BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Traded INF Robert Andino to Seattle for OF Trayvon Robinson. Selected the contracts of INF Jonathan Schoop and LHP Mike Belfiore from Bowie (EL). Assigned RHP Oliver Drake outright to Norfolk (IL).
BOSTON RED SOX — Named Arnie Beyeler first base coach.
CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Selected the contracts of OF Jared Mitchell, C Josh Phegley, RHP Andre Rienzo, LHP Santos Rodriguez and RHP Charles Shirek from Charlotte (IL).
CLEVELAND INDIANS — Selected the contracts of OF Tim Fedroff and RHP Chen-Chang Lee from Columbus (IL) and RHP Trey Haley and LHP T.J. House from Akron (EL). Assigned INF Matt LaPorta and INF Brent Lillibridge outright to Columbus. Designated RHP Fabio Martinez for assignment.
DETROIT TIGERS — Selected the contracts of RHP Melvin Mercedes, RHP Bruce Rondon and SS Dixon Machado from Toledo (IL). Released OF Ryan Raburn. Assigned RHP Tyler Stohr outright to Toledo.
HOUSTON ASTROS — Selected the contracts of RHP Jose Cisnero, RHP Jarred Cosart, LHP Brett Olberholtzer and RHP Ross Seaton from Oklahoma City (PCL); OF Robbie Grossman and INF Jonathan Villar from Corpus Christi (TL); and RHP Chia-Jen Lo from Lancaster (Cal). Assigned INF Scott Moore outright to Oklahoma City.
KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Agreed to terms with RHP Jeremy Guthrie on a three-year contract and C Brett Hayes on a one-year contract. Selected the contracts of LHP Chris Dwyer, LHP Donnie Joseph, LHP John Lamb, LHP Justin Marks, LHP Mike Montgomery and RHP J.C. Gutierrez from Omaha (PCL). Designated RHP Vin Mazzaro, LHP Ryan Verdugo, C Adam Moore, C Brayan Pena, INF Clint Robinson and OF Derrick Robinson for assignment.
LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Selected the contracts of RHP Ryan Brasier, LHP Brandon Sisk and OF Travis Witherspoon from Salt Lake (PCL).
MINNESOTA TWINS — Selected the contracts of LHP Caleb Thielbar, RHP Kyle Gibson and RHP Tim Wood from Rochester (IL); OF Aaron Hicks (New Britain), C Josmil Pinto (New Britain) and RHP B.J. Hermsen from New Britain (EL); and INF Danny Santana and RHP Michael Tonkin from Fort Myers (FSL). Agreed to terms with RHP Samuel Deduno, RHP Shairon Martis, RHP Luis Perdomo, RHP Esmerling Vasquez, RHP P.J. Walters, OF Brian Dinkleman, OF Wilkin Ramirez, INF James Beresford, INF Deibinson Romero, C Eric Fryer, RHP Tom Boleska and INF Jason Christian on minor league contracts.
NEW YORK YANKEES — Claimed RHP Mickey Storey off waivers from Houston. Selected the contracts of LHP Manny Banuelos and LHP Francisco Rondon from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL); OF Ramon Flores, RHP Brett Marshall and LHP Nik Turley from Trenton (EL); and RHP Jose Ramirez from Tampa (FSL). Announced RHP Dave Herndon refused outright assignment and elected free agency.
OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Selected the contracts of RHP Arnold Leon, INF Grant Green and OF Shane Peterson from Sacramento (PCL) and RHP Michael Ynoa from Vermont (NYP). Assigned RHP Andrew Carignan outright to Sacramento. Designated RHP Jim Miller and INF Brandon Hicks for assignment.
TAMPA BAY RAYS — Agreed to terms with RHP Joel Peralta on a two-year contract.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Named John Gibbons manager. Selected the contracts of SS Ryan Goins and C A.J. Jimenez from New Hampshire (EL). Designated 1B Mike McDade, INF Mike McCoy and RHP Cory Wade for assignment.
CINCINNATI REDS — Selected the contracts of RHP Daniel Corcino, RHP Curtis Partch and RHP Josh Ravin from Pensacola (SL), RHP Carlos Contreras from Bakersfield (Cal) and LHP Ismael Guillon and OF Yorman Rodriguez from Dayton (MWL).
COLORADO ROCKIES — Traded LHP Matt Reynolds to Arizona for INF Ryan Wheeler.
MIAMI MARLINS — Selected the contracts of LHP Edgar Olmos, OF Kyle Jensen and C Kyle Skipworth from Jacksonville (SL), and OF Marcell Ozuna from Jupiter (FSL).
MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Selected the contracts of RHP Hiram Burgos and OF Khris Davis from Nashville (PCL); INF Scooter Gennett and OF Josh Prince from Huntsville (TL) and RHP Nick Bucci from Brevard County (FSL).
NEW YORK METS — Agreed to terms with LHP Scott Rice and RHP Carlos Torres on minor league contracts.
PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Selected the contracts of RHP Jonathan Pettibone from Lehigh Valley (IL); RHP Ethan Martin and RHP Trevor May from Reading (EL); and OF Zach Collier from Clearwater (FSL). Named Dave Brundage manager and Ray Burris pitching coach of Lehigh Valley (IL); Dave Lundquist pitching coach of Reading (EL); Bob Milacki pitching coach of Clearwater (FSL); Aaron Fultz pitching coach of Lakewood (SAL); Lino Connell coach and Les Lancaster pitching coach of Williamsport (NYP); Ramon Henderson coach of the Gulf Coast Phillies; Andy Tracy minor league hitting coordinator; Carlos Arroyo minor league roving pitching coach; and Jorge Velandia special assistant, player development. Fightin Phils Field Staff Announced for 2013
PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Selected the contracts of RHP Phil Irwin and C Tony Sanchez from Indianapolis (PCL) and RHP Victor Black, C Ramon Cabrera and RHP Hunter Strickland from Altoona (EL).
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Selected the contracts of RHP Michael Blazek, RH Keith Butler, RHP Eric Fornataro and LHP Kevin Siegrist from Springfield (TL).
SAN DIEGO PADRES — Named Pat Murphy manager, Bronswell Patrick pitching coach and Tom Tornincasa hitting coach of Tucson (PCL); Jacque Jones hitting coach and Daniel Turner trainer of San Antonio (TL); Brian Lawrence pitching coach of Lake Elsinore (Cal); Morgan Burkhart hitting coach and Ricky Huerta trainer of Fort Wayne (MWL); Jim Gabella manager, Dave Rajsich pitching coach, Ivan Cruz hitting coach and Mitch Mattoon trainer of Eugene (NWL); Michael Collins manager, Nelson Cruz pitching coach, Carlos Sosa hitting coach and Wade Yamasaki trainer of the Gulf Coast Padres; and Miguel Serrato trainer and Jonathan Borges assistant strength coach of the Dominican Summer League Padres.
LAREDO LEMURS — Signed INF Eric Groff.
QUEBEC CAPITALES — Sold the contract of RHP Chris Cox to the Arizona Diamondbacks.
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CONNECTICUT SUN — Fired coach Mike Thibault and assistant coaches Scott hawk and Bernadette Mattox.
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NFL — Reduced the one-game suspension of Baltimore S Ed Reed to a $50,000 fine.
ATLANTA FALCONS — Signed G Harland Gunn.
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Signed WR Jordan Shipley. Waived FB Will Ta'ufo'ou.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Signed CB Malcolm Williams to the practice squad.
NEW YORK JETS — Waived WR Jason Hill and LB Marcus Dowtin.
PITTSBURGH STEELERS — Signed WR Plaxico Burress.
TENNESSEE TITANS — Signed LB Mike Mohamed to the practice squad. Waived LB Rico Council.
WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Signed CB Jerome Murphy. Placed S Brandon Meriweather on injured reserve.
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EDMONTON OILERS — Promoted RW Toni Rajala and RW Cameron Abney from Stockton (ECHL) to Oklahoma City (AHL).
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TEXAS STARS — Assigned G Josh Robinson to Idaho (ECHL). Called up D Hubert Labrie from Idaho.
TORONTO MARLIES — Loaned F Leo Komarov to Dynamo Moscow (KHL-Russia).
IDAHO STEELHEADS — Released F Ron Meyers.
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ARIZONA SUNDOGS — Signed F Chad Langlais.
FORT WORTH BRAHMAS — Placed F Brendon Hodge on a leave of absence. Signed F Jake Morley.
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D.C. UNITED — Signed D Dejan Jakovic.
BIG TEN CONFERENCE — Announced Rutgers will become a member at a date to be determined.
CALIFORNIA — Fired football coach Jeff Tedford.
IDAHO STATE — Announced offensive line coach Derrick Roche, secondary coach Daniel Drayton, defensive line coach Todd Bates and linebackers coach Rudy Griffin will not return next season.