by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
Dodgers sign Josh Bell, nine pitchers to minor-league deals
The Dodgers have signed third baseman Josh Bell and pitchers Romulo Sanchez, Henry Sosa, Fu-Te Ni, Drew Carpenter, Sam Demel, Josh Judy, Josh Ravin, Jack McGeary and Juan Abreu to minor-league deals, Baseball America reports.
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com
Cubs chip away at roster
The Cubs made another round of roster cuts Friday, moving the following players to their minor-league camp: pitchers Drew Carpenter, Casey Coleman, Jaye Chapman, Jensen Lewis and Blake Parker; outfielders Brian Bogusevic, Darnell McDonald and Johermyn Chavez; and infielders Edwin Maysonet and Brad Nelson. Chicago also optioned Chris Rusin to Triple-A Iowa. He could be a candidate for a spot start later in the season.
Carpenter catches on with Mets
The Mets signed pitcher Drew Carpenter to a minor-league contract on Friday and assigned him to Double-A Binghamton.