• Micah Johnson: The left-handed-hitting second baseman is rehabbing his left knee after undergoing a general cleanup procedure at Rush University Medical Center on Oct. 1. The knee is structurally fine.
• Adam Eaton: The leadoff man underwent a nerve decompression in the back of his left shoulder the day after the season at Rush. He is rehabbing in Michigan and reports the strength is coming along well.
• Rob Brantly: The reserve catcher had part of the meniscus removed from his left knee following the season. He is rehabbing in California and reports he feels great.
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