Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, and Frank Thomas were elected to the 2014 class of the Baseball Hall of Fame by the BBWAA.
Blue Jays skipper John Gibbons "seemed more subdued than usual" during his media session Wednesday and "hinted" that the Blue Jays "had made plans based on signing Ervin [Santana]," reports Toronto radio broadcaster Mike Wilner.
Rangers manager Ron Washington prefers that either Neftali Feliz, Joakim Soria or Tanner Scheppers emerges as closer, but he won't rule out the possibility of a closer-by-committee.
Cole Hamels (shoulder) threw a successful bullpen session Wednesday morning.
Astros released 1B Brett Wallace.
Braves signed RHP Ervin Santana to a one-year, $14.1 million contract.
Thomas Harding of MLB.com reports that it's "almost a certainty" that Jhoulys Chacin (shoulder) will begin the season on the disabled list.
Zack Greinke (calf) will start Wednesday's Cactus League game against the Diamondbacks.
Indians manager Terry Francona on Tuesday named Justin Masterson his Opening Day starter.
Reds manager Bryan Price said Tuesday that Sean Marshall (shoulder) is "a couple of days" away from a bullpen session.
Reds manager Bryan Price said Tuesday that it's "undecided" whether Jonathan Broxton (forearm) will be ready for Opening Day.
Trevor Cahill is listed as day-to-day after being diagnosed with a jammed right knee.