American League

BOSTON RED SOX—Agreed to terms with Terry Francona, manager, on a three-year contract extension through 2011.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS—Named Kazuyuki Shirai consultant to international operations.

TAMPA BAY RAYS—Agreed to terms with RHP Jason Hammel on a one-year contract.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Agreed to terms with OF Shannon Stewart on a minor league contract.

National League

HOUSTON ASTROS—Agreed to terms with OF Michael Bourn on a one-year contract.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS—Agreed to terms with RHP Jonathan Broxton, SS Chin-lung Hu, RF Matt Kemp, C Lucas May and LHP Eric Stults on one-year contracts.


National Football League

CHICAGO BEARS—Signed QB Rex Grossman to a one-year contract.


National Hockey League

BUFFALO SABRES—Called up F Marc-Andre Gragnani from Rochester (AHL).

COLORADO AVALANCHE—Activated F Joe Sakic from injured reserve. Assigned F T.J. Hensick to Lake Erie (AHL).

DETROIT RED WINGS—Recalled D Garrett Stafford from Grand Rapids (ECHL).

MINNESOTA WILD—Re-signed D Nick Schultz to a six-year contract extension.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS—Signed F Alex Steen to a two-year contract extension.