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American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES–Placed LHP Wei-Yin Chen on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 13. Recalled RHP Alex Burnett and INF Yamaico Navarro from Norfolk (IL).

HOUSTON ASTROS–Placed 2B Jose Altuve on the bereavement list. Recalled INF Jake Elmore from Oklahoma City (PCL).

KANSAS CITY ROYALS–Announced the retirement of director of broadcast services Fred White.

NEW YORK YANKEES–Reinstated OF Curtis Granderson from the 15-day DL. Optioned LHP Vidal Nuno to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).

National League

MIAMI MARLINS–Activated C Jeff Mathis from the 15-day DL.

NEW YORK METS–Recalled RHP Collin McHugh from Las Vegas (PCL). Placed RHP Scott Atchison on the 15-day DL.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS–Selected the contract of LHP John Gast from Memphis (PCL). Transferred RHP Jason Motte from the 15- to the 60-day DL.



PHILADELPHIA 76ERS–Named Sam Hinkie president of basketball operations and general manager.


TULSA SHOCK–Waived G Doneeka Lewis and G Italee Lucas.



ARIZONA CARDINALS–Signed TE Kyle Auffray. Released CB Prentiss Waggner.

BUFFALO BILLS–Claimed TE Mickey Shuler off waivers from Oakland.

DETROIT LIONS–Signed DE Freddie Bishop. Released RB Devin Moore.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS–Released DB De’Quan Menzi and OL Lucas Patterson.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS–Signed DT Everett Dawkins, LB Gerald Hodges and LB Michael Mauti.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES–Signed RB Felix Jones to a one-year contract.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS–Signed FB Jason Schepler to a three-year contract.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS–Signed DE William Gholston.



BOSTON BRUINS–Recalled D Torey Krug from Providence (AHL).

DALLAS STARS–Fired coach Glen Gulutzan and assistant coach Paul Jerrard.

DETROIT RED WINGS–Assigned G Tom McCollum to Grand Rapids (AHL). Recalled G Jordan Pearce from Grand Rapids.


NASCAR–Suspended mechanic Lee Dodson and Natiowide Series crew member Frank Earnhardt for failing random drug tests.


IONA–Named Billi Godsey women’s basketball coach.

IOWA–Announced men’s freshman basketball G Patrick Ingram was released from his scholarship so he can transfer.

RUTGERS–Reinstated men’s lacrosse coach Brian Brecht.

ST. ANDREWS–Named Brooke Johnson women’s basketball coach.

TEXAS–Announced men’s sophomore basketball G Julien Lewis was released from his scholarship so he can transfer.