BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Sent RHP Konner Wade outright to Norfolk (Triple-A East).
BOSTON RED SOX — Reinstated INF Christian Arroyo from the 10-day IL. Optioned INF.OF Michael Chavis to Worcester (Triple-A East). Reinstated RHP Eduard Bazardo from the minor-league IL, recalled him from Worcester and placed him on the 60-day IL.
HOUSTON ASTROS — Activated OF Yordan Alvarez from the paternity list and C Martin Maldonado from the bereavement list. Sent RHP Francis Martes outright to Sugar Land (Triple-A East). Optioned RHPs Ralph Garza, Jr. and Peter Solomon and C Garrett Stubbs to Sugar Land.
MINNESOTA TWINS — Agreed to terms with RHP Breckin Williams on a minor-league contract.
NEW YORK YANKEES — Optioned SS Tyler Wade to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Triple-A East).
ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Designated LHP Ryan Buchter for assignment. Claimed RHP Jordan Weem off waivers from Oakland Athletics. Sent LHP Madison Baumgarner to Arizona Complex League Diamondbacks on a rehab assignment.
CHICAGO CUBS — Signed C Robinson Chirinos to a one-year, major league contract. Designated 1B Taylor Gushue for assignment.
CINCINNATI REDS — Sent RHP Michael Lorenzen to Louisville (Triple-A East) on a rehab assignment.
LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Reinstated LHP Scott Alexander from the 60-day IL. Optioned LHP Garrett Cleavinger to Oklahoma City (Triple-A West).
NEW YORK METS — Optioned RHP Nick Tropeano to Syracuse (Triple-A East).
PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Activated 1B John Nogowski. Optioned RHP Nick Mears to Indianapolis (Triple-A East).
SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Placed LHP Sammy Long on the 10-day IL, retroactive to July 4. Recalled C Chadwick Tromp from Sacramento (Triple-A West).