American League

BOSTON RED SOX—Agreed to terms with 1B Sean Casey on a one-year contract and RHP Matt Miller and INF Junior Spivey on minor league contracts.

DETROIT TIGERS—Traded OF Michael Hernandez to Texas for RHP Armando Galarraga.

NEW YORK YANKEES—Agreed to terms with RHP Brian Bruney on a one-year contract.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Agreed to terms with OF Alex Rios on a one-year contract.

National League

HOUSTON ASTROS—Agreed to terms with SS Richard Paz on a minor league contract.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES—Agreed to terms with 2B Freddy Sanchez on a two-year contract.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS—Extended its working agreement with Quad Cities (MWL) through the 2010 season.

SAN DIEGO PADRES—Claimed RHP Enrique Gonzalez off waivers from Washington.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS—Agreed to terms with LHP Katsuhiko Maekawa on a minor league contract.


National Football League

BUFFALO BILLS—Named Ray Brown assistant offensive line coach.

CINCINNATI BENGALS—Signed P Danny Baugher to a two-year contract.

GREEN BAY PACKERS—Signed Mike McCarthy coach to a five-year contract.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS—Signed G Dan Connolly, WR C.J. Jones, CB Tim Mixon and OL Jimmy Martin to future contracts.


National Hockey League

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS—Recalled D Duvie Westcott from Syracuse (AHL).

COLORADO AVALANCHE—Assigned G Michael Wall to Lake Erie (AHL).

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS—Recalled D Alex Goligoski from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).

VANCOUVER CANUCKS—Assigned LW Mike Brown to Manitoba (AHL). Recalled D Zack FitzGerald from Manitoba.