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American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Agreed to terms with RHP Jake Westbrook on a three-year contract extension, through 2010. Activated OF Franklin Gutierrez from the 15-day DL and optioned him to Buffalo (IL).

National League

CINCINNATI REDS — Purchased the contract of INF Enrique Cruz from Chattanooga (SL). Transferred OF Chris Denorfia from the 15- to the 60-day DL.

FLORIDA MARLINS — Activated LHP Taylor Tankersley from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Lee Gardner to Albuquerque (PCL).

LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Activated SS Rafael Furcal from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Chin-hui Tsao to Las Vegas (PCL).

International League

INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS — Agreed to terms with INF Jose Hernandez. Received LHP John Grabow from Pittsburgh (NL).

LOUISVILLE BATS — Sent C J.C. Boscan to Chattanooga (SL). Received OF Norris Hopper from Sarasota (FSL).

NORFOLK TIDES — Recalled RHP Victor Moreno from Aberdeen (NYP).

American Association

PENSACOLA PELICANS — Agreed to terms with OF Chaz Lytle and OF Nathan Warrick.

LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Released LHP Roger Lincoln.

ST. JOE BLACKSNAKES — Agreed to terms with INF-OF Andy Wilson.

SHREVEPORT SPORTS — Agreed to terms with INF Richie Benes.

SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS — Agreed to terms with INF-OF Brendon O'Donnell and INF Julian Benavidez.

SIOUX FALLS CANARIES — Released RHP Chris Andel and RHP Doug Johnson.

Can-Am League

ATLANTIC CITY SURF — Agreed to terms with C-OF Joe Burke. Released RHP Shingo Mitsumori and RHP Joe Orloski.

BROCKTON ROX — Agreed to terms with RHP Matt Reilly.

GRAYS — Released OF Mike Serrata, INF Danny Barbero and RHP Clint Hosford.

NEW HAVEN COUNTY CUTTERS — Agreed to terms with OF Kevin Whiteside and INF Greg Lemon.

NEW JERSEY JACKALS — Traded 1B Bill Peavey to New Haven for a player to be named and LHP Jared Brown to Gary (Northern) for a player to be named.

Frontier League

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS — Agreed to terms with RHP Daryl Arreola.

EVANSVILLE OTTERS — Agreed to terms with INF Cody Montgomery.

FLORENCE FREEDOM — Agreed to terms with 3B Tim Grogan, SS Ryan Steinbach, INF Brad Thoma and RHP David Watkins.

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES — Agreed to terms with LHP Cory Lapinski and RHP Matt Olson. Released LHP Rusty Jones and RHP Chilion Stapleton.

KALAMAZOO KINGS — Agreed to terms with OF Aaron Bulkley, INF-OF D.J. Bailey, RHP James Lewis and RHP Louis Lovelady. Announced the retirement of 1B Ray Gill.

RIVER CITY RASCALS — Agreed to terms with 1B-3B Angel Colon.

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS — Agreed to terms with SS Jon Hickey, OF Casey Bowling and RHP Brent Gabel.

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS — Agreed to terms with RHP Nick Tisone, RHP Travis Hope and RHP Jason Adams.

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS — Agreed to terms with 1B-DH Curtis Ledbetter, OF Zack Kalter and OF Jeff Vincent.

Northern League

GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS — Agreed to terms with RHP Willie Glen.

JOLIET JACKHAMMERS — Agreed to terms with OF Nicholas Morris, INF Eric Scriven and LHP Victor Kleine.

KANSAS CITY T-BONES — Agreed to terms with RHP Travis Schlichting.

SCHAUMBURG FLYERS — Agreed to terms with INF Eric Riggs

WINNIPEG GOLDEYES — Traded INF Eric Riggs to Schaumburg for two players to be named. Announced the retirement of LHP Matt Foster. Agreed to terms with LHP Bobby Madritsch.


National Basketball Association

DENVER NUGGETS — Signed G Anthony Carter and G Von Wafer.

DETROIT PISTONS — Recalled F Amir Johnson from Sioux Falls (NBADL).


National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Signed CB Ralph Brown, DE Rodney Bailey and DE Joe Tafoya to one-year contracts. Re-signed C Nick Leckey to a one-year qualifying offer.

DENVER BRONCOS — Released LB Al Wilson.

MIAMI DOLPHINS — Re-signed S Travares Tillman to a one-year contract. Signed OT Mike Rosenthal to a one-year contract.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS — Signed LB Troy Evans and TE Calen Powell.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Signed DT Marcus Bell and DB Michael Stone.

OAKLAND RAIDERS — Agreed to terms with OL Cooper Carlisle.

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Signed DT Jerome Haywood.


National Hockey League

CAROLINA HURRICANES — Re-signed LW Ray Whitney to a three-year contract.


ECHL — Fined Bakersfield coach Marty Raymond an undisclosed amount for comments made following a game on April 12. Announced the addition of Elmira to the league in 2007-08.

Central Hockey League

YOUNGSTOWN STEELHOUNDS — Announced D Stephen Margeson and F Rob Sirianni have been called up to Syracuse (AHL).


U.S. SKI TEAM — Announced the resignation of Mike Morin, men's slalom and giant slalom coach. Named Sasha Rearick as his replacement.


Major League Soccer

NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION — Signed M Bryan Byrne. Waived D Tony Lochhead.


AMHERST — Announced the resignation of Milton Gooding, men's soccer coach, to join the MIT men's coaching staff.

CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE — Announced the contract of Yvette Harris, women's basketball coach, will not be renewed.

CENTRAL MISSOURI — Named Lewis Theobald women's soccer coach.

DELAWARE — Announced the resignation of Ryan Iversen, men's assistant basketball coach.

EVANSVILLE — Announced the resignation of Bill McGillis, athletic director, to take a position at South Florida.

FLORIDA — Named Amanda Butler women's basketball coach.

GEORGETOWN — Announced F Jeff Green and C Roy Hibbert will make themselves available for the NBA draft.

GONZAGA — Named Leon Rice men's associate head basketball coach.

HAMILTON — Named G.P. Gromacki women's basketball coach.

LSU — Announced the resignation of Carla Berry, assistant women's basketball coach.

LOUISIANA TECH — Named Kerry Rupp men's basketball coach.

MAYVILLE STATE — Named Justin Johnson men's basketball coach.

MICHIGAN STATE — Named Samantha Williams women's assistant basketball coach.

MISSOURI-ROLLA — Announced the resignation of Vince Darnell, men's soccer coach.

SETON HALL — Announced freshman men's basketball G Kashif Pratt has the left the team.

SOUTH FLORIDA — Named Dan Hipsher men's assistant basketball coach and Bill McGillis senior associate athletic director for external affairs.

WASHINGTON — Named Loree Payne women's assistant basketball coach.