Corey Hart bashed a pair of home runs on Saturday, powering the Brewers to a 9-5 win over the Astros.
Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun reports that the Orioles' concerns over Grant Balfour's physical have to do with his right shoulder.
Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports that Grant Balfour's two-year deal with the Orioles is in "serious jeopardy" due to issues with his physical that "need to be resolved."
Jon Morosi of FOX Sports is reporting that free agent reliever Scott Downs is close to an agreement with the White Sox.
Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that the Rangers and free agent outfielder Nelson Cruz are "far apart" in negotiations.
Cubs signed LHP Jonathan Sanchez to a minor league contract.
The Angels and Raul Ibanez have agreed on a one-year, $2.75 million deal, according to Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times.
According to Sports Hochi in Japan, the Rakuten Golden Eagles are prepared to offer Masahiro Tanaka an $8 million salary to stay with the team next season.
Astros acquired 1B/OF Jesus Guzman from the Padres for INF Ryan Jackson.
According to FOX Sports' Jon Morosi, the Mariners are showing "continued interest" in Ervin Santana.
Mariners re-signed OF Franklin Gutierrez to a one-year, $1 million contract.
Orioles acquired OF David Lough from the Royals for INF Danny Valencia.