SB Nation's Chris Cotillo reports the Tigers are one of a "handful" of "serious suitors" for Jordan Zimmermann.
Fox Sports' Jon Morosi and Ken Rosenthal report the Tigers are in discussions with Jordan Zimmermann.
Jon Heyman of CBS Sports was told by one executive that Jonathan Papelbon is "untradeable."
Nationals signed OF Logan Schafer to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
ESPN's Jayson Stark has been told by three teams that the Nationals are looking to trade both Jonathan Papelbon and Drew Storen.
According to Darren Wolfson of 1500 ESPN, the Twins are not interested in free agent southpaw Matt Thornton.
Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports that before acquiring Francisco Rodriguez from the Brewers, the Tigers discussed Jonathan Papelbon and Drew Storen with the Nationals.
Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports that the Dodgers have identified Jordan Zimmermann as a top target this winter.
Nationals signed OF Chris Heisey to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Nationals re-signed INF Scott Sizemore to a minor league contract with an invite to spring training.
The Braves are pursuing free agent reliever Matt Thornton, a source tells FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal.
Bryce Harper was named the winner of the 2015 National League Most Valuable Player Award by the Baseball Writers' Association of America on Thursday.
Nationals purchased the contract of LHP Nick Lee from Double-A Harrisburg.
Nationals purchased the contract of C Spencer Kieboom from High-A Potomac.
National purchased the contract of 2B Chris Bostick from Double-A Harrisburg.