Cubs and RHP Jake Arrieta avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $10.7 million contract.
Yankees signed OF Jared Mitchell to a minor league contract.
Giants signed INF Conor Gillaspie to a minor league contract.
Dave Pepe, the agent for free agent Joe Nathan said Friday that his workouts are going well and that the right-hander definitely plans on pitching this season.
Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports that the Diamondbacks are interested in adding a late-inning reliever with Tyler Clippard representing their top target.