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American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES – Reinstated RHP Eric Beaulac from the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Dylan Bunday from Bowie (EL) and LHP Tsuyoshi Wada from Norfolk (IL).

DETROIT TIGERS – Reinstated RHP Luis Marte from the 15-day DL.

HOUSTON ASTROS – Reassigned pitching coach Doug Brocail to special assistant to the general manager and senior pitching adviser. Announced the contracts of first base coach Dave Clark and bullpen coach Dennis Martinez will not be renewed.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS – Agreed to terms with manager Ned Yost on a two-year contract. Reinstated LHP Danny Duffy from the 15-day DL. Recalled LHP Maikel Cleto and RHPs Justin Marks, Everett Teaford and John Lamb from Omaha (PCL).

LOS ANGELES ANGELS – Reinstated 1B Albert Pujols from the 15-day DL. Recalled LHPs Michael Roth and Nick Maronde and OF Travis Witherspoon from Arkansas (TL) and LHP Brandon Sisk from Salt Lake (PCL).

TAMPA BAY RAYS – Placed RHP Jesse Crain on the 60-day DL. Selected the contract of OF Kevin Kiermaier from Durham (IL).

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS – Recalled RHPs Chase Anderson, Zeke Spruill and Charles Brewer; LHPs Joe Patterson and Tyler Skaggs; and OF Alfredo Marte from Reno (PCL) and OF Keon Broxton and LHP David Holmberg from Mobile (SL).

COLORADO ROCKIES – Reinstated RHP Rafael Betancourt from the 15-day DL. Recalled OF Tim Wheeler from Colorado Springs (PCL) and SS Cristhian Adames and OF Rafael Ortega from Tulsa (TL).

MILWAUKEE BREWERS – Reinstated RHP Josh Ravin. Recalled RHPs Mike Fiers, Hiram Burgos and Jesus Sanchez and OF Josh Prince from Nashville (PCL); RHPs Nick Bucci, Michael Olmstead and Ariel Pena from Huntsville (SL); RHP Santo Manzanillo from Brevard County (FSL); and RHP Jose De La Torre from Helena (Pioneer).

NEW YORK METS – Recalled LHP Robert Carson and OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis from Las Vegas (PCL) and OFs Cesar Puello and RHP Hansel Robles from Binghamton (EL).



CHICAGO BEARS – Terminated the contract of RB Harvey Unga from the practice squad. Signed DB Sean Cattouse to the practice squad.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS – Released OT DeMarcus Love.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS – Re-signed CB Marquice Cole.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS – Released DE Phillip Merling and K John Potter.



TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS – Agreed to terms with F Phil Kessel on a eight-year contract extension.

WINNIPEG JETS – Agreed to terms with F Axel Blomqvist on a three-year, two-way, entry-level contract.


OREGON STATE – Suspended men’s basketball Fs Eric Moreland 14 games and Devon Collier one game.

TEXAS – Announced the retirement of athletic director DeLoss Dodds, effective Aug. 31, 2014.