Cubs claim Oakland castoff OF Shane Peterson
Peterson managed one hit in seven at-bats for the Athletics in 2013 and has not played since.
RHP Preston Guilmet receives DFA tag from Pirates
Ten weeks after acquiring right-hander
Guilmet has pitched in 14 major league games, all in relief, and yielded 12 runs on 16 hits in 15 2/3 innings.
Royals send OF Carlos Peguero packing
Peguero lost his luster after a strong minor league career in the Seattle system. He has earned just 15 major league at-bats in the last two years combined and owns a career average of .196. The 27 year old is rumored to be interested in playing in Japan.
Royals agree with OF Rios on option for 2016
Rios lost his power in 2014. He hit just four home runs, but still finished with a respectable slash line of .280/.311/.398 and ripped 30 doubles.
Cubs sign C Ryan Lavarnway, DFA two others
Lavarnway was hitless in 10 at-bats for the Red Sox in 2014 after missing extended time with a broken wrist.
Report: Athletics to release Nick Punto
Phillies shortstop Freddy Galvis finally set to start
"Whether he's earned it or not, we don't know," Amaro told the Philadelphia Inquirer.
He has not earned it at the plate. Galvis owns a .218 lifetime batting average and hit a mere .176 with a meager .227 on-base percentage last season.
Blue Jays claim LHP Juan Oramas off waivers
Angels, Royals trade bit players
Giavotella, who was designated for assignment Thursday, has earned just 78 at-bats in the last two seasons combined. The 28-year-old Broderick pitched in 11 games for Washington in 2011, but has otherwise not hurled in a major league game.
Yankees acquire Gonzalez Germen from Mets; DFA Preston Claiborne
The Padres have featured one of the worst offenses in the league the last few years, but that seems certain to change in 2015. Chris Towers takes a look at their newest additions at the Fantasy Baseball Today blog.