BALTIMORE ORIOLESClaimed RHP Josh Stinson off waivers from Oakland and optioned him to Norfolk (IL). Transferred LHP Tsuyoshi Wada from the 15- to the 60-day DL, retroactive to March 31.
CLEVELAND INDIANS–Placed LHP Scott Kazmir on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 2.
DETROIT TIGERSAgreed to terms with RHP Jose Valverde on a minor league contract.
NEW YORK YANKEES–Released RHP David Aardsma.
OAKLAND ATHLETICS–Traded LHP Travis Blackley to Houston Astros for OF Jake Goebbert.
TEXAS RANGERSAgreed to terms with SS Elvis Andrus on a 10-year contract.
WASHINGTON NATIONALSAgreed to terms with RHP Chris Young on a minor league contract.
ARIZONA CARDINALSSigned RB Alfonso Smith, CB Bryan McCann and S Curtis Taylor to one-year contracts.
ATLANTA FALCONSReleased OT Tyson Clabo, effective after June 1.
BALTIMORE RAVENSTerminated the contract of LB Brendon Ayanbadejo.
DETROIT LIONSAnnounced the retirement of K Jason Hanson.
KANSAS CITY CHIEFSSigned LB Frank Zombo.
NEW YORK GIANTSSigned DT Mike Patterson.
WASHINGTON REDSKINSRe-signed QB Rex Grossman and CB DeAngelo Hall. Signed QB Pat White.
WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERSNamed Steve Hladio running backs coach.
NHLFined San Jose D Marc-Edouard Vlasic $8,378.38 for slashing Minnesota F Dany Heatley during an April 3 game.
CALGARY FLAMESSigned G Laurent Brossoit to an three-year entry-level contract.
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETSAssigned F Sean Collins, G Patrick Killeen and D Blake Partlett to Springfield (AHL).
MINNESOTA WILDRecalled F Mikael Granlund from Houston (AHL).
MONTREAL CANADIENSRecalled F Gabriel Dumont from Hamilton (AHL).
NASHVILLE PREDATORSRecalled F Chris Mueller and D Ryan Ellis from Milwaukee (AHL).
HAMILTON BULLDOGSSigned F Charles Hudon to an amateur tryout contract.
NORFOLK ADMIRALSSigned F Steven Whitney to an amateur tryout contract. Announced G Marco Cousineau was reassigned to the team from Fort Wayne (ECHL).
ST. JOHN’S ICECAPSSigned F Adam Lowry to an amateur tryout contract.
SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGESigned F Francis Beauvillier and D Jonathan Racine to amateur tryout contacts.
IOWA STATEAnnounced the resignation of men’s assistant basketball coach Jeff Rutter to join men’s basketball staff at Drake.
STEPHEN F. AUSTINAnnounced the resignation of men’s basketball coach Danny Kaspar, to take the same position at Texas State.
TEXAS-PAN AMERICANNamed Larry Tidwell women’s basketball coach.