Astros and OF Nori Aoki avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $5.5 million contract.
Bob Dutton of the Tacoma News Tribune reports that free agent right-hander Doug Fister is a "name of interest" for the Mariners.
Astros signed OF Josh Reddick to a four-year, $52 million contract.
Astros sent 1B Jon Singleton outright to Triple-A Fresno.
Jake Kaplan of the Houston Chronicle reports that the Astros could non-tender Nori Aoki following the Josh Reddick signing.
Astros placed 1B Jon Singleton on outright waivers.
Yahoo Sports' Jeff Passan reports that the Astros have agreed to a deal with free agent outfielder Josh Reddick, pending a physical.
Astros acquired C Brian McCann and cash considerations from the Yankees for RHPs Albert Abreu and Jorge Guzman.
Charlie Morton (hamstring) said at his introductory press conference with the Astros on Wednesday that he has already thrown six bullpen sessions.
Astros signed RHP Charlie Morton to a two-year, $14 million contract.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal writes that the Astros and Yankees "seemingly are at an impasse" regarding trade talks on Brian McCann.
Danny Worth has agreed to a one-year, $700,000 contract with the SK Wyverns of the Korea Baseball Organization.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Astros have hired Alex Cora as their new bench coach.
Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reports that the Yankees have expressed a willingness to pay down half of Brian McCann's remaining contract in a trade if it means getting multiple top young players in return.
MLB Network's Jon Morosi reports that the Blue Jays are showing interest in Josh Reddick.