Major League Baseball News -- August 1
Published on August 1 2013 2:19 pm
Last Updated on August 1 2013 2:19 pm
Written by Millie Lange
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL NEWS --
Chicago Cubs - Optioned pitcher Jake Arrieta to Iowa (PCL).
Chicago White Sox - Recalled outfielder Jordan Danks from Charlotte (IL).
St. Louis Cardinals - Placed catcher Yadier Molina and outfielder Shane Robinson on the 15-day disabled list; recalled outfielder Adron Chambers and first baseman/outfielder Brock Peterson from Memphis (PCL); optioned pitcher Tyler Lyons to Memphis.
Baltimore Orioles - Placed pitcher Jason Hammel on the 15-day disabled list; reinstated outfielder Steve Pearce from the 15-day disabled list; acquired pitcher Bud Norris from the Houston Astros in exchange for outfielder L.J.
Hoes, pitcher Josh Hader and a 2014 competitive-balance pick.
Boston Red Sox - Optioned pitcher Brayan Villareal to Pawtucket (IL); recalled infielder Brock Holt from Pawtucket.
Cleveland Indians - Optioned pitcher Vinnie Pestano to Columbus (IL).
Detroit Tigers - Selected the contract of pitcher Luis Marte from Toledo (IL); placed Marte on the 15-day disabled list.
Kansas City Royals - Acquired outfielder Justin Maxwell from the Houston Astros for pitcher Kyle Smith.
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim - Selected the contract of infielder Chris Nelson from Salt Lake (PCL).
Los Angeles Dodgers - Acquired catcher Drew Butera from the Minnesota Twins in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations; recalled outfielder/infielder Scott Van Slyke from Albuquerque (PCL); optioned Butera and infielder/outfielder Elian Herrera to Albuquerque.
Major League Baseball - Suspended Detroit Tigers minor league pitcher Juan Alcantara 50 games for violation of the minor league drug prevention and treatment program.
Milwaukee Brewers - Placed pitcher Yovani Gallardo on the 15-day disabled list; Optioned infielder Scooter Gennett to Nashville (PCL).
Pittsburgh Pirates - Acquired infielder Robert Andino from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for a player to be named or cash considerations.
Oakland Athletics - Designated infielder Adam Rosales for assignment.
San Diego Padres - Acquired pitcher Ian Kennedy from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for pitchers Joe Thatcher and Matt Stiles and a competitive balance Round B selection in the 2014 MLB First-Year Player Draft.
Tampa Bay Rays - Placed pitcher Matt Moore on the 15-day disabled list; recalled infielder Ryan Roberts from Durham (IL).