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Transactions

BASEBALL

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES–Designated RHP Jair Jurrjens for assignment. Reinstated 2B Brian Roberts from the 60-day DL. Traded INF Ty Kelly to Seattle for OF Eric Thames and optioned Thames to Norfolk (IL).

BOSTON RED SOX–Agreed to terms with LHP Mike Adams on a minor league contract.

CLEVELAND INDIANS–Placed OF Michael Bourn on paternity leave. Recalled LHP Nick Hagadone from Columbus (IL).

HOUSTON ASTROS–Placed OF Justin Maxwell on the seven-day DL. Recalled OF Jimmy Paredes from Oklahoma City (PCL).

SEATTLE MARINERS–Assigned INF Ty Kelly to Tacoma (PCL).

National League

COLORADO ROCKIES–Optioned RHP Rob Scahill to Colorado Springs (PCL). Recalled LHP Drew Pomeranz from Colorado Springs. Agreed to terms with OFXavier Nady on a minor league contract.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS–Designated RHP Matt Guerrier for assignment. Recalled RHP Chris Withrow from Albuquerque (PCL).

MILWAUKEE BREWERS–Recalled RHP Tyler Thornburg from Nashville (PCL).

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS–Sent RHP Santiago Casilla to San Jose (Cal) for a rehab assignment.

BASKETBALL

NBA

HOUSTON ROCKETS–Waived G/F Carlos Delfino and G Aaron Brooks.

FOOTBALL

CFL

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS–Signed LB James Green.

HOCKEY

NHL

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS–Agreed to terms with F Bryan Bickell on a four-year contract. Traded C Dave Bolland to Toronto for the 51st and 117th overall 2013 draft picks, and a 2014 fourth-round pick. Traded the 117th and 151st overall 2013 draft picks to San Jose for the 111th overall 2013 draft pick and a 2014 fifth-round pick. Traded F Michael Frolik to Winnipeg for the 74th and 134th overall 2013 draft picks.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS–Traded F Nino Niederreiter to Minnesota for F Cal Clutterbuck and the 70th overall 2013 draft pick.

NEW YORK RANGERS–Traded F Benn Ferriero and a 2014 sixth-round draft pick to Minnesota for D Justin Falk.

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS–Traded F Tyler Kennedy to San Jose the 50th overall 2013 draft pick.

VANCOUVER CANUCKS–Traded G Cory Schneider to New Jersey for the ninth overall 2013 draft pick.

SOCCER

MLS

CHIVAS USA–Returned MF Giovani Casillas to Club Deportivo Guadalajara. Released D Joaquin Velazquez. Declined contract options on MFs Miller Bolanos and Laurent Courtois.

NWSL

CHICAGO RED STARS–Traded D Carmelina Moscato to Boston for F Adriana Leon.

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