- Report: White Sox, RP Downs close to deal
- A person familiar with the situation says the Chicago White Sox are closing in on a $4 million, one-year contract with pitcher Scott Downs.
- Padres land IF Jackson in deal with Astros
- The San Diego Padres have acquired infielder Ryan Jackson from the Houston Astros in exchange for infielder-outfielder Jesus Guzman.
- MLB average jumps 5.4 percent to $3.39M
- While the New York Yankees set another salary record, the Houston Astros had the lowest average in the major leagues in 14 years and the attention of the players' union.
- Astros, Albers complete $2.45M, 1-year deal
- The Astros have finalized a $2.45 million, one-year contract with right-handed reliever Matt Albers.
- Yankees hit with $28M luxury tax bill for '13
- The New York Yankees were hit with a $28 million luxury tax bill, pushing their total past the $250 million mark since the penalty began in 2003.