According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Angels' decision to sign Luis Valbuena had more to do with the uncertainty surrounding Albert Pujols' health than a desire to shop C.J. Cron.
According to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, the market for free agent Ryan Hanigan "has started to pick up."
Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe is hearing the Rays could trade Jake Odorizzi before the start of spring training.
According to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, Bronson Arroyo is "making great progress" in his recovery from an elbow injury.
Free agent Sergio Romo drew interest from the Brewers before they signed Netfali Feliz.
Astros manager A.J. Hinch said Charlie Morton is "softly" in the starting rotation.
Drew VerHagen (shoulder) will throw off a mound next week.
Red Sox president Dave Dombrowski doesn't expect Eduardo Rodriguez to pitch in the upcoming World Baseball Classic.
Jeff Manship has signed with the NC Dinos of the Korean Baseball Organization.
Andrew Baggarly of the San Jose Mercury News reports free agent Tim Lincecum has no plans to retire.
Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said Anibal Sanchez will stretch out to be a starter this spring.
Blake Swihart said his ankle is "perfect" and won't have any impact on his catching.
Astros signed RHP Dayan Diaz to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
According to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN, the Angels, Rockies and possibly the Reds are the best fits remaining for free agent catcher Matt Wieters.
Drew Pomeranz underwent a stem cell injection in his pitching elbow in October.