Jon Morosi of MLB Network reports that the Dodgers and Royals are engaged in trade discussions, but that progress is slow.
Mets manager Terry Collins said Tuesday that Curtis Granderson would be the starting center fielder if the season started today.
Mark Saxon of ESPN hears from a rival executive that the Cardinals' offer to free agent outfielder Dexter Fowler is in the same range as the four-year, $60 million offer from the Blue Jays.
Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette hears that the Pirates are among the teams who have expressed interest in free agent right-hander Daniel Hudson.
Chris Cotillo of SB Nation reports that the Red Sox will cover the entire $31.5 million owed to Yoan Moncada.