Cubs signed RHP Rafael Soriano to a minor league contract.
Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times reports that the Cubs are closing in on a deal with free agent reliever Rafael Soriano.
Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that the Blue Jays, Cardinals and Cubs have been the "most aggressive" pursuers of Rafael Soriano.
Rafael Soriano will have an open throwing session for teams on June 11 in the Dominican Republic.
Free agent Rafael Soriano, armed with a new agent, said he's been working out and will be ready to pitch whenever he signs with a club.
Patrick Mooney of CSN Chicago reports that the Cubs are considering adding Rafael Soriano to upgrade their bullpen.
According to Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald, the Marlins are no longer considering adding free agent reliever Rafael Soriano.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that Rafael Soriano is "one of several options" the Marlins are considering and they are interested in him "only at a low price."
MLB.com's Joe Frisaro hears that the Marlins are "very much engaged" in discussions with Rafael Soriano's agent, Scott Boras.
Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports that the Marlins have expressed interest in free agent reliever Rafael Soriano.
CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that "there has been some contact" between the Mariners and Rafael Soriano's agent, Scott Boras.
Rafael Soriano's agent Scott Boras said Thursday that the calls on his client are "increasing."
CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that the Tigers "are thought to be at least monitoring" Rafael Soriano's workouts in Miami.
FOX Sports' Jon Morosi reports that Rafael Soriano is talking with "multiple teams" and it "does not appear" his signing is imminent.