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American League

CHICAGO WHITE SOX – Placed OF Dayan Viciedo on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 19. Recalled OF Blake Tekotte from Charlotte (IL).

CLEVELAND INDIANS – Reinstated LHP Scott Kazmir from the 15-day DL. Optioned INF Cord Phelps to Columbus (IL).

HOUSTON ASTROS – Reinstated LHP Travis Blackley from the 15-day DL.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS – Placed RHP Mark Lowe on the 15-day DL. Recalled INF Tommy Field from Salt Lake (PCL).

OAKLAND ATHLETICS – Optioned RHP Evan Scribner to Sacramento (PCL). Recalled RHP Jesse Chavez from Sacramento.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES – Sent 1B Freddie Freeman to Gwinnett (IL) for a rehab assignment.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS – Recalled RHP Hiram Burgos from Nashville (PCL).

SAN DIEGO PADRES – Placed RHP Tyson Ross on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 18. Recalled RHP Thad Weber from Tucson (PCL).



CALGARY FLAMES – Signed G Joey MacDonald to a one-year contract.

NASHVILLE PREDATORS – Reassigned Fs Daniel Bang and Kevin Henderson to Milwaukee (AHL).

NEW JERSEY DEVILS – Activated RW Ilya Kovalchuk from injured reserve.


MANCHESTER MONARCHS – Released F Ian O’Connor from his professional tryout agreement and returned him to Reading (ECHL).


ECHL – Fined Cincinnati F David Pacan, Gwinnett F Andy Brandt, Gwinnett D Sacha Guimond and Cincinnati assistant coach Matt Macdonald undisclosed amounts.