Rick Porcello delivered another outstanding performance in Friday’s victory over the Twins, scattering three hits over seven scoreless innings.
Twins outfield prospect Byron Buxton underwent surgery Friday to repair a fractured left middle finger.
The Cubs on Friday announced that they have fired manager Rick Renteria.
Blue Jays claimed OF Andy Dirks off waivers from the Tigers.
Indians exercised INF Mike Aviles' $3.5 million option for 2015.
Tigers exercised RHP Joakim Soria's $7 million option for 2015.
Brewers declined 2B Rickie Weeks' $14.5 million option for 2015.
Sports Hochi reports that the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks plan to offer Daisuke Matsuzaka a four-year contract worth about $3.58 million per season.
Padres decline RHP Josh Johnson's $4 million option for 2015.
Orioles declined OF Nick Markakis' $17.5 million option for 2015.
Orioles exercised LHP Wei-Yin Chen's $4.75 million option for 2015.
Dan Haren has exercised his $10 million player option for 2015.