BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Recalled LHP Alexander Wells from Norfolk (Triple-A East). Placed 1B Ryan Mountcastle on the 7-day IL, retroactive to Aug. 7. Cleared 2B Domingo Leyba outright on waivers and assigned to Norfolk.
BOSTON RED SOX — Placed CF Alex Verdugo on the paternity list. Optioned C Connor Wong to Worcester (Triple-A East). Reinstated LF J.D. Martinez and CF Jarren Duran from the COVID-19/related IL. Optioned RHP Tanner Houck to Worcester.
LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Recalled RHP Aaron Slegers from Salt Lake (Triple-A West). Optioned RHP Andrew Wantz to Salt Lake.
NEW YORK YANKEES — Placed 1B Anthony Rizzo on the COVID-19/related IL. Recalled RHP Luis Gill from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Triple-A East). Reinstated 1B Luke Voit from the 10-day IL. Optioned RHP Nick Nelson to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Sent 1B Chris Gittens to Somerset (Double-A Northeast) on a rehab assignment. Optioned RHP Luis Gill to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre after today’s game.
OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Reinstated RHP James Kaprielian from the 10-day IL. Optioned RHP Daulton Jefferies to Las Vegas (Triple-A West).
TEXAS RANGERS — Recalled LHP Wes Benjamin from Round Rock (Triple-A West). Optioned RHP Jimmy Herget to Round Rock.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Optioned RHP Trent Thornton to Buffalo (Triple-A East).
CINCINNATI REDS — Reinstated RHP Lucas Sims from the 10-day IL. Placed RHP Brad Brach on the 10-day IL.
LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Selected the contract of LHP Justin Bruihl and agreed to terms on a major league contract. Placed LHP Garrett Cleavinger on the 10-day IL. Sent 2B Gavin Lux to Oklahoma City (Triple-A West) on a rehab assignment.
NEW YORK METS — Sent OF Jose Martinez to St. Lucie (Low-A Southeast) on a rehab assignment.
SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Reinstated RHP Kevin Gausman from the paternity list. Recalled RHP John Brebbia from Sacramento (Triple-A West). Optioned SS Thairo Estrada to Sacramento. Designated RHP Aaron Sanchez for assignment.