BALTIMORE ORIOLES—Designated 1B Joe Mahoney for assignment.
BOSTON RED SOX—Traded RHP Zach Stewart to Pittsburgh for a player to be named; RHP Sandy Rosario to Oakland for a player to be named or cash considerations; and 3B Danny Valencia to Baltimore for cash considerations. Named Greg Colbrunn hitting coach.
LOS ANGELES ANGELS—Agreed to terms with RHP Ryan Madson on a one-year contract.
OAKLAND ATHLETICS—Agreed to terms with RHP Pat Neshek on a one-year contract. Designated OF Jermaine Mitchell for assignment. Named Scott Emerson minor league roving pitching instructor; Steve Scarsone manager, Rick Rodriguez pitching coach and Jared Elliot strength and conditioning coach for Sacramento (PCL); Aaron Nieckula manager and Brian McArn hitting coach for Midland (Texas); Jimmy Escalante pitching coach, Haas Pratt hitting coach, Travis Tims athletic trainer and Sean Doran strength and conditioning coach for Stockton (Cal) and Ryan Christenson manager, John Wasdin pitching coach and Casey Myers hitting coach for Beloit (MWL).
SEATTLE MARINERS—Released OF Chone Figgins.
TEXAS RANGERS—Agreed to terms with INF Yangervis Solarte and RHP Collin Balester on minor league contracts. |NATIONAL LEAGUE|
CHICAGO CUBS—Designated RHP Casey Coleman for assignment.
CINCINNATI REDS—Agreed to terms with RHP Jonathan Broxton on a three-year contract. |
PITTSBURGH PIRATES—Traded RHP Luis Rico and LHP Luis Santos to Kansas City for RHP Vin Mazzaro and 1B Clint Robinson. Designated INF Jamaico Navarro and INF Matt Hague for assignment. Named Ricky Bennett, Carlos Berroa, Ron Hopkins and John Kosciak professional scouts.
SAN DIEGO PADRES—Traded RHP Cory Burns to Texas for a player to be named or cash considerations. Agreed to terms with OF Travis Buck, RHP Daniel Stange, RHP Jason Ray and C Eddy Rodriguez on minor league contracts. |
WICHITA WINGNUTS—Sold the contract of RHP James Hoyt to the Atlanta Braves. |