SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Reliever Yoshinori Tateyama has been dealing with a stiff lower back the past few days and manager Ron Washington acknowledged the possibility that he could start the season on the disabled list.
* LHP Neal Cotts, who was one of the final two left-handed relievers in camp, has a strianed lat muscle and won't be able to throw for 10 to 14 days. He's expected to get an MRI on Monday to see how severe it is.
* OF Josh Hamilton (groin) said he felt better Sunday and took some swings in the batting cages. He's slated to play Monday night in Round Rock against the Triple-A Express.
* C Yorvit Torrealba was scratched from Sunday's lineup. The club said he had just taken some bumps and bruises Saturday and decided not to play him.
* OF David Murphy (food poisoning) was in the lineup Sunday and participated in everything Saturday at camp as well. He had missed Friday.