Samuel Deduno was brilliant in the finale of the World Baseball Classic on Tuesday, scattering two hits and three walks over five shutout innings as the Dominican Republic topped Puerto Rico 3-0 to claim the title.
Orioles acquired OF Travis Snider from the Pirates in exchange for LHP Stephen Tarpley and a player to be named later.
MLB.com's Alden Gonzalez reports that the Angels plan to discuss a contract extension with Huston Street during spring training.
Red Sox acquired LHP Robbie Ross from the Rangers in exchange for RHP Anthony Ranaudo.
Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reports that Cuban infielder Yoan Moncada is close to being granted free agency after it's been determined he no longer needs a specific unblocking license.
According to MLB.com's Todd Zolecki, the Brewers and Blue Jays are both still interested in Jonathan Papelbon.
Royals and OF Jarrod Dyson avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $1.225 million contract.
Mariners re-signed OF Franklin Gutierrez to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that the Astros are "among the team" looking at Kevin Correia.
Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register reports that the Angels "remain hopeful" Garrett Richards (knee) will be ready for Opening Day.
Orioles and RHP Bud Norris avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $8.8 million contract.
Reds signed C Devin Mesoraco to a four-year, $28 million contract extension.