Major League storylines to keep an eye on as Spring Training winds down:
- University of Kentucky alum Scott Downs tells Mike Rutsey of The Toronto Sun that he actually prefers pitching in the eighth inning to closing.
- Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle reports Louisville-native Todd Wellemeyer can wrap up the Giants’ fifth starter position this week.
- Nick Piecoro of The Arizona Republic reports Ashland-native Brandon Webb still hasn’t schedule his next mound appearance.
- Jamie Ramsey of MLB.com profiles Louisville Bats outfielder Chris Heisey.
- University of Kentucky junior closer Matt Little has been named to the College Baseball Foundation‘s pitcher of the year watch list.