A's claim Harris, DFA Stinson
The Oakland Athletics have claimed right-hander Will Harris off waivers from the Colorado Rockies, the team has announced. To make room on their roster for Harris, the A's designated right-hander Josh Stinson for assignment.
Harris made his major league debut last season, appearing in 20 games for the Rockies while posting an ERA of 8.15 over 17 2/3 innings. The 28-year-old owns a career ERA of 2.66 with a strikeout-to-walk ratio of 3.99 over parts of six seasons in the minors.
Tribe claims Whitenack
The Cleveland Indians have claimed right-hander Robert Whitenack from the Chicago Cubs, the team has announced. Whitenack -- who owns a career ERA of 4.13 over four seasons in the minors -- has been transfered to Double-A.
Detroit claims Reed
The Detroit Tigers claimed right-hander Evan Reed off waivers from the Miami Marlins, the team has announced. Miami designated Reed for assignment Sunday. The 27-year-old has maintained an ERA of 4.09 over six seasons in the minors.