Red Sox optioned OF Jackie Bradley to Triple-A Pawtucket.
Red Sox recalled OF Rusney Castillo from Triple-A Pawtucket.
Rangers released RHP Kyuji Fujikawa.
Francisco Cervelli is not in the Pirates' lineup Friday.
Twins released 1B/OF Brock Peterson.
Marcus Semien is not in the Athletics' lineup Friday.
CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that Yasiel Puig (hamstring) is "feeling much better" and it "may not be that much longer" before he returns.
MLB.com's Jesse Sanchez reports that Cuban right-hander Norge has defected from his native country and is seeking a Major League contract.
Adam Lind is not in the Brewers' lineup Friday.
Nationals activated RHP Casey Janssen from the 15-day disabled list.
Nationals placed LHP Sammy Solis on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 18, with left shoulder inflammation.
Will Smith has been suspended eight games by Major League Baseball for having a foreign substance on his arm during Thursday's game in Atlanta.
Sportsnet's Shi Davidi reports that the Blue Jays haven't asked the Phillies about Cole Hamels "in months."
Athletics purchased the contract of INF Andy Parrino from Triple-A Nashville.
Athletics placed RHP Edward Mujica on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured right thumb.