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  • Standings
  • Chargers control tempo, Seahawks
    Antonio Gates had three touchdown catches and the Chargers controlled the tempo to keep Seattle’s offense off the field.
  • Box scores
    Bears 28, 49ers 20Chicago07021–28



American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES – Optioned RHP Preston Guilmet from Norfolk (IL). Designated RHP Ramon Ramirez for assignment. Recalled RHP Kevin Gausman from Aberdeen (NYP).

BOSTON RED SOX – Optioned LHP Tommy Layne to Pawtucket (IL).

CLEVELAND INDIANS – Placed OF Michael Bourn on the 15-day DL. Selected the contract of OF Tyler Holt from Columbus (IL).

KANSAS CITY ROYALS – Optioned RHP Casey Coleman to Omaha (PCL). Agreed to terms with LHP Scott Downs on a one-year contract.

NEW YORK YANKEES – Designated OF Alfonso Soriano for assignment. Traded LHP Vidal Nuno to Arizona for RHP Brandon McCarthy. Selected the contract of RHP Bruce Billings from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).

National League

CHICAGO CUBS – Recalled LHP Chris Rusin and RHP Blake Parker from Iowa (PCL).

CINCINNATI REDS – Placed C Brayan Pena on paternity leave. Recalled C Tucker Barnhart from Louisville (IL).

COLORADO ROCKIES – Placed RHP Nick Masset on the 15-day DL. Designated RHP Raul Fernandez for assignment. Selected the contract of RHP Brooks Brown from Colorado Springs (PCL).

LOS ANGELES DODGERS – Sent OF Carl Crawford to Albuquerque (PCL) for a rehab assignment. Placed SS Erisbel Arruebarrena on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Saturday. Recalled INF Carlos Triunfel from Albuquerque.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES – Placed SS Clint Barmes on the 15-day DL, retroactive to June 30. Recalled INF Michael Martinez from Indianapolis (IL).