TORONTO (AP) The Toronto Blue Jays have claimed right-hander Mickey Storey off waivers from the Houston Astros.
HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Astros wanted to add power to their lineup and a veteran presence to their young team.
NEW YORK (AP) Baseball's average salary increased 3.8 percent this year to a record $3.2 million.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Houston Astros took hard-throwing reliever Josh Fields from the Boston system Thursday with the overall first pick in the draft of players left off 40-man rosters.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Shane Victorino bolted for Boston, Marco Scutaro stayed with San Francisco, and the Miami Marlins shed more payroll in a late-night trade.