Marlins claimed catcher John Baker off waivers from the Athletics.
Better catchers will be available on waivers before Opening Day. Baker, who hit .234/.304/.364 for Triple-A Sacramento last season, isn't good enough to help offensively or defensively right now. The Marlins will likely stash him away in Triple-A.
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Not a huge loss...Oakland has good depth in the organization in terms of catching.