CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Signed SS Luis Valenzuela to a minor league contract.
DETROIT TIGERS — Optioned LHP Blaine Hardy to Toledo (IL).
KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Optioned RHP Kyle Zimmer to Omaha (PCL). Recalled LHP Eric Skoglund from Omaha. Signed OF Tyler Hill to a minor league contract.
NEW YORK YANKEES — Optioned C Kyle Higashioka to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Placed RHP Jonathan Holder on the 10-day IL, retroactive to Wednesday. Reinstated C Gary Sánchez from the 10-day IL. Recalled LHP Stephen Tarpley from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Placed OF Lourdes Gurriel Jr. on the 10-day IL, retroactive to Friday. Recalled RHP Brock Stewart from Buffalo (IL). Sent RHP Clay Buchholz to the GCL Blue Jays for a rehab assignment.
GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS — Signed RHP David Griffin.
MILWAUKEE MILKMEN — Signed RHP Travis Thompson.
ST. PAUL SAINTS — Released C Jhonatan Solano.
TEXAS AIRHOGS — Traded RHP Kevin Hilton and OF Jonathan Moroney to Winnipeg Goldeyes for four players to be named.
YORK REVOUTION — Signed LHP Josh Smoker.
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DETROIT LIONS — Waived/injured CB Tarvarus McFadden. Placed WR Jermaine Kearse and DT Darius Kilgo on IR. Activated DE Trey Flowers from the PUP list. Signed QB Josh Johnson and RB Justin Stockton.
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Released/non-football illness G Ian Silberman. Signed G Nate Theaker.
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Waived/injured RB Roc Thomas. Signed TE Carson Meier.
TENNESSEE TITANS — Waived WR Jalen Tolliver. Waived/injured LB Riley Bullough and OT Cody Conway. Placed LB D’Andre Walker on IR. Agreed to terms with RB Akeem Hunt, DE Eric Cotton, WR DeAngelo Yancey and LB Ukeme Eligwe. Added DT Jurrell Casey to the active roster.