Even more links for your Monday afternoon…
- Jon Heyman of SI.com hears that the Rays signed Venezuelan third baseman Cesar Perez for $1MM. The "kid can play," according to Heyman.
- Ben Badler of Baseball America reports that the Indians agreed to terms with two players: a shortstop and Angel Berroa's cousin, who's a pitcher.
- ESPN.com's Rob Neyer doesn't see Scott Hairston in the lineup of the next A's playoff team.
- MLB.com's Mark Bowman says he doesn't get the sense the Braves have any desire to deal Yunel Escobar.