BASEBALL

American League

NEW YORK YANKEES—Purchased the contract of INF Morgan Ensberg from Scranton-Wilkes Barre (IL). Placed RHP Carl Pavano on the 60-day DL. Reassigned INF Alberto Gonzalez and OF Justin Christian to their minor league camp.

TEXAS RANGERS—Reassigned RHP Sidney Ponson and RHP Elizardo Ramirez to their minor league camp.

National League

CINCINNATI REDS—Optioned LHP Jon Coutlangus and RHP Gary Majewski to Louisville (IL).

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES—Placed RHP Scott Mathieson, RHP Francisco Rosario and LHP Mike Zagurski on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 21.

SAN DIEGO PADRES—Released OF Jeff DaVanon and C Robert Fick.