BOSTON RED SOX-Signed OF Williams Jerez and assigned him the Gulf Coast League.
CLEVELAND INDIANS-Promoted Bob DiBiasio to senior vice president of public affairs and Curtis Danburg to senior director of communications. Recalled OF Ezequiel Carrera from Columbus (IL).
DETROIT TIGERS-Reinstated LHP Brad Thomas from the 15-day DL and sent him outright Toledo (IL).
MINNESOTA TWINS-Recalled INF Trevor Plouffe from Rochester (IL).
NEW YORK YANKEES-Placed 3B Alex Rodriguez on the 15-day DL. Recalled OF Greg Golson from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Signed LHP J.C. Romero to a minor league contract and assigned him to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
TAMPA BAY RAYS-Placed C John Jaso on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 10.
CHICAGO CUBS-Signed OF Zeke DeVoss.
NEW YORK METS-Recalled RHP Ryota Igarashi from Buffalo (IL). Signed OF Joe Tuschak.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES-Optioned LHP Daniel Moskos to Indianapolis (IL).
WASHINGTON NATIONALS-Announced LHP J.C. Romero was granted his unconditional release. Signed RHP Taylor Hill, RHP Greg Holt, RHP Dixon Anderson and LHP Nicholas Lee. Promoted RHP Brad Peacock from Harrisburg (EL) to Syracuse (IL).
READING PHILLIES-Announced INF/LHP Joe Savery was promoted to Lehigh Valley (IL). Announced INF Kevin Frandsen promoted to the team from Clearwater (FSL) Released INF Niuman Romero.
FORT WORTH CATS-Signed RHP James Brandhorst. Released C Johnathon Moore.
NEW JERSEY JACKALS-Traded OF Jeremy Slayden to Rockland for a player to be named.
WORCESTER TORNADOES-Signed OF Brendon Kelliher.