Marlins pitcher Preston Claiborne suffered a right shoulder labrum injury, which will keep him sidelined for at least a month of game action, reports MLB.com. Claiborne was optioned to Triple-A New Orleans on Monday after posting a 1.23 ERA over 7 1/3 innings of work this spring.
The Marlins announced Monday they granted outfielder Reed Johnson his unconditional release. They also optioned pitcher Preston Claiborne to Triple-A New Orleans.
The Marlins have claimed right-handed pitcher Preston Claiborne off waivers from the Yankees on Tuesday, according to the team's official website. The roster has now reached 40 players. Claiborne went 3-0 with a 3.00 ERA over 21 innings of work last season.
The Yankees acquired right-handed pitcher Gonzalez Germen from the Mets in exchange for an undisclosed amount of cash, per the team's official website. To make room on 40-man roster, the Yankees designated right-handed pitcher Preston Claiborne for assignment.
The Yankees recalled four players from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Tuesday, as part of their roster expansion. The team announced the addition of catcher John Ryan Murphy and pitchers Preston Claiborn, Bryan Mitchell and Chase Whitley to the active roster.
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