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Transactions

BASEBALL

American League

BOSTON RED SOX – Sent LHP Franklin Morales to Portland (EL) for a rehab assignment.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX – Optioned 1B Mike McDade to Charlotte (IL).

OAKLAND ATHLETICS – Placed OF Josh Reddick on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 7. Selected the contract of 1B Daric Barton from Sacramento (PCL). Released LHP Jordan Norberto.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS – Placed LHP J.A. Happ on the 15-day DL. Selected the contract of RHP Edgar Gonzalez from Buffalo (IL).

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS – Placed 3B Chris Valaika on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Will Harris from Reno (PCL).

ATLANTA BRAVES – Sent RHP Luis Ayala to Gwinnett (IL) for a rehab assignment.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS – Placed 3B Jerry Hairston Jr. on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 6. Recalled 2B Elian Herrera from Albuquerque (PCL).

MIAMI MARLINS – Placed INF Chris Valaika on the 15-day DL. Selected the contract of INF Derek Dietrich from Jacksonville (SL). Transferred INF Casey Kotchman to the 60-day DL.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES – Agreed to terms with LHP Bobby Bramhall on a minor league contract.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES – Optioned INF Josh Harrison to Indianapolis (IL). Recalled RHP Duke Welker from Indianapolis. Promoted RHP Tim Alderson from Altoona (EL) to Indianapolis. Assigned RHP Quinton Miller to Altoona.

BASKETBALL

NBA

MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES – Fired international scouting coordinator Pete Philo and scouts Curtis Crawford and Will Conroy.

FOOTBALL

CLEVELAND BROWNS – Named Kevin Griffin vice president-fan experience and marketing.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS – Released TE Darren Fells.

TENNESSEE TITANS – Signed RB Jalen Parmele.

MOTORSPORTS

NASCAR – Reduced driver points deducted to Matt Kenseth from 50 to 12; the suspension of crew chief Jason Ratcliff from six races to one; eliminated the six-race suspension for owner Joe Gibbs; and reinstated Kenseth’s bonus points earned for his April 21 victory at the STP 400.

COLLEGE

NCAA – Named Utah State vice president and director of athletics Scott Barnes chair of t he Division I Men’s Basketball Committee. Placed Wingate on one-year probation and gave former women’s basketball coach Barbara Nelson a two-year show-cause penalty for providing players with money and prescription drugs.

AUGUSTA STATE – Reassigned baseball coach Chris Cooper strength and conditioning coach for the athletics program.

BERRY – Named Ossie Buchannon and Kenneth Baker assistant football coaches.

DAVIDSON – Announced it is leaving the Southern Conference to join the Atlantic 10 Conference, effective July 1, 2014.

EASTERN MICHIGAN – Announced softball coach Karen Baird will not return.

MICHIGAN – Named Nolan Jones director of football operations. Promoted Bob Lopez to associate athletic director for football.

MOUNT UNION – Announced the resignation of football coach Larry Kehres, who will remain as athletic director. Named Vince Kehres football coach.

OREGON – Announced men’s basketball F Mike Moser will transfer from UNLV.

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