by Al Melchior | Data Analyst
Royals sign Johermyn Chavez to minors deal
The Royals signed outfielder Johermyn Chavez to a minor league deal, according to MiLB.com. Chavez played 24 games for the Cubs' Double-A affiliate at Tennessee in 2013, and he went 13 for 63 (.206).
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com
Cubs chip away at roster
The Cubs made another round of roster cuts Friday, moving the following players to their minor-league camp: pitchers Drew Carpenter, Casey Coleman, Jaye Chapman, Jensen Lewis and Blake Parker; outfielders Brian Bogusevic, Darnell McDonald and Johermyn Chavez; and infielders Edwin Maysonet and Brad Nelson. Chicago also optioned Chris Rusin to Triple-A Iowa. He could be a candidate for a spot start later in the season.
by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer
Mariners DFA Chavez
The Mariners designated outfielder Johermyn Chavez from assignment Tuesday. Chavez has spent the season at Double-A Jackson.