BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Selected the contract of RHP Thomas Eshelman from Norfolk (Triple-A East). Recalled RHP Brooks Kriske from Norfolk. Optioned RHP Spenser Watkins to Norfolk. Designated RHP Dusten Knight for assignment.
CLEVELAND INDIANS — Sent RHP Shane Bieber to Akron (Double-A Northeast) on a rehab assignment.
DETROIT TIGERS — Placed LHP Gregory Soto on the 10-day IL, retroactive to Sept. 18. Placed OF Derek Hill on the 10-day IL. Recalled OF Daz Cameron and INF Isaac Paredes from Toledo (Triple-A East).
NEW YORK YANKEES — Optioned RHP Luis Gil to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Triple-A East). Sent OF Miguel Andujar to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on a rehab assignment. Recalled OF Estevan Florial from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
TAMPA BAY RAYS — Optioned RHPs Joey Krehbiel and Louis Head to Durham (Triple-A East). Designated RHP Joey Krehiel for assignment. Reinstated LHP Shane McClanahan and CF Kevin Kiermaier from the 10-day IL.
TEXAS RANGERS — Designated RHP Kohei Arihara for assignment. Activated RHP Mike Foltynewicz from the COVID-19 IL.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Placed LHP Hyun Jin Ryu on the 10-day IL, retroactive to Sept. 18. Recalled LHP Tayler Saucedo from Buffalo (Triple-A East).
ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Selected the contract of INF/OF Ildemaro Vargas from Reno (Triple-A West). Designated RHP Jake Faria for assignment.
ATLANTA BRAVES — Optioned SS Orlando Arcia to Gwinnett (Triple-A East). Reinstated RHP Luke Jackson from the paternity list.
CHICAGO CUBS — Activated INF Nico Hoerner and RHP Keegan Thompson from the 10-day IL. Designated RHP Dillon Maples for assignment. Optioned OF Nick Martini to Iowa (Triple-A East).
PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Recalled RHP Max Kranick from Indianapolis (Triple-A East). Placed RHP Bryse Wilson on the 10-day IL.
National Football League
CAROLINA PANTHERS — Added CB Rashaan Melvin and C Sam Tecklenburg to the active roster.