Author:Brown, Steve

Byline: Steve Brown


BOSTON -- Optioned OF Mookie Betts to Pawtucket (IL). Reinstated OF Shane Victorino from 15-day DL. Agreed to terms with RHP Aaron Wilkerson on minor league contract. Sent C Ryan Lavarnway to the GCL Red Sox, 3B Will Middlebrooks to Pawtucket (IL) for rehab assignments.

CHICAGO -- Optioned INF Carlos Sanchez to Charlotte (IL).

CLEVELAND -- Recalled RHP Zach McAllister from Columbus (IL).

DETROIT -- Optioned RHP Chad Smith to Toledo (IL). Transferred RHP Joel Hanrahan to the 60-day DL. Selected the contract of RHP Drew VerHagen from Toledo. Recalled RHP Corey Knebel from Toledo.

LOS ANGELES -- Optioned INF C.J. Cron to Salt Lake (PCL). Designated 3B Ian Stewart for assignment. Agreed to terms with LHP Sean Newcomb and RHP Chris Volstad on minor league contracts.

MINNESOTA -- Optioned C/OF Chris Herrmann to Rochester (IL). Reinstated SS Danny Santana from the 15-day DL.

NEW YORK -- Reinstated OF Carlos Beltran from the 7-day DL. Agreed to terms with Cs K.J. Alexander and Jake Hernandez and RHPs Travis Hissong and Matt Marsh.

TAMPA BAY -- Transferred OF Wil Myers to the 60-day DL.

TEXAS -- Sent LHP Joseph Ortiz to the AZL Rangers for a rehab assignment. Assigned


ARIZONA -- Agreed to terms with 3B Mailon Arroyo, RHP Wei-Chieh Huang and OFs Juan Araujo, Remy Cordero and Victor Rodriguez on minor league contracts.

ATLANTA -- Optioned LHP Luis Avilan to Gwinnett (IL). Selected the contract of LHP Chasen Shreve from Mississippi (SL).

CHICAGO -- Agreed to terms with LHP Jordan Minch on a minor league contract.

COLORADO -- Optioned RHP Eddie Butler to Tulsa (TL).

MIAMI -- Optioned INF Justin Bour to New Orleans (PCL). Selected the contract of UT Jordany Valdespin from New Orleans. Transferred INF Rafael Furcal to the 60-day DL.

MILWAUKEE -- Assigned RHP Kevin Shackelford outright to Huntsville (SL). Placed SS Jeff Bianchi on 15-day DL. Reinstated SS Jean Segura from the bereavement list. Sent RHP Jim Henderson to Nashville (PCL) for a rehab assignment.

PHILADELPHIA -- Sent C Wil Nieves to Reading (EL) for a rehab assignment.

ST. LOUIS -- Agreed to terms with RHP Jeremy Berg on a minor league contract.

SAN DIEGO -- Traded RHPs Huston Street and Trevor Gott to the L.A. Angels for 2B Taylor Lindsey, SS Jose Rondon and RHPs R.J. Alvarez and Elliot Morris. Reinstated RHP Nick Vincent from the 15-day DL.

SAN FRANCISCO -- Agreed to terms with RHPs Stetson Woods, Logan Webb and Jordan...

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