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Transactions

BASEBALL

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES–Recalled RHP Alex Burnett from Norfolk (IL). Placed RHP Miguel Gonzalez on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 4.

BOSTON RED SOX–Optioned RHP Allen Webster to Pawtucket (IL). Selected the contract of RHP Jose De La Torre from Pawtucket (IL). Transferred RHP Joel Hanrahan to the 60-day DL.

CLEVELAND INDIANS–Activated CF Michael Bourn from the 15-day DL. Optioned LHP Scott Barnes to Columbus (IL).

KANSAS CITY ROYALS–Traded 3B Brandon Wood to Baltimore for future considerations.

NEW YORK YANKEES–Sent OF Curtis Granderson to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL) for an injury rehabilitation assignment.

TEXAS RANGERS–Placed C A.J. Pierzynski on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 6. Sent RHP Colby Lewis to Round Rock (PCL) for an injury rehabilitation assignment.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS–Optioned LHP Ricky Romero to Buffalo (IL). Designated RHP Edgar Gonzalez for assignment. Selected the contracts of RHP Ramon Ortiz and RHP Mickey Storey from Buffalo.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES–Sent OF Jason Heyward to Gwinnett (IL) for an injury rehabilitation assignment.

CINCINNATI REDS–Sent RHP Johnny Cueto to Dayton (MWL) for an injury rehabilitation assignment.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES–Sent 2B Neil Walker to Altoona (EL) for an injury rehabilitation assignment.

Eastern League

ALTOONA CURVE–Announced RHP Zack Thornton was assigned to the team from Bradenton (FSL).

American Association

AMARILLO SOX–Released INF Wilberto Ortiz.

FARGO-MOORHEAD REDHAWKS–Released C Cory Osborne.

GRAND PRAIRIE AIR HOGS–Released LHP Matt Bashore.

WICHITA WINGNUTS–Released OF Damon Sublett.

FOOTBALL

NFL

BALTIMORE RAVENS–Acquired C A.Q. Shipley from Indianapolis for a conditional 2014 draft pick.

CHICAGO BEARS–Agreed to terms with LB Jon Bostic on a four-year contract.

DALLAS COWBOYS–Signed DB Gerald Sensabaugh a one-day contract, who announced his retirement.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS–Signed WR Lavelle Hawkins.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES–Signed TE Zach Ertz, S Earl Wolff, DE Joe Kruger, CB Jordan Poyerand and DE David King.

TENNESSEE TITANS agreed to terms with C Eloy Atkinson, CB George Baker, K Maikon Bonani, DT Stefan Charles, TE John Doyle, WR Travis Harvey, RB Stefphon Jefferson, G Oscar Johnson, DE Nigel Nicholas, CB Matthew Pierce, WR Rashad Ross, OT Matt Sewell, WR Dontel Watkins, LB Jonathan Willard and LB Tom Wort.

CFL

EDMONTON ESKIMOS–Signed WR Rico Wallace and RB John White.

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS–Signed P Tim Hutchison, OL James Carmon and WR Quintin McCree.

HOCKEY

NHL

BUFFALO SABRES–Fired assistant coaches James Patrick and Kevyn Adams.

MINNESOTA WILD–Signed F Raphael Bussieres to an entry-level contract.

WASHINGTON CAPITALS–Recalled RW Tom Wilson and RW Joey Crabb from Hershey (AHL).

SOCCER

MLS

TORONTO FC–Added D Tal Ben Haim to the roster.

COLLEGE

HAMPTONS COLLEGIATE BASEBALL–Named Fred Cambria commissioner.

AUBURN–Fired softball coach Tina Deese.

CHATTANOOGA–Named Jim Foster women’s basketball coach.

OKLAHOMA STATE–Announced freshman QB Wes Lunt is transferring.

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