Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com reports that the Blue Jays are nearing a deal with Jose Bautista.
Jon Morosi of MLB Network reports that the Orioles have been in contact with the representatives for Jose Bautista this offseason.
Peter Gammons of GammonsDaily.com reports that the Mets, Yankees, Dodgers and Red Sox are among the dozen or more teams that plan to attend a showcase for Craig Breslow on January 23.
According to Jim Salisbury of CSN Philadelphia, the Mets are seeking a pair of prospects in potential trades for outfielder Jay Bruce.
Yankees signed 1B/OF Ji-Man Choi to a minor league contract.