Extra bases

• The Rays will conduct their first full-squad workout on Thursday. After morning physicals, players will take the field at 10 a.m. ET for a meeting, begin stretching at 10:30 a.m. and work out until 12:45 p.m. Workouts are open to the public. Among the pitchers scheduled to throw live batting practice are Matt Moore, Archer, Joel Peralta, Brad Boxberger and Alex Colome.

• Hickey and outfielder David DeJesus will be special guests on this week's edition of the Countdown to Opening Day radio show on WDAE 620 AM and other stations on the Rays Radio Network.

• Right-handers Juan Carlos Oviedo and Juan Sandoval still have not arrived to camp due to visa problems.

Bill Chastain is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.