Athletics: Placed DH John Jaha and OF Jeremy Giambi on the 15-day disabled list. Activated 2B Jose Ortiz from the 15-day DL. Purchased the contract of OF Robin Jennings from Triple-A Sacramento.
Cubs: Waived former Orioles OF Damon Buford. Purchased the contract of OF Todd Dunwoody from Triple-A Iowa.
Devil Rays: Placed IF Russ Johnson on the 15-dayDL. Called up IF Andy Sheets from Triple-A Durham.
Dodgers: Agreed to terms with 3B Brian Nickerson.
Indians: Placed OF Kenny Lofton on the 15-day DL. Called up OF Mark Lewis from Triple-A Buffalo. Activated P J.D. Brammer from Buffalo's DL and designated him for assignment.
Mets: Optioned OF Alex Escobar to Triple-A Norfolk. Purchased the contract of OF Darren Bragg from Norfolk.
UMBC: Announced the resignation of softball coach Jean Battista.
Wake Forest: Named Pat Kelsey coordinator of basketball operations.
Bears: Agreed to terms with FB Daimon Shelton.
Broncos: Signed QB Mike Van Raaphorst. Waived WR Ryan Thelwell.
Giants: Signed LB Jody Littleton, DE Adriano Belli, DL Eric Chandler and DL DaMonte McKenzie.
Coyotes: Announced the resignation of Taylor Burke, assistant general manager.
USA Basketball: Named Tom Izzo, Oliver Purnell and Glenn Rivers assistant coaches for the Goodwill Games team.
Tampa Bay Mutiny (MLS): Suspended F Mamadou Diallo three games and fined him $5,000 for attempting to physically confront a fan after a game May 12.
Cleveland Crunch (NPSL): Signed D Kiley Couch.