ASTROS: Optioned IF Eric Bruntlett to Triple-A New Orleans.
INDIANS: Placed P Jose Jimenez on 15-day DL, retroactive to Monday, with strained left intercostal muscle. Purchased contract of P Dave Lee from Triple-A Buffalo. Transferred P Bob Wickman from 15-day to 60-day DL.
RED SOX: Announced that P Bobby Jones accepted assignment to Triple-A Pawtucket.
ROCKIES: Designated P Denny Stark for assignment. Purchased contract of P Tim Harikkala from Triple-A Colorado Springs.
YANKEES: Placed P Felix Heredia on 15-day DL, retroactive to April 10, with bruise on tip of his left index finger. Activated 1B-OF Travis Lee.
NBA: Announced that Pacers F Reggie Miller won J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award for exemplary community service.
ATP MONTE CARLO MASTERS: Announced that top-ranked Roger Federer and Andre Agassi pulled out of next week's event in Monaco.