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Transactions

BASEBALL

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES – Sent LHP Tsuyoshi Wada to Norfolk (IL) for a rehab assignment.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX – Sent 2B Gordon Beckham and INF Angel Sanchez to Charlotte (IL) for rehab assignments.

CLEVELAND INDIANS – Sent RHPs Blake Wood and Vinnie Pestano to Lake County (MWL) for rehab assignments. Optioned LHP Nick Hagadone to Columbus (IL).

DETROIT TIGERS – Optioned RHP Al Alburquerque to Toledo (IL). Recalled RHP Evan Reed from Toledo.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS – Optioned LHP Michael Roth to Arkansas (TL). Designated RHP Barry Enright for assignment. Recalled RHP Ryan Brasier from Salt Lake (PCL). Selected the contract of RHP Billy Buckner from Salt Lake.

NEW YORK YANKEES – Optioned RHP Brett Marshall to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Recalled RHP Dellin Betances from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

TAMPA BAY RAYS – Placed LHP David Price on the 15-day DL. Recalled LHP Alex Torres from Durham (IL).

TEXAS RANGERS – Placed RHP Alexi Ogando on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Cory Burns from Round Rock (PCL).

National League

COLORADO ROCKIES – Placed LHP Jeff Francis on the 15-day DL. Designated INF Reid Brignac for assignment. Recalled INF D.J. LaMahieu and RHP Rob Scahill from Colorado Springs (PCL).

LOS ANGELES DODGERS – Sent LHP Ted Lilly to Rancho Cucamonga (Cal) for a rehab assignment.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS – Optioned C/1B Blake Lalli to Nashville (PCL). Selected the contract of RHP Francisco Rodriguez from Nashville. Transferred 3B Taylor Green to the 60-day DL.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES – Sent RHP Charlie Morton to Altoona (EL) and 2B Chase d’Arnaud to Bradenton (FSL) for rehab assignments.

SAN DIEGO PADRES – Sent LHP Clayton Richard to Tucson (PCL) for a rehab assignment.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS – Sent OF Jayson Werth to Potomac (Carolina) for a rehab assignment. Placed C Wilson Ramos on the 15-day DL. Recalled C Jhonatan Solano from Syracuse (IL).

FOOTBALL

NFL

NFL FOUNDATION – Named Jason Taylor to the board of directors.

BUFFALO BILLS – Promoted assistant general manager/director of player personnel Doug Whaley to general manager. Named Jim Monos director of player personnel and Kelvin Fisher director of college scouting.

CHICAGO BEARS – Promoted Mark Sadowski to senior national scout.

DALLAS COWBOYS – Released G D.J. Hall. Signed DE Anthony Hargrove to a one-year contract.

JACKOSNVILLE JAGUARS – Claimed DT Kyle Love off waivers from New England. Released RB Montell Owens. Signed C Dan Gerberry.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS – Named Will Lewis director of pro scouting, Marvin Allen director of college scouting, Randy Ball pro scouting assistant and Trey Koziol area scout. Promoted Mike Borgonzi to assistant director of pro scouting, Dom Green to assistant director of college scouting, Brett Veach to pro and college personnel analyst and Ryan Poles to college coordinator.

MIAMI DOLPHINS – Claimed WR Marvin McNutt off waivers from Philadelphia. Signed FB Rupert Bryan. Waived/injured DT Chas Alecxih and WR Taylor Stockemer.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS – Signed CB Logan Ryan.

NEW YORK JETS – Announced the retirement of QB David Garrard.

OAKLAND RAIDERS – Signed WR/KR Josh Cribbs and QB Matt McGloin.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS – Signed S Shamarko Thomas to a four-year contract.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS – Signed FB Spencer Ware to a multiyear contract.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS – Signed RB Jawan Jamison.

COLLEGE

INDIANA – Announced men’s basketball G Evan Gordon is transferring from Arizona State.

VIRGINIA – Announced RB Clifton Richardson will transfer.

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