According to Ken Davidoff of the New York Post, the Mets have expressed interest in lefy Francisco Liriano.
Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports that the Mets are attempting to acquire Jay Bruce from the Reds.
Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that the Cubs, Blue Jays, Dodgers, Yankees and Giants are all in the mix to acquire Yovani Gallardo from the Rangers.
Astros acquired OF Carlos Gomez and RHP Mike Fiers from the Brewers for OF Domingo Santana, OF Brett Phillips, LHP Josh Hader, RHP Adrian Houser and international bonus slot #76.
Pirates acquired RHP Joakim Soria from the Tigers for SS JaCoby Jones.
Justin Upton cracked a go-ahead three-run home run in the ninth inning of Thursday afternoon's 8-7 win over the Mets.
Derek Norris hit a grand slam and finished a perfect 5-for-5 in Thursday afternoon's 8-7 win over the Mets.
Jonathan Niese tossed a solid outing in a Thursday afternoon no-decision against the Padres, allowing one run on six hits over six innings.
Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that the Pirates have agreed to a deal with the Tigers for Joakim Soria.
Devon Travis received a cortisone shot in his left shoulder on Wednesday.
FOX Sports' Jon Morosi reports that the Orioles are interested in Yoenis Cespedes.
CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that the White Sox are interested in Padres outfielder Justin Upton and Tigers outfielder Yoenis Cespedes.