DETROIT TIGERS–Designated OF Jeff Baker for assignment. Recalled OF Avisail Garcia from Erie (EL).
KANSAS CITY ROYALS–Promoted bullpen coach Steve Foster to special assistant to the general manager/minor league pitching coordinator.
MINNESOTA TWINS–Recalled OF Matt Carson from Rochester (IL).
TAMPA BAY RAYS–Recalled INF Sean Rodriguez from Durham (IL) and placed him on the 15-day DL.
ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS–Claimed INF Cody Ransom off waivers from Milwaukee.
CHICAGO CUBS–Recalled LHP Jeff Beliveau from Iowa (PCL). Assigned LHP Brooks Raley to Iowa.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES–Recalled OF Alex Presley and RHP Kyle McPherson from Indianapolis (IL). Optioned INF Chase dArnaud to Bradenton (FSL). Sent 1B Jeff Clement outright to Bradenton.
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS–Placed SS Rafael Furcal on the 15-day DL. Recalled SS Pete Kozma from Memphis (PCL).
MLS–Suspended Columbus D Julius James one game and fined him an undisclosed amount for violent conduct during an Aug. 29 game against Philadelphia.
MICHIGAN–Suspended RB Fitzgerald Toussaint and DE Frank Clark one game apiece.
TARLETON–Named Casey Hogan assistant AD for development and major gifts.
UNC GREENSBORO–Named Joey Holcomb volunteer assistant baseball coach.
WAKE FOREST–Named Gayle Coats Fulks womens assistant basketball coach.