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Sports

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Transactions

BASEBALL

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES–Optioned RHP Steve Johnson to Norfolk (IL). Recalled OF Mike Belfiore from Norfolk (IL).

BOSTON RED SOX–Placed C David Ross on the seven-day DL. Recalled C Ryan Lavarnway from Pawtucket (IL).

HOUSTON ASTROS–Designated RHP Philip Humber for assignment. Agreed to terms with RHP Edgar Gonzalez. Assigned OF Fernando Martinez outright to Oklahoma City (PCL).

LOS ANGELES ANGELS–Optioned OF Scott Cousins to Salt Lake (PCL). Selected the contract of RHP Robert Coello from Salt Lake.

NEW YORK YANKEES–Placed INF Eduardo Nunez on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 6. Selected the contract of SS Alberto Gonzalez from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Transferred 1B Mark Teixeira to the 60-day DL.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS–Sent LHP Brett Anderson to Midland (TL) for a rehab assignment.

TEXAS RANGERS–Reinstated LHP Martin Perez from the 15-day DL and optioned him to Frisco (TL).

TORONTO BLUE JAYS–Announced OF Edgar Gonzalez refused outright assignment and elected free agency.

National League

COLORADO ROCKIES–Placed OF Michael Cuddyer on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 9. Recalled OF Charlie Blackmon from Colorado Springs (PCL).

NEW YORK METS–Placed RHP Jeurys Familia on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 9. Recalled RHP Greg Burke from Las Vegas (PCL). Sent RHP Jenrry Mejia to St. Lucie (FSL) for a rehab assignment.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS–Placed RHP Jake Westbrook on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 9.

BASKETBALL

NBA

NBA–Fined Chicago coach Tom Thibodeau $35,000 for comments he made about the officiating following Friday’s game.

FOOTBALL

NFL

NEW YORK JETS–Signed DT Lanier Coleman, K Brett Maher, WR Thomas Mayo and OLB Sean Progar Jackson. Released K Derek Dimke, DT Roosevelt Holliday and WR Royce Pollard.

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