MLB — Aug. 24: Suspended Houston Astros Minor League OF Carlos Diaz for 56 games without pay after testing positive for Boldenone, Milwaukee Brewers RHP Franklin Hernandez for 76 games without pay after testing positive for Stanozolol, and Chicago Cubs RHP Braxton Light for 50 games without pay after testing positive for Amphetamine in violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
Chicago White Sox — Aug. 23: Placed C Welington Castillo on the 10-day DL. Cleveland Indians — Aug. 22: Activated OF Edwin Encarnacion from the 10-day DL. Placed OF Rajai Davis on the 10-day DL. Aug. 23: Activated RHP Josh Tomlin from the 10-day DL. Placed RHP Neil Ramirez on the 10day DL.
Los Angeles Angels — Aug. 21: Placed OF Justin Upton on the 10day DL, retroactive to Aug. 19. Recalled OF Jabari Blash from Salt Lake (AAA). Aug. 24: Optioned Blash to Salt Lake. Reinstated OF Mike Trout from the 10-day DL. Aug. 26: Optioned RHP Deck McGuire to Salt Lake. Reinstated RHP Hansel Robles from the 10-day DL. New York Yankees — Aug. 21: Placed SS Didi Gregorius on the 10day DL, retroactive to Aug. 20. Recalled IF Luke Voit from Scranton/ Wilkes-Barre (AAA). Aug. 22: Recalled RHP Chance Adams from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Placed LHP Aroldis Chapman on the 10-day DL. Claimed C Chris Rabago off waivers from Colorado and optioned him to Trenton (AA). Aug. 23: Optioned Adams to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Aug.
24: Reinstated LHP CC Sabathia from the 10-day DL. Assigned Rabago outright to Trenton. Aug. 25: Recalled RHP Luis Cessa from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre as 26th man and sent him to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
Oakland Athletics — Aug. 26: Placed LHP Sean Manaea on the 10day DL. Recalled RHP Emilio Pagan from Nashville (AAA).
Texas Rangers — Aug. 24: Placed RHP Bartolo Colon on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 21. Recalled IF Hanser Alberto from Round Rock (AAA). Aug. 25: Placed Alberto on the 10-day DL. Purchased the contract of C Carlos Pérez from Round Rock. Recalled RHP Nick Gardewine from Round Rock and placed him on the 60-day DL.
Atlanta Braves — Aug. 20: Purchased the contract of RHP Bryse Wilson from Gwinnett (AAA). Designated IF Ryan Flaherty for assignment. Chicago Cubs — Aug. 21: Acquired IF Daniel Murphy from Washington for IF Andruw Monasterio and a player to be named or cash consideration. Aug. 22: Placed IF Addison Russell on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 20. Added IF Daniel Murphy to the 25-man roster. Aug. 23: Placed RHP Tyler Chatwood on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Monday, Aug. 20. Recalled RHP Dillon Maples from Iowa (AAA). Aug. 24: Recalled RHP Alec Mills from Iowa. Optioned Maples to Iowa. Colorado Rockies — Aug. 23: Selected the contract of OF Matt Holliday from Albuquerque (AAA). Optioned IF Garrett Hampson to Albuquerque. Los Angeles Dodgers — Aug. 20: Reinstated RHP Kenley Jansen from the 10-day DL. Milwaukee Brewers — Aug. 24: Optioned RHP Corey Knebel to Colorado Springs (AAA). Reinstated RHP Joakim Soria and RHP Zach Davies from the 10-day DL. Optioned Davies to Wisconsin (A). New York Mets — Aug. 24: Reinstated OF Jay Bruce from the 10-day DL. Optioned 1B Dominic Smith to Las Vegas (AAA). Philadelphia Phillies — Aug. 22: Acquired LHP Luis Avilan from the White Sox for RHP Felix Paulino. Designated RHP Jose Taveras for assignment. Aug. 23: Recalled C Andrew Knapp from Lehigh Valley (AAA). Pittsburgh Pirates — Aug. 24: Reinstated IF-OF Sean Rodriguez from the 10-day DL. Aug. 25: Recalled RHP Nick Kingham from Indianapolis (AAA). Optioned RHP Clay Holmes to Indianapolis. Reinstated RHP A.J. Schugel from the 60-day DL and outrighted him to Indianapolis.
San Diego Padres — Aug. 23: Placed 3B Christian Villanueva on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Wednesday, Aug. 22. Recalled IF Carlos Asuaje from El Paso (AAA). San Francisco Giants — Aug. 20: Optioned RHP Ray Black to Sacramento (AAA). Recalled RHP Derek Law from Sacramento. Aug. 21: Optioned Law to Sacramento. Recalled RHP Chris Stratton from Richmond (AA). Aug. 24: Optioned RHP Casey Kelly to Sacramento. Reinstated RHP Dereck Rodriguez from the 10-day DL. Aug. 26: Placed C Buster Posey on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Friday, Aug. 24. Recalled C Aramis Garcia from Sacramento. Washington Nationals — Aug. 21: Traded 1B Matt Adams to St. Louis for cash considerations. Recalled IF Adrian Sanchez and OF Andrew Stevenson from Syracuse (AAA). Placed LHP Tommy Milone on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 20. Reinstated RHP Kelvin Herrera from the 10-day DL. Aug. 22: Reinstated RHP Stephen Strasburg from the 10-day DL. Optioned Sanchez to Syracuse.