KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Optioned RHP Carlos Hernandez to Omaha (Triple-A East). Recalled CF Edward Olivares from Omaha.
MINNESOTA TWINS — Recalled C Ben Rortvedt from St. Paul (Triple-A East). Placed RF Max Kepler on the 10-day IL.
NEW YORK YANKEES — Optioned RHPs Albert Abreu and Deivi Garcia to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Triple-A East). Transferred CF Aaron Hicks from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL. Selected the contract of LHP Nestor Cortes from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and signed him to a major league contract. Recalled RHP Nick Nelson from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Activated LHP Jesus Luzardo from the 10-day IL. Optioned RHP Jordan Weems to Las Vegas (Triple-A West).
TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Selected the contract of RHP Carl Edwards from Buffalo (Triple-A East). Designated RHP Ty Tice for assignment.
CHICAGO CUBS — Placed INF David Bote on the 10-day IL. Selected the contract of INF Sergio Alcantara from Iowa (Triple-A East). Designated RHP Tyson Miller for assignment.
COLORADO ROCKIES — Optioned LHP Lucas Gilbreath to Albuquerque (Triple-A West).
MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Optioned RHP Alec Bettinger to Nashville (Triple-A East). Signed RHP Nick Belzer to a minor league contract. Placed LHP Angel Perdomo on the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Alex Bettinger from Nashville.