Jim Bowden of SiriusXM said on MLB Network Radio Thursday that the Mariners "may make an offer to Nelson Cruz as early as today."
Lucas Duda (oblique) hopes to be game-ready early next week.
Daniel Murphy will undergo X-rays on his right hand.
Jose Bautista was scratched from Friday's game due to right hamstring tightness.
Matt Harvey touched 99 mph while throwing two perfect innings Friday against the Nationals.
Rangers signed LHP Joe Beimel to a one-year, $1.5 million contract.
Jonathan Lucroy (hamstring) could be ready for Cactus League game sooner than expected.
Josh Reddick was scratched from Friday's lineup due to a right oblique strain.
Gavin Floyd had to halt a live batting practice session on Wednesday after seven pitches due to "general soreness."
Jorge De La Rosa was scratched from Saturday's scheduled outing due to left groin tightness.
Yu Darvish (triceps) will undergo an MRI on Friday.
Omar Infante was scratched from Friday's lineup due to ongoing soreness in his right elbow.