Free agent catcher A.J. Pierzynski has passed a physical, clearing the way for a one-year deal with the Texas Rangers.
SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) The Seattle Mariners have signed pitcher Jeremy Bonderman to a minor league contract, hoping the right-hander can make a comeback from Tommy John surgery.
TORONTO (AP) The Toronto Blue Jays have claimed first baseman-outfielder Russ Canzler on waivers from the Cleveland Indians.
The Blue Jays made the move Friday.
CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Cubs say they have agreed to a one-year contract with outfielder Nate Schierholtz.