American League

BOSTON RED SOX—Placed RHP Michael Bowden, retroactive to July 10, and SS Julio Lugo on the 15-day DL. Activated LHP Dustin Richardson from the 15-day DL. Recalled INF Jed Lowrie from Pawtucket (IL).

CLEVELAND INDIANS—Purchased the contract of RHP Matt Ginter from Buffalo (IL). Optioned RHP Brian Slocum to Buffalo.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS—Recalled RHP Dustin Moseley from Salt Lake (PCL). Optioned 2B Sean Rodriguez to Salt Lake.

National League

CINCINNATI REDS—Recalled RHP Homer Bailey from Louisville (IL). Placed RHP Aaron Harang on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 9.

HOUSTON ASTROS—Agreed to terms with C Jason Castro.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES—Recalled RHP Joe Bisenius from Lehigh Valley (IL). Optioned LHP R.J. Swindle to Lehigh Valley.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES—Agreed to terms with RHP Brent Klinger. Optioned RHP Romulo Sanchez to Indianapolis (IL).

SAN DIEGO PADRES—Agreed to terms with OF Blake Tekotte.


National Basketball Association

TORONTO RAPTORS—Named Gord Herbert assistant coach.

WASHINGTON WIZARD—Re-signed G Gilbert Arenas to a six-year contract.


National Hockey League

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING—Signed C Vincent Lecavalier to an 11-year contract extension.