Ryan Braun RF | Brewers
Ryan Braun won't know for sure until he gets back to the grind of baseball and fends off a few 95-mph inside fastballs. But so far, the Brewers right fielder believes his thumb surgery was a success.
Yu Darvish P | Rangers
Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish, who missed the final seven weeks of the season with mild inflammation in his right elbow, has been cleared to throw by Dr. Keith Meister.
Cliff Lee P | Phillies
After an examination last week by team physician Michael Ciccotti, Cliff Lee has been cleared to begin his normal offseason throwing program next week, a good sign for the left-hander as he recovers from an elbow issue that sidelined him for the final two months of the 2014 season.