by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
Athletics sign Brandon Kloess to minor-league deal
The Athletics have signed pitcher Brandon Kloess to a minor-league deal, per Baseball America. Kloess made 46 appearances with Triple-A El Paso before being released in September. He went 3-5 with a 5.92 ERA and 45:37 K:BB ratio in 76 innings last season.
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com
Padres drop two to minors
The San Diego Padres further trimmed their roster Sunday, reassigning pitchers Brandon Kloess and Donn Roach to their minor-league camp. Neither player was expected to crack the opening day roster.
Kloess traded to Padres
The Padres traded outfielder Blake Tekotte to the White Sox on Wednesday in exchange for pitcher Brandon Kloess.