Tigers | Alex Gonzalez released
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:22:58 -0700
The Detroit Tigers have released SS Alex Gonzalez. "We need to have a little more range defensively at shortstop," general manager Dave Dombrowski said. "We just didn't see it there and didn't see it getting better so we figured it was time to make the move." In a corresponding move, INF Danny Worth had his contract purchased from Triple-A Toledo.
Brewers | Logan Schafer placed on disabled list
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:03:50 -0700
The Milwaukee Brewers have placed OF Logan Schafer (hamstring) on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained right hamstring. In a corresponding move, the team has activated 1B Lyle Overbay from the paternity list.
Twins | Sam Fuld claimed off waivers
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:23:22 -0700
The Minnesota Twins have claimed OF Sam Fuld off waivers from the Oakland Athletics. In a corresponding move, OF Darin Mastroianni has been designated for assignment.
New York Yankees
Yankees | Two pitchers called up
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:44:21 -0700
The New York Yankees have called up Ps Preston Claiborne and Bryan Mitchell. In corresponding moves, INF Scott Sizemore was optioned to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and RP Matt Daley was designated for assignment.
San Diego Padres
Padres | Near deal with Odrisamer Despaigne
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:38:30 -0700
The San Diego Padres are near a deal with Cuban P Odrisamer Despaigne. The deal is reportedly a minor-league contract with a modest unspecified salary.
Tampa Bay Rays
Rays | C.J. Riefenhauser sent down
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 15:21:29 -0700
The Tampa Bay Rays optioned P C.J. Riefenhauser to Triple-A Durham to make room for RP Juan Oviedo (elbow) who is coming off the disabled list.