According to Jeff Passan and Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports, MLB player representatives "overwhelmingly agreed" that Alex Rodriguez should be kicked out of the union during a 90-minute conference call last week.
Diamondbacks and OF A.J. Pollock avoided arbitration by agreeing to a two-year, $10.25 million contract.
Sportsnet's Shi Davidi reports that the Blue Jays have signed Josh Donaldson to a two-year contract worth nearly $29 million.
Padres signed INF/OF Skip Schumaker to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
SB Nation's Chris Cotillo reports that the Tigers and J.D. Martinez have agreed to a two-year contract.
Diamondbacks signed RHP Tyler Clippard to a two-year, $12.25 million contract.
Indians signed RHP Craig Stammen to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
MLB.com's Jesse Sanchez reports that Cuban infielder Yulieski Gourriel has defected from his native country.
Jason Castro will have an arbitration hearing with the Astros on Monday afternoon.
Freddy Garcia will retire from baseball after pitching for his native Venezuela in the Caribbean Series championship game on Sunday.
Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports that the Orioles are "checking medicals again and weighing the pros and cons" of signing Yovani Gallardo.
Blue Jays signed RHP Gavin Floyd to a one-year, $1 million contract.