Daniel Murphy has made it a priority this offseason to strengthen his legs in order to avoid a recurrence of the problems he dealt with during the 2016 season.
According to Peter Gammons, the White Sox asked the Astros for Francis Martes, Kyle Tucker and Joe Musgrove in exchange for Jose Quintana.
Gerrit Cole (elbow) announced at Pirates' Fan Fest on Saturday that he's fully healthy and will begin his throwing program on Monday.
In an interview with Grant Paulsen on MLB Network Radio, Stephen Strasburg said he will begin throwing around January 1.
According to Patrick Mooney of CSN Chicago, the Cubs have had continued dialogue with free agent right-hander Tyson Ross since the winter meetings ended.
Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports that Twins prospect Yorman Landa was killed in a tragic car accident in Venezuela.
Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports that Nick Evans will play another season with the Doosan Bears in the Korean Baseball Organization.
Padres signed RHP Logan Bawcom to a minor league contract.
Astros signed INF Reid Brignac to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Diamondbacks signed RHP Brooks Hall to a minor league contract.
Diamondbacks signed RHP Asher Wojciechowski to a minor league contract.
Diamondbacks signed OF Jason Pridie to a minor league contract.
Diamondbacks signed OF Reymond Fuentes to a minor league contract.
Phillies signed 1B/OF Daniel Nava to a minor league contract.
Dan Connolly of BaltimoreBaseball.com reports that Welington Castillo has emerged as the Orioles' top catching target.