MLB Transactions

Saturday, May 21
TRANSACTION
Agreed to terms with OF Justin Upton on a major league contract. Designated RHP Adrian Sampson for assignment.
Reinstated C Kurt Suzuki from the IL. Returned C Austin Romine to Salt Lake (PCL). Sent RHP Cesar Valdez outright to Salt Lake.
Selected the contract of C Michael Papierski from Sacramento (PCL). Placed C Curt Casali on the 7-day concussion IL. Designated INF/OF Luke Williams for assignment.
Selected the contract of LHP Matthew Liberatore from Memphis (IL) and added him to the active roster. Optioned RHP Jake Walsh to Memphis. Designated RHP T.J. Zeuch for assignment.
Placed RHP Max Scherzer on the 15-day IL, retroactive to May 19. Recalled RHP Jake Reed from Syracuse (IL). Activated OF Starlng Marte from the bereavement list. Optioned INF Gosuke Katoh to Syracuse. Added RHP Adonis Medina from Syracuse as the 27th man for a doubleheader.
Reinstated OF Kris Bryant from the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Ashton Goudeau from Albuquerque (PCL) and will serve as the 27th man for a doubleheader.
Placed RHP Chad Green on the 15-day IL. Recalled RHP Ron Marinaccio from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (IL).
Reinstated RHP Bailey Ober from the 10-day IL. Selected the contract of RHP Trevor Megill from St. Paul (IL). Designated RHP Chris Vallimont for release or assignment. Optioned LHP Devin Smeltzer to St. Paul. Placed RHP Josh Winder on the 15-day IL, retroactive to May 18.
Selected the contract of C Adley Rutschman from Norfolk (IL). Designated C Anthony Bemboom for assignment. Reinstated INF Ryan Mountcastle from the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Mike Baumann from Norfolk (IL). Optioned RHP Logan Gillaspie and LHP Nick Vespi to Norfolk. Agreed to terms with LHP John Means on a two-year contract.
Friday, May 20
TRANSACTION
Reinstated LHP Tim Hill from the 15-day IL. Optioned RHP Steven Wilson to El Paso (PCL).
Sent RHP Shane Greene outright to Oklahoma City (PCL).
Placed OF LaMonte Wade Jr. on the 10-day IL, retroactive to May 19. Recalled OF Luis Gonzalez from Sacramento (PCL).
Recalled RHP Jake Lemoine and LHP Zach Logue from Las Vegas (PCL). Placed RHP Daulton Jefferies on the 15-day IL, retroactive to May 19. Optioned LHP Kirby Snead to Las Vegas.
Reinstated OF Andrew McCutchen from the 10-day IL. Optioned RHP Trevor Kelley to Nashville (IL).
Activated 1B Joey Votto. Placed RHPs Joel Kuhnell and Tyler Mahle, 2B Brandon Drury and CF Albert Almora Jr. on the restricted list. Assigned SS Jose Barrero to Louisville (IL) on a rehab assignment. Placed LHP Ross Detwiler on the bereavement list. Selected the contracts of 2B Taylor Motter, RF Aristides Aquino and RHP Graham Ashcroft from Louisville.
Recalled RHP Nick Snyder from Round Rock (PCL). Optioned RHP Josh Sborz to Round Rock.
Reinstated RHP Matt Festa from the 15-day IL. Optioned RHP Wyatt Mills to Tacoma (PCL).
Transferred SS Adalberto Mondesi from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL. Selected the contract of LHP Foster Griffin from Omaha (IL). Optioned RHP Carlos Hernandez to Omaha. Recalled RHP Matt Peacock from Omaha.
Placed RHP Will Vest on the IL. Selected the contract of RHP Drew Carlton from Toledo (IL). Claimed INF/OF Brendon Davis off waivers from LA Angels and optioned him to Toledo. RHPs Elvin Rodriguez and Ricardo Pinto are with the team in Cleveland as members of the taxi squad.
Designated RHP Luis Oviedo for assignment. Reinstated 1B Josh Naylor from the 10-day IL. Optioned SS Richie Palacios to Columbus (IL).
Reinstated RHP Michael Wacha from the 15-day IL. Optioned RHP Ryan Brasier to Worcester (IL).
Placed LF Tyler O'Neill on the 10-day IL. Selected the contract of 3B Nolan Gorman from Memphis (IL). Transferred RHP Jack Flaherty from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL.
Recalled OF Jake McCarthy from the taxi squad. Optioned RHP Jacob Webb to Reno (PCL).
Reinstated RHP Michael Kopech from the paternity list. Optioned RHP Ryan Burr to Charlotte (IL).
Assigned LHP Logan Allen outright to Norfolk (IL) after he cleared waivers. Placed RHP Travis Lankins Sr. on the 15-day IL, retroactive to May 12.