According to Patrick Mooney of CSN Chicago, the Cubs have had continued dialogue with free agent right-hander Tyson Ross since the winter meetings ended.
Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports that Twins prospect Yorman Landa was killed in a tragic car accident in Venezuela.
Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports that Nick Evans will play another season with the Doosan Bears in the Korean Baseball Organization.
Padres signed RHP Logan Bawcom to a minor league contract.
Astros signed INF Reid Brignac to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.