Minor League Ball: Prospect of the Day: Hiram Burgos, RHP, Milwaukee Brewers
The Cubs also designated infielder Alberto Gonzalez for assignment to make room for the newly acquired Julio Borbon, the team reported via press release. The 30-year-old Gonzalez has hit .217/.269/.391 in 26 plate appearances while playing second and third for the Cubs.
The Cubs also parted ways with 28-year-old righty Jensen Lewis, tweets Carrie Muskat. Lewis had posted a 17.18 ERA in 3 2/2 innings prior to his release as a reliever with the Cubs
The Rangers have claimed left-handed starter Charlie Leesman off from the White Sox after
The Braves have signed minor-league deals with pitcher Erik Hamren and first baseman/ left fielder Nick Weglarz, according to Matt Eddy of Baseball America. The 26-year old Hamren reached the majors in 2011, pitching 12 1/3 innings with the Padres. Last season, he threw 47 innings with