BOSTON RED SOX — Optioned RHP Daniel Bard to Portland (EL).
CLEVELAND INDIANS — Optioned LHP Scott Barnes to Columbus (IL).
KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Optioned LHP Will Smith to Omaha (PCL).
LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Placed LHP Sean Burnett on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 27. Reinstated RHP Tommy Hanson from the bereavement list. Traded C Chris Snyder to Baltimore for RHP Rob Delaney.
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Selected the contract of RHP Seth Maness from Memphis (PCL). Optioned LHP Marc Rzepczynski to Memphis.
AMARILLO SOX — Signed RHP John Holdzkom and LHP Greg Miller.
EL PASO DIABLOS — Released C Pat Trettel.
LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Signed C Jeremy Mayo.
WICHITA WINGNUTS — Signed LHP Joe Testa.
NEWARK BEARS — Signed RHP Brian Parker.
NEW JERSEY JACKALS — Signed C Kyle Nisson.
TROIS-RIVIERES AIGLES — Signed OF Jeremy Nowack.
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HOUSTON ROCKETS — Recalled C Tim Ohlbrecht from Rio Grande Valley (NBADL).
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BUFFALO BILLS — Traded LB Kelvin Sheppard to Indianapolis for LB Jerry Hughes.
MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Signed CB Jacob Lacey and DE Lawrence Jackson. Waived P T.J. Conley.
NEW YORK JETS — Waived QB Tim Tebow.
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DALLAS STARS — Named Jim Nill general manager.
OKLAHOMA CHRISTIAN — Named Brandon Troutman men's graduate assistant basketball coach.
SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE — Named Anthony Fallacaro director of athletics and recreation.