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American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES–Purchased the contract of RHP Jair Jurrjens from Norfolk (IL). Optioned RHP Alex Burnett to Norfolk. Placed OF Nolan Reimold on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Jake Arrieta from Norfolk. Transferred 2B Brian Roberts to the 60-day DL.

HOUSTON ASTROS–Activated 2B Jose Altuve from the bereavement list. Optioned INF Jake Elmore to Oklahoma City (PCL).

NEW YORK YANKEES–Acquired INF Reid Brignac from the Colorado for cash. Designated SS Alberto Gonzalez for assignment.

National League

CINCINNATI REDS–Optioned LHP Tony Cingrani to Louisville (IL). Recalled INF Neftali Soto from Louisville.

COLORADO ROCKIES–Recalled RHP Tyler Chatwood from Colorado Springs (PCL). Optioned RHP Rob Scahill to Colorado Springs.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS–Placed LHP Jaime Garcia on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Mitchell Boggs from Memphis (PCL).



CHICAGO BEARS–Agreed to terms with G Kyle Long on a four-year contract.

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS–Agrred to terms with LB Dwight Freeney on a two-year contract.