Sunday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on September 2, 2013 at 12:36 AM

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Recalled C Steve Clevenger and C Chris Snyder from Rochester (IL) and LHP Wei-Yin Chen from The GCL start Sunday against New York at Yankee Stadium. Designated C Taylor Teagarden and OF Eric Thomas for assignment.

BOSTON RED SOX — Activated INF John McDonald. Selected the contract of OF Quintin Berry from Pawtucket. Designated RHP Daniel Bard for assignment. Recalled RHP Rubby De La Rosa and C Ryan Lavarnway from Pawtucket. Transferred C Christian Vazquez from Portland (EL) to Pawtucket. Activated INF Brandon Snyder from the 15-day DL.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Recalled LHP Charlie Leesman and C Bryan Anderson from Charlotte (IL).

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Recalled C Kelly Shoppach, RHP Preston Guilmet, LHP Nick Hagadone and RHP Blake Wood from Columbus (IL). Purchased the contract of INF Jose Ramirez from Erie (EL).

DETROIT TIGERS — Purchased the contract of OF Nick Castellanos from Toledo (IL). Recalled RHP Evan Reed and INF Danny Worth from Toledo. Transferred RHP Luis Marte to the 60-day DL.

MINNESOTA TWINS — Added OF Alex Presley to the roster.

NEW YORK YANKEES Recalled INF David Adams, RHP Dellin Betances, RHP Brett Marshall and LHP Cesar Cabral from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Selected the contract of C J.R. Murphy from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Transferred INF Jayson Nix to the 60-day DL. Released OF Melky Mesa.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Recalled LHP Pedro Figueroa, INF Andy Parrino and INF Jemile Weeks from Sacramento (PCL). Selected the contract of OF Michael Choice from Sacramento. Designated C Luke Montz for assignment.

TAMPA BAY RAYS — Selected the contract of OF-DH Delmon Young from Montgomery (SL). Recalled RHP Josh Lueke and C Chris Gimenez from Durham (IL). Reinstated OF-DH Luke Scott from the 15-day DL.

TEXAS RANGERS — Reinstated DH Lance Berkman and RHP Nick Tepesch from 15-day DL and RHP Neftali Feliz and LHP Michael Kirkman from the 60-day DL. Purchased the contract OF/1B Jim Adduci from Round Rock (PCL). Recalled RHP Cory Burns and C Robinson Chirinos from Round Rock. Released RHP Justin Miller. Designated OF Joe Benson for assignment.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Activated RHP Steve Delabar and RHP Dustin McGowan off the 15-day DL.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Acquired RHP Matt Langwell from Cleveland to complete an earlier trade.

ATLANTA BRAVES — Purchased the contract of RHP Freddy Garcia from Gwinnett (IL).

CINCINNATI REDS — Recalled INF Henry Rodriguez, RHP Curtis Partch and OF Derrick Robinson from Louisville (IL).

COLORADO ROCKIES — Activated RHP Tyler Chatwood from the 15-day DL. Recalled INF Josh Rutledge from Colorado Springs (PCL).

FLORIDA MARLINS — Activated OF Chris Coghlan from the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Chris Hatcher and LHP Zach Phillips from New Orleans (PCL).

MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Acquired RHP Michael Blazek from St. Louis to complete an earlier trade. Recalled RHP Donovan Hand from Nashville (PCL).

NEW YORK METS_Signed RHP Aaron Harang to a minor league contract and assigned him to Las Vegas (PCL).

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Activated OF Travis Snider from the 15-day DL. Recalled LHP Kris Johnson and RHP Kyle Farnsworth from Indianapolis (IL).

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Recalled LHP Tommy Layne and C Chris Robinson from Tucson (PCL).

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Activated C Tony Cruz from the 15-day DL.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Recalled RHP Erik Davis and LHP Ian Krol from Syracuse (IL) and C Sandy Leon from Harrisburg (EL).

Atlantic League

LONG ISLAND DUCKS — Acquired RHP Bobby Blevins from Rockland (Can-Am) for a player to be named later. Placed RHP Josh Lansford on the inactive list.

Can-Am League

TROIS-RIVIERES AIGLES — Traded RHP Nick Sarianides to Southern Maryland (Atlantic) for a player to be named.

National Football League

ATLANTA FALCONS — Signed WR James Rodgers, WR Darius Johnson, FB Patrick DiMarco, QB Seth Doege, CB Jordan Mabin, G Phillipkeith Manley, DT Adam Replogle and TE tight end Mickey Shuler to the practice squad.

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Claimed OT Bradley Sowell off waivers from Indianapolis and NT Alameda Ta'amu off waivers from Pittsburgh. Released LB Kenny Demens and CB Bryan McCann.

BALTIMORE RAVENS — Released WR LaQuan Williams. Signed TE Matt Furstenburg, S Omar Brown, LB Brandon Copeland, DL Cody Larsen, OL Reggie Stephens, OL J.J. Unga and OL Jordan Devey to the practice squad.

BUFFALO BILLS — Signed G Mark Asper, DE Jamie Blatnick, DE Izaan Cross, QB Thad Lewis and WR Tommy Streeter to the practice squad. Claimed CB Brandon Burton off waivers from Minnesota.

CHICAGO BEARS — Signed LB Jerry Franklin, CB Demontre Hurst, QB Jerrod Johnson, WR Ricardo Lockette, TE Fendi Onobun, FB Harvey Unga and DE Aston Whiteside to the practice squad. Claimed DE David Bass off waivers (Oakland). Waived DE Cheta Ozougwu.

CINCINNATI BENGALS — Signed WR Cobi Hamilton, OT Reid Fragel, RB Daniel Herron, CB Chris Lewis-Harris, CB Onterio McCalebb, LB J.K. Schaffer and C T.J. Johnson to the practice squad.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Claimed TE MarQueis Gray (San Francisco), RB Dennis Johnson (Houston), OL Patrick Lewis (Green Bay), LB Brandon Magee (Dallas), TE Keavon Milton (New Orleans) and Bobby Rainey (Baltimore) off waivers.

DALLAS COWBOYS_Claimed LB Kyle Bosworth off waivers from the New York Giants.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Claimed TE Jack Doyle off waivers from Tennessee. Waived RB Kerwynn Williams. Re-signed LB Daniel Adongo and LB Josh McNary to the practice squad. Signed C Thomas Austin, QB Chandler Harnish, TE Dominique Jones and CB Sheldon Price to the practice squad.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Claimed WR Stephen Burton (Minnesota), DB Winston Guy (Seattle), TE Clay Harbor (Philadelphia), G Jacques McClendon (Atlanta), LB Chris McCoy (Philadelphia), LB J.T. Thomas (Chicago) and TE D.J. Williams (Green Bay) off waivers. Released S Antwon Blake, TE Brett Brackett, G-C Dan Gerberry, DT Kyle Love, FB Lonnie Pryor, WR Jordan Shipley and LB Andy Studebaker,

MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Claimed OL J'Marcus Webb off waivers from Chicago. Signed RB Joe Banyard, G Travis Bond, DT Everett Dawkins, TE Chase Ford, OT Kevin Murphy, WR Rodney Smith and WR Adam Thielen to the practice squad. Terminated the contract of OL Troy Kropog.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Claimed off waivers LB Chris White from Detroit, OL Braxston Cave from Cleveland, G Chris Barker and DT A.J. Francis from Miami. Released DB Marquice Cole and RB Leon Washington. Re-signed LB Ja'Gared Davis, S Kanorris Davis, DB Justin Green, DL Marcus Forston and LB Jeff Tarpinian to the practice squad.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Signed DE Adewale Ojomo, DE Matt Broha, OL Stephen Goodin, OL Eric Herman, WR Marcus Harris, WR Julian Talley and DB Charles James to the practice squad.

NEW YORK JETS — Claimed RB Alex Green (Green Bay), OT Ben Ijalana (Indianapolis) and LB Scott Solomon (Tennessee) off waivers. Released RB Kahlil Bell and LB Danny Lansanah. Placed LB Josh Mauga on injured reserve. Signed WR Michael Campbell, LB Troy Davis, DT Tevita Finau, C Dalton Freeman, S Rontez Miles, TE Chris Pantale and OT J.B. Shugarts to the practice squad.

OAKLAND RAIDERS — Claimed G Antoine McClain off waivers from Baltimore and DT Brian Sanford off waivers from Cleveland. Released P Chris Kluwe. Waived QB Tyler Wilson.

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS_Traded a 2015 conditional seventh-round draft pick to the Dallas Cowboys for DT Sean Lissemore. Claimed DL Drake Nevis off waivers from the Indianapolis Colts and LB Terrell Manning from the Green Bay Packers. Released LB D.J. Smith and DE Brandon Moore. Placed DE Damik Scafe on injured reserve. Agreed to terms with LB Reggie Walker. Signed Tackle Nick Becton, LB Thomas Keiser and CB Marcus Cromartie to the practice squad.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS_Claimed DT Chris Jones and WR Russell Shepard off waivers. Released WR Tiquan Underwood and LB Najee Goode. Signed CB Deveron Carr, OL Jace Daniels, LB Ka'lial Glaud, DT Matthew Masifilo, TE Danny Noble, WR Chris Owusu and T Mike Remmers to the practice squad.

TENNESSEE TITANS — Signed DT Stefan Charles, FB Collin Mooney, WR Rashad Ross, LB Jonathan Willard and CB Khalid Wooten to the practice squad.