• Blue Jays pitchers will throw live batting practice for the first time this spring on Friday morning. To date, the pitching staff has only been throwing side sessions, but that will change with the arrival of all position players for the first full-team workout day.
• Toronto will hold an intrasquad game on Tuesday afternoon. It's expected to be a short four- or five-inning game, with some of the club's younger pitchers expected to get the bulk of the workload. The Blue Jays play their first Grapefruit League game the following day with a visit to the Phillies' complex in nearby Clearwater.
Gregor Chisholm is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, North of the Border, and follow him on Twitter @gregorMLB. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.