Brandon Kintzler plans to potentially throw more offspeed pitches in 2017.
Athletics designated RHP Zach Neal for assignment.
Athletics signed INF Trevor Plouffe to a one-year, $5.25 million contract.
Indians signed LHP Kelvin De La Cruz to a minor league contract.
Pirates signed 1B/OF Joey Terdoslavich to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Indians president Chris Antonetti said Wednesday that Michael Brantley (shoulder) has progressed to hitting off a tee.
Blue Jays re-signed OF Jose Bautista to a one-year, $18.5 million contract.
Indians and OF Brandon Guyer avoided arbitration by agreeing to a two-year, $5 million contract with a club option for 2019.
According to Jim Bowden of ESPN.com and Sirius XM, free agent reliever Greg Holland is "getting close to deciding on his next team."
According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, Jose Bautista will be guaranteed $18.5 million in his new deal with the Blue Jays.
The younger brother of Edinson Volquez has been stabbed to death in the Dominican Republic.
Diamondbacks signed OF Gregor Blanco to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Braves signed RHP Blaine Boyer to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Aaron Nola (elbow) told reporters Tuesday that he will have no restrictions leading into spring training.
Jeremy Hefner has retired from baseball.