Reds optioned LHP Tony Cingrani, RHP Daniel Corcino to Triple-A Louisville; RHPs Kyle Lotzkar, Josh Ravin to Double-A Pensacola; RHP Carlos Contreras, OF Yorman Rodriguez to Low-A Dayton.
Blue Jays signed LHP J.A. Happ to a three-year, $36 million contract.
Renato Bermudez of ESPN Deportes reports that Yasiel Puig was recently involved in a fight with a security guard at a Miami nightclub.
Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports that the Athletics are likely to trade Brett Lawrie following the acquisition of Jed Lowrie.
Edwin Encarnacion (hernia) began running on Thursday.
The Angels have hired Bud Black as a special assistant to GM Billy Eppler.
Braves signed RHP Bud Norris to a one-year, $2.5 million contract.
Dee Gordon said on MLB Network's "Hot Stove" show Wednesday morning that his agent has been in discussions with the Marlins about a contract extension.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Cubs, Cardinals, Dodgers, Giants and Red Sox have the most interest in free agent left-hander David Price.
Cubs acquired LHP Rex Brothers from the Rockies for LHP Wander Cabrera.
Mariners sent LHP Danny Hultzen outright to Triple-A Tacoma.
CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that Wei-Yin Chen is seeking a deal worth $85 million over five years.