American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES—Placed RHP Steve Trachsel on the 15-day DL. Purchased the contract of LHP Kurt Birkins from Norfolk (IL).

BOSTON RED SOX—Placed RHP Joel Pineiro on the 15-day DL, retroactive to June 28. Purchased the contract of OF Jacoby Ellsbury from Pawtucket (IL).

CLEVELAND INDIANS—Agreed to terms with OF-INF Bo Greenwell.

DETROIT TIGERS—Acquired RHP Jose Capellan from Milwaukee for LHP Chris Cody.

NEW YORK YANKEES—Purchased the contract of RHP Edwar Ramirez from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Optioned INF Chris Basak to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

SEATTLE MARINERS—Announced the resignation of Mike Hargrove, manager. Named John McLaren manager.

TEXAS RANGERS—Purchased the contract of INF Desi Relaford from Oklahoma (PCL). Optioned RHP Scott Feldman to Oklahoma.

National League

CHICAGO CUBS—Recalled RHP Rocky Cherry from Iowa (PCL), then placed him on the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Billy Petrick to Iowa, then recalled him.

FLORIDA MARLINS—Optioned LHP Taylor Tankersley to Albuquerque (PCL). Recalled RHP Lee Gardner from Albuquerque.

NEW YORK METS—Placed RHP Jorge Sosa on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Mike Pelfrey from New Orleans of the PCL.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES—Optioned RHP Geoff Geary to Ottawa (IL). Purchased the contract of LHP J.A. Happ from Ottawa.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES—Placed OF Chris Duffy on the 15-day DL. Purchased the contract of INF-OF Matt Kata from Indianapolis (IL). Designated RHP Marty McLeary for assignment.

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