Austin Jackson agreed to a two-year deal worth $6 million with the Giants on Monday, Jon Heyman of FanRagSports.com reports.
Rockies manager Bud Black said Saturday that he expects David Dahl (back/ribs) to be a "full go" for the beginning of spring training next month, Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post reports. "He's engaged, he's running, he's lifting weights, he's swinging at 100 percent," Black said. "Right now there are no concerns, and medically everybody feels really good about David."
Jerad Eickhoff (hand) said last week that he has thrown off a mound three times this winter and has had a "fairly normal offseason," Matt Gelb of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports. "A lot of it was," Eickhoff said, when asked if his physical limitations played a factor in his disappointing 2017 campaign. "I think, honestly, what kept it moving was my mentality. That was one of the hardest things I have had to do – to pull myself out of the game. But it's going to make me a better pitcher because of it."
Buddy Boshers was claimed off waivers by the Astros on Monday.
Kyle Schwarber changed his training regimen and diet during the offseason and has lost approximately 20 pounds, Lauren Comitor of The Athletic Chicago reports. "I want to be the best player I can be and I think that it starts there," Schwarber said Friday at the 2018 Cubs Convention, when asked about his new physique. "It's not going to go out there, hit .500. You just gotta control the things you can control, and this is one thing I can control."
Ryan Lavarnway agreed to a minor-league contract with the Pirates and will attend major-league spring training as a non-roster invitee, Adam Berry of MLB.com reports.
Chris Volstad signed a minor-league contract with the White Sox which includes an invitation to spring training, James Fegan of The Athletic Chicago reports.
T.J. House signed a minor-league contract with the White Sox which includes an invitation to spring training, James Fegan of The Athletic Chicago reports.
Michael Blazek signed a minor-league contract with the Diamondbacks on Monday, Chris Cotillo of SB Nation reports.
Koji Uehara stated that he will retire if he doesn't receive a major-league offer before the season begins, Kyodo News reports.
Colby Lewis announced Friday that he has ended his playing career and has accepted a position in the Rangers' front office, T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com reports.
Jung Ho Kang (suspension) has returned to the Dominican Republic in an attempt to receive a U.S. visa, Elizabeth Bloom of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Martin Perez (elbow) believes he'll be available to pitch by Opening Day, Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.
Devon Travis (knee) is expected to begin running within the next month as part of his offseason knee rehabilitation program, Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Dalton Pompey is fully recovered from the knee injury he suffered last season, Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Mets general manager Sandy Alderson is expected to provide an update later this month regarding David Wright's (shoulder, back) health heading into spring training, Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports.
Michael Lorenzen is expected to vie for the fifth spot in the Reds' rotation during spring training, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports.
Rookie Davis (hip) initiated a throwing program last week, but remains in line to miss the start of spring training, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports.
Ryan Tepera is working on developing a split changeup, Arden Zwelling of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Tyler Thornburg, who underwent thoracic outlet syndrome surgery in June, believes he can have a normal spring training and be ready by Opening Day, Pete Abraham of The Boston Globe reports.