The first weekend of July (well, sort of anyways) was a relatively quiet one as we all wait for trade season to get into full swing. You need a hand getting caught up on the goings on before you celebrate the birth of a nation by blowing up a small portion of it or to get your fantasy lineups sorted out this holiday week? We have you covered, here are the transactions from yesterday, July 1st.
Arizona Diamondbacks optioned RHP Jimmie Sherfy to Reno Aces.
Arizona Diamondbacks recalled RHP Silvino Bracho from Reno Aces.
Baltimore Orioles sent 1B Corban Joseph outright to Bowie Baysox.
Chicago Cubs placed LHP Brian Duensing on the 10-day disabled list with left shoulder fatigue.
Chicago Cubs recalled Dillon Maples from Iowa Cubs.
Cleveland Indians optioned RHP Adam Plutko to Columbus Clippers.
Cleveland Indians released LHP Shawn Morimando.
Cleveland Indians selected the contract of LHP Marc Rzepczynski from Columbus Clippers.
Houston Astros activated 1B Yuli Gurriel from the paternity list.
Houston Astros optioned Cionel Perez to Corpus Christi Hooks.
Miami Marlins activated RHP Dan Straily.
Milwaukee Brewers optioned Orlando Arcia to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
Milwaukee Brewers recalled Aaron Wilkerson from Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
New York Yankees optioned RHP Giovanny Gallegos to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
New York Yankees selected the contract of RHP David Hale from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
Philadelphia Phillies activated RHP Pat Neshek from the 10-day disabled list.
Philadelphia Phillies optioned Zac Curtis to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
Philadelphia Phillies placed RHP Vince Velasquez on the 10-day disabled list with a right forearm contusion.
Philadelphia Phillies recalled Jake Thompson from Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
Pittsburgh Pirates placed C Francisco Cervelli on the 10-day disabled list with a concussion.
San Diego Padres designated RF Matt Szczur for assignment.
San Diego Padres optioned SS Allen Cordoba to Lake Elsinore Storm.
San Diego Padres reassigned SS Allen Cordoba to the minor leagues.
San Diego Padres recalled Carlos Asuaje from El Paso Chihuahuas.
San Diego Padres signed LHP Ryan Weathers.
St. Louis Cardinals sent RHP Luke Gregerson on a rehab assignment to Memphis Redbirds.