ATLANTA (AP) -- The Braves have added a veteran pitcher to their young rotation, agreeing to a one-year contract with right-hander Bud Norris.
PHOENIX (AP) -- The Arizona Diamondbacks have hired Dave Magadan as their hitting coach.
CHICAGO (AP) -- Free agent catcher Alex Avila and the Chicago White Sox have agreed to a $2.5 million, one-year contract.
DENVER (AP) -- The Colorado Rockies traded left-handed reliever Rex Brothers to the Chicago Cubs for 18-year-old lefty Wander Cabrera.
Infielder Jed Lowrie is returning to Oakland after a one-year stay in Houston. The Athletics acquired Lowrie from the Astros on Wednesday for minor league right-hander Brendan McCurry less than a year after Lowrie left Oakland to sign a three-year…JOSH DUBOW (AP Sports Writer)