The former Cinncinnati Reds utility infielder committed suicide on Saturday.
Cody Ross finally landed the three-year deal he had been hoping for, but it came from an unlikely suitor.
Milwaukee has reportedly inked free-agent left-hander Tom Gorzelanny to a two-year deal worth nearly $6 million.
After weeks of unhappy searching, Miami has settled on a third baseman, signing Placido Polanco to a one-year, $2.75 million deal.
The Cleveland Indians have made official their deal with Mark Reynolds for one year and $6 million. Reynolds could also earn up to $1.5 million in performance bonuses.