Saturday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on May 26, 2013 at 12:05 AM

Updated Sunday, May 26 at 12:06 AM

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Placed RHP Pedro Strop on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Friday. Recalled RHP Steve Johnson from Norfolk (IL).

CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Agreed to terms with OF Josh Richmond on a minor league contract. Reinstated INF Angel Sanchez from the 15-day DL and assigned him outright to Charlotte (IL).

MINNESOTA TWINS — Optioned OF Oswaldo Arcia to Rochester (IL). Selected the contracts of RHP Samuel Deduno and RHP P.J. Walters from Rochester. Transferred RHP Tim Wood to the 60-day DL.

NEW YORK YANKEES — Placed OF Curtis Granderson on the 15-day DL. Recalled OF Brennan Boesch from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Claimed LHP David Huff off waivers from Cleveland. Designated LHP Francisco Rondon for assignment.

TEXAS RANGERS — Claimed OF Joe Benson off waivers from Minnesota and optioned him to Frisco (TL). Transferred LHP Matt Harrison to the 60-day DL. Sent RHP Colby Lewis to Round Rock (PCL) for a rehab assignment.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Optioned LHP Sean Nolin to New Hampshire (EL). Recalled RHP Thad Weber from Buffalo (IL). Sent RHP Josh Johnson to Buffalo (IL) for a rehab assignment.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Sent SS Willie Bloomquist to Reno (PCL) for a rehab assignment.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Sent 3B Jerry Hairston Jr. to Rancho Cucamonga (Cal) for a rehab assignment.

MIAMI MARLINS — Sent RHP Nathan Eovaldi to Jupiter (FSL) for a rehab assignment.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Placed 2B Chase Utley on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Tuesday. Transferred RHP Roy Halladay to the 60-day DL.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Sent 2B Chase d'Arnaud and INF John McDonald to Indianapolis (IL) for rehab assignments.

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Sent OF Cameron Maybin to Tucson (PCL) for a rehab assignment.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Designated RHP Yunesky Maya for assignment. Selected the contract 2B Jeff Kobernus from Syracuse (IL).

American Association

EL PASO DIABLOS — Signed RHP Carlos Monasterios.


Atlantic League

CAMDEN RIVERSHARKS — Signed INF Wilson Valdez.

Frontier League

EVANSVILLE OTTERS — Released C Obed Quiles.

JOLIET SLAMMERS — Signed INF Marquis Riley. Released RHP Seth Lintz.

RIVER CITY RASCALS — Signed C Scott Dalrymple. Released C Andrew Edge.


National Basketball Association

MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES — Deactivated F Austin Daye. Actiavted F Donte Greene.

Major League Soccer

LOS ANGELES GALAXY — Traded M Mike Magee to Chicago for the rights to M Robbie Rogers, and signed Rogers to a multiyear contract.


NOTRE DAME — Announced sophomore QB Everett Golson is no longer enrolled at the school.

SOUTH CAROLINA — Named Alex Hamilton men's assistant golf coach.