• David Price said he was happy his friend, former Rays left-hander Scott Kazmir, made the Indians' rotation.
"That's pretty cool, man," Price said. "My hat's off to him. He never quit. It was tough for him to do, the struggles he went through -- go through [Independent] ball and go through Winter League and then come to Spring Training his first time back is pretty cool."
Coincidentally, Kazmir's first start will likely come at Tropicana Field.
• Due to the advanced age of this year's bullpen, the duty of carrying the snacks bag -- an honor reserved for the reliever with the least seniority -- will again fall to 26-year-old Jake McGee. The bag contains food, Advil, emery boards and other miscellaneous items.
• Sam Fuld experienced right hamstring problems last season in advance of having another problem this spring.
"Once you scar the tissue it's never the same," said Fuld, who noted that he's learning how to handle the issue.
• Maddon is expected to announce the rotation order on Thursday.
Bill Chastain is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.