BALTIMORE ORIOLES–Selected the contract of RHP Steve Johnson from Norfolk (IL). Transferred LHP Zach Britton to the 60-day DL.
CLEVELAND INDIANS–Placed OF Johnny Damon on the paternity list. Recalled INF/OF Matt LaPorta from Columbus (IL).
DETROIT TIGERS–Announced the retirement of OF Magglio Ordonez.
COLORADO ROCKIES–Placed RHP Juan Nicasio on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Guillermo Moscoso from Colorado Springs (PCL).
HOUSTON ASTROS–Recalled INF Brett Wallace from Oklahoma City (PCL). Placed INF Carlos Lee on the 15-day DL.
NEW YORK METS–Recalled INF Josh Satin from Buffalo (IL). Placed OF Mike Baxter on the 15-day DL, retroactive to June 2.
SAN DIEGO PADRES–Reinstated INF Logan Forsythe from the 60-day DL and OF Mark Kotsay from the 15-day DL. Placed INF Andy Parrino on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 31. Optioned C Yasmani Grandal to Tucson (PCL).
WASHINGTON NATIONALS–Selected the contract of LHP Mike Gonzalez from Syracuse (IL). Optioned RHP Ryan Perry to Syracuse. Transferred RHP Drew Storen to the 60-day DL.