American League

MINNESOTA TWINS—Sent OF Garrett Jones outright to Rochester (IL). Reassigned LHP Ricky Barrett, LHP Randy Keisler, IF Randy Ruiz and IF Tommy Watkins to their minor league camp.

National League

CHICAGO CUBS—Optioned LHP Neal Cotts to Iowa (PCL). Reassigned C Koyie Hill to their minor league camp.

CINCINNATI REDS—Reassigned C Alvin Colina and LHP Scott Sauerbeck to their minor league camp.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS—Optioned LHP Patrick Misch and C Guillermo Rodriguez to Fresno (PCL).


National Basketball Association

LOS ANGELES LAKERS—Signed F Ira Newble to a 10-day contract.

MIAMI HEAT—Signed F Stephane Lasme and G Blake Ahearn to a 10-day contracts.


National Football League

CLEVELAND BROWNS—Agreed to terms with LB Shantee Orr on a one-year contract.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS—Agreed to terms with LB Lofa Tatupu to a contract extension through the 2015 season.