BASEBALL

American League

BOSTON RED SOX—Placed RHP Mike Timlin on the 15-day DL. Activated RHP Daisuke Matsuzaka from the 15-day DL.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS—Placed RHP Brett Tomko on waivers.

TEXAS RANGERS—Placed C Gerald Laird on the 15-day DL. Recalled C Max Ramirez from Frisco (Texas).

TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Placed RHP Shaun Marcum on the 15-day DL. Recalled OF Adam Lind from Syracuse (IL).

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES—Recalled INF Brent Lillibridge from Richmond (IL). Optioned LHP Jeff Ridgway to Richmond.

CHICAGO CUBS—Placed RHP Carlos Zambrano on the 15-day DL, retroactive to June 19. Recalled INF Eric Patterson from Iowa (PCL).

CINCINNATI REDS—Placed INF Jolbert Cabrera on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Daryl Thompson from Louisville (IL).

NEW YORK METS—Named Wayne Krivsky special assistant to the general manager.

SAN DIEGO PADRES—Agreed to terms with OF Jaff Decker.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS—Signed LB Geno Hayes.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

OTTAWA SENATORS—Re-signed F Chris Kelly to a four-year contract.