BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Selected the contract of 1B Dan Johnson from Norfolk (IL). Placed OF Henry Urrutia on the restricted list.
DETROIT TIGERS — Traded RHP David Paulino to Houston to complete an earlier trade.
HOUSTON ASTROS — Reinstated OF J.D. Martinez from the 15-day DL.
MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Claimed RHP Jose De La Torre off waivers from Boston and optioned him to Helena (Pioneer). Transferred 2B Rickie Weeks to the 60-day DL.
NEW YORK METS — Transferred RHP Bobby Parnell to the 60-day DL. Reinstated RHP Jeurys Familia from the 60-day DL.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Announced RHP James McDonald declined outright assignment and elected free agency.
NEW YORK JETS — Placed QB Mark Sanchez on injured reserve-designated for return.
OTTAWA SENATORS — Agreed to terms with D Jared Cowan on a four-year contract.
RUTGERS — Announced men's basketball G Kerwin Okoro has been granted a waiver by the NCAA for immediate eligibility.