MILWAUKEE BREWERS-Claimed LHP Daniel Ray Herrera off waivers from Cincinnati.
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS-Placed C Gerald Laird on the 15-day DL. Activated 2B Skip Schumaker from the 15-day DL. Recalled C Tony Cruz from Memphis (PCL). Optioned RHP Mitchell Boggs to Memphis. Announced Rule 5 draft RHP Brian Broderick was returned by Washington and assigned to Memphis.
PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES-Activated INF Chase Utley from the 15-day DL.
SAN DIEGO PADRES-Optioned OF Will Venable to Tucson (PCL). Purchased the contract of OF Blake Tekotte from San Antonio (Texas). Designated RHP Samuel Deduno for assignment.
WASHINGTON NATIONALS-Placed 1B Adam LaRoche on the 15-day DL.
AMARILLO SOX-Released RHP Tyler Pearson and INF Mayo Santana. Signed INF Van Pope.
EL PASO DIABLOS-Released INF Arnoldo Ponce.
GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS-Released C Johnny Bowden.
GRAND PRAIRIE AIRHOGS-Released C Dan Jordan and OF Kevin Thompson. Signed OF Tyler Henley.
KANSAS CITY T-BONES-Released C Luis Nieblas, INF Gabe Suarez, INF Ryne Price and INF Clint Stottlemyre. Signed RHP Wade Morrison.
LINCOLN SALTDOGS-Released RHP Brendon Smith.
SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS-Released RHP Matt Rossignol.
SIOUX FALLS PHEASANTS-Released RHP Andrew Pluta.
WINNIPEG GOLDEYES-Traded INF Wilmer Pino to Edinburg (North American) for a player to be named.
BROCKTON ROX-Released INF Mike Kitt.
NEW JERSEY JACKALS-Released LHP Lance McClain.
NEWARK BEARS-Released INF John Sciullo, RHP Dan Ramos-Dominko and OF Clint Reynolds.
PITTSFIELD COLONIALS-Signed INF Charlie Pagliarulo. Released RHP Adam Ortiz-Jusino.