• 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.