Major League Baseball
CINCINNATI REDSPlaced INF-OF Joey Votto on the bereavement list. Purchased the contract of INF Adam Rosales from Louisville (IL).
HOUSTON ASTROSPlaced 1B Carlos Lee on the 15-day DL. Purchased the contract of OF Reggie Abercrombie from Round Rock (PCL).
NEW YORK METSPurchased the contract of RHP Brian Stokes from New Orleans (PCL). Optioned RHP Ruddy Lugo to New Orleans.
SAN DIEGO PADRESPlaced C Josh Bard on the 15-day DL, retroactive to August 7. Recalled C Luke Carlin from Portland (PCL).
National Basketball Association
LOS ANGELES LAKERSAgreed to terms with G Sun Yue.
National Football League
CLEVELAND BROWNSSigned S Gary Baxter.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTSSigned CB Jeff Shoate. Placed S Tank Williams on injured reserve.
NEW YORK JETSPlaced LB Brad Kassell on injured reserve. Placed OL Clint Oldenburg on waived-injured list. Signed OT Thaddeus Coleman and LB Blair Phillips.