TAMPA BAY RAYSOptioned SS Ben Zobrist to Durham (IL).
TEXAS RANGERSAgreed to terms with RHP Matt Thompson and OF Clark Murphy.
CHICAGO CUBSActivated OF Alfonso Soriano and LHP Scott Eyre from the 15-day DL. Optioned INF-OF Micah Hoffpauir and RHP Kevin Hart to Iowa (PCL).
HOUSTON ASTROSOptioned RHP Jack Cassel to Round Rock (PCL). Activated LHP Randy Wolf.
MILWAUKEE BREWERSPurchased the contract of OF Jay Gibbons from Long Island (Atlantic) and assigned him to Huntsville (SL).
SAN DIEGO PADRESPurchased the contract of LHP Wil Ledezma from Portland (PCL).
SAN FRANCISCO GIANTSRecalled C Steve Holm from Fresno (PCL). Optioned C Eliezer Alfonzo to Fresno. Activated INF-OF Dan Ortmeier from the 15-day DL and sent him outright to Fresno.
National Basketball Association
LOS ANGELES CLIPPERSAcquired G Jason Hart from Utah for G Brevin Knight.
MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVESSigned G Sebastian Telfair to a two-year contract.
NEW ORLEANS HORNETSSigned G-F James Posey to a four-year contract.
PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERSSigned G-F Nicolas Batum.