Padres signed RHP Joaquin Benoit to a two-year, $15.5 million contract.
Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports reports that the Padres and free agent reliever Joaquin Benoit have agreed on contract terms.
ESPN's Jerry Crasnick reports that talks are "heating up" between the Padres and free agent reliever Joaquin Benoit.
Indians general manager Mark Shapiro indicated Sunday during an interview with MLB Network Radio on Sirius XM, that he expects to sign a closer soon.
ESPN's Buster Olney reports that the Padres are the "front runner" over the Indians to sign Joaquin Benoit.
Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports reports that the Padres and Indians are in on Joaquin Benoit.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Padres are making a "strong push" to sign free agent reliever Joaquin Benoit.
ESPN's Buster Olney reports that Joaquin Benoit is seeking $7-10 million per season.
Yahoo Sports' Jeff Passan hears teams believe the Indians, Cubs, Mariners, Padres and Yankees are the most likely destinations for Joaquin Benoit.
A source tells Jon Morosi of FOX Sports that the Orioles are still in discussions with Joaquin Benoit and John Axford.
According to Jon Morosi of FOX Sports, the Rockies are in talks with free agent Joaquin Benoit.
USA Today's Bob Nightengale reports that the Yankees "have had lots of internal discussions" about Joaquin Benoit.
Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that the Mariners are interested in free agent reliever Joaquin Benoit.
Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski said Wednesday that he expects Joaquin Benoit to sign elsewhere as a closer.