Phil Hughes (back) felt fine after throwing a simulated game on Monday and may progress to pitching in a minor league game as soon as this Saturday.
Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post Dispatch reports that the Cardinals have reached an agreement with Matt Carpenter on a multi-year contract extension.
Dionisio Soldevila of ESPN Deportes reports that Ervin Santana will sign a one-year, $14 million contract with an American League team.
CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that the Diamondbacks and left-handed reliever Oliver Perez have agreed to a two-year contract, pending a physical.
Chris Heisey paced the Reds offensive attack with a pair of homers on Friday, powering the Reds to a 10-9 victory over the Mariners.
Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports that Ervin Santana is now seeking a one-year contract, and wants to sign someplace as quickly as possible.
Troy Tulowitzki blasted a pair of home runs on Friday, powering the Rockies to a 7-2 victory over the Angels in Cactus League play.
Marco Scutaro's (back) Cactus League debut has been pushed back.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that Oliver Perez is close to signing a multi-year contract with the Diamondbacks.
Royals manager Ned Yost announced Friday that Luke Hochevar will undergo Tommy John surgery.
Royals released RHP Brad Penny.
Bronson Arroyo has been given an epidural for the bulging disc in his back.