KANSAS CITY ROYALSPlaced INF Alberto Callaspo on the 15-day DL. Recalled 1B Billy Butler from Omaha (PCL).
NEW YORK YANKEESOptioned LHP Kei Igawa to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Purchased the contract of RHP David Robertson from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Designated RHP Oneli Perez for assignment.
TEXAS RANGERSPlaced LHP Kason Gabbard on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Warner Madrigal from Oklahoma (PCL).
CHICAGO CUBSPlaced LHP Scott Eyre on the 15-day DL, retoractive to June 27. Recalled RHP Jose Ascanio from Iowa (PCL).
PITTSBURGH PIRATESRecalled RHP John Van Benschoten and RHP T.J. Beam from Indianapolis (IL). Placed RHP Franquelis Osoria on the 15-day DL. Optioned OF Nyjer Morgan to Indianapolis.
SEATTLE STORMReleased G Kimberly Beck.
National Football League
PITTSBURGH STEELERSReleased RB Najeh Davenport, S Mike Lorello, LS Jared Retkofsky and OL Doug Legursky.
National Hockey League
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNINGAcquired the rights to LW Gary Roberts and LW Ryan Malone from Pittsburgh for a conditional 2009 draft pick.
DAVIDSONAgreed to terms with Bob McKillop, men's basketball coach, on a three-year contract extension through the 2015-16 season.