BOSTON RED SOX–Activated SS Stephen Drew from the 15-day DL. Optioned INF Brock Holt to Pawtucket (IL).
NEW YORK YANKEES–Placed OF Zoilo Almonte on the 15-day DL. Recalled OF Melky Mesa and OF Thomas Neal from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Designated INF Alberto Gonzalez for assignment.
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS–Placed OF Matt Holliday on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 12. Purchased the contract of 1B-OF Brock Peterson from Memphis (PCL).
NFL–Suspended New York Giants S Will Hill four games for violating the leagues substance of abuse policy.
WINNIPEG JETS–Agreed to terms with D Zach Redmond on a one-year contract.