FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that Ian Desmond "appears less of a target" for the White Sox than adding an outfielder.
Jon Heyman of CBS Sports confirms the White Sox are one of the teams considering free agent shortstop Ian Desmond.
ESPN's Jerry Crasnick writes that free agent shortstop Ian Desmond is a "long shot" for the Rays.
Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe hears that Matt Thornton is receiving interest from six teams.
According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, Bryce Harper's "future marriage" with the Yankees is considered "inevitable by most in the sport."
Free agent reliever Matt Thornton said on MLB Network Radio on Sirius XM on Wednesday that he's "waiting for a team to show serious interest."
Nationals signed INF Brendan Ryan to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Nationals signed RHP Bronson Arroyo to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
SB Nation's Chris Cotillo reports that the Rays have interest in Ian Desmond.
SB Nation's Chris Cotillo hears that Bronson Arroyo is expected to make a decision on which team to sign with this week.
Nationals signed LHP Darin Gorski to a minor league contract.
According to Peter Gammons of MLB.com, the Marlins are a third team with interest in Bronson Arroyo.
Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports that the Nationals have interest in free agent right-hander Bronson Arroyo.
Robert Murray of BaseballEssential.com reports that Bronson Arroyo had a throwing session for the Reds in Cincinnati on Friday.
Nationals signed RHP Boone Whiting to a minor league contract.