SEATTLE MARINERS – Designated LHP Mauricio Robles for assignment.
TEXAS RANGERS – Traded INF Michael Young to Philadelphia for RHP Josh Lindblom and RHP Lisalverto Bonilla.
NBA – Fined Cleveland coach Byron Scott $25,000 for public criticism of officiating after a Dec. 7 game at Minnesota. Fined Boston F-C Chris Wilcox $25,000 for making an obscene gesture directed toward fans during a Dec. 7 game at Philadelphia.
CHARLOTTE BOBCATS – Waived G Cory Higgins. Called up F Jeff Adrien from Rio Grande Valley (NBADL).
PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS – Recalled G Will Barton and F Victor Claver from Idaho (NBADL).
PHILADELPHIA EAGLES – Placed OT Nate Menkin on injured reserve. Signed LB Ryan Rau from the practice squad.
PITTSBURGH STEELERS – Released QB Brian Hoyer. Signed DB Josh Victorian from the practice squad.
TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS – Released OT Derek Hardman. Signed DE Lazarius Levingston from the practice squad.
SOUTH CAROLINA STINGRAYS – Signed D Jarret Rush.
AUBURN – Named Charlie Harbison co-defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach.