BOSTON RED SOXRecalled RHP Craig Hansen from Pawtucket (IL). Optioned RHP David Pauley to Pawtucket.
DETROIT TIGERSActivated CF Curtis Granderson from the 15-day DL. Optioned OF Clete Thomas to Toledo (IL).
OAKLAND ATHLETICSClaimed OF Rajai Davis off waivers from San Francisco. Designated RHP Kirk Saarloos for assignement.
TAMPA BAY RAYSDesignated 1B/DH Dan Johnson for assignment.
CINCINNATI REDSFired Wayne Krivsky, general manager. Named Walt Jocketty general manager. Activated C David Ross from the 15-day DL. Placed OF Norris Hopper on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 19.
ST. LOUIS CARDINALSActivated INF Brendan Ryan from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Brad Thompson to Memphis (PCL).
SAN DIEGO PADRESClaimed RHP Josh Banks of waivers from Toronto and assigned him to Portland (PCL).
National Football League
CHICAGO BEARSSigned WR Rashied Davis to a three-year contract.
MINNESOTA VIKINGS Acquired DE Jared Allen and a 2008 sixth-round draft pick from Kansas City for a 2008 first-round draft pick, two third-round picks and a sixth-round pick.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTSSigned TE Marcus Pollard, P Scott Player and DL Kenny Smith.
Arena Football League
UTAH BLAZEWaived OL-DL John Culp, LB Corey Dodds and OL Jake Kuresa.
National Hockey League
DALLAS STARSAssigned D Nolan Baumgartner to Manitoba (AHL).
VANCOUVER CANUCKSNamed Mike Gillis general manager. Signed F Mark Derlago.
WASHINGTON CAPITALSAgreed to terms with Bruce Boudreau, coach.
AMERICAN INTERNATIONALNamed Trevor Large men's assistant hockey coach.
ARIZONAAnnounced Kevin O'Neill, men's assistant basketball coach, will serve as an assistant athletic director until June 30.
BOSTON COLLEGEDismissed junior DE Brady Smith from the football team.
CALIFORNIANamed Jay John and Travis DeCuire men's assistant basketball coaches.
CASE WESTERNNamed Jerry Schuplinski assistant football coach.
MASS.-LOWELLAnnounced Ken Barer, men's basketball coach, will not return next season.
OHIO STATEAnnounced sophomore OL Justin Boren will transfer to the school and freshman men's basketball F Eric Wallace will transfer from the school.
SOUTHERN ILLINOISNamed Tanya Bauer women's assistant basketball coach.
TEXASAnnounced sophomore G D.J. Augustin and junior G A.J. Abrams have declared themselves eligible for the NBA draft.
XAVIERExtended the contract of Sean Miller, men's basketball coach, 10 years, through the 2017-18 season.