The Seattle Mariners and Los Angeles Angels each acquired $1 million in international bonus allocations from the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday.
The separate trades saw the Mariners send catcher David Banuelos and the Angels outfielder Jacob Pearson to the Twins.
The Angels and Mariners are among the seven finalists for Shohei Otani.
The window for Otani to negotiate with Major League clubs will expire at 11:59 p.m. ET on Dec. 22.