BOSTON RED SOX – Assigned RHP Alfredo Aceves outright to Pawtucket (IL).
NEW YORK YANKEES – Sent 3B Alex Rodriguez to Trenton (EL) for a rehab assignment.
TEXAS RANGERS – Sent OFs Craig Gentry and Jeff Baker to Frisco (TL) for rehab assignments.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS – Sent OF Melky Cabrera to New Hampshire (EL) for a rehab assignment.
COLORADO ROCKIES – Traded RHPs Parker Frazier to Cincinnati for RHP Armando Galarraga.
MIAMI MARLINS – Optioned LHP Duane Below to New Orleans (PCL). Sent RHP Jose Ceda to the GCL Marlins for a rehab assignment.
MILWAUKEE BREWERS – Optioned OF Khris Davis to Nashville (PCL).
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS – Sent RHP Chris Carpenter to Springfield (TL) for a rehab assignment. Optioned RHP Keith Butler to Memphis (PCL).
ATLANTA HAWKS – Signed F Elton Brand.
BOSTON CELTICS – Waived F Kris Joseph.
DETROIT PISTONS – Signed F Luigi Datome and G Will Bynum.
HOUSTON ROCKETS – Signed G Isaiah Canaan. Agreed to terms with F Robert Covington and G B.J. Young. Waived G/F James Anderson and C Tim Ohlbrecht.
MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES – Re-signed G Tony Allen and F Jon Leuer to multiyear contracts.
SACRAMENTO KINGS – Signed F Carl Landry to a four-year contract.
DENVER BRONCOS – Suspended director of player personnel Matt Russell indefinitely and director of pro personnel Tom Heckert one month for suspicion of drunken driving.
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS – Signed WR/PR Ace Sanders.
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS – Signed P/K Colton Schmidt to a three-year contract.
ANAHEIM DUCKS – Re-signed D Mat Clark to a one-year contract.
SKA ST. PETERSBURG – Signed F Ilya Kovalchuk to a four-year contract.
STOCKTON THUNDER – Named Rich Kromm coach and director of hockey operations.
VANDERBILT – Dismissed DB Brandon Banks, S Corey Batey, WR Jaborian McKenzie and TE Brandon Vandenburg from the football team.
WEST VIRGINIA – Announced F Aaric Murray has left the mens basketball team.