Mariners released C Erik Kratz.
Mariners signed C Erik Kratz to a minor league contract.
Robert Murray of BaseballEssential.com reports that the Braves and Mariners are the "frontrunners" to sign Erik Kratz.
Erik Kratz has elected to become a free agent.
Red Sox sent C Erik Kratz outright to Triple-A Pawtucket.
Red Sox designated C Erik Kratz for assignment.
Red Sox claimed C Erik Kratz off waivers from the Royals.
Royals activated C Erik Kratz from the 15-day disabled list; designated him for assignment.
Erik Kratz (foot) could begin a rehab assignment next week.
Royals placed C Erik Kratz on the 15-day disabled list with a foot injury.
Erik Kratz went 2-for-3 with a two-run home run in Saturday's Cactus League contest with the White Sox.
Erik Kratz entered the game as a pinch-hitter and hit two solo home runs in his only two plate appearances in Monday's win against the Twins.
Royals acquired C Erik Kratz and RHP Liam Hendriks from the Blue Jays in exchange for 3B Danny Valencia.
Blue Jays optioned C Erik Kratz to Triple-A Buffalo.