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Orioles claim first baseman/outfielder Russ Canzler off waivers
Orioles claim first baseman/outfielder Russ Canzler off waivers

The Orioles have claimed first baseman/outfielder Russ Canzler off waivers and designated catcher Luis Martinez for assignment to make room for him on the team’s 40-man roster, the club announced Tuesday. The organization had interest in claiming the 26-year-old Canzler earlier this offseason – this was the fourth time he was placed on waivers since the end of last season – but the Orioles were never previously high enough on the waivers list to snag him. The Yankees designated Canzler for assignment Friday to make room for Travis Hafner. The right-handed hitting Canzler has just 102 major league at-bats with the Rays and Indians, but owns a .400/.419/.667 line...

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