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American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES–Placed RHP Steve Johnson, INF Wilson Betemit and LHP Tsuyoshi Wada on the 15-day DL; Wada retroactive to March 22, Johnson to March 23 and Betemit to March 26. Selected the contract of INF/OF Steve Pearce.

BOSTON RED SOX–Placed LHP Craig Breslow, LHP Franklin Morales and DH David Ortiz on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 22. Selected the contract of OF Jackie Bradley Jr. from Pawtucket (IL). Designated INF Mauro Gomez for assignment.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX–Optioned RHP Brian Omogrosso to Charlotte (IL).

CLEVELAND INDIANS–Placed RHP Frank Herrmann on the 15-day DL. Reassigned RHP Matt Capps, RHP Jerry Gil, RHP Daisuke Matsuzaka, C Omir Santos, INF Luis Hernandez and OF Matt Carson to Columbus (IL). Selected the contract of INF Ryan Raburn from Columbus. Designated LHP David Huff for assignment.

DETROIT TIGERS–Selected the contracts of OF Don Kelly and INF Matt Tuiasosopo from Toledo (IL).

HOUSTON ASTROS–Selected the contracts of OF Rick Ankiel, LHP Erik Bedard and RHP Edgar Gonzalez from Oklahoma City (PCL). Recalled OF J.D. Martinez from Oklahoma City (PCL). Placed OF Fernando Martinez on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 27, and RHP Alex White on the 60-day DL.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS–Selected the contract of INF Miguel Tejada from Omaha (PCL). Placed LHP Danny Duffy on the 15-day DL.

MINNESOTA TWINS–Selected the contract of OF Wilkin Ramirez from Rochester (IL).

NEW YORK YANKEES–Placed OF Curtis Granderson, SS Derek Jeter, RHP Phil Hughes and 1B Mark Teixeira on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 22. Selected the contract of 1B Lyle Overbay from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Recalled RHP Adam Warren from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Designated LHP Clay Rapada for assignment.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS–Placed SS Hiroyuki Nakajima on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 27. Optioned LHP Pedro Figueroa and INF Andy Parrino to Sacramento (PCL).

SEATTLE MARINERS–Selected and optioned the contract of RHP D.J. Mitchell to Tacoma (PCL). Designated OF Casper Wells for assignment. Reassigned RHP Danny Farquhar, C Jesus Sucre, INF Brad Miller and OF Endy Chavez to their minor league camp.

TEXAS RANGERS–Placed RHP Colby Lewis, RHP Joakim Soria and LHP Martin Perez on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 22. Optioned RHP Cory Burns, RHP Josh Lindblom and INF Jurickson Profar to Round Rock (PCL). Selected the contracts of INF Jeff Baker and RHP Derek Lowe from Round Rock. Released INF Brandon Allen from Round Rock.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS–Optioned RHP Randall Delgado to Reno (PCL). Recalled OF Alfredo Marte from Reno. Selected the contract of INF Josh Wilson from Reno. Placed INF Willie Bloomquist, OF Adam Eaton, INF Didi Gregorius and OF Cody Ross on the 15-day DL; Eaton and Ross retroactive to March 22, Bloomquist to March 27 and Gregorius to March 30.

ATLANTA BRAVES–Selected the contract of C Evan Gattis from Gwinnett (IL). Placed LHP Jonny Venters on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 27.

CHICAGO CUBS–Placed RHP RHP Matt Garza and INF Ian Stewart on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 22, and RHP Scott Baker on the 60-day DL. Optioned OF Brett Jackson to Iowa (PCL). Selected the contracts of INF Brent Lillibridge and LHP Hisanori Takahashi from Iowa.

CINCINNATI REDS–Optioned RHP Logan Ondrusek to Pensacola (SL). Placed RHP Nick Masset on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 22. Assigned RHP Jose Arredondo outright to Louisville (IL). Designated INF Jason Donald for assignment. Selected the contract of INF Cesar Izturis from Louisville. Reassigned INF Emmanuel Burriss, C Corky Miller, OF Denis Phipps and OF Derrick Robinson to their minor league camp.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS–Placed RHP Chad Billingsley, LHP Scott Elbert and INF Hanley Ramirez on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 22, and LHP Ted Lilly on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 28.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS–Selected the contract of RHP Alfredo Figaro from Nashville (PCL).

NEW YORK METS–Optioned INF Zach Lutz to Las Vegas (PCL).

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES–Optioned RHP Michael Stutes to Lehigh Valley (IL). Selected the contract of C Humberto Quintero from Lehigh Valley.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES–Placed INF Brandon Inge, RHP Jeff Karstens, LHP Francisco Liriano and RHP Charlie Morton on the 15-day DL; Inge retroactive to March 26 and the rest to March 22.

SAN DIEGO PADRES–Selected the contracts of INF Jedd Gyorko and INF Cody Ransom from Tucson (PCL). Placed INF James Darnell, INF Logan Forsythe and INF Chase Headley on the 15-day DL; Darnell and Headley retroactive to March 22 and Forsythe to March 27. Placed LHP Cory Luebke and RHP Casey Kelly on the 60-day DL.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS–Placed 2B Tony Abreu, LHP Eric Surkamp and 1B Brett Pill on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 22. Optioned RHP Jean Machi and OF Francisco Peguero to Fresno (PCL). Recalled INF Nick Noonan from Fresno.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS–Reassigned LHP J.C. Romero to their minor league camp.



GWINNETT GLADIATORS–Signed D Jonathan Narbonne. Released D Brad Nunn and D John Scrymgeour.

READING ROYALS–Signed coach and director of hockey operations Larry Courville to a two-year contract extension.


KENTUCKY–Announced men’s basketball G Ryan Harrow is transferring to Georgia State.