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American League

KANSAS CITY ROYALS – Recalled RHP Louis Coleman from Omaha (PCL). Optioned LHP Will Smith to Omaha.

NEW YORK YANKEES – Added 1B Travis Ishikawa to the roster. Assigned INF David Adams to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).

OAKLAND ATHLETICS – Recalled 2B Grant Green from Sacramento (PCL). Designated INF Adam Rosales for assignment.

SEATTLE MARINERS – Designated RHP Jeremy Bonderman for assignment. Recalled LHP Lucas Luetge from Tacoma (PCL).

National League

CHICAGO CUBS – Acquired RHP Ivan Pineyro and a player to be named from Washington for OF Scott Hairston.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS – Activated OF Ryan Braun from the 15-day DL. Placed 3B Aramis Ramirez on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 7.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS – Placed INF Joaquin Arias on the 15-day DL. Recalled INF Nick Noonan from Fresno (PCL).

WASHINGTON NATIONALS – Activated RHP Dan Haren from the 15-day DL. Optioned 1B-OF Tyler Moore to Syracuse (IL).



NEW YORK KNICKS – Signed G Tim Hardaway Jr. and F C.J. Leslie.

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS – Announced the resignation of chief executive officer Adam Aron. Named Scott O’Neil chief executive officer.



NEW YORK GIANTS – Signed WR Victor Cruz to a multi-year contract extension through the 2018 season.



COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS – Signed D Frederic St. Denis and F Jack Skille to one-year contracts.

DALLAS STARS – Signed C Chris Mueller to a one-year contract.

FLORIDA PANTHERS – Agreed to terms with C Jon Matsumoto and D Matt Gilroy on one-year contracts.

MONTREAL CANADIENS – Signed F Stephen MacAulay to a one-year minor league contract.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS – Agreed to terms with G Kevin Poulin on a one-year contract.

NEW YORK RANGERS – Agreed to terms with D Ryan McDonagh on a six-year contract.

OTTAWA SENATORS – Signed D Joe Corvo to a one-year contract.

WASHINGTON CAPITALS – Signed D Tyson Strachan, RW Matt Watkins and G David Leggio to one-year contracts.

WINNIPEG JETS – Announced C Alexander Burmistrov signed a two-year contract with Ak Bars Kazan (KHL).


UTAH GRIZZLIES – Named Tim Branham coach and general manager.


ASSUMPTION – Named Kevin Meek women’s soccer coach.

AUBURN – Named Scott Woodard assistant softball coach and Jim Beitia director of operations for softball.

GOUCHER – Named Erik Pedersen assistant sports information director.

HOFSTRA – Named Denise King women’s assistant basketball coach.

SAN FRANCISCO – Announced men’s junior basketball C Derrell Roberston has transferred from DePaul.

TENNESSEE – Named Aric Thomas assistant baseball coach and recruiting coordinator.

TROY–Named Courtney Simmons and Mike Ryan women’s assistant basketball coaches.

UAB–Named Cory Schlesinger men’s basketball strength coach.

UTICA – Named Joe Milazzo baseball coach.