Sunday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on May 12, 2013 at 1:03 PM

Updated Sunday, May 12 at 1:06 PM

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Optioned RHP Steve Johnson to Norfolk (IL). Recalled OF Mike Belfiore from Norfolk (IL).

BOSTON RED SOX — Placed C David Ross on the seven-day DL. Recalled C Ryan Lavarnway from Pawtucket (IL).

HOUSTON ASTROS — Designated RHP Philip Humber for assignment. Agreed to terms with RHP Edgar Gonzalez. Assigned OF Fernando Martinez outright to Oklahoma City (PCL).

LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Optioned OF Scott Cousins to Salt Lake (PCL). Selected the contract of RHP Robert Coello from Salt Lake.

NEW YORK YANKEES — Placed INF Eduardo Nunez on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 6. Selected the contract of SS Alberto Gonzalez from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Transferred 1B Mark Teixeira to the 60-day DL.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Sent LHP Brett Anderson to Midland (TL) for a rehab assignment.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Announced OF Edgar Gonzalez refused outright assignment and elected free agency.

National League

COLORADO ROCKIES — Placed OF Michael Cuddyer on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 9. Recalled OF Charlie Blackmon from Colorado Springs (PCL).

NEW YORK METS — Placed RHP Jeurys Familia on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 9. Recalled RHP Greg Burke from Las Vegas (PCL). Sent RHP Jenrry Mejia to St. Lucie (FSL) for a rehab assignment.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Placed RHP Jake Westbrook on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 9.

National Basketball Association

NBA — Fined Chicago coach Tom Thibodeau $35,000 for comments he made about the officiating following Friday's game.