Minor Moves: Tobin, Monasterios, Hawpe, Valbuena

BALTIMORE, MD - APRIL 09: Mason Tobin #55 of the Texas Rangers pitches against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on April 9, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Welcome to the weekend edition of "Minor Moves".

Things have been pretty quiet on the minor league sign/release front the past few days, but at least two players received some crummy Easter news that probably could have waited a day.

  • Rodrigo Lopez added, Valbuena to Iowa | Muskat Ramblings
    The Cubs now have a dozen pitchers, selecting the contract of reliever Rodrigo Lopez on Saturday. Infielder Luis Valbuena cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Iowa to make room on the 25-man roster.

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