BOSTON RED SOX – Assigned OF Corey Brown outright to Pawtucket (IL).
CHICAGO WHITE SOX – Traded 2B Gordon Beckham to the L.A. Angels for a player to be named or cash. Recalled SS Carlos Sanchez from Charlotte (IL).
KANSAS CITY ROYALS – Extended their player development contracts with Idaho Falls (Pioneer) and Wilmington (Carolina) through 2016 and Lexington (SAL) through 2018 and their working agreement with Burlington (Appalachian) through 2016.
LOS ANGELES ANGELS – Placed RHP Garrett Richards on the 60-day DL. Selected the contract of LHP Wade LeBlanc from Salt Lake (PCL). Recalled RHP Cam Bedrosian from Salt Lake. Sent OF Grant Green to Salt Lake for a rehab assignment.
OAKLAND ATHLETICS – Reinstated OF Craig Gentry from the 15-day DL.
TAMPA BAY RAYS – Sent C Ryan Hanigan to Charlotte (FSL) for a rehab assignment.
ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS – Assigned RHP Bradin Hagens outright to Reno (PCL).
CHICAGO CUBS – Optioned RHP Blake Parker to Iowa (PCL). Sent RHP Brian Schlitter to the AZL Cubs for a rehab assignment.
CINCINNATI REDS – Optionied LHP David Holmberg to Louisville (IL). Recalled RHP Daniel Corcino from Pensacola (SL).
MIAMI MARLINS – Sent LHP Dan Jennings to Jupiter (FSL) for a rehab assignment.
NEW YORK METS – Sent RHP Daisuke Matsuzaka to Brooklyn (NYP) for a rehab assignment.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES – Assigned RHP Wirfin Obispo outright to Indianapolis (IL). Sent RHP Stolmy Pimentel to Altoona (EL) for a rehab assignment.
SAN DIEGO PADRES – Released 2B Brooks Conrad.
SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS – Optioned RHP George Kontos to Fresno (PCL).
WASHINGTON NATIONALS – Sent OF Steven Souza Jr. to Potomac (Carolina) for a rehab assignment.
OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER – Named Mark Daigneault coach of Tulsa (NBADL).
NFL – Suspended Kansas City OT Donald Stephenson four games for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances.
ARIZONA CARDINALS – Placed DE Darnell Dockett on injured reserve. Signed DE Ryan McBean and NT Isaac Sopoaga.
DENVER BRONCOS – Placed DE Greg Latta on injured reserve.
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS – Placed LB Shawn Loiseau on the waived/injured list.
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS – Placed TE Fendi Onobun on injured reserve.
OAKLAND RAIDERS – Placed DB Jeremy Deering on injured reserve.
ST. LOUIS RAMS – Placed RB Isaiah Pead on injured reserve.
WASHINGTON REDSKINS – Placed TE Mike Caussin on injured reserve.
SOUTH CAROLINA STINGRAYS – Traded the rights to F Peter Boyd to Bakersfield for the rights to F Joel Broda.
COMMONWEALTH COAST CONFERENCE – Named Kaylyn Smith assistant commissioner.
BARUCH – Named Erika Schnaas men’s and women’s assistant tennis coach.
DELAWARE – Named David Arthur assistant director of athletics/sports and entertainment sales.
EAST CAROLINA – Named Frankie Everitte volunteer assistant baseball coach and Carl Evans associate athletic director for development.
FAYETTEVILLE STATE – Named Deron Norwood assistant athletic director for compliance.
PRESBYTERIAN – Named Kalin Zimmerman assistant volleyball coach and Madeline Williams sports information assistant.
RANDOLPH – Named Maria Reagan women’s assistant soccer coach.
RUTGERS – Named Bryant Knibbs men’s assistant soccer coach.
SOUTH CAROLINA STATE – Named Paul Bryant athletic director.
SUSQUEHANNA – Named Samuel Moore men’s assistant basketball coach.
WOFFORD – Named Amy Nokes assistant volleyball coach.