Jim Salisbury of CSN Philadelphia reports that the Phillies are closing in on a deal with free agent right-hander Joaquin Benoit.
Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reports that the Nippon Ham Fighters are set to post Shotei Otani following the 2017 season.
Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports that 4-5 teams are in the mix to acquire Brian Dozier from the Twins.
According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, the Cardinals are a strong possibility for free agent outfielder Dexter Fowler.
According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, the Rangers and Blue Jays are among the teams still in the mix for Edwin Encarnacion.