• (10:55pm) Ex-Dodgers prospect Tyger Pederson┬áhas signed with the Joplin Blasters of the independent American Association * * *
  • (10:50pm) Max Fried, via Twitter: “Thank you to @Padres for making my childhood dream a reality! These past couple years have been incredible and I can’t thank everyone enough” * * *
  • (10:40pm) Padres prospect Max Fried, the 7th overall pick in the 2012 draft, has been traded to the Braves as part of the Justin Upton deal * * *
  • (10:34pm) The Cubs have claimed C Ryan Lavarnway off waivers. The move reunites him with former Red Sox GM Theo Epstein, who drafted him in 2008 * * *
  • (10:28pm) Free agent Craig Breslow has re-signed with the Boston Red Sox, a one-year deal worth $2-million * * *