BALTIMORE ORIOLES_Purchased the contract of RHP Jair Jurrjens from Norfolk (IL). Optioned RHP Alex Burnett to Norfolk. Placed OF Nolan Reimold on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Jake Arrieta from Norfolk. Transferred 2B Brian Roberts to the 60-day DL.
HOUSTON ASTROS_Activated 2B Jose Altuve from the bereavement list. Optioned INF Jake Elmore to Oklahoma City (PCL).
NEW YORK YANKEES_Acquired INF Reid Brignac from the Colorado for cash. Designated SS Alberto Gonzalez for assignment.
ATLANTA BRAVES_Placed LHP Eric O'Flaherty on the 15-day DL. Called up RHP Cory Rasmus from Gwinnett (IL).
CINCINNATI REDS_Optioned LHP Tony Cingrani to Louisville (IL). Recalled INF Neftali Soto from Louisville.
COLORADO ROCKIES_Recalled RHP Tyler Chatwood from Colorado Springs (PCL). Optioned RHP Rob Scahill to Colorado Springs.
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS_Placed LHP Jaime Garcia on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Mitchell Boggs from Memphis (PCL).
SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS_Recalled RHP Jean Machi from Fresno (PCL). Optioned INF-OF Brett Pill to Fresno.
NEW JERSEY JACKALS_signed C Nick Hoffman.
|National Football League|
CHICAGO BEARS_Agreed to terms with G Kyle Long on a four-year contract.
SAN DIEGO CHARGERS_Agrred to terms with LB Dwight Freeney on a two-year contract.
|National Hockey League|
NHL_Fined the San Jose Sharks $100,000 for public comments by General Manager Doug Wilson pertaining to the suspension of Sharks F Raffi Torres.
|American Hockey League|
GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS_Signed LW Andreas Athanasiou to an amateur tryout.
CHATTANOOGA_Named Wes Long men's assistant basketball coach.