Rockies signed RHP John Axford to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that "things are heating up" in the pursuit of John Axford, with four teams in on the bidding.
Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports that the Reds are interested in free agent reliever John Axford.
John Axford has elected to become a free agent.
Pirates designated RHP John Axford for assignment.
Pirates claimed RHP John Axford off revocable waivers from the Indians.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Pirates have acquired reliever John Axford from the Indians.
John Axford got the final five outs Monday against the Reds for his first save since May 3 and 10th of the year.
Indians manager Terry Francona said Saturday that the team's eventual goal is to have John Axford return to the closer's role.
John Axford has been removed from the Indians' closer role.
John Axford picked up the win with a scoreless ninth inning as the Indians walked off against the Twins on Wednesday.
John Axford took his third loss after giving up a solo homer in a scoreless game in the 10th inning Monday against the Twins.
John Axford blew his second save of the season when he served up a three-run homer to Dayan Viciedo in the ninth inning of Sunday's loss to the White Sox.
John Axford collected his ninth save of the year as the Indians bested the White Sox on Saturday.