Padres flip Reymond Fuentes for Royals pitcher Kyle Bartsch
The 23-year-old Fuentes hit .294/.363/.416 over two minor-league levels last year. Bartsch posted a 2.29 ERA in High A over 55 innings.
Brewers add David Goforth to 40-man roster
Goforth posted a 3.76 ERA in 64 2/3 innings at Double-A last season. The 26-year-old will be inelligible for the Rule 5 draft following the move.
Report: Reds have talked about dealing Jay Bruce
The 27-year-old is a two-time All-Star, but is coming off a poor offensive season. Bruce hit just .217/.281/.373 over 493 at-bats. He missed time during the season due to knee surgery. Bruce is under contract for the next two seasons, and has a club option for 2017. He's expected to be ready for spring training.
White Sox have a high asking price for Alexei Ramirez
Ramirez will earn $10 million in 2015. He has a club option that allows him to come back at the same price in 2016. Ramirez is coming off a season in which he hit .273/.305/.408 over 622 at-bats.
Astros' Carlos Correa 'fully recovered'
Correa is expected to be with the team in big league camp. He'll likely begin the season at Double-A, according to general manager Jeff Luhnow.
Pirates' Pedro Alvarez expected to have normal offseason
Alvarez had a stress reaction in his foot. The injury ended his season prematurely. The team designated Ike Davis for assignment Thursday, confirming it will move ahead with Alvarez at first next season. General manager Neal Huntington confirmed the news, saying "we've essentially committed to Pedro over Ike Davis."
Pirates shore up 40-man roster
Cubs add C.J. Edwards to 40-man roster
Edwards is considered one of the team's best pitching prospects. The 23-year-old posted a 2.35 ERA over two levels in 2014.
Pirates designate Ike Davis for assignment
Davis was acquired by the club midseason, and hit .233/.344/.378 over 360 at-bats last year. The 27-year-old should draw interest if he chooses to become a free-agent.
Rays designate Jose Molina for assignment
Molina is signed for $2.75 million in 2015. The team wanted to clear space on the 40-man roster, and determined Molina had to go. The 39-year-old hit .178 over 225 at-bats last year.
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