He still had 2 years left on his contract. Owed close to a million next season. Now a team can sign him to a one year contract. Just because no one claims him doesn't mean no one wants him.
This is way so many baseball players pass through revocable waivers. No body wants there contract.
True, but another way to look at it is no one is/was confident enough in him to secure him outright via waivers.