Yankees purchased the contract of LHP Manny Banuelos from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that the Rangers have agreed to a seven-year, $130 million contract with Shin-Soo Choo.
The Rays are in on Grant Balfour, sources tell Jim Bowden of ESPN and SiriusXM Radio.
Yahoo! Sports' Tim Brown reports that the Orioles have "reached out" to Fernando Rodney's agent, Dan Lozano, following the collapse of the Grant Balfour deal.
Grant Balfour told Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle after the Orioles pulled their two-year offer that he's "100 percent fine" physically.
Diamondbacks and RHP Brad Ziegler avoided arbitration by agreeing to a two-year, $9.5 million contract extension.
Orioles executive VP of baseball operations Dan Duquette announced Friday that the club has called off its two-year, $15 million deal with Grant Balfour.
Nikkan Sports reports that Kevin Youkilis has signed a contract with Japan's Rakuten Golden Eagles.
Major League Baseball has suspended Troy Patton for 25 games for testing positive for amphetamines.
Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports that the Twins have agreed to terms with Kurt Suzuki on a one-year contract.
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.