Angels: Designated IF Keith Johnson for assignment.
Brewers: Activated C Henry Blanco from the 15-day DL. Designated C Raul Casanova for assignment.
Cubs: Optioned OF Roosevelt Brown to Triple-A Iowa.
Devil Rays: Named Scott Kelyman general manager of Single-A St. Petersburg.
Pirates: Activated P Jason Schmidt from the 15-day DL. Optioned P Brad Clontz to Triple-A Nashville.
Kentucky State: Named Winston Bennett men's basketball coach.
St. Bonaventure: Announced that F Hamilton Rucker has asked to be released from his scholarship and will transfer.
Salisbury State: Named Steve Holmes men's basketball coach.
SMU: Reinstated basketball junior guards Jeryl Sasser and Renaldo Bratton, who had been accused of inappropriately touching an SMU cheerleader in March.
Texas: Announced basketball junior G Lawrence Williams has left the team and will transfer to another school.
Towson: Named Christopher Riley volleyball coach .
Valdosta State: Named Kiley Hill women's basketball coach.
Villanova: Named Steve Pinone men's basketball associate head coach and Chris Walker men's basketball assistant coach.
Bengals: Signed P Josh Boise to a two-year contract. Waived OT Joe Hattendorf.
Dolphins: Signed WR Bert Emanuel to a one-year contract.
Houston: Named Joel Patten college scout.
MetroStars (MLS): Waived D Mohammad Khakpour.