May 3 12:14 PM PT1:14 PM MT2:14 PM CT3:14 PM ET15:14 ET19:14 GMT3:14 12:14 PM MST2:14 PM EST2:44 PM VEN23:14 UAE2:14 PM CT-The Cubs have claimed Varvaro off waivers from the Boston Red Sox and designated left-handed pitcher Joseph Ortiz for assignment. Analysis: Varvaro is 7-9 with a 3.23 ERA, 20 holds and one save in 166 major league appearances with the Seattle Mariners, Atlanta Braves and Red Sox. Varvaro allowed five runs in 11 innings in nine relief appearances this season with the Red Sox before he was designated for assignment on April 29.
Apr. 29 4:10 PM PT5:10 PM MT6:10 PM CT7:10 PM ET19:10 ET23:10 GMT7:10 4:10 PM MST6:10 PM EST6:40 PM VEN3:10 UAE (+1)6:10 PM CT-Boston designated Varvaro for assignment on Wednesday. Analysis: The 30-year old Varvaro made nine relief appearances, going 0-1 with a 4.09 ERA.