Some odds and ends to catch us up in the minor-moves department:
- ESPN reports Marcus Giles was released by the Padres after an abysmal .229/.304/.317 in 420 at-bats. They declined his $4MM club option and bought out his contract for $500,000. He joins the 2B free agent market on the lower end of the talent spectrum.
- The Mercury News notes Oakland OF Chris Snelling was claimed off waivers by Tampa Bay.
Posted by Nat Boyle