BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Agreed to terms with C Creed Willems, 3B Ryan Higgins, OFs Billy Cook and Reed Trimble, RHPs Justin Armbruester, Carlos Tavera, Keagan Gillies, Conor Grady, Peter Van Loon, Ryan Long and Alex Pham to minor league contracts. Reinstated INF Maikel Franco from the 10-day IL.
DETROIT TIGERS — Agreed to terms with RHP Jackson Jobe, SS Izaac Pacheco and C Mike Rothenberg on minor league contracts.
HOUSTON ASTROS — Agreed to terms with RHPs Bryant Salgado and Adrian Chaidez and OF Jaxon Hallmark on minor league contracts.
KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Recalled RHP Domingo Tapia from Omaha (Triple-A East).
MINNESOTA TWINS — Recalled LF Brent Rooker from St. Paul (Triple-A East).
NEW YORK YANKEES — Optioned RHP Brooks Kriske to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Triple-A East). Reinstated LHP Nestor cortes and RHP Jonathan Loaisiga from the COVID-19 IL. Transferred RHP Darren O’Day from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL. Optioned RHP Nick Nelson to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
TAMPA BAY RAYS — Optioned RHP Chris Mazza to Durham (Triple-A East). Sent RHP Nick Anderson to Florida Complex League (FCL) on a rehab assignment. Placed DH Nelson Cruz on the active roster.
TEXAS RANGERS — Reinstated C Jose Trevino from the 10-day IL. Selected the contract of 1B Curtis Terry from Round Rock (Triple-A West) and agreed to terms on a major league contract. Optioned 2B Nick Solak to Round Rock. Designated C John Hicks for assignment.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Placed C Danny Jansen on the 10-day IL. Recalled C Alejandro Kirk from Buffalo (Triple-A East).
CHICAGO CUBS — Reinstated 3B Matt Duffy from the 60-day IL. Designated 2B Eric Sogard for assignment. Claimed OF Johneshwy Fargas off waivers from New York Mets and optioned him to Iowa (Triple-A East). Transferred LHP Brad Wieck from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL.
CINCINNATI REDS — Recalled 2B Alejo Lopez and RHP Vladimir Gutierrez from Louisville (Triple-A East). Placed LHP Amir Garrett on the paternity list. Released RHP Jose De Leon. Placed RF Nick Castellanos on the 10-day IL, retroactive to July 20.
NEW YORK METS — Acquired LHP Rich Hill from Tampa Bay in exchange for RHP Tommy Hunter and C Matt Dyer. Transferred RHP Robert Stock from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL.