MLB: Suspended Pirates manager Lloyd McClendon one game, Pirates hitting coach Gerald Perry eight games and Cardinals pitching coach Dave Duncan four games and fined them undisclosed amounts for actions before Aug. 24 game. Reduced Indians P David Riske's suspension for hitting Mariners OF Ichiro Suzuki with pitch in July 29 game from four games to three.
ASTROS: Recalled former Orioles P Travis Driskill from Triple-A Round Rock.
ATHLETICS: Recalled P Juan Cruz and OF Matt Watson from Triple-A Sacramento. Purchased contract of C Alberto Castillo from Sacramento. Transferred 1B Erubiel Durazo from 15- to the 60-day DL.
BRAVES: Recalled P Kyle Davies, P Jim Brower, 3B Andy Marte and C Brayan Pena from Triple-A Richmond. Activated OF Brian Jordan from 15-day DL.
BREWERS: Activated 3B Jeff Cirillo from 60-day DL and P Matt Wise from 15-day DL. Recalled P Wes Obermueller from Triple-A Nashville.
DEVIL RAYS: Recalled P Lance Carter from Triple-A Durham.
INDIANS: Assigned P Jeremy Sowers to Triple-A Buffalo.
METS: Recalled P Kazuhisa Ishii from Triple-A Norfolk. Purchased contracts of P Shingo Takatsu and P Tim Hamulack from Norfolk. Designated OF Ron Calloway for assignment. Transferred OF Mike Cameron from 15- to 60-day DL.
NATIONALS: Purchased contract of IF Ryan Zimmerman from Double-A Harrisburg.
ORIOLES: Recalled 1B-DH Walter Young from Triple-A Ottawa. Purchased contract of 2B Bernie Castro from Ottawa. Terminated contract of P Sidney Ponson and placed him on unconditional release waivers.
PADRES: Recalled P Chris Oxspring, P Craig Breslow, and 1B-OF Paul McAnulty from Triple-A Portland. Announced SS Wilson Valdez cleared waivers and has accepted assignment to Portland. Placed P Paul Quantrill on unconditional waivers.
PHILLIES: Purchased contracts of C A.J. Hinch and OF Shane Victorino from Triple-A Scranton-Wilkes/Barre. Recalled P Geoff Geary, IF Matt Kata and P Pedro Liriano from Scranton-Wilkes/Barre. Designated P Clay Condrey and IF Juan Richardson for assignment.
RANGERS: Recalled C Gerald Laird from Oklahoma of the PCL. Added minor league hitting coordinator Brook Jacoby to coaching staff for remainder of season.
REDS: Activated P Josh Hancock from 60-day DL.
RED SOX: Activated P Keith Foulke from 15-day DL. Called up IF Alejandro Machado and P Matt Perisho from Triple-A Pawtucket. Called up P Chad Harville.
ROYALS: Recalled 1B Justin Huber from Triple-A Omaha and P Leo Nunez from Double-A Wichita.
TIGERS: Purchased contract of P Doug Creek from Triple-A Toledo. Transferred OF Rondell White from 15-day to 60-day DL.
WHITE SOX: Recalled 1B Ross Gload from Triple-A Charlotte. Purchased contracts of C Raul Casanova and P David Sanders from Charlotte. Transferred DH Frank Thomas from 15- to 60-day DL.
YANKEES: Transferred P Kevin Brown from 15- to 60-day DL. Activated OF Ruben Sierra from 15-day DL. Purchased contract of P Ramiro Mendoza from Triple-A Columbus. Recalled P Wayne Franklin, C Wil Neves and 1B Andy Phillips from Columbus.
BULLS: Agreed to contract with restricted free agent F Tyson Chandler.
NETS: Signed F Linton Johnson.
ROCKETS: Signed C Yao Ming to five-year contract, through 2010-11 season.
BROWN: Named Jon Thompson men's assistant lacrosse coach.
CLEVELAND STATE: Named Justin Sherlock director of men's basketball operations.
COPPIN STATE: Announced that men's basketball players G Nicholas King, G Raheem Scott, F Darron Bradley and F Derek Daniels have transferred.
MISSOURI: Named Lance Irvin men's assistant basketball coach.
SETON HALL: Announced basketball G Carl Marshall has transferred to school.
BENGALS: Placed CB Terrell Roberts on IR.
BRONCOS: Released DE Chukie Nwokorie.
COLTS: Agreed to terms with DT Corey Simon. Claimed DT Lynn McGruder off waivers from Buccaneers. Released DT Blake Lobel.
PATRIOTS: Activated WR Bethel Johnson from preseason physically- unable-to-perform list. Released WR Eugene Baker.
CANUCKS: Signed G Brent Johnson.
COYOTES: Named Mike Bahn strength and conditioning coordinator.
PENGUINS: Re-signed F Ryan Malone.