DETROIT TIGERS — Optioned RHP Jose Alvarez to Toledo (IL).
KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Optioned LHP Danny Duffy to Omaha (PCL).
OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Placed RHP Bartolo Colon on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Wednesday. Recalled LHP Tommy Milone from Sacramento (PCL).
ATLANTA BRAVES — Released 3B Blake DeWitt.
MIAMI MARLINS — Traded RHP Doug Mathis to Pittsburgh for a player to be named or cash.
NEW YORK METS — Placed RHP Jenrry Mejia on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Greg Burke from Las Vegas (PCL).
PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Optioned OF Andrew Lambo to Indianapolis (IL). Selected the contract of LHP Kris Johnson from Indianapolis. Transferred C Michael McKenry to the 60-day DL.
EL PASO DIABLOS — Signed INF Brandon Petit.
SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS — Signed RHP Cody Hall.
ST. PAUL SAINTS — Signed C Chris Manning and RHP TJ Hose. Sold the contract of INF Brad Boyer to the Minnesota Twins.
WICHITA WINGNUTS — Signed OF Waylen Chow.
QUEBEC CAPITALES — Signed RHP Hugo Lalande. Released C Jean-Luc Blaquiere.
TROIS-RIVIERES AIGLES — Signed INF Max Poulin.
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BUFFALO BILLS — Placed WR Kevin Elliott on injured reserve. Released OL Tony Hills, WR Terrell Sinkfield and DBs Don Unamba and Mark LeGree.
CHICAGO BEARS — Signed QB Trent Edwards to a one-year contract. Released WR Jerrell Jackson.
CLEVELAND BROWNS — Re-signed RB Jermaine Cook. Released CB Kenronte Walker.
DETROIT LIONS — Signed T Kevin Haslem. Released OT Austin Holtz.
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WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Fired offensive coordiantor and quarterbacks coach Gary Crowton. Named Marcel Bellfeuille offensive coordinator.
RPI — Named Dick Maloney defensive and recruiting coordinator.