Street back to throwing after shoulder soreness

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Huston Street has been unavailable for game action since his shoulder began hurting after throwing batting practice last week, but the Rockies’ closer was able to play catch from 120 feet today and even threw 15 pitches off flat ground.
“We just want to make sure we get a couple good days under our belt,” Street told Jack Etkin of Inside The Rockies. “I’ve been encouraged the whole time. I’ve never really been worried about it.”
Officially diagnosed with right shoulder inflammation, Street should be able to make his spring training debut at some point next week if he can avoid a setback.

Braves claim Grant Dayton off waivers from Dodgers

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The Braves claimed lefty reliever Grant Dayton off waivers from the Dodgers, Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times reports.

Dayton, 29, underwent Tommy John surgery back in August and is almost certainly out for the entire 2018 season. The Braves, obviously, are making a longer-term play here by acquiring him, as he is under team control through 2022.

Over parts of two seasons in the majors, Dayton has a 3.42 career ERA with 59 strikeouts and 18 walks in 50 innings.