According to Jon Morosi of FOX Sports, the Rockies are in talks with free agent Joaquin Benoit.
ESPN's Jerry Crasnick reports that the Angels "are listening" on Yunel Escobar and the Giants are "among the teams that have expressed interest."
Gregory Polanco is not in the Pirates' lineup Friday due to left leg discomfort.
Yoenis Cespedes (wrist) is back in the Mets' lineup Friday.
Anthony Rizzo (back) remained out of the Cubs' lineup Friday.
Starling Marte (foot) is back in the Pirates' lineup Friday.
Pirates activated RHP Juan Nicasio from the restricted list.
Rays acquired OF Oswaldo Arcia from the Twins in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations.
Joey Votto (flu) is back in the Reds' lineup Friday.
Carlos Gonzalez suffered a right wrist injury in Thursday's loss to the Diamondbacks.
Vincent Velasquez (biceps) is expected to rejoin the Phillies' rotation on Monday versus the Diamondbacks.
Jim Bowden of ESPN and SiriusXM reports that the Red Sox have inquired on Julio Teheran and Arodys Vizcaino.