BOSTON RED SOX—Recalled RHP Manny Delcarmen and C Kelly Shoppach from Pawtucket of the IL.
CHICAGO WHITE SOX—Recalled OF Brian Anderson, OF Joe Borchard and RHP Jeff Bajenaru from Charlotte of the IL.
KANSAS CITY ROYALS—Activated RHP Runelvys Hernandez from the 15-day DL. Recalled INF Andres Blanco and RHP Kyle Snyder from Omaha of the PCL and RHP Chris Demaria from Wichita of the Texas League. Designated INF Calvin Pickering for assignment.
LOS ANGLES ANGELS—Recalled LHP Joe Saunders and C Jeff Mathis from Salt Lake of the PCL. Activated RHP Kelvim Escobar from the 60-day DL.
MINNESOTA TWINS—Recalled INF Luis Rivas, INF Luis Rodriguez and RHP Travis Bowyer from Rochester of the IL. Purchased the contract of C Chris Heintz from Rochester. Sent INF Augie Ojeda outright to Rochester.
NEW YORK YANKEES—Recalled INF Felix Escalona and RHP Scott Proctor from Columbus of the IL. Purchased the contract of OF Mike Vento from Columbus. Activated RHP Chien-Ming Wang from the 15-day DL. Designated RHP Sam Marsonek for assignment.
CHICAGO CUBS—Recalled LHP John Koronko and C Geovany Soto from Iowa of the PCL.
FLORIDA MARLINS—Recalled INF Josh Wilson from Albuquerque of the PCL.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES—Fired Lloyd McClendon, manager. Promoted Pete Mackanin from bench coach to interim manager.
SAN DIEGO PADRES—Recalled C David Ross from Portland of the PCL. Purchased the contracts of INF Manny Alexander and RHP Scott Cassidy from Portland.
National Basketball Association
SAN ANTONIO SPURS—Re-signed F Sean Marks.
National Football League
CINCINNATI BENGALS—Signed DT Lynn McGruder to the practice squad.
CLEVELAND BROWNS—Signed G-C Mike Pucillo. Released DL Andrew Hoffman.
DENVER BRONCOS—Signed QB Kliff Kingsbury to the practice squad.
GREEN BAY PACKERS—Signed TE Donald Lee. Signed FB Vonta Leach from the practice squad. Released TE Ben Steele and FB Nick Luchey.
MINNESOTA VIKINGS—Agreed to terms with WR Koren Robinson. Waived WR Kelly Campbell.
PITTSBURGH STEELERS—Signed WR Quincy Morgan. Released WR Lee Mays.
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS—Signed FB Chris Hetherington. Signed CB Ahmad Treaudo to the practice squad. Released G Tony Wragge