A person familiar with the negotiations said the Detroit Tigers and righthanded pitcher Joba Chamberlain agreed to terms on a one-year contract.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity to the Associated Press on Thursday because the deal hadn't been announced.
Chamberlain was 2-1 with one save in 45 games and a career-high 4.93 ERA last season for the New York Yankees. The converted starter was 23-14 with five saves with a 3.85 ERA in 260 games over seven seasons with the Yankees.
The San Francisco Giants reached agreement on a one-year contract with outfielder Michael Morse, finding an option to help Gregor Blanco in left field.
The deal was pending a physical.
All-star second baseman Robinson Cano and the Seattle Mariners finalized their $240 million, 10-year contract that was agreed upon late last week.
The deal, which is tied for the fourth-largest contract in major-league history, was completed Thursday after Cano passed his physical.
Other completed deals: The Boston Red Sox finalized their two-year deal with first baseman Mike Napoli. He will earn $32 million through 2015. The terms were agreed to last week. . . . Outfielder Nate McLouth passed his physical and signed his two-year contract with the Washington Nationals.
Tomo Ohka, who last pitched in the major leagues in 2009, agreed to a minor-league contract with the Toronto Blue Jays.
The Chicago Cubs obtained the righthanded outfield bat they needed, acquiring Justin Ruggiano from the Miami Marlins for left-swinging Brian Bogusevic.
Reliever Jordan Walden and the Atlanta Braves agreed to a $1.49 million, one-year contract.