Jim Bowden of ESPN and SiriusXM reports that the Cardinals have not contacted Edwin Encarnacion's representatives at this point.
Darren Wolfson of 1500ESPN reports that the Twins "remain in the mix" for Matt Dominguez on a minor league contract.
Derrick Goold and Ben Frederickson of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch write that the Cardinals "could become more aggressive than previously believed," with Mark Trumbo and Edwin Encarnacion as "possible pursuits."
Blue Jays selected RHP Glenn Sparkman from the Royals with the No. 13 pick in the Rule 5 Draft.
Jon Morosi of FOX Sports reports that the Rangers continue to be in touch with Edwin Encarnacion.
Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins said that the chances of re-signing Edwin Encarnacion are looking dim.
Jon Morosi of FOX Sports hears that the Rockies have shown interest in Marcus Stroman.
Blue Jays signed LHP Brett Oberholtzer to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Jon Morosi of MLB Network writes that Edwin Encarnacion probably won't sign a contract before the end of the Winter Meetings.
The Rangers don't have the money to sign Edwin Encarnacion or another marquee free agent, according to Bob Nightengale of USA Today.
Marly Rivera of ESPN reports that the Rangers and Indians are both still in talks with free agent slugger Edwin Encarnacion.
According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, free agent slugger Edwin Encarnacion is currently in "wait-and-see mode."
According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, the Blue Jays are "back in talks" with Jose Bautista.
ESPN's Jerry Crasnick tweets that he is "not sensing much momentum" between the Indians and free agent slugger Edwin Encarnacion.
Red Sox officials have informed Jose Bautista's camp that "they are out on signing him," per Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe.