|Oblique strain sends Phillies' Utley to DL
The Philadelphia Phillies have placed second baseman Chase Utley on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right oblique.
|Mariners demote Montero to Triple-A
The Seattle Mariners are hoping a demotion to Triple-A Tacoma can straighten out struggling catcher Jesus Montero.
|Orioles make roster moves
The Baltimore Orioles selected the contract of pitcher Kevin Gausman from Double-A Bowie, optioned pitcher Jake Arrieta to Triple-A Norfolk and designating pitcher Alex Burnett for assignment.
|Indians' Huff designated
The Cleveland Indians have designated pitcher David Huff for assignment and recalled pitcher Scott Barnes from Triple-A Columbus.
|Rangers release P Lowe
The Texas Rangers placed pitcher Derek Lowe on waivers on Thursday with the purpose of granting him his unconditional release.
|A's activate Nakajima, option him to Triple-A
The Oakland Athletics activated shortstop Hiroyuki Nakajima from the 15-day disabled list Thursday and optioned him to Triple-A Sacramento.
|Rockies send Rutledge to Triple-A
The Colorado Rockies optioned Josh Rutledge, the team's regular second baseman for the majority of this season, to Triple-A Colorado Springs following Wednesday's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
|Twins option Worley to minors
The Minnesota Twins optioned starting pitcher Vance Worley to Triple-A Rochester following a disappointing outing Wednesday, in which he allowed all eight runs over 3 2/3 innings in the Twins' 8-3 loss to the Braves.
|Cubs' Camp lands on DL
The Chicago Cubs placed veteran reliever Shawn Camp on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained right big toe prior to Wednesday's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
|Cardinals send Salas to DL, promote Lyons
The St. Louis Cardinals placed relief pitcher Fernando Salas on the 15-day disabled list to make room on the roster for Tyler Lyons, who is set to make his major league debut as the starter for Wednesday's game at San Diego.