MLB — Named Tom Hallion to Serve as umpire crew chief, CB Bucknor (first base), Chris Guccione (second base), Lance Barrett (third base), David Rackley (left field) and Adam Hamari (right field), manager Dave Roberts invited Reggie Smith and Bud Black as honorary coaches for the National League, manager Kevin Cash invited Terry Francona to be honorary coach for the American League and Dave Einspahr named official scorer for the 2021 All-Star Game.
HOUSTON ASTROS — Reinstated RHP Bryan Abreu from the 10-day IL.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Acquired RHPs Trevor Richards and Bowden Francis from the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for INF Rowdy Tellez. Reinstated RHP Thomas Hatch from the 60-day IL and optioned him to Buffalo (Triple-A East). Transferred LHP Ryan Borucki to the 60-day IL.
CHICAGO CUBS — Placed INF Eric Sogard and RHP Kohl Stewart on the 10-day IL. Reinstated Trevor Williams from the 10-day IL. Recalled INF Sergio Alcántara from Iowa (Triple-A East).
LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Selected the contract of RHP Jake Reed from Oklahoma (Triple-A West). Designated OF Steven Souza Jr. for assignment.
CHICAGO BEARS — Promoted LaMar Campbell to vice president of player engagement, Jeff King to director of pro scouting Sam Summerville from area scout to national scout, Scott Hamel from Midwest Area scout to Southeast Area scout, Brendan Rehor from combine scout to Midwest Area scout, and Drew Raucina from scouting assistant to combine scout.
ARIZONA COYOTES — Signed Alan Hepple as the team’s new director of pro scouting.
BUFFALO SABRES — Named SAM VENTURA vice president of hockey strategy and research.
NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Re-signed G Scott Wedgewood to a one-year, two-way contract worth $825,000 at the NHL level and $375,000 at the AHL level.
Major League Soccer
ATLANTA UNITED — Acquired MF Amar Sejdic from CF Montreal in exchange for $100,000 in General Allocation Money (GAM), with the potential to rise to $150,000 GAM if performance incentives are met, effective July 7.
LOS ANGELES GALAXY — Signed D Julian Araujo to a four and a half-year contract extension through the end of the 2025 MLS regular season and will occupy an MLS U22 Initiative roster spot.
NASHVILLE SC — Loaned D Tom Judge to Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC of USL Championship through the 2021 season and maintains the ability to terminate the loan agreement at any point throughout the season.