DETROIT TIGERS — Optioned SS Zack Short to Toledo (Triple-A East). Reinstated SS Niko Goodrun from the 10-day IL.
HOUSTON ASTROS — Reinstated RHP Pedro Baez from the 60-day IL. Placed RHP Rafael Montero on the 10-day IL. Transferred RHP Andre Scrubb from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL. Reinstated LHP Brooks Raley from suspension.
MINNESOTA TWINS — Selected the contract of RHP Nick Vincent from St. Paul (Triple-A East) and agreed to terms on a major league contract. Optioned RHP Beau Burrows to St. Paul. Transferred OF/1B Alex Kirilloff from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL.
OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Recalled LHP A.J. Puk from Las Vegas (Triple-a West). Designated RHP J.B. Wendelken for assignment.
TAMPA BAY RAYS — Placed RHP D.J. Johnson on the 10-day IL, retroactive to August 9. Placed LHP Ryan Yarbrough on the 10-day IL. Reinstated RF Randy Arozarena from the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Louis Head from durham (Triple-A East).
TEXAS RANGERS — Sent LHP John King to Round Rock (Triple-A West) on a rehab assignment.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Recalled RHP Trent Thornton from Buffalo (Triple-A East).
ATLANTA BRAVES — Designated RHP Shane Greene for assignment. Recalled LHP A.J. Minter from Gwinnett (Triple-A East).
CHICAGO CUBS — Recalled LHP Justin Steele from Iowa (Triple-A East). Optioned LHP Kyle Ryan to Iowa.
COLORADO ROCKIES — Selected the contract of INF/OF Taylor Motter from Albuquerque (Triple-A West) and agreed to terms on a major league contract. Placed OF Raimel Tapia on the 10-day IL.
LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Reinstated RHP Corey Knebel from the 60-day IL. Placed RHP Joe Kelly on the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Connor Greene from Oklahoma City (Triple-A West). Optioned OF Zach Reks to Oklahoma City.
MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Reinstated RHP Jake Cousins from the COVID-19 list. Designated RHP Sal Romano for assignment.
BUFFALO BILLS — Activated DE Jerry Hughes from the non-football injury list. Placed LB Marquel Lee on the COVID-19 list.
CAROLINA PANTHERS — Waived FB Mikey Daniel.
CHICAGO BEARS — Activated S Eddie Jackson from the non-football injury list.
CINCINNATI BENGALS — Activated DT Larry Ogunjobi from the physcially unable to perform (PUP) list.
DALLAS COWBOYS — Activated WR Amari Cooper from the physically unable to perform (PUP list.
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Signed LB Curtis Bolton. Waived OT Jake Benzinger.
LAS VEGAS RAIDERS — Signed QB Case Cookus. Waived WR Trey Quinn.
MIAMI DOLPHINS — Activated TE Mike Gesicki from the COVID-19 list.
MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Activated QB Kellen Mond from the COVID-19 list.
NEW YORK GIANTS — Reinstated TE Rysen John from the COVID-19 list. Reinstated OLB Ryan Anderson from the non-football injury list. Waived TE Tommy Stevens. Promoted Jen Escalante to vice president of strategic communications.
SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Signed OT Lukayus McNeil and WR Anthony Ratliff-Williams. Waived WR Darece Roberson and TE Michael Jacobson.
TENNESSEE TITANS — Waived TE Donnie Ernsberger with an injury designation.
East Coast Hockey League
JACKSONVILLE ICEMEN — Named Nick Luukko head coach.
READING ROYALS — Signed G Ryan Ruck.
Major League Soccer
MINNESOTA UNITED FC — Named Shari Ballard chief executive officer at the end of the current season.
National Women’s Soccer League
WASHINGTON SPIRIT — Re-assigned Richie Burke to front office.
AUSTIN PEAY — Named Chris Jones football defensive-run game coordinator and defensive line coach. Promoted Chris Klappas to assistant head football coach. Named Brian Baca tight ends coach.
NYU — Named Kai Henson assistant sports information director.