BOSTON RED SOX--Activated OF Gabe Kapler from the 15-day DL. Designated OF Adam Hyzdu for assignment. Acquired OF Jose Cruz Jr. and cash from Arizona for INF Kenny Perez and RHP Kyle Bono. Purchased the contract of RHP Jon Papelbon from Pawtucket of the IL. Optioned LHP Lenny DiNardo to Pawtucket.
CHICAGO WHITE SOX--Acquired INF Geoff Blum from San Diego for LHP Ryan Meaux. Optioned INF Ross Gload and INF Willie Harris to Charlotte of the IL. Recalled RHP Jon Adkins from Charlotte.
LOS ANGELES ANGELS--Optioned LHP Jake Woods to Salt Lake of the PCL. Recalled RHP Chris Bootcheck from Salt Lake.
NEW YORK YANKEES--Agreed to terms with LHP Alan Embree on a one-year contract. Designated LHP Alex Graman for assignment. Traded LHP Buddy Groom to Arizona for a player to be named or cash.
SEATTLE MARINERS--Traded OF Randy Winn to San Francisco for C Yorvit Torrealba and RHP Jesse Foppert.
TEXAS RANGERS--Recalled LHP C.J. Wilson from Frisco of the Texas League. Optioned 1B Adrian Gonzalez to Oklahoma of the PCL.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS--Placed LHP Ted Lilly on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Dustin McGowan from New Hampshire of the Eastern League.
ATLANTA BRAVES--Acquired RHP Kyle Farnsworth from Detroit for RHP Roman Colon and RHP Zach Miner. Recalled RHP Kyle Davies from Richmond of the IL.
COLORADO ROCKIES--Acquired OF Larry Bigbie from Baltimore for OF Eric Byrnes. Placed 1B Todd Helton on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 26. Recalled INF Eddy Garabito from Colorado Springs of the PCL. Designated INF Anderson Machado and INF Desi Relaford for assignment. Activated RHP Aaron Cook from the 60-day DL. Purchased the contract of INF Omar Quintanilla from Colorado Springs.
FLORIDA MARLINS--Acquired LHP Ron Villone from Seattle for RHP Yorman Bazardo and RHP Mike Flannery. Optioned RHP John Riedling to Albuquerque of the PCL.
NEW YORK METS--Agreed to terms with INF Wil Cordero on a minor league contract and assigned him to Norfolk of the IL.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES--Traded OF Matt Lawton to the Chicago Cubs for OF Jody Gerut.
SAN DIEGO PADRES--Acquired C Miguel Olivo from Seattle for C Miguel Ojeda and RHP Nathanel Mateo. Activated RHP Adam Eaton from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Tim Stauffer to Portland of the PCL.
WASHINGTON NATIONALS--Optioned OF Marlon Byrd to New Orleans of the PCL. Recalled OF Matt Cepicky from New Orleans.
TRENTON THUNDER--Announced RHP Michael Brunet has been assigned to the team.
MISSISSIPPI BRAVES--Announced INF Juan Velazquez was assigned to the team from Myrtle Beach of the Carolina League.
ELMIRA PIONEERS--Agreed to terms with LHP Bric Steed and LHP Rolando Viera. Traded RHP Greg Keeton to the Grays for future considerations.
NEW JERSEY JACKALS--Released RHP Charles Sponhouse.
COASTAL BEND AVIATORS--Agreed to terms with RHP Jorge Huerta.
EL PASO DIABLOS--Agreed to terms with LHP Tony O'Donnell.
LINCOLN SALTDOGS--Traded OF Jake Whitesides to New Jersey of the Can-Am League for a player to be named.
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DETROIT SHOCK--Traded G Chandi Jones, F Stacey Thomas and a 2006 first-round draft pick to Minnesota for G Katie Smith and a 2006 second-round draft pick.
MINNESOTA LYNX--Activated F Jacqueline Batteast from the injured list. Placed G Stacey Thomas and G Tynesha Lewis on the injured list.
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ARIZONA CARDINALS--Agreed to terms with WR Anquan Boldin on a six-year contract extension, CB Eric Green on a three-year contract and RB J.J. Arrington on a four-year contract. Signed DT Devone Claybrooks. Released DT Wendell Bryant. Placed WR Lawrence Hamilton, RB Marcel Shipp and RB Troy Hambrick on the physically-unable-to-perform list.
ATLANTA FALCONS--Agreed to terms with WR Roddy White on a five-year contract.
BUFFALO BILLS--Placed CB Kevin Thomas on the physically-unable-to-perform list.
CINCINNATI BENGALS--Signed OL Reese Hicks to a two-year contract and C Eric Ghiaciuc to a four-year contract.
DALLAS COWBOYS--Agreed to terms with DE Demarcus Ware and DE Marcus Spears on five-year contracts. Signed LB Kevin Burnett to a five-year contract. Placed G Larry Allen on the physically-unable-to-perform list.
GREEN BAY PACKERS--Signed QB Aaron Rodgers.
HOUSTON TEXANS--Signed DE Travis Johnson to a five-year contract.
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS--Agreed to terms with LB Derrick Johnson on a five-year contract.
NEW YORK JETS--Signed RB Terry Butler.
SAN DIEGO CHARGERS--Signed TE Duncan Reid and RB Derek Farmer to one-year contracts.
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS--Released OL Khiawatha Downey.
SEATTLE SEAHAWKS--Signed LB Lofa Tatupu.
WASHINGTON REDSKINS--Released LB Mike Barrow. Waived S Andre Lott.
Canadian Football League
MONTREAL ALOUETTES--Acquired DL Clinton Wayne from Edmonton for WR Kwame Cavil.
National Hockey League
ANAHEIM MIGHTY DUCKS--Acquired LW Travis Moen from Chicago for RW Michael Holmqvist.
ATLANTA THRASHERS--Acquired D Shane Hnidy from Nashville for a 2006 fourth-round draft pick.
BUFFALO SABRES--Declined to retain the rights to F Miroslav Satan and F Eric Boulton.
CAROLINA HURRICANES--Traded F Jeff O'Neill to Toronto for a conditional 2006 draft pick.
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS--Waived C Andrew Cassels. Bought out the contract of D Scott Lachance.
DALLAS STARS--Re-signed D Sergei Zubov to a three-year contract.
MINNESOTA WILD--Acquired C Todd White from Ottawa for Colorado's 2005 fourth-round draft pick.
NASHVILLE PREDATORS--Signed D Jamie Allison and G Brian Finley.
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING--Re-signed LW Ruslan Fedotenko to a one-year contract.
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REAL SALT LAKE--Signed D Gustavo Cabrera, M Adolfo Gregorio and D Robert Scarlett.
McNEESE STATE--Named Steve Manz and Tony Houchin assistant track coaches and Mary Duerbeck volunteer track coach.
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