ANGELS -- Assigned P Matt Hensley to minor league camp.
BREWERS -- Acquired C Maxim St. Pierre from Royals for P Ben Hendrickson. Sent outright C Mike Rivera and P Grant Balfour to Triple-A Nashville.
DIAMONDBACKS -- Optioned P Casey Daigle to Triple-A Tucson.
MARINERS -- Assigned P Jorge Campillo to minor league camp.
NATIONALS -- Purchased contracts of 1B Dmitri Young and P Ray King from Triple-A Columbus. Optioned P Chris Booker to Triple-A Columbus. Reassigned P Jason Simontacchi and OF Abraham Nunez to minor league camp.
ORIOLES -- Acquired C Alberto Castillo from Red Sox for OF Cory Keylor. Returned C Adam Donachie to Royals. Optioned P Sean Tracey to Triple-A Norfolk. Assigned OF Jon Knott and C Eli Whiteside to minor league camp. Reassigned IF Mike Cervenak, IF Cesar Crespo, P Steve Green, C J.R. House, P Andy Mitchell, IF Terry Tiffee and OF Ruddy Yan to minor league camp but they will remain with major league team through the end of exhibition schedule Saturday.
PADRES -- Released IF Todd Walker.
PIRATES -- Optioned P Josh Sharpless to Triple-A Indianapolis. Assigned OF Michael Ryan and C Einar Diaz to minor league camp.
REDS -- Announced OF Bubba Crosby and IF Mark Bellhorn accepted assignments to Triple-A Louisville.
RED SOX -- Optioned P Manny Delcarmen and P Craig Hansen to Triple-A Pawtucket. Assigned P Bryan Corey to minor league camp.
ROYALS -- Optioned IF Andres Blanco and IF Justin Huber to Triple-A Omaha.
TWINS -- Assigned P Mike Venafro, C Brad King, C Matthew LeCroy, IF Tommy Watkins and IF Glenn Williams to minor league camp.
WHITE SOX -- Optioned OF Luis Terrero to Triple-A Charlotte. Assigned P Ryan Bukvich and C Wiki Gonzalez to minor league camp. Released IF Eduardo Perez.
CAVALIERS -- Recalled F-C Dwayne Jones from D-League Albuquerque.
LOUISVILLE -- Named Maryland assistant Jeff Walz women's basketball coach.
NEW MEXICO -- Named Craig Neal associate men's basketball coach.
NIAGARA -- Agreed to terms with men's basketball coach Joe Mihalich on multi-year contract.
RIDER -- Announced resignation of women's basketball coach Tori Harrison (Towson Catholic), effective April 1.
TOWSON -- G Matt Antol (Loyola) was named Colonial Athletic Association men's lacrosse Player of the Week.
UTAH -- Named Jim Boylen men's basketball coach and signed him to five-year contract.
GIANTS -- Signed LB Kawika Mitchell to one-year contract. Re-signed OL Gary Ruegamer.
RAIDERS -- Signed QB Jeff Otis.
TEXANS -- Re-signed RB Chris Taylor and QB Bradlee Van Pelt.
NHL -- Announced one-year extension of revenue sharing partnership with NBC Sports.
BLUE JACKETS -- Signed LW Tom Sestito to three-year contract.
FLYERS -- Signed G Martin Biron to two-year contract extension.
KINGS -- Signed D Jack Johnson to multi-year contract.
BLAST -- Suspended M Jonny Steele for two remaining regular-season games and all postseason games for incident in locker room Saturday.