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Transactions

BASEBALL

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES – Agreed to terms with LHP Joe Saunders on a minor league contract.

BOSTON RED SOX – Optioned RHP Steven Wright to Pawtucket (IL).

CHICAGO WHITE SOX – Sent RHP Zach Putnam to Charlotte (IL) for a rehab assignment.

CLEVELAND INDIANS – Reinstated OF Nyjer Morgan from the 60-day DL and released him. Optioned OF Tyler Holt to Columbus (IL).. Recalled RHP Josh Tomlin from Columbus.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS – Placed RHP Mike Morin on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Friday. Reinstated OF Collin Cowgill from the 15-day DL.

MINNESOTA TWINS – Sent 1B Joe Mauer and RHP Ricky Nolasco to Cedar Rapids (MWL) for rehab assignments.

NEW YORK YANKEES – Agreed to terms with LHP Rich Hill and selected his contract from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).

TAMPA BAY RAYS – Sent 2B Tim Beckham to the GCL Rays for a rehab assignment.

TEXAS RANGERS – Assigned LHP Ryan Feierabend outright to Buffalo (IL).

TORONTO BLUE JAYS – Placed INF Steve Tolleson on paternity leave. Reinstated INF Brett Lawrie from the 15-day DL.

National League

CHICAGO CUBS – Optioned RHP Blake Parker to Iowa (PCL). Selected the contract of INF Javier Baez from Iowa.

COLORADO ROCKIES – Sent LHP Pedro Hernandez outright to Colorado Springs (PCL).

LOS ANGELES DODGERS – Placed RHP Chris Perez on the 15-day DL. Selected the contract of RHP Carlos Frias from Albuquerque (PCL). Transferred LHP Paul Maholm to the 60-day DL.

MIAMI MARLINS – Designated RHP Jacob Turner for assignment. Recalled LHP Bryan Flynn from New Orleans (PCL).

MILWAUKEE BREWERS – Placed RHP Matt Garza on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Monday. Recalled RHP Rob Wooten from Nashville (PCL).

PITTSBURGH PIRATES – Placed INF Pedro Alvarez on the bereavement list. Reinstated OF Starling Marte from the 7-day DL. Assigned RHP Josh Wall outright to Indianapolis (IL).

SAN DIEGO PADRES – Announced the resignation of vice president and assistant general manager A.J. Hinch.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS – Placed C Wilson Ramos on paternity leave and RHP Taylor Jordan on the 60-day DL. Recalled C Sandy Leon from Syracuse (IL). Claimed LHP Matt Thornton off waivers from the N.Y. Yankees.

American Association

GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS – Signed INF Jose G. Garcia.

Frontier League

EVANSVILLE OTTERS – Released RHP Taylor Dennis and LHP Conor Kerins.

JOLIET SLAMMERS – Released LHP Harry Marino.

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS – Signed LHP Hein Robb.

BASKETBALL

NATIONAL BASKETBALL RETIRED PLAYERS ASSOCIATION – Named Jalen Rose ambassador.

NBA

SAN ANTONIO SPURS – Named Becky Hammon assistant coach.

FOOTBALL

NFL

CHICAGO BEARS – Suspended TE Martellus Bennett indefinitely and fined him an undisclosed amount for an altercation during Monday’s practice.

CLEVELAND BROWNS – Released DB Darwin Cook. Signed TEs Kyle Auffray and Martell Webb, LB Keith Pough and WR Tim Smith.

DALLAS COWBOYS – Signed G Wayne Tribue.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS – Placed CB Brandon Burton on injured reserve Signed LB Shawn Loiseau.

NEW YORK GIANTS – Placed RB David Wilson on the waived-injured list. Released DE Kendrick Adams. Signed DE Israel Idonije and TE Jerome Cunningham.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS – Signed OT Wade Smith.

CFL

EDMONTON ESKIMOS – Signed WR Marcus Rucker and LB Patrick Trahan to the practice roster.

OTTAWA REDBLACKS – Released LB T.J. Hill. Signed DL Jonathan Williams, OL J’Michael Deane, RB Chevon Walker to two-year contract extensions and QB Thomas DeMarco and DL Zack Evans and Justin Capiciotti to one-year contract extensions.

HOCKEY

AHL

TORONTO MARLIES – Named Ben Simon assistant coach.

ECHL

READING ROYALS – Named Josh Foreman equipment manager.

COLLEGE

NCAA – Named Beth Anders national coordinator of field hockey umpires.

CINCINNATI – Named JaQuon Parker assistant director of student-athlete development for men’s basketball and Robb Williams trainer.

COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON – Fired men’s basketball coach Doug Wojcik.

LA SALLE – Promoted athletics ticket coordinator Chris Irvin to athletic business manager.

NEBRASKA – Named Brett Sapp men’s basketball administrative coordinator.

RUTGERS – Named Tricia DiPaolo women’s volunteer assistant soccer coach.

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