MLB Transactions

Optioned RHP Mike Baumann to Norfolk (Triple-A East). Recalled RHP Joey Krehbiel from Norfolk. Selected the contract of C Nick Ciuffo from Norfolk and agreed to terms on a major league contract. Placed LHP Keegan Akin on the 10-day IL.

Optioned RHP Matt Foster to Charlotte (Triple-A East).

Recalled CF Edward Olivares from Omaha (Triple-A East).

Optioned INF Taylor Walls to Durham (Triple-A East). Reinstated INF Wander Franco from the 10-day IL.

Placed C Robinson Chirinos on the 10-day IL, retraoctive to Sept. 23. Recalled OF Greg Deichmann from Iowa (Triple-A East). Selected the contract of RHP Jason Adam from Iowa and agreed to terms on a major league contract.

Reinstated RHP Dakota Hudson from the 60-day IL. Optioned LHP Brandon Waddell to Memphis (Triple-A East). Reinstated RHP Jack Flaherty from the 10-day IL.

Optioned RHP J.C. Mejia, LHP Francisco Perez and 2B Ernie Clement to Columbus (Triple-A East). Reinstated SS Amed Rosario from the 10-day IL. Reinstated RHP Shane Bieber from the 60-day IL. Transferred RHP Nick Sandin from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL.

Placed RHP Zack Greinke on the 10-day IL, retroactive to Sept. 21. Recalled RHP Peter Solomon from Sugar Land (Triple-A West).

Exercised the 2022 option on GM Torey Louvillos contract.

Reinstated RHP Peter Lambert from the 60-day IL. Transferred INF/OF Connor Joe from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL. Optioned OF Ryan Vilade to Albuquerque (Triple-A West).

Placed C Austin Nola on the 10-day IL, retroactive to Sept. 22. Recalled C Webster Rivas from El Paso (Triple-A West).

Placed LHP Dillon Peters on the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Miguel Yajure from Indianapolis (Triple-A East).

Sent 3B Yairo Munoz to Worcester (Triple-A East) on a rehab assignment.

Reinstated INF Santiago Espinal from the 10-day IL. Reinstated RHP Joakim Soria from family medical emergency list. Placed RHP Thomas Hatch on the 10-day IL. Optioned INF Kevin Smith to Buffalo (Triple-A East).

Recalled LHP Jhonathan Diaz from Salt Lake (Triple-A West). Placed RHP Kyle Tyler on the 10-day IL, retroactive to Sept. 22.

Sent RHP R.J. Alaniz outright to Louisville (Triple-A East).

Placed INF/OF Darin Ruf on the 10-day IL, retroactive to Sept. 20. Reinstated OF Alex Dickerson from the 10-day IL. Agreed to terms with free agent 1B John Nogowski on a minor league contract. Sent RHP Johnny Cueto to Sacramento (Triple-A West) on a rehab assignment.

Selected the contract of RHP Jhon Romero from Rochester (Triple-A East) and agreed to terms on a major league contract. Placed OF Yadiel Hernandez on the paternity list. Designated C Jakson Reetz for assignment.

Reinstated RHP Ryne Stanek from the paternity list. Optioned RHP Josh James to Sugar Land (Triple-A West). Sent RHP Pedro Baez to Sugar Land on a rehab assignment.

Reinstated INF Breyvic Valera from the COVID-19 list. Recalled RHP Thomas Hatch from Buffalo (Triple-A East). Optioned LHP Tayler Saucedo to Buffalo. Designated INF Jake Lamb for assignment.

Sent RHP Pablo Lopez to Jacksonville (Triple-A East) on a rehab assignment.

Selected the contract of RHP A.J. Ramos from Salt Lake (Triple-A West) and agreed to terms on a major league contract. Recalled RHP James Hoyt from Salt Lake. Reinstated LHP Reid Detmers from the 10-day IL and optioned him to Salt Lake. Optioned LHP Sam Selman to Salt Lake. Transferred RHP Dylan Bundy and OF Justin Upton from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL. Agreed to terms with free agent RHP Jake Petricka on a minor league contract.

Recalled RHP Matt Foster from Charlotte (Triple-A East). Reinstated OF Andrew Vaughn from the 10-day IL. Optioned LHP Jace Fry to Charlotte. Returned RHP Matt Foster to Charlotte.

Recalled RHP J.C. Mejia from Columbus (Triple-East).

Reinstated RHP Chris Bassitt from the 10-day IL. Placed LHP Sam Moll on the paternity list. Released C Aramis Garcia.

Ellis expected to start for the Orioles against the Rangers

Texas Rangers (56-98, fifth in the AL West) vs. Baltimore Orioles (49-105, fifth in the AL East)

Sampson scheduled to start for Chicago against St. Louis

St. Louis Cardinals (85-69, second in the NL Central) vs. Chicago Cubs (67-87, fourth in the NL Central)

Suarez scheduled to start as Philadelphia hosts Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Pirates (57-96, fifth in the NL Central) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (80-74, second in the NL East)