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American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES – Purchased the contract of C Caleb Joseph from Norfolk (IL). Optioned INF Jemile Weeks to Norfolk.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX – Reinstated 3B Conor Gillaspie from the 15-day DL. Optioned OF Jordan Danks to Charlotte (IL).

HOUSTON ASTROS – Recalled RHP Josh Zeid from Oklahoma City (PCL). Optioned RHP Josh Fields to Oklahoma City.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS – Recalled RHP Arnold Leon from Sacramento (PCL).

SEATTLE MARINERS – Recalled RHP Erasmo Ramirez from Tacoma (PCL).

TEXAS RANGERS – Purchased the contract of RHP Scott Baker from Round Rock (PCL). Optioned OF Daniel Robertson to Round Rock. Transferred LHP Pedro Figueroa to the 60-day DL.

National League

CHICAGO CUBS – Placed RHP Pedro Strop on the 15-day DL. Recalled LHP Zac Rosscup from Iowa (PCL).

SAN DIEGO PADRES – Optioned INF Jace Peterson to El Paso (PCL) Recalled RHP Hector Ambriz from El Paso.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS – Activated C Wilson Ramos from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Blake Treinen to Syracuse (IL).

American Association

FARGO-MOORHEAD REDHAWKS – Released C Marcus Nidiffer.

GRAND PRAIRIE AIR HOGS – Signed LHP Yuki Sakama, OF Michael Hur, LHP Shwan Spainhoward, LHP Thomas Keeling and RHP Trevor Harden.

LAREDO LEMURS – Released RHP Kenny McDowell.



ATLANTA DREAM – Acquired F Swin Cash and a 2015 third-round draft pick from Chicago for G Courtney Clements and a 2015 second-round draft pick.



ARIZONA CARDINALS – Signed LB Larry Foote to a one-year contract.

GREEN BAY PACKERS – Named Steve Marshall assistant offensive line coach.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS – Signed CB Richard Sherman to a four-year contract extension.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS – Terminated the contract of S Tanard Jackson.



DALLAS STARS – Signed D Esa Lindell to a three-year, entry-level contract.

FLORIDA PANTHERS – Agreed to terms with F Rocco Grimaldi on an entry-level contract.

LOS ANGELES KINGS – Announced the contract of Manchester (AHL) coach Mark Morris will not be renewed.

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS – Promoted Ron Hextall to general manager and Paul Holmgren was to president.

ST. LOUIS BLUES – Signed coach Ken Hitchcock to a contract extension through the 2014-15 season.


GEORGETOWN – Named James Clark women’s assistant basketball coach.

LENOIR-RHYNE – Named Morgan Sacharski women’s assistant basketball coach.

LIVINGSTONE – Named Anita Howard women’s basketball coach.

NEW JERSEY CITY – Announced the addition of women’s tennis for the 2014-15 season.

RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE – Announced the resignation of men’s basketball coach Bob Walsh to become men’s basketball coach at Maine.

VIRGINIA UNION – Named Shaquana Veney-Battle volleyball coach.

WISCONSIN LUTHERAN – Named Dennis Miller football coach.