TEXAS RANGERSSigned INF Travis Metcalf, 1B Freddie Thon, LHP Benjamin Foster, LHP Justin Lensch, C Craig Hurba and RHP Clayton Jerome.
TORONTO BLUE JAYSActivated C Kevin Cash from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Aquilino Lopez to Syracuse of the IL.
FLORIDA MARLINSPlaced RHP Justin Wayne on the 15-day DL, retroactive to June 4. Recalled RHP Michael Neu from Albuquerque of the PCL.
HOUSTON ASTROSPurchased the contract of RHP Kirk Bullinger from New Orleans of the PCL. Optioned RHP Brandon Duckworth to New Orleans. Released RHP Jimmy Barrett.
PITTSBURGH PIRATESSinged RHP Jason Quarles, OF Christopher Covington, RHP Matthew Guillory, 2B Jermel Lomack, RHP Ryan Herbort, C Brandon Reddinger and RHP Dustin Craig.
ST. LOUIS CARDINALSRecalled RHP Danny Harren from Memphis of the PCL. Optioned OF So Taguchi to Memphis.
National Football League
ATLANTA FALCONSPlaced S Keion Carpenter on injured reserve.
CLEVELAND BROWNSReleased QB Tim Couch.
Arena Football League
AFLFined the San Jose SaberCats $20,000 for operations violations in a game on June 5 against Tampa Bay.
National Hockey League
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETSRe-signed D Rostislav Klesla to a one-year contract.
American Hockey League
BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERSSigned C Kevin Colley to a one-year contract.
Major Indoor Soccer League
CLEVELAND FORCETraded the rights to F Lee Edgerton to Milwaukee for F Sipho Sibiya, the playing rights to MF Gary DePalma and a future consideration.
MILWAUKEE WAVETraded the rights to F Joe Reiniger to St. Louis for F Sipho Sibiya.
ILLINOIS STATENamed Dr. Linda Herman interim athletic director.
MARYLANDNamed Anton Goff assistant athletics director/academic support and career development.
NEW ORLEANSAnnounced the resignation of Randy Bush, baseball coach.
RHODE ISLANDNamed Joe Testa men's tennis coach.