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American League

BOSTON RED SOX – Optioned RHP Alex Wilson to Pawtucket (IL). Recalled RHP Steven Wright from Pawtucket (IL).

CHICAGO WHITE SOX – Traded OF Blake Tekotte to Arizona for cash.

CLEVELAND INDIANS – Agreed to terms with 2B Jaime Pedroza on a minor league contract.

HOUSTON ASTROS – Placed 1B Jesus Guzman on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Saturday. Recalled OF Domingo Santana from Oklahoma City (PCL).

KANSAS CITY ROYALS – Reinstated LHP Jason Vargas from the 15-day DL.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS – Designated RHP David Carpenter for assignment. Claimed 3B Ryan Wheeler off waivers from Colorado and optioned him to Salt Lake (PCL). Placed RHP Joe Thatcher on the 15-day DL. Optioned LHP Michael Roth to Arkansas (TL). Recalled RHP Cam Bedrosian from Arkansas and RHP Fernando Salas from Salt Lake.

NEW YORK YANKEES – Sent RHP Michael Pineda to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL) for a rehab assignment.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS – Optioned RHP Evan Scribner to Sacramento (PCL). Placed 2B Nick Punto on the 15-day DL. Recalled 1B Nate Freiman from Sacramento.

TAMPA BAY RAYS – Sent C Ryan Hanigan to Charlotte (IL) for a rehab assignment.

TEXAS RANGERS – Claimed OF Mike Carp off waivers from Boston. Transferred RHP Alexi Ogando to the 60-day DL.

National League

CINCINNATI REDS – Designated RHP Nick Christiani for assignment. Claimed SS Jake Elmore off waivers from Oakland and optioned him to Louisville (IL).

COLORADO ROCKIES – Designated LHP Pedro Hernandez for assignment. Selected the contract of OF Jason Pridie from Colorado Springs (PCL).

MIAMI MARLINS – Optioned Miami Marlins sent Donnie Joseph outright to New Orleans Zephyrs.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES – Optioned RHP Phillippe Aumont to Lehigh Valley (IL). Selected the contract of RHP Hector Neris of Lehigh Valley.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES – Optioned INF Brent Morel to Indianapolis (IL). Designated INF Dean Anna for assignment. Agreed to terms with INF Jayson Nix on a one-year contract. Sent OF Starling Marte to Indianapolis (IL) for a rehab assignment.

Frontier League

NORMAL CORNBELTERS – Activated RHP Michael Schweiss from the injured list.

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS – Traded RHP Alex Kaminsky to Joliet. Signed RHP A.J. Holland.



TORONTO RAPTORS – Signed C Lucas Nogueira and G Will Cherry.



ATLANTA FALCONS – Signed S Tyrell Johnson. Released FB Roosevelt Nix-Jones.

CLEVELAND BROWNS – Claimed OL Michael Bowie off waivers from Seattle.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS – Re-signed LB James Morris.

TENNESSEE TITANS – Activated G Andy Levitre from the non-football injury list.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS – Claimed OT Cory Brandon off waivers from Arizona.