Padres signed RHP Martires Arias to a minor league contract.
The Angels have hired Bud Black as a special assistant to GM Billy Eppler.
According to FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal and Jon Morosi, the Padres are drawing trade interest in prospect outfielder Manuel Margot.
CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that Mark McGwire is expected to be named as Andy Green's bench coach with the Padres.
Padres signed RHP Johnny Hellweg to a minor league contract.
According to Dennis Lin of the San Diego Union-Tribune, Brandon Maurer could be an option for the Padres in the ninth inning following some of their recent trades.
Dennis Lin of the San Diego Tribune reports that Mark McGwire has emerged as the top candidate to serve as the bench coach for new manager Andy Green.
Padres signed RHP Cesar Vargas to a major league contract.
Padres claimed C Josmil Pinto off waivers from the Twins.
Padres purchased the contract of SS Jose Rondon from Double-A San Antonio.
Padres purchased the contract of OF Manuel Margot from Triple-A El Paso.
According to ESPN's Jerry Crasnick, free agent Shawn Kelley is "attracting a lot of interest."
Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times reports that Bud Black will join the Angels in a front office capacity.
Jerry Crasnick of ESPN reports that Bud Black "appears to be out of the mix" for the Dodgers' managerial vacancy.
Jeff Sanders of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports that while the Padres are fielding calls on Tyson Ross, they are also considering a contract extension for him.