Cubs signed RHP Jim Henderson to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, free agent Jason Hammel was "in talks with the Mariners" when he switched agents in late December.
Cubs claimed RHP Dylan Floro off waivers from the Rays.
Jason Heyward has spent the offseason trying to recapture the swing he used in 2012.
Cubs hired David Ross as a special assistant to baseball operations.
Jake Arrieta was noncommittal when asked about his future with the Cubs.
According to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, free agent Shane Victorino has a contract offer on the table.
Pedro Strop requested $6 million and was offered $4.6 million by the Cubs when arbitration figures were exchanged on Friday.
Cubs and RHP Jake Arrieta avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $15.6375 million contract.
Cubs and RHP Justin Grimm avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $1.825 million contract.
Cubs and RHP Hector Rondon avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $5.8 million contract.
Cubs manager Joe Maddon said that he would consider batting Kyle Schwarber (knee) leadoff.
Rays designated RHP Dylan Floro for assignment.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal hears that the Cubs could re-sign Travis Wood if they're unable to land Tyson Ross.
Cubs signed RHP Maikel Cleto to a minor league contract.