The unknown team that claimed Puig on Tuesday was more
interested in blocking him from going to another team than in
trading for him, a league source told ESPN's Jim Bowden.
The Cleveland Indians acquired outfielder Coco Crisp and cash
from the Oakland Athletics for minor league left-hander Colt
The Indians completed the trade for the switch-hitting Crisp
after reports of the deal were reported Tuesday night. Crisp was
not in the Athletics' starting lineup Tuesday and he left the
Oakland clubhouse at Minute Maid Field in Houston about an hour
before the start of the game.
The Seattle Mariners acquired outfielder Ben Gamel from the New
York Yankees for right-handed pitchers Jio Orozco and Juan De
Gamel will be added to the Mariners' roster on Friday, the team
announced. (Editing by Frank Pingue)
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