Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com reports that right-hander Vicente Padilla has agreed to a one-year, $3.25 million contract with the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks of Japan's Pacific League.
ESPN's Jerry Crasnick reports that the Mariners are working on a trade to acquire Marcell Ozuna.
Yahoo Sports' Jeff Passan reports that Korean third baseman Jae-gyun Hwang will be posted by the Lotte Giants on Wednesday.
Angels signed C Geovany Soto to a one-year contract.
White Sox acquired RHP Tommy Kahnle from the Rockies in exchange for RHP Yency Almonte.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Giants are among the teams interested in free agent right-hander John Lackey.
Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski said Tuesday that there's "no plan in place" for Hanley Ramirez to play winter ball.
CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that Mark McGwire is expected to be named as Andy Green's bench coach with the Padres.
According to FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal, Padres executives met with Japanese third baseman Nabuhiro Matsuda this week.
ESPN's Jerry Crasnick was told by several rival executives that they expect the Mariners to trade Mark Trumbo this offseason.
Tim Lincecum (hip) plans to hold a showcase for interested teams in January.
Japanese right-hander Kenta Maeda told his team, the Hiroshima Carp, that he wants to be put through the posting system to pitch in MLB next season.