Monday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on May 6, 2013 at 5:00 PM

Updated Monday, May 6 at 5:03 PM

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Assigned RHP Zach Clark to Bowie (EL).

BOSTON RED SOX — Placed RHP Andrew Bailey on the 15-day DL. Reinstated LHP Craig Breslow from the 15-day DL.

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Sent OF Michael Bourn to Columbus (IL) for a rehab assignment.

HOUSTON ASTROS — Designated OFs Rick Ankiel and Fernando Martinez for assignment. Reinstated OF J.D. Martinez from the 15-day DL. Selected the contract of OF Trevor Crowe from Oklahoma City (PCL). Recalled INF/OF Jimmy Paredes from Oklahoma City. Optioned INF Brandon Laird to Oklahoma City.

NEW YORK YANKEES — Assigned RHP Cody Eppley outright to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES — Reinstated C Brian McCann from the 15-day DL. Optioned SS Tyler Pastornicky to Gwinnett (IL).

CHICAGO CUBS — Designated RHP Kameron Loe for assignment. Optioned OF Dave Sappelt to Iowa (PCL). Selected the contract of OF Ryan Sweeney from Iowa. Recalled RHP Rafael Dolis from Iowa.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Agreed to terms with LHP Greg Smith on a minor league contract.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Optioned OF Jermaine Curtis to Memphis (PCL).

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Placed LHP Clayton Richard on the 15-day DL. Reinstated RHP Tyson Ross from the 15-day DL.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Retained physical therapist Angela Gordon.

American Association

GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS — Signed 1B Steve Liddle. Traded RHP Aaron Wilkerson to Fort Worth for future considerations.

Can-Am League

ROCKLAND BOULDERS — Signed OF Jerod Edmondson, INFs Matt Nandin and John Welch, RHP Mike Zenko and LHP Evan Stermer.

National Basketball Association

NBA — Fined Chicago G Marco Belinelli $15,000 for making an obscene gesture during Saturday's game.

National Football League

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Signed RB De'Leon Eskridge and DE J.D. Griggs. Waived LB Greg Jones and RB Richard Murphy.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Released P Chris Kluwe and WR Nicholas Edwards. Signed OT Brandon Keith and WR Adam Thielen.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Released RB Quentin Hines and LB Ian Sluss.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS — Announced the retirement of special assistant Joe Greene. Signed OT Guy Whimper and LB Terence Garvin. Released C Ivory Wade and DT Anthony Rashad White.

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS — Named JoJo Wooden director of player personnel and Kevin Kelly director of college scouting.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Signed G Adam Snyder to a two-year contract. Named Ronald Curry assistant offensive coach.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Signed DT Andre Neblett, WRs Jheranie Boyd and Chris Denton, OT Jace Daniels and LB Ka'lial Glaud. Waived DT Richard Clebert, WR D.J. Monroe and RB Akeem Shavers. Terminated the contractws of G Roger Allen and DE George Selvie.

National Hockey League

EDMONTON OILERS — Reassigned D Nathan Deck from Oklahoma City (AHL) to Stockton (ECHL).

LOS ANGELES KINGS — Recalled G Martin Jones and G Jean-Francois Berube from Ontario (ECHL)

MINNESOTA WILD — Recalled D Matt Dumba and F Carson McMillan from Houston (AHL).

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — Signed D Radko Gudas to a three-year contract.


WORLD TEAMTENNIS — Announced Venus Williams and Andy Roddick are part owners of the league.


U.S. SKI AND SNOWBOARD ASSOCIATION — Named Eric Harlow Eastern Alpine Regional program director.


ARKANSAS — Announced QB Brandon Mitchell, DE Austin Flynn, S Defonta Lowe and RB Keante Minor will transfer.

FLORIDA — Announced men's basketball G-F DeVon Walker will transfer.

GEORGE MASON — Named Tajama Abraham Ngongba women's assistant basketball coach.

KANSAS — Named Kale Pick graduate football assistant for offense.

MILWAUKEE — Announced the resignation of women's tennis coach Sean McInerney to take same position at Utah State.

ST. CATHERINE — Named Tim Kjar women's assistant basketball coach.