BOSTON RED SOX — Placed RHP Hector Velázquez on the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Josh Smith from Pawtucket (IL).
CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Placed LHP Manny Bañuelos on the 10-day IL, retroactive to June 16. Recalled RHP Carson Fulmer from Charlotte (IL).
CLEVELAND INDIANS — Signed INF Ike Freeman to a minor league contract.
HOUSTON ASTROS — Activated 2B Jose Altuve from the 10-day IL. Optioned LHP Cionel Pérez to Round Rock (PCL).
MINNESOTA TWINS — Placed INF Marwin Gonzalez on the 10-day IL. Placed RHP Blake Parker on the family medical emergency List. Recalled C-INF Willians Astudillo from Rochester (IL). Selected the contract of RHP Sean Poppen from Rochester. Transferred LHP Adalberto Mejía to the 60-day IL.
NEW YORK YANKEES — Released RHP Danny Farquhar.
TEXAS RANGERS — Named Danita Maxwell vice president of human resources. Recalled LHP Joe Palumbo from Frisco (TL). Placed LHP Jeffrey Springs placed on 10-day IL, retroactive to June 17. Sent OFs Joey Gallo and Scott Heineman to Arizona League on injury rehabilitation assignments. Re-signed RHP Nick Gardewine to two-year minor league contract.
CHICAGO CUBS — Signed INF Chase Strumpf to a minor league contract.
CINCINNATI REDS — Reinstated SS José Iglesias from the 3-day paternity list. Optioned INF/OF Josh VanMeter to Louisville (IL).
MIAMI MARLINS — Signed RHP Evan Fitterer and OF Tevin Mitchell to minor league contracts.
NEW YORK METS — Signed RHP Josh Wolf to a minor league contract.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Reinstated RHP Trevor Williams from the 10-day IL. Optioned RHP Mitch Keller to Indianapolis (IL).