason Heyward prepares to catch a ball hit by Chicago Cubs' Addison Russell during the third inning of Game 1 in baseball's National League Division Series in St. Louis. Heyward is among the top players to join the NL Central. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

NL Central teams at the start of spring training

- Associated Press

A team-by-team look at the National League Central 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:

FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2015, file photo, Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons throws to first base for an out on Washington Nationals' Wilson Ramos during a baseball game in Atlanta. Simmons is among the top players to join the AL West. (AP Photo/Jon Barash, File)

AL West teams at the start of spring training

- Associated Press

A team-by-team look at the American League West 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:

FILE- In this Sept. 15, 2015, file photo, San Diego Padres left fielder Justin Upton looks to hit in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Phoenix. Upton is among the top players to join the AL Central. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)

AL Central teams at the start of spring training

- Associated Press

A team-by-team look at the American League Central 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:

FILE - In this Aug, 3, 2015, file photo, Toronto Blue Jays' new starting pitcher David Price works against the Minnesota Twins during the first inning of a baseball game in Toronto. Price is among the top players to join the AL East. (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

AL East teams at the start of spring training

- Associated Press

A team-by-team look at the American League East 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:

FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, file photo, New York Mets relief pitcher Jenrry Mejia tosses the ball to throw out Colorado Rockies' Josh Rutledge at first base to end a baseball game in New York. Mejia became the first player to receive a lifetime ban under baseball's drug agreement testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance for the third time. Mejia tested positive for Boldenone, the commissioner's office said Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)

Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia 1st to draw lifetime drug ban

- Associated Press

Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia became the first player to receive a lifetime ban under Major League Baseball's drug agreement after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance for the third time.

FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2015, file photo, New York Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka pitches in the first inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays in New York. Tanaka, coming back after arthroscopic surgery to remove a bone spur from his right elbow last October, says he feels perfectly healthy but is not sure when he will make his first regular-season start. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek, File)

Tanaka feels good, but unsure about status for 1st start

- Associated Press

New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, coming back after arthroscopic surgery to remove a bone spur from his right elbow last October, says he feels perfectly healthy but isn't sure when he'll make his first regular-season start.