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 width=>>White Sox Sign Ageless Penny

The Chicago White Sox have agreed to terms on a deal with veteran right-hander Brad Penny, who made a comeback this past season with the Miami Marlins.

Penny's management agency confirmed the deal in a tweet on Tuesday.

Multiple outlets, including SB Nation, said it was a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training.

Penny, 36, returned to the majors in August after almost two years and went 2-1 with a 6.58 ERA in eight games, including four starts.

The right-hander pitched out of the bullpen for San Francisco in 2012 in his previous MLB season and hadn't made a start since Sept. 25, 2011, with Detroit.

>>Rockies Agree To Two-Year Deal With Descalso

(Denver, CO) -- The Colorado Rockies are adding infielder Daniel Descalso. The 28-year-old has agreed to a two-year, 3.6-million-dollar deal with the Colorado Rockies. Descalso can earn an extra one-million with incentives. He hit .242 with 11 doubles in 161 at-bats for the St. Louis Cardinals last season. Descalso is a career .243 batter with 10 home runs and 111 RBI in five seasons, all with the Cardinals.

>>Indians Sign Gavin Floyd

(Cleveland, OH) -- Gavin Floyd is making his way back to the American League Central. SB Nation reports the Cleveland Indians and Floyd have agreed on a one-year, four-million-dollar contract. The 31-year-old can earn up to six-million in bonuses based on starts and innings pitched. After working his way back from Tommy John surgery, Floyd pitched for the Atlanta Braves last season before suffering a season-ending fractured arm. Before the injury, Floyd was 2-and-2 with a 2.65 ERA in nine starts for the Braves. He pitched seven seasons for the White Sox from 2007-to-2013.

>>Padres Add Pitcher Brandon Morrow

(San Diego, CA) -- Righty Brandon Morrow will try and catch on with the San Diego Padres. MLB.com reports the two sides have agreed to a one-year, 2.5-million-dollar contract. He can earn up to five-million in incentives if he starts, and up to one-million working out of the Padres' bullpen. Morrow has not pitched in a full season since 2011. The 30-year-old went 1-and-3 with a 5.67 ERA in 13 games for the Blue Jays last season, six of which were starts. Toronto converted him back to the bullpen after four seasons as a starter.

 width=>>Marlins Agree To Two-Year Deal With Morse

(Miami, FL) -- The Miami Marlins are adding some pop to their lineup. According to multiple reports, the Marlins have agreed to a two-year contract with free-agent first baseman/outfielder Michael Morse. The deal is pending a physical. The 32-year-old batted .279 with 16 home runs and 61 RBI last season for the World Series champion San Francisco Giants. Morse is a career .281 hitter with 99 home runs in parts of 10 big league seasons.

>>Rangers Sign Former Cubs Reliever

The Texas Rangers have signed pitcher Kyuji Fujikawa to a one-year contract with a club option for 2016.

Fujikawa spent the past two seasons with the Chicago Cubs, compiling a 1-1 record with two saves and a 5.04 ERA in 27 games. The right-hander underwent Tommy John surgery in the summer of 2013 and missed 14 months. He returned toward the end of the 2014 season
and pitched in 15 games.

Before joining the Cubs, Fujikawa spent 12 seasons with the Hanshin Tigers in Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball Central League, where he saved 220 games.

The Rangers also signed infielder Tommy Field and first baseman Kyle Blanks to minor league contracts with invitations to major league spring training.

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