The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the Cardinals are hoping Chris Carpenter (shoulder) will be able to rejoin the team as a reliever at some point later this season.
MLB Network's Jon Heyman hears the Reds believe the Orioles have the prospects to swing a deal for Jay Bruce.
Royals and 3B Mike Moustakas avoided arbitration by agreeing to a two-year, $14.3 million contract.
Pirates signed LHP Cory Luebke to a minor league contract with an invite to spring training.
Pirates signed LHP Eric O'Flaherty to a minor league contract with an invite to spring training.
Jon Heyman of CBS Sports confirms the White Sox are one of the teams considering free agent shortstop Ian Desmond.
The Dodgers are looking to trade IF/OF Alex Guerrero, according to Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal.
While the Orioles have yet to strike a deal with free agent right-hander Yovani Gallardo, "both sides appear to be pretty optimistic," according to MLB.com's Brittany Ghiroli.
Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports Cuban outfielder Lazaro Armenteros is expected to sign either Thursday or Friday.
Jacob deGrom said he'd be open to signing a long-term contract with the Mets.
Angels signed RHP Javy Guerra to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Braves signed RHP Carlos Torres to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.