BREWERS: Activated 3B Russell Branyan from 15-day DL. Optioned 1B Prince Fielder to Triple-A Nashville.
DEVIL RAYS: Purchased contract of IF Fernando Cortez from Triple-A Durham.
DODGERS: Placed OF J.D. Drew on 15-day DL with broken left wrist. Purchased contract of OF Chin-Feng Chen from Triple-A Las Vegas. Transferred C Paul Bako to 60-day DL.
GIANTS: Activated P LaTroy Hawkins from 15-day DL. Optioned OF Todd Linden to Triple-A Fresno.
INDIANS: Recalled P Jason Davis from Triple-A Buffalo. Sent P Kazuhito Tadano to Buffalo.
REDS: Recalled P Elizardo Ramirez from Triple-A Louisville.
TIGERS: Recalled P Jason Verlander from Double-A Erie. Designated IF Jason Smith for assignment.