A source tells Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star that the Royals aren't close to a deal for Emilio Bonifacio.
Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that the Indians are engaged in "serious" negotiations with Edwin Encarnacion's representatives.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that there is a "legitimate chance" Chris Sale is traded to the Nationals for a package headed by Victor Robles and Lucas Giolito.
Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports that the Rays are "getting a lot of hits" on Alex Cobb.
Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports that the Nationals have found the Pirates' asking price for Andrew McCutchen to be "too high."
Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reports that Mark Melancon's four-year contract with the Giants includes an opt-out after the second season.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Cubs are "among most serious" of the early suitors for Wade Davis.
MLB.com's T.R. Sullivan reports that the Rangers are showing interest in Jorge Soler.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Cardinals are expressing interest in Jarrod Dyson.
Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports that Lucas Giolito "is a name in the mix" in trade talks between the Nationals and White Sox involving Chris Sale.
Giants signed RHP Mark Melancon to a four-year, $62 million contract.
Buster Olney of ESPN confirms that the Mets have expressed interest in Orioles reliever Brad Brach.