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American League

KANSAS CITY ROYALS—Agreed to terms with 2B Johnny Giavotella, RHP Tyler Sample, LHP John Lamb, SS Alex Llanos, SS John Alfaro, OF Kevin Caldwell, RHP Chase Hentges, 1B Alberto Espinosa, LHP Derrick Saito, 3B Jacob Kuebler, C Miugel Moctezuma, RHP Jacob Theis, RHP Dale De Schepper, 3B Jason Morales, RHP Carson Bryant, RHP Ryan Morgan, LHP Timothy Huber, RHP Brett Richardson and RHP James Thompson.

NEW YORK YANKEES—Agreed to terms with CF Ray Kruml, RHP Luke Greinke, SS Addison Maruszak, RHP Brandon Braboy, RHP Patrick Venditte, RHP Corey Arbiso, 2B Ryan Wilkes, 3B Michael Lyon, C Jeff Nutt, RF Chad Gross, INF Guy Lucian, RHP Brad Rulon, RHP Andy Shive, 1B Erik Lovett, LHP Clint Preisendorfer, RHP Ryan Flannery, RHP Mike Obradovich and C Ryan Baker.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS—Agreed to terms with OF Collin Cowgill, SS Justin Parker, RHP Miles Reagan, 3B Kyle Green, OF Robert Stone, RHP Bryan Woodall, 3B Nelson Gomez, RHP Terry Hose, RHP Jesse Orosco Jr., OF Brendan Duffy, SS David Cooper and 1B Dan Kauffman.

NEW YORK METS—Agreed to terms with INF Josh Satin, RHP Michael Hebert, 3B Eric Campbell, LHP Mark Cohoon, RHP Travis Babin, RHP Collin McHugh, RHP Zachary Rosenbaum, C Michael Moras, RHP Chris Schwinden, RHP Kyle Allen, OF Justin Garber and LHP Tim Erickson.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES—Agreed to terms with RHP Vance Worley, RHP Julio Rodriguez, RHP Brian Rosenberg, LHP Sean Grieve, LHP David Noles, RHP Ryan Bergh and LHP Spencer Arroyo.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES—Agreed to terms with C Mark Carver, 3B Matthew Payne, RHP Allan Knotts, LHP Michael Williams, RHP Allen Ponder and RHP Zachary Foster.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS—Placed RHP Adam Wainright on the 15-day DL.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

BUFFALO BILLS—Fined LT Jason Peters for missing the start of three-day mandatory minicamp.

DALLAS COWBOYS—Signed DE Chris Canty to a tender offer.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS—Signed RB Lavarus Giles. Waived RB D.D. Terry.

Arena Football League

COLUMBUS DESTROYERS—Announced the retirement of LB Leroy Thompson at the end of the 2008 regular season.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS—Signed G Jonas Hiller and C Andrew Ebbett to two-year contract extensions. CAROLINA HURRICANES—Signed G Michael Leighton to a two-year contract. DALLAS STARS—Announced the retirement of D Mattias Norstrom. DETROIT RED WINGS—Agreed to terms with Mike Babcock, coach, on a three-year contract. MINNESOTA WILD—Re-signed D Erik Reitz to a one-year contract.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

REAL SALT LAKE—Loaned D Nikolas Besagno to Seattle (USL).

COLLEGE

DUKE—Granted G/F Brittany Mitch her release from the basketball team.

INDIANA—Announced G Jordan Crawford has left the men's basketball team.

TEXAS TECH—Suspended junior RB Koby Lewis and sophomore S Steven Harris for the 2008 season for violating team rules.