The Blue Jays released pitcher Claudio Vargas, Sportsnet.ca reports Monday. Vargas was pitching with Triple-A Buffalo. Vargas, who signed a minor-league contract, had a 5.86 ERA and 1.80 WHIP over 83 innings this season with Buffalo. He last pitched in the majors in 2010.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, reports that the Brewers signed pitcher Claudio Vargas to a minor-league contract on Wednesday. "It's not major-league interest. It's Triple-A interest," assistant general manager Gord Ash said. "We're not satisfied with what we have there in the rotation, so we're looking to try and get better."