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Athletics pick up Casper Wells from Toronto

The Oakland Athletics have acquired outfielder Casper Wells from the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for cash considerations.Wells joined Toronto as a waiver claim from Seattle on April 10, but did not appear in a game for the Blue Jays and was designated for assignment five days later. He hit .189 with two homers and 14 RBI in 16 spring training games before the Mariners designated him for assignment on March 31.The 28-year-old Michigan native spent most of the 2012 season with Seattle and batted .228 with 10 homers and 36 RBI in 93 games. He is career .246 hitter with 25 homers and 80 RBI in 224 games over three seasons with Detroit and Seattle.Oakland opened a spot on the 40-man roster by transferring infielder Scott Sizemore to the 60-day disabled list. Sizemore will miss the remainder of the season after suffering a torn ACL earlier this month.The Athletics will make another move on the 25-man roster once Wells reports to the team in Boston....

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  3. Mariners activate Gutierrez; option Wells

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  4. Phillies outright Bernadina, three others

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  6. Wells , Mariners top Diamondbacks in extras

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  7. Angels' disappointing year ends in 12-0 loss to M's

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  9. Diamondbacks outlast Phillies in 18 innings

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  10. Wells' baserunning blunder costs M's in loss

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  11. Wells has career-best 5 RBIs as Mariners pound Sanchez, Royals 9-4 in series opener

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  12. Andino's blast lifts O's over M's

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  1. Phillies claim Casper Wells

    The Philadelphia Phillies claimed outfielder Casper Wells from the Chicago White Sox on Thursday."Casper is someone that we've had our eye on since spring training,"...

  2. Blue Jays claim Casper Wells on waivers

    The Toronto Blue Jays claimed outfielder Casper Wells off waivers from the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday.Wells, 28, played in 93 games for the Mariners last season, ...

  3. Detroit Tigers recall outfielder Casper Wells from Mud Hens, assign RHP Enrique Gonzalez

    The Detroit Tigers have recalled outfielder Casper Wells from their Toledo Triple A affiliate.The Tigers designated the contract of right-handed pitcher Enrique Gonz...

  4. Phillies place OF Wells on DL

    The Philadelphia Phillies placed outfielder Casper Wells on the 15-day disabled list Monday with vision complications.Wells was the losing pitcher and struck out fou...

  5. White Sox pick up OF Wells from A's

    The Chicago White Sox acquired outfielder Casper Wells from the Oakland Athletics for cash considerations on Monday.This will be Wells' fourth team since spring trai...

  6. Wells' defensive gem helps White Sox beat Braves 3-1

    Left fielder Casper Wells robbed Reed Johnson of a home run in the eighth inning to help the Chicago White Sox beat the Atlanta Braves 3-1 on Sunday.With the White S...

  7. Wells leads Mariners past Orioles 6-3

    Casper Wells hit a go-ahead, three-run double with two out in the seventh inning and the Seattle Mariners beat the slumping Baltimore Orioles 6-3 on Monday night.Mig...

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