American League

MINNESOTA TWINS—Agreed to terms with RHP Scott Baker, RHP Nick Blackburn, RHP Boof Bonser, RHP Carmen Cali, RHP Julio DePaula, LHP Francisco Liriano, RHP Pat Neshek, LHP Glen Perkins, RHP Kevin Slowey, RHP Oswaldo Sosa, C Jose Morales, 3B Brian Buscher, 2B Alexi Casilla, 2B Brendan Harris, CF Carlos Gomez and OF Garrett Jones on one-year contracts.

National League

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS—Released INF Scott Spiezio.


National Football League

BALTIMORE RAVENS—Terminated the contract of RB Mike Anderson.

BUFFALO BILLS—Terminated the contracts of RB Anthony Thomas, LB Coy Wire and CB Jerametrius Butler. Waived G Aaron Merz.

CAROLINA PANTHERS—Released QB David Carr. Agreed to terms with WR Muhsin Muhammad on a two-year contract.

DENVER BRONCOS—Named Jedd Fisch wide receivers coach.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS—Released LB Rob Morris and DT Anthony McFarland.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS—Released QB Kelly Holcomb.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS—Agreed to terms with C Jonathan Goodwin and WR Terrance Cooper on one-year contracts.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS—Re-signed NT Isaac Sopoaga to a five-year contract.

TENNESSEE TITANS—Agreed to terms with WR Justin Gage on a multiyear contract.


Major League Soccer

COLUMBUS CREW—Traded D Tim Ward and a 2009 third-round draft pick to Colorado for F Nicolas Hernandez.

NEW YORK RED BULLS—Traded M Dema Kovalenko to Real Salt Lake for a conditional 2010 MLS SuperDraft selection.