Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports said Padres general manager A.J. Preller remains in touch with the Phillies regarding Cole Hamels.
Red Sox manager John Farrell said Brandon Workman will enter spring training as a reliever.
Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports the Rays are likely to sign Alexi Casilla to a minor league deal.
Rays signed RHP Ronald Belisario to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
MLB sent a memo to teams telling them to hold off on signing Cuban players until they figure out how to proceed, according to Ben Badler of Baseball America.