ATLANTA (AP) -- A person with direct knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press the Atlanta Braves and veteran reliever Jason Grilli have agreed to a two-year contract.CHARLES ODUM (AP Sports Writer)
BALTIMORE (AP) -- The Baltimore Orioles have claimed catcher Ryan Lavarnway off waivers from the Chicago Cubs.
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Reliever Jordan Walden and the St. Louis Cardinals have agreed to a $6.6 million, two-year contract that avoided salary arbitration.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Major League Baseball's average salary shot up to more than $3.8 million this year following the steepest rise in more than a decade, putting big leaguers on track to top the $4 million barrier for the first time in 2015.RONALD BLUM (AP Sports Writer)
TORONTO (AP) -- The Toronto Blue Jays have claimed left-hander Scott Barnes off waivers from the Texas Rangers and righty Preston Guilmet from the Pittsburgh Pirates.