Saturday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on August 17, 2013 at 3:03 PM

Updated Saturday, Aug 17 at 3:06 PM


COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE — Suspended Kansas City 3B Miguel Tejada 105 games for violating the joint drug program.

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Optioned OF Henry Urrutia to Norfolk (IL). Recalled RHP Josh Stinson from Norfolk (IL).

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Sent RHP Josh Tomlin to Akron (EL) for a rehab assignment.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Placed OF Justin Maxwell on the bereavement list. Recalled LHP Will Smith from Omaha (PCL).

NEW YORK YANKEES — Agreed to terms with 1B Mark Reynolds. Optioned RHP Preston Claiborne to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Designated 3B Luis Cruz for assignment.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Assigned SS Hiroyuki Nakajima outright to Sacramento (PCL).

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Sent LHP Luis Perez to Dunedin (FSL) for a rehab assignment.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Optioned RHP Chaz Roe to Reno (PCL). Reinstated RHP Trevor Cahill from the 15-day DL. Sent C Miguel Montero to the AZL Diamondbacks for a rehab assignment.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Optioned RHPs Donovan Hand and Alfredo Figaro to Nashville (PCL). Recalled 1B Sean Halton from Nashville. Reinstated RHP Yovani Gallardo from the 15-day DL.

NEW YORK METS — Placed C John Buck on paternity leave. Recalled C Travis d'Arnaud from Las Vegas (PCL).

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Optioned LHP Sam Freeman to Memphis (PCL). Recalled LHP Tyler Lyons from Memphis.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Sent OF Angel Pagan to the AZL Giants for a rehab assignment.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Placed RHP Taylor Jordan on the 15-day DL. Recalled OF Tyler Moore from Syracuse (IL).

American Association

GRAND PRAIRIE AIR HOGS — Signed INF Jorge Jimenez.

Atlantic League

LONG ISLAND DUCKS — Signed RHP Chris McCoy. Placed LHP Matt Way on the inactive list.

Can-Am League

NEWARK BEARS — Released LHP Steve Merslich. Signed RHP Omar Javier.

National Football League

BUFFALO BILLS — Released DT Aaron Tipoti.

CHICAGO BEARS — Signed OT J'Marcus Webb, QB Jordan Palmer and DT Eric Foster. Released DL Jamaal Anderson and LB Andrew Starks.

MIAMI DOLPHINS — Signed LS John Denney.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Released OT Kevin Haslem.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS — Released PK Danny Hrapmann. Reached an injury settlement with RB Curtis McNeal.