Boston Red Sox
Activated INF Tony Graffanino and optioned INF Kevin Youkilis to Triple-A Pawtucket.
Cincinnati Reds
IF/OF Ryan Freel was returned from a rehabilitation assignment at Chattanooga and was reinstated from the 15-day disabled list; Recalled OF Austin Kearns from Triple-A Louisville; OF Kenny Kelly was claimed off waivers by the Washington Nationals and IF Anderson Machado was claimed off waivers by the Colorado Rockies.
Colorado Rockies
Claimed INF Anderson Machado off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds.
Kansas City Royals
Purchased the contract of OF Chip Ambres; Recalled INF Donnie Murphy from Double-A Wichita and optioned OF Shane Costa to Wichita.
Milwaukee Brewers
Optioned RHP Wes Obermueller to Triple-A Nashville and recalled RHP Justin Lehr from Triple-A Nashville.
New York Yankees
Purchased the contract of LHP Alex Graman from Triple-A Columbus and optioned LHP Wayne Franklin to Columbus.
Washington Nationals
Claimed OF Kenny Kelly off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds and designated INF Wil Cordero for assignment; Recalled LHP Joe Horgan and RHP Jacobo Sequea and outrighted them to Triple-A New Orleans and Double-A Harrisburg, respectively.