Major League Baseball
MLB — Suspended Oakland OF Matt Joyce two games for directing a gay slur toward a fan at the Los Angeles Angels game on Aug. 4. American League
BOSTON RED SOX — Activated RHP Joe Kelly from the 10-day DL. Optioned RHP Austin Maddox to Pawtucket (IL).
SEATTLE MARINERS — Placed RHP Felix Hernandez on the 10-day, retroactive to Aug. 2. Recalled LHP Marco Gonzalez from Tacoma (PCL).
TEXAS RANGERS — Acquired International slot compensation from Baltimore for INF Brallan Perez.
ATLANTA BRAVES — Called up LHP Max Fried from Gwinnett (IL). Optioned RHP Jason Hursh to Gwinnett. Recalled INF Jace Peterson from Gwinnett.
COLORADO ROCKIES — Recalled RHPs Shane Carle and Carlos Estevez from Albuquerque (PCL). Placed LHP Kyle Freeland on the 10-day DL. Optioned RHP Scott Oberg to Albuquerque. Reinstated RHP Chad Bettis from the 60-day DL and optioned him to Albuquerque.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Acquired INF-OF Sean Rodriguez from Atlanta for INF Connor Joe. Claimed RHP George Kontos off waivers from San Francisco.
SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Placed 1B Brandon Belt on the seven-day concussion list. Recalled 3B Pablo Sandoval from Sacramento (PCL). Reinstated RHP Chris Stratton from the 10-day DL.
CLEBURNE RAILROADERS — Signed RHP
Jordan Chudacoff. GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS — Released RHP Dustin Angiel.
SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS — Signed RHP Justin Vernia. Released RHP Gavin Pittore. Can-Am League
QUEBEC CAPITALES — Released RHP Jaspreet Shergill.
TROIS-RIVIERES AIGLES — Signed C Chris Torres.
EVANSVILLE OTTERS — Signed RHP Trevor Walsh to a contract extension. Signed LHP Colton Freeman, 1B Luke Lowery, and RHP Andrew Utterback. Released RHP Hasten Freeman (Subiaco Academy/Arkansas-Fort Smith) and RHP Jake McCoy.
FLORENCE FREEDOM — Released LHP Jonny Reid.
JOLIET SLAMMERS — Signed RHP Niko Uhreck. Released LHP Gibson Russ.
LAKE ERIE CRUSHERS — Signed RHP Eli Dickens. Released RHP Andrew Utterback. NORMAL CORNBELTERS — Signed RHP Thomas Wolgemuth. Released LHP Sixto Torres and RHP Julio Vivas.
RIVER CITY RASCALS — Signed RHP Matt Dallas and OF Kevin Suarez. Released RHP Nate Hoffman and OF Josh Merrigan.
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS — Acquired RHP Robby Rowland from Lincoln (AA) for a player to be named. Released RHP Damon Proctor.
TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS — Signed RHP Benny Collesano, INF Clint Hardy and RHP Dominic Reed. Released UTL Brook ClarkINF Zach Files, and RHPs Jon Escobar, Ben Hoffman and Joe Mello.
WASHINGTON WILD THINGS — Acquired LHP Jake Eaton from Salina (AA) for a player to be named.
WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS — Sold the contract of RHP Scott Kuzminsky to Seattle (AL).