Diamondbacks officially add Oliver Perez
Perez went 3-3 with two saves and a 3.74 ERA in 53 innings last season, striking out 74 and walking 26 with the Mariners in 2013.
Francisco Cervelli drawing trade interest from White Sox, others
Cervelli is out of options and could be expendable after the team brought in Brian McCann to serve as the starting catcher this offseason. Cervelli is 6 for 14 with one home run, two RBI and two walks in six games thus far.
Report: Nate Schierholtz could be on trade block
The Tigers could be a potential fit for the left-handed bat after Andy Dirks underwent surgery Monday. Schierholtz went 0 for 3 in Monday's game against the Giants and is 4 for 16 with one home run, two RBI and two walks this spring.
Dane De La Rosa expected to be fine
De La Rosa sustained the injury Thursday while giving up four earned runs and recording just two outs in his last outing.
Jarrod Parker surrenders four runs Monday
Parker served up two home runs in the tie after giving up one in his previous outing. He owns a 10.61 ERA after allowing 11 earned runs in 9 1/3 innings over three appearances.
Hyun-Jin Ryu strikes out four in five innings Monday
"I used all of my pitches and built my pitch count up to 69," Ryu told MLB.com. "Overall, I'm very satisfied with my command, everything was down in the zone."
Ryu has surrendered three earned runs in 11 innings of work this spring, striking out seven and walking three while allowing just one home run.
Engel Beltre strikes out in only at-bat Monday
Beltre is 4 for 15 through seven appearances this spring as he competes for a bench role with the Rangers.
Yu Darvish surrenders two runs in five innings Monday
Darvish had allowed two runs in five innings this spring entering Monday's game and matched those totals while moving to 2-0. He has managed just one strikeout over eight innings in his last two starts.
Andy Dirks undergoes successful back surgery Monday
Dirks is expected to be sidelined for 12 weeks following the surgery, leaving him to return in early June if all goes well. He will be restricted from doing any physical activity beyond walking for three weeks.
Report: Braves 'making a run' at Ervin Santana
The Braves are unlikely to offer a multiyear deal to Santana, who is said to be looking for a one-year deal anyway after not finding an acceptable multiyear offer this offseason.
March 6, 2014
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