Matt Garza (elbow) on Friday threw his first bullpen session of the offseason.
Buster Posey (hip) will be back in the Giants' starting lineup on Thursday against the Cubs.
Javier Baez will play shortstop for the Cubs while Starlin Castro is on the bereavement list.
Cubs placed SS Starlin Castro on the bereavement list.
Cubs placed RHP Edwin Jackson on the 15-day disabled list with a right lat strain.
Ryan Zimmerman (hamstring) did some light throwing on Thursday afternoon.
According to ESPN's Jim Bowden, the Rangers will not be trading left-handed reliever Neal Cotts.
According to Kiley McDaniel of FanGraphs, the Astros could still strike a deal with No. 1 pick Brady Aiken.
Chad Qualls (back) is believed to be unavailable for Thursday's series finale against the Yankees.
Justin Verlander (shoulder) threw a successful 35-pitch bullpen session on Thursday morning.
Masahiro Tanaka (elbow) is scheduled to face live hitters on Saturday at Yankee Stadium.
Cubs third base prospect Kris Bryant went 2-for-3 with a home run and a walk on Wednesday for Triple-A Iowa.