Angels and 3B David Freese avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $6.425 million contract.
Braves designated OF Jose Constanza for assignment.
White Sox designated OF Dayan Viciedo for assignment.
White Sox signed INF Gordon Beckham to a one-year, $2 million contract.
Casey Janssen will make a $3.5 million salary with the Nationals this season.
Pirates signed OF/C Wilkin Castillo to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel gets the impression that the Brewers would like to pull off a trade with the Phillies for closer Jonathan Papelbon.
Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish reports that a reunion is possible between the White Sox and Gordon Beckham.
Mariners signed C John Baker to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
According to Tim Dierkes of MLB Trade Rumors, Joe Blanton will hold an open workout and throw a bullpen session for teams on February 4.
Indians director of player development Carter Hawkins expects third base prospect Giovanny Urshela to be ready for spring training.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Nationals have signed reliever Casey Janssen to a one-year, $5 million contract.
Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports that the Mets aren't close to trading Dillon Gee.
Matt Albers (shoulder) will have a showcase for teams on February 10 in Houston.
Marlins signed OF Ichiro Suzuki to a one-year contract.