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American League

BOSTON RED SOX – Signed SS Michael Chavis to a minor league contract.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS – Reinstated OF Josh Reddick from the 15-day DL. Placed 1B Kyle Blanks on the 15-day DL, retroactive to June 23.

TEXAS RANGERS – Purchased the contract of 1B Carlos Pena from Round Rock (PCL). Designated 1B-OF Brad Snyder for assignment.

National League

NEW YORK METS – Recalled C Travis d’Arnaud from Las Vegas (PCL). Placed C Taylor Teagarden on the 15-Day DL, retroactive to June 22.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES – Signed OF Grady Sizemore to a minor league contract and assigned him to Lehigh Valley (IL).

PITTSBURGH PIRATES – Reinstated 2B Neil Walker from the 15-day DL. Sent OF Jose Tabata outright to Indianapolis.



BROOKLYN NETS – Announced F Andrei Kirilenko exercised his contract option for the 2014-15 season.

UTAH JAZZ – Named Brad Jones, Antonio Lang, Alex Jensen, Mike Wells and Johnnie Bryant assistant coaches.



ATLANTA FALCONS – Waived QB Dominique Croom.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS – Signed WR Allen Robinson to a four-year contract.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS – Released DT Andru Pulu.



CAROLINA HURRICANES – Agreed to terms with D Ron Hainsey on a three-year contract through the 2016-17 season. Agreed to terms with LW Chris Terry on a one-year contract.

WASHINGTON CAPITALS – Named Mitch Korn goaltending coach.


ELMIRA JACKALS – Signed F Matt Tassone to a one-year contract.

STOCKTON THUNDER – Signed LW Ryan Howse.


MIAMI – Agreed to terms with baseball coach Jim Morris on a 3-year extension.