The AL East-leading New York Yankees expect to activate closer Andrew Miller and center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury before Wednesday night’s game against Oakland. Miller has been sidelined since June 10 because of a strained left forearm. Ellsbury, the team’s leadoff batter, has been on the disabled list since May 20 because a sprained right knee.
San Francisco activated outfielder Hunter Pence, who spent more than a month on the DL because of tendinitis in his left wrist. Pence also missed the season’s first 36 games after a pitch fractured his left forearm in spring training.
Reliever Jenrry Mejia rejoined the New York Mets after completing an 80-game suspension for testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs.
St. Louis second baseman Kolten Wong was out of the lineup for the second game of a doubleheader at Wrigley Field after he banged his head while diving for a ball in shallow right field in the opener.
Texas agreed to an international free-agent contract with Cuban infielder Andy Ibanez, 22, the youngest player on the Cuban team in the 2013 World Baseball Classic.