Jayson Stark of ESPN writes that Rangers first baseman Mitch Moreland is a possible fit with the Rays.
Ryan Divish of the Seattle Times wrote in his Winter Meetings blog that there are rumors Nelson Cruz turned down a five-year, $75 million offer from the Mariners.
Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports that the Orioles met Monday with the agent for Nelson Cruz.
Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post reports that the Nationals have been in touch with Jeff Baker.
Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports says that trading shortstop Elvis Andrus is "viewed internally as very much a longshot."
Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram believes that Nelson Cruz is seeking a longer-term deal than the Rangers are willing to offer.
According to Jerry Crasnick, while the Diamondbacks are in the market for a power-hitting corner outfielder, they don't appear to be a fit for Nelson Cruz.
Rangers signed OF Bryan Petersen to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Rangers signed RHP Nate Adcock to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Rangers signed RHP Jose Contreras to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Mets have "cooled" on Nelson Cruz.
Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News reports that Nelson Cruz "could emerge as a Yankees' target" should they miss out on Carlos Beltran.
Rangers acquired INF Chris Bostick and OF Michael Choice from the Athletics for OF Craig Gentry and RHP Josh Lindblom.
Rangers acquired OF Michael Choice and INF Chris Bostick from the Athletics for OF Craig Gentry and RHP Josh Lindblom.
Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports hears from a source that the Orioles could use the money saved in the Jim Johnson deal to make a run at free agent outfielder Nelson Cruz.