Jordan Romano will not participate in the World Baseball Classic for Team Italy, Jamie Campbell of Sportsnet reports.
Hunter Dozier will be the primary third baseman for Kansas City to open the 2023 season according to Royals general manager J.J. Picollo, Anne Rogers of MLB.com reports.
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts told reporters that Chris Taylor is in the mix to be the starting center fielder, Eric Stephen of SBNation.com reports.
Miguel Rojas (hand/wrist) agreed to a two-year, $10 million extension on Saturday with a $5 million club option for 2025, Daniel Alvarez-Montes of ElExtraBase.com reports.
Nick Vespi (abdomen) expects to be ready for Opening Day, Andy Kostka of The Baltimore Sun reports.
Miguel Rojas underwent surgery to remove a piece of bone from between his thumb and index finger in mid-January, Eric Stephen of SBNation.com reports.
Chad Kuhl (triceps) signed with the Nationals as a non-roster invitee Saturday, Mark Zuckerman of MASNSports.com reports.
Nick Plummer joined the Reds on a minor-league deal Friday.
Nick Martini signed a minor-league contract with the Reds on Friday.
Fernando Tatis (shoulder/wrist/suspension) said Saturday that his shoulder is as close to 100 percent as it's been over the last two years, AJ Cassavell of MLB.com reports.
Jake Faria signed a minor-league contract with the Red Sox on Saturday, Chris Cotillo of The Springfield Republican reports.
Max Fried lost his arbitration case Saturday and will be paid $13.5 million next season rather than the $15 million he hoped for, Justin Toscano of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
Jake McGee has announced his retirement from professional baseball, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
J.B. Bukauskas cleared waivers and was sent outright to Triple-A Tacoma on Friday.
Aaron Sanchez re-signed with the Twins on a minor-league contract Jan. 30.
Yusniel Diaz agreed Friday to a minor league contract with the Dodgers with an invitation to spring training, Eric Stephen of SBNation.com reports.
James Jones signed a minor-league contract Friday with the Dodgers that includes an invitation to major-league spring training, Juan Toribio of MLB.com reports.
Eguy Rosario will be sidelined multiple months after suffering a fractured ankle while doing sprinting drills during winter ball, Jeff Sanders of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.
Gunnar Henderson told Jake Rill of MLB.com on Friday that he plans to take reps at both third base and shortstop during spring training.
Jesus Luzardo won his arbitration case with the Marlins on Friday, setting his salary for 2023 at $2.45 million, Jordan McPherson of the Miami Herald reports.