Padres signed C Hunter Redman to a minor league contract.
Freddy Garcia will retire from baseball after pitching for his native Venezuela in the Caribbean Series championship game on Sunday.
Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that there's been "quite a bit of interest" in Alex Cobb this offseason.
Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that teams have been "unsure about devoting $6-8 million, plus incentives" to Cliff Lee.
Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe hears that Matt Thornton is receiving interest from six teams.
Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that the Astros have inquired on Tyler Clippard.
Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports that the Orioles are "checking medicals again and weighing the pros and cons" of signing Yovani Gallardo.
Cuban OF Yordanis Linares will work out for teams in Baja, California on February 16.
Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times mentioned free agents Tommy Hunter, Burke Badenhop and Ryan Webb as "legit possibilities" for the Rays.
Trading James Loney would allow the Rays to use Corey Dickerson as their primary DH.
White Sox GM Rick Hahn believes Carson Fulmer could arrive in the major leagues by 2017.
The White Sox and Cubs have spoken with the Rays about acquiring a starting pitcher.
According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, Bryce Harper's "future marriage" with the Yankees is considered "inevitable by most in the sport."
Alex Speier of the Boston Globe doesn't believe the Red Sox are in a rush to sign Mookie Betts or Xander Bogaerts to extensions.
The Diamondbacks have had discussions with Tyler Clippard.