MLB — Announced that all 120 minor league teams have accepted the invitation to a new Professional Development League (PDL) for minor league teams.
KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Announced that Omaha (AAA), Northwest Arkansas (AA), Quad Cities (A+) and Columbia, S.C. will make up the minor league affiliates in the new Professional Development League (PDL).
MINNESOTA TWINS — Agreed to terms with RHP Alex Colome on a one-year contract. Waived LHP Brandon Waddell. Designated RHP Ian Hamilton for release or assignment. Claimed OF Kyle Garlick from Philadelphia waivers.
OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Acquired LHP Adam Kolarek and minor league OF Cody Thomas from the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for INF Sheldon Neuse and minor league RHP Gus Varland.