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American League

BOSTON RED SOX – Reinstated DH David Ortiz from the 15-day DL. Optioned OF Jackie Bradley Jr. to Pawtucket (IL).

CLEVELAND INDIANS – Transferred RHP Matt Albers from the family medical emergency list to the restricted list.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS – Placed 3B Alberto Callaspo on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 12. Recalled RHP Michael Kohn from Salt Lake (PCL).

OAKLAND ATHLETICS – Optioned OF Shane Peterson to Sacramento (PCL). Reinstated 1B Brandon Moss from the paternity list.

National League

CHICAGO CUBS – Assigned 2B Brent Lillibridge outright to Iowa (PCL). Claimed OF Julio Borbon off waivers from Texas. Designated INF Alberto Gonzalez for assignment.

COLORADO ROCKIES–Recalled LHP Josh Outman from Colorado Springs (PCL). Optioned RHP Chris Volstad to Colorado Springs.

MIAMI MARLINS – Designated RHP John Maine for assignment. Recalled RHP Tom Koehler from New Orleans (PCL).

MILWAUKEE BREWERS – Sent SS Jeff Bianchi to Nashville (PCL) for a rehab assignment.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES – Recalled LHP Joe Savery from Lehigh Valley (IL).



OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER – Assigned F Perry Jones and Gs Jeremy Lamb and DeAndre Liggins to Tulsa (NBADL).



CHICAGO BEARS – Signed PK Austin Signor to a three-year contract.

DALLAS COWBOYS – Signed S Danny McCray.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS – Re-signed RB Chris Ivory to a one-year contract.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS – Re-signed PK Steven Hauschka.



ANAHEIM DUCKS – Recalled G Igor Bobkov from Norfolk (AHL).

DETROIT RED WINGS – Reassigned Fs Willie Coetzee, Andrej Nestrasil and Trevor Parkes, D Max Nicastro and G Jordan Pearce fromi Toledo (ECHL) to Grand Rapids (AHL).

LOS ANGELES KINGS – Assigned RW Tyler Toffoli to Manchester (AHL).

NASHVILLE PREDATORS – Recalled Fs Daniel Bang and Kevin Henderson from Milwaukee (AHL).

NEW YORK ISLANDERS – Agreed to terms with F Joey Diamond on a one-year, entry-level contract.


NEW YORK RACING ASSOCIATION – Named Eric Wing director of communications and media relations.


METRO ATLANTIC ATHLETIC CONFERENCE – Announced it will add field hockey as an associate sport beginning with the 2013-14 academic year.

DUKE – Signed women’s basketball coach Joanne McCallie to a contract extension through the 2018-19 season.

GONZAGA – Announced C Kelly Olynyk will enter the NBA draft.

LOYOLA OF CHICAGO – Announced it is moving to the Missouri Valley Conference beginning with the fall 2013 semester.

RUTGERS – Suspended men’s lacrosse coach Brian Brecht pending an investigation into allegations of verbal abuse.