BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Recalled RHP Josh Stinson from Frederick (Carolina). Optioned RHP Alex Burnett to Norfolk (IL). Sent RHP Steve Johnson to Norfolk for a rehab assignment.
BOSTON RED SOX — Sent LHP Craig Breslow to Portland (EL) for a rehab assignment. Optioned RHP Steven Wright to Pawtucket (IL). Recalled RHP Daniel Bard from Portland.
CLEVELAND INDIANS — Reinstated C Lou Marson from the 15-day DL. Optioned C Yan Gomes to Columbus (IL). Assigned RHP Fernando Nieve outright to Columbus.
DETROIT TIGERS — Selected the contract of RHP Jose Valverde from Lakeland (FSL). Designated LHP Duane Below for assignment.
HOUSTON ASTROS — Placed OF Justin Maxwell on the 15-day DL. Recalled OF Robbie Grossman from Oklahoma City (PCL).
LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Optioned INF Tommy Field to Salt Lake (PCL). Recalled LHP Nick Maronde from Arkansas (TL).
TAMPA BAY RAYS — Sent DH Luke Scott to Charlotte (IL) for a rehab assignment.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Designated RHP Ramon Ortiz for assignment.
ATLANTA BRAVES — Placed OF Jason Heyward on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 21. Recalled INF Tyler Pastornicky from Gwinnett (IL).
COLORADO ROCKIES — Recalled RHP Tyler Chatwood from Colorado Springs (PCL). Optioned RHP Rob Scahill to Colorado Springs.
MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Sent RHP Mark Rogers to Huntsville (SL) for a rehab assignment.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Sent RHP Charlie Morton to Altoona (EL) for a rehab assignment.
SAN DIEGO PADRES — Reinstated OF Carlos Quentin from suspension.
AMARILLO SOX — Released RHP Paul Koss.
FARGO-MOORHEAD REDHAWKS — Released INF Eric Campbell and RHP Kyle Dahman.
GRAND PRAIRIE AIR HOGS — Signed OF Keanon Simon and RHP Justin Erasmus. Released INF German Duran.
SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS — Signed OF Brandon Newton and INF Jorge Delgado. Released RHP Ty Marotz.
WICHITA WINGNUTS — Released INF Marc-Anthony Tarantola.
NEW JERSEY JACKALS — Signed INF Jeremy Barnes and 1B Chris Duffy.
NEWARK BEARS — Signed RHPs Leondy Perez and Fray Martinez. Traded INF John Welch to Rockland for a player to be named.
QUEBEC CAPITALES — Signed LHP Casey Harman.
ROCKALND BOULDERS — Released OF Qualon Millender.
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CLEVELAND CAVALIERS — Named Mike Brown coach.
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SAN DIEGO CHARGERS — Signed FB Chris Gronkowski.
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ANAHEIM DUCKS — Recalled G Frederik Andersen and Fs Patrick Maroon and Devante Smith-Pelly from Norfolk (AHL). Reassigned G Igor Bobkov to Norfolk.
CAROLINA HURRICANES — Reassigned C Riley Nash and F Tim Wallace to Charlotte (AHL). Recalled RW Jared staal from Charlotte.
MINNESOTA WILD — Reassigned F Stephane Veilleux to Houston (AHL).
VANCOUVER CANUCKS — Recalled G Joe Cannata from Chicago (AHL).
WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Re-signed Fs Eric Fehr and Aaron Volpatti to two-year contracts.
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SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE — Reassigned G Brian Foster to Cincinnati (ECHL).
NASCAR — Docked Sprint Cup driver Matt Kenseth 50 driver points and three bonus points; suspended crew chief Jason Ratcliff six races, fined him $200,000 and placed him on probation until the end of the year; and suspended the owner's license of Joe Gibbs six races and docked him 50 car owner points for failing a post-race inspection after Sunday's race. Docked Craftsman Trucks Series driver Johnny Sauter 25 points and suspended crew chief Joe Shear four races and fined him $10,000 for an illegal fuel cell used during Saturday's race.
ASA/USA SOFTBALL — Named Craig Cress executive director, effective Nov. 15.
NCAA — Announced the resignation of associate director of enforcement Marcus Wilson to become associate athletic director for compliance at Maryland.
ECAC — Named Ben Rosenfeld director of sport administration/championships, Katie Hartman Boldvich coordinator of sport administration/leagues and affiliates and Joyce Lambert administrative assistant to the commissioner.
LIMESTONE — Named Ted Soenksen offensive line coach and recruiting coordinator.
UTEP — Named Scott Stoker defensive coordinator.
WOFFORD — Named Dustin Kerns men's assistant basketball coach.