• Infielder Jurickson Profar, who has been on the DL since the beginning of the season with a torn muscle in his right shoulder, has reported to Surprise, Ariz., to begin playing games in extended spring training. He is expected to start out as designated hitter.
• Outfielder Odubel Herrera, who was hitting .297 at Class A Advanced Myrtle Beach, has been promoted to Double-A Frisco. Herrera is a former infielder who has been playing the outfield this season to increase his versatility. Outfielder Chris Grayson has been sent from Frisco to Myrtle Beach.
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