HOUSTON ASTROS_Placed RHP Josh Fields on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 4. Recalled RHP Paul Clemens from Oklahoma City (PCL).
TEXAS RANGERS_Acquired C Robinson Chirinos from Tampa Bay for a player to be named later or cash considerations.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS_Claimed 1B Mauro Gomez off waivers from Boston and optioned him to Buffalo (IL).
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS_Activated 3B David Freese from the 15-day DL. Optioned INF Ryan Jackson to Memphis (PCL).
DURHAM BULLS_Announced LHP Adam Liberatore was assigned to the team from Montgomery (SL).
EL PASO DIABLOS_Signed RHP Luis Chirinos and RHP Shawn Blackwell.
FARGO-MOORHEAD REDHAWKS_Signed RHP Joe Cruz and OF/C Alex Burg.
SIOUX FALLS CANARIES_Signed OF JP Ramirez and RHP Kyle Vazquez.
ST. PAUL SAINTS_Signed INF Dan Kraczwoski.
WICHITA WINGNUTS_Signed RHP Daniel Bennett and RHP Nathan Kilcrease.
NEW JERSEY JACKALS_Signed LHP Bobby Lucas.
EVANSVILLE OTTERS_Signed 1B Andrew Clark and RHP Scott Weismann.
FLORENCE FREEDOM_Signed OF Pablo Bermudez and RHP Daniel DeSimone.
FRONTIER GREYS_Signed LHP Dillon Wilson and LHP Eric Wooten. Named Tom Waelchli pitching coach.
JOLIET SLAMMERS_Released RHP Matt Sommo.
NORMAL CORNBELTERS_Released OF Bobby Rinard.
RIVER CITY RASCALS_Signed OF Evan Crawford and LHP Kaleb Engelke. Placed RHP Brett Harman on the suspended list.
SCHAUMBURG BOOMERS_Placed LHP Sam Robinson on the retired list.
WASHINGTON WILD THINGS_Signed LHP Alfonso Yevoli to a contract extension.
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CHICAGO BULLS_Signed F Malcolm Thomas for the remainder of the season.
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ARIZONA CARDINALS_Signed P Will Batson.
BUFFALO BILLS_Signed QB Kevin Kolb to a two-year contract.
DENVER BRONCOS_Announced RB Lance Ball signed his tender.
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CALGARY STAMPEDERS_Acquired OL Dan Federkeil from Toronto for LB Akwasi Antwi.
WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS_Released QB Alex Brink. Signed QB Max Hall and Chase Clement.
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COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS_Recalled F Michael Chaput from Springfield (AHL).
DALLAS STARS_Recalled D Jordie Benn from Texas (AHL).
DETROIT RED WINGS_Reassigned F Riley Sheahan to Grand Rapids (AHL).
LOS ANGELES KINGS_Activated F Dustin Penner from the injured reserve list.
MONTREAL CANADIENS_Recalled D Nathan Beaulieu from Hamilton (AHL).
SAN JOSE SHARKS_Signed G Troy Grosenick to an entry-level contract.
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING_Recalled D Mark Barberio from Syracuse (AHL). Reassigned D Matt Taormina to Syracuse.
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GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS_Reassigned RW Andrej Nestrasil to Toledo (ECHL).
ECHL_Suspended Stockton's Eric Hunter one game and fined him an undisclosed amount for his actions in an April 6 game against Las Vegas. Suspended Greenville's Steven Delisle one game and fined him an undisclosed amount and fined Greenville's T.J. Reynolds an undisclosed amount for their actions in an April 6 game at Reading. Fined Florida's David Rutherford an undisclosed amount for his actions in an April 6 game agianst Elmira. Fined Elmira's Kevin Harvey, Chaz Johnson and Jordan Pietrus and Florida's Mike Ratchuk, Mathieu Roy and Leigh Salters undisclosed amounts for their actions during pre-game warm-ups prior to their April 6 game.
ELMIRA JACKALS_Announced F Jack Downing was loaned to the team by Binghamton (AHL).
CLEMSON_Named Audra Smith women's basketball coach.
KANSAS STATE_Announced sophomore F Adrian Diaz has decided to transfer from the men's basketball program.
NEW MEXICO_Announced junior guard Tony Snell will enter the NBA draft.
RUTGERS_Named Carl Kirschner interim athletic director.
SPRING HILL_Named Aaron Niven men's basketball coach.
WHEATON_Named Brittany Smith volleyball coach.