Dodgers signed RHP Freddy Garcia to a minor league contract.
MLB.com's Alden Gonzalez reports that Huston Street isn't expected to complete a contract extension until after Josh Hamilton's situation is resolved.
Koji Uehara said his ailing left hamstring felt the "same as last time" when he tried to throw a bullpen session Monday.
Roberto Hernandez has been named the Astros' No. 5 starter.
Ian Kennedy was superb Monday, recording seven strikeouts over six scoreless frames in a Cactus League victory over the Reds.
Anthony DeSclafani was touched up for six runs over six innings of work on Monday against the Padres.
Matt Kemp launched a two-run homer in Monday's win over the Reds.
Jeff Todd of MLBTradeRumors.com reports that Scott Downs will only accept a major league contract.
Astros purchased the contract of LHP Joe Thatcher from Triple-A Fresno.
Cubs purchased the contract of LHP Phil Coke from Triple-A Iowa.
Trevor Bauer had his good stuff Monday, whiffing seven batters while tossing 6 1/3 frames of one-run ball in a Cactus League win over the White Sox.
Hector Noesi struck out five but allowed three runs over 5 1/3 innings Monday against the Indians.
Tyler Flowers had a single and a solo homer in Monday's loss to the Indians.
LaTroy Hawkins was shelled in one-third of an inning, allowing five runs to the Athletics as the Rockies lost 11-2 on Monday.
Drew Pomeranz held the Rockies scoreless over six innings in Monday's start.