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American League

CHICAGO WHITE SOX – Placed 3B Conor Gillaspie on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 22. Activated RHP Hector Noesi.

NEW YORK YANKEES – Signed RHP Chris Leroux and selected him from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Optioned RHP Shane Greene to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Released LHP Nik Turley.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES – Released 1B Ernesto Mejia.

CHICAGO CUBS – Placed RHP Jose Veras on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Brian Schlitter from Iowa (PCL).

CINCINNATI REDS – Placed C Devin Mesoraco on the 15-day DL. Recalled C Tucker Barnhart from Louisville (IL).

PITTSBURGH PIRATES – Placed RHP Jason Grilli on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 21, and C Russell Martin on the 15-day DL. Recalled C Tony Sanchez and RHP Jared Hughes from Indianapolis (IL).



NBA – Suspended Washington F-C Nene one game for head-butting and grabbing Chicago G-F Jimmy Butler around the neck with both hands and attempting to throw him down during an April 25 game.


FLORIDA – Michigan junior men’s basketball F Jon Horford is transferring to Florida.

WISCONSIN – Announced the approval of a one-year contract extensions for men’s basketball coach Bo Ryan, men’s ice hockey coach Mike Eaves and women’s ice hockey coach Mark Johnson.