NASCAR -- Said it will not penalize driver Greg Biffle for failing post-race inspection at Bristol Motor Speedway in NASCAR's debut of the Car of Tomorrow.
ASTROS -- Placed P Brandon Backe and C Hector Gimenez on 15-day DL. Released OF Charlton Jimerson and P Kelly Wunsch.
ATHLETICS -- Returned OF Ryan Goleski to Indians via Rule 5.
BLUE JAYS -- Agreed to terms with OF Wayne Lydon on minor league contract.
CUBS -- Optioned P Mark Prior to Triple-A Iowa.
DEVIL RAYS -- Optioned P Tim Corcoran and P J.P. Howell to Triple-A Durham. Assigned P Scott Dohmann outright to Durham.
DIAMONDBACKS -- Claimed OF Jeffrey Salazar on waivers from Rockies. Optioned Salazar to Triple-A Tucson.
DODGERS -- Optioned P Tim Hamulack to Triple-A Las Vegas. Assigned C Kelly Stinnett, C Sandy Martinez and P Joe Mays to minor league camp.
MARLINS -- Optioned OF Eric Reed to Triple-A Albuquerque. Assigned C Paul Hoover, IF Zach Sorensen and P Roy Corcoran to minor league camp.
NATIONALS -- Purchased contract of P Jesus Colome from Triple-A Columbus. Placed 1B Nick Johnson, OF Alex Escobar, P Luis Ayala and P Mike O'Connor on 15-day DL.
ORIOLES -- Optioned OF Adam Stern to Triple-A Norfolk. Assigned C Alberto Castillo and P Paul Shuey to minor league camp.
PADRES -- Optioned P Tim Stauffer to Triple-A Portland.
PHILLIES -- Released former Orioles OF Karim Garcia.
RANGERS -- Optioned P Frank Francisco and P Wes Littleton to Triple-A Oklahoma.
RED SOX -- Placed P Matt Clement, P Jon Lester and former Orioles P Mike Timlin on 15-day DL, retroactive to March 23.
ROYALS -- Optioned P Brian Bannister and OF Shane Costato Triple-A Omaha. Reassigned P Jason Standridge, P Zach Day, IF Alex Gonzalez, IF Fernando Cortez and C Paul Phillips to minor league camp. Sent P Kenny Ray to Omaha.
TWINS -- Optioned P Matt Garza to Triple-A Rochester.
WHITE SOX -- Sent OF Luis Terrero outright to Triple-A Charlotte. Released IF Eduardo Perez from minor league contract. Assigned P Ryan Bukvich and C Wiki Gonzalez to minor league camp.
76ERS -- Signed F Louis Amundson for remainder of season.
DELAWARE STATE -- Fired wrestling coach Earl Walker.
GEORGIA -- Gave men's basketball coach Dennis Felton two-year contract extension.
LAMAR -- Named Larry Tidwell women's basketball coach.
VALPARAISO -- Announced G Arden Skoglund has left men's basketball team.
BRONCOS -- Agreed to terms with CB Dre Bly on contract extension.
49ERS -- Agreed with RB Frank Gore on four-year contract extension.
CFL -- Named Mark Cohon commissioner.
CAPITALS -- Signed C Andrew Joufrey to two-year contract.
DUCKS -- Signed C Ryan Dingle to two-year contract.