Saturday's Sports Transactions

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Associated Press

Posted on May 18, 2013 at 6:01 PM

Updated Saturday, May 18 at 6:03 PM

BASEBALL
American League

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.

National League

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.

Can-Am League

NEW JERSEY JACKALS_signed C Nick Hoffman.

FOOTBALL
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.

HOCKEY
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.

COLLEGE

CHATTANOOGA_Named Wes Long men's assistant basketball coach.

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