Five toughest roster dilemmas this spring

Every Spring Training, general managers have to deal with major dilemmas regarding top prospects: Do you bring them north because you think they give you the best chance to win now, or do you let them simmer in the Minors to work on some areas of improvement, while also keeping their service time in check?

Cubs prospect Bryant to see action in left field

Cubs top prospect Kris Bryant will get to play the outfield on Thursday. Bryant has played third base and was the designated hitter while limited because of fatigue in his right shoulder in Cactus League games so far. He's been doing outfield drills this week with bench coach Dave Martinez, and Cubs manager Joe Maddon said Wednesday that the plan is to have Bryant try left field.

Maddon: Jackson getting lost ‘can’t happen’

Edwin Jackson's misdirection didn't go over too well with Cubs manager Joe Maddon. Jackson went to the wrong ballpark for his start on Tuesday because he followed the directions on his Google Map app, which sent him to Phoenix Municipal Stadium. The trouble is, the game was being played at Hohokam Stadium, just 3.6 miles from where the Cubs train.

Draft prospects shine at Day 1 of USA Baseball tourney

Play began Wednesday in the 2015 USA Baseball National High School Invitational at the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, N.C. The 16-team single-elimination tournament brings together some of the best high school teams in the country as well as some top prospects for scouts to watch as they prepare for the 2015 First-Year Player Draft.