MLB — Sept. 21: Placed Chicago Cubs SS Addison Russell on administrative leave.
Chicago White Sox — Sept. 22: Reinstated IF Leury Garcia from the 10day DL.
Cleveland Indians — Sept. 21: Activated RHP Trevor Bauer from the 10day DL.
Detroit Tigers — Sept. 22: Transferred RHP Michael Fulmer to the 60day DL. Selected the contract of 3B Harold Castro from Toledo (AAA).
Houston Astros — Sept. 20: Agreed to a four-year player development contract with Round Rock (AAA). Los Angeles Angels — Sept. 18: Selected IF Sherman Johnson from Salt Lake. Transferred RHP Nick Tropeano to the 60-day DL. Reinstated LHP Tyler Skaggs from the 10-day DL. Minnesota Twins — Sept. 22: Selected the contract of C Juan Graterol from Rochester (AAA). Transferred RHP Ervin Santana to the 60day DL.
New York Yankees — Sept. 18: Selected the contract of LHP Justus Sheffield from Scranton/ Wilkes-Barre (AAA). Recalled RHP Domingo German from Scranton/ Wilkes-Barre. Transferred OF Clint Frazier to the 60day DL. Sept. 19: Reinstated LHP Aroldis Chapman from the 10-day DL.
Oakland Athletics — Sept. 17: Agreed to a player development contract with Las Vegas (AAA) through the 2020 season. Sept. 19: Sent RHP Logan Shore to Detroit to complete an earlier trade. Sept. 21: Extended its player development contract with Beloit (A) through the 2020 season. Seattle Mariners — Sept. 19: Extended their player development contract with Everett (A) through the 2021-2022 season. Texas Rangers — Sept. 18: Announced a fouryear player development contract with Nashville (AAA) through the 2022 season. Sept. 21: Fired manager Jeff Banister. Named Don Wakamatsu interim manager. Toronto Blue Jays — Sept. 18: Recalled OF Anthony Alford from Buffalo (AAA).
Chicago Cubs — Sept. 19: Selected RHP Allen Webster from Iowa (AAA). Transferred RHP Brandon Morrow to the 60-day DL. Sept. 22: Selected the contract of IF Mike Freeman from Iowa.
Los Angeles Dodgers — Sept. 17: Reinstated RHP John Axford from the 10day DL and LHP Tony Cingrani from the 60-day DL. Recalled RHP Yimi Garcia from Rancho Cucamonga (A). Transferred RHP Daniel Hudson to the 60-day DL. Milwaukee Brewers — Sept. 18: Announced a two-year player development contract with San Antonio (AAA) through the 2020 season. Sept.
20: Named Kevin Babusiak vice president of partnership activation and strategy.
Philadelphia Phillies — Sept. 19: Reinstated LHP Aaron Loup from the 10day DL.
Pittsburgh Pirates —
Sept. 19: Placed OF Gregory Polanco on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Saturday. Sept. 21: Announced a two-year player development contract with Greensboro (A) through the 2020 season. St. Louis Cardinals — Sept. 21: Recalled RHP Giovanny Gallegos from Memphis (AAA). Sept. 22: Recalled IF Edmundo Sosa from Memphis. Washington Nationals — Sept. 18: Announced a two-year player development contract with Fresno (AAA) through the 2020 season.
Cleveland pitcher Trevor Bauer was activated from the 10-day disabled list on Sept. 21.