BOSTON RED SOXPlaced DH David Ortiz on the 15-day DL, retroactive to June 1. Optioned 1B-OF Jeff Bailey to Pawtucket (IL). Recalled 1B-OF Chris Carter and RHP Justin Masterson from Pawtucket.
CLEVELAND INDIANSPlaced RHP Jake Westbrook on the 15-day DL, retroactive to June 29. Recalled RHP Jensen Lewis from Buffalo (IL).
DETROIT TIGERSPurchased the contract of LHP Casey Fossum from Toledo (IL). Designated RHP Francisco Cruceta for assignment.
CINCINNATI REDSPlaced LHP Kent Mercker on the 15-day DL. Purchased the contract of LHP Danny Herrera from Louisville (IL).
National Basketball Association
DETROIT PISTONSFired Flip Saunders, coach.
National Football League
NEW ORLEANS SAINTSSigned CB Jerametrius Butler and C Marquay Love. Waived LB Chris Graham.