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American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES – Optioned RHP Jair Jurrjens to Norfolk (IL).

CLEVELAND INDIANS – Sent RHP Blake Wood to Lake County (MWL) for a rehab assignment.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS – Designated OF Jeff Francoeur for assignment. Recalled 2B Johnny Giavotella from Omaha (PCL).

MINNESOTA TWINS – Sent RHP Mike Pelfrey to Cedar Rapids (MWL) for a rehab assignment.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS – Placed RHP Trevor Cahill on the 15-day DL. Selected the contract of RHP Chaz Roe from Reno (PCL).

ATLANTA BRAVES – Agreed to terms with INF Dylan Manwaring and RHPs Carlos Salazar and Alec Grosser on minor league contracts.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS – Sent OF Carl Crawford and LHP Ted Lilly to Rancho Cucamonga (Cal) for rehab assignments.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES – Agreed to terms with RHP JaCoby Jones on a minor league contract.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS – Reinstated OF Bryce Harper from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Erik Davis to Syracuse (IL). Sent C Wilson Ramos to Potomac (Carolina) for a rehab assignment.



LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS – Agreed to terms with G Chris Paul.



WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS – Added DL Marquis Frazier to the practice roster.



COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS – Signed G Sergei Bobrovsky to a two-year contract extension. Announced director of amateur scouting Tyler Wright is leaving the team.

PHOENIX COYOTES – Re-signed G Mike Smith to a six-year contract.



SEATTLE REIGN – Traded F Lindsay Taylor and conditional 2014 fourth-round draft pick to Washington for a 2014 second-round draft pick.

WASHINGTON SPIRIT – Fired coach Mike Jorden. Named Mark Parsons coach.


AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE – Promoted Tom Odjakjian to senior associate commissioner for broadcasting and digital content, Mark Hodgkin to senior director of digital media, Michael Costa to director of football and video administration and Lois DeBlois to executive assistant for administration. Named John Larson chief financial officer, Michael Coyne assistant director of broadcast scheduling, Catherine Carmignani branding and event coordinator and Jamie Corun digital communications coordinator.

DUKE – Named Kathryn Hagglund women’s rowing recruiting coordinator.

EASTERN MICHIGAN – Named Heather Lyke athletic director.

GEORGE MASON – Named Eric Skeeters men’s assistant basketball coach.

HIGH POINT – Named Jenna Burkett women’s assistant basketball coach.

MICHIGAN STATE – Named Amaka Agugua women’s assistant basketball coach.

NEW MEXICO – Named Mike Iuzzolino director of men’s basketball operations.

SOUTH CAROLINA – Named Ryan Young men’s assistant tennis coach.

SIU-EDWARDSVILLE – Named Jordann Plummer women’s assistant basketball coach.