BASEBALL

American League

BOSTON RED SOX—Assigned RHP Kyle Snyder outright to Pawtucket (IL).

NEW YORK YANKEES—Placed RHP Joba Chamberlain on the bereavement list. Recalled RHP Jonathan Albaladejo from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Purchased the contract of C Chad Moeller from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Placed INF Wilson Betemit on the 15-day DL. Transferred RHP Humberto Sanchez from the 15-day to the 60-day DL.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS—Purchased the contract of RHP Kirk Saarloos from Sacramento (PCL). Designated RHP Fernando Hernandez for assignment.

SEATTLE MARINERS—Purchased the contracts of LHP Arthur Rhodes and RHP R.A. Dickey from Tacoma (PCL). Optioned LHP Eric O'Flaherty to West Tenn (SL). Placed OF Mike Morse on the 15-day DL.

TEXAS RANGERS—Recalled RHP Wes Littleton from Oklahoma (PCL). Optioned RHP Scott Feldman to Frisco (Texas).

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS—Waived F Darius Miles.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS—Signed DL Bryan Robinson to a two-year contract.

DENVER BRONCOS—Waived DT Antwon Burton.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS—Signed KR B.J. Sams.SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS—Waived WR C.J. Brewer.