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American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS – Optioned RHP Trevor Bauer to Columbus (IL).

DETROIT TIGERS – Recalled RHP Luke Putkonen from Toledo (IL).

HOUSTON ASTROS – Optioned RHPs Brad Peacock and Rhiner Cruz to Oklahoma City (PCL). Recalled RHP Jordan Lyles and LHP Dallas Keuchel from Oklahoma City.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS – Optioned LHP Nick Maronde to Arkansas (TL).

NEW YORK YANKEES – Optioned INF Corban Joseph to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Transferred C Francisco Cervelli from the 15-day to the 60-day DL.

SEATTLE MARINERS – Reassigned Tacoma (PCL) manager Daren Brown to major league coach and minor league catching coordinator John Stearns to Tacoma manager.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS – Placed RHP Josh Johnson on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 29. Recalled RHP Brad Lincoln from Buffalo (IL).

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES – Sent C Brian McCann to Gwinnett (IL) for a rehab assignment.

CHICAGO CUBS – Sent RHP Matt Garza to Tennessee (SL) for a rehab assignment.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS – Sent LHP Chris Capuano to Albuquerque (PCL) for a rehab assignment.

MIAMI MARLINS – Sent C Jeff Mathis to Jupiter (FSL) for a rehab assignment.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS – Reinstated INF Jeff Bianchi from the 15-day DL. Optioned OF Khris Davis to Nashville (PCL).

SAN DIEGO PADRES – Recalled RHP Brad Boxberger from Tucson (PCL). Optioned LHP Robbie Erlin to Tucson.



NBA – Fined Golden State coach Mark Jackson $25,000 for making public comments in an attempt to influence the officiating.



BALTIMORE RAVENS – Agreed to terms with OT Bryant McKinnie on a two-year contract.

CHICAGO BEARS – Agreed to terms with LB Khaseem Greene and WR Marquess Wilson on four-year contracts.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS – Promoted Andy Dengler to assistant director of player personnel. Named Kyle O’Brien director of college scouting, Paul Roell assistant director of college scouting, Mark Ellenz Eastern regional scout and Chris Pollan director of pro personnel.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS – Released FB Patrick DiMarco, LB Cory Greenwood, OL Bryan Mattison and QB Alex Tanney.

NEW YORK JETS – Released DE Claude Davis and CB Cliff Harris.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS – Signed WRs Skye Dawson, Chip Reeves, Jason Thompson and Nick Williams, OL Jacolby Ashworth, Xavier Nixon, Tevita Stevens and Kyle Wilborn, LBs Marvin Burdette, William Compton and Jeremy Kimbrough, and TE Emmanuel Ogbuehi.



NHL – Suspended Boston D Andrew Ference one game for an illegal check during Wednesday’s game.

DETROIT RED WINGS – Signed D Nick Jensen to a two-year, entry-level contract.



CHIVAS USA – Agreed to terms with G Dan Kennedy on a contract extension through 2016.

NEW YORK RED BULLS – Agreed to terms with M Diomar Diaz.

SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES – Waived F Alexandre Gonzalez Emerson and M Jacob Hustedt. Activated M Mehdi Ballouchy from the disabled list.

SEATTLE SOUNDERS – Placed G Josh Ford on the DL.


SAN JOSE STATE – Named Chris Brazelton, Jack Kennedy and Omar Lowery men’s assistant basketball coaches.

TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN – Named Zac Roman women’s assistant basketball coach.