Padres signed C Erik Kratz to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Erik Kratz has elected free agency.
Phillies sent C Erik Kratz outright to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
Phillies purchased the contract of C Erik Kratz from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
Phillies signed C Erik Kratz to a minor league contract.
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.