ATHLETICS -- Placed OF Milton Bradley and P Rich Harden on 15-day DL. Selected OF Danny Putnam from Double-A Midland and P Dallas Braden from Triple-A Sacramento. Transferred OF Mark Kotsay to 60-day DL. Released P Scott Dunn.

BLUE JAYS -- Transferred former Orioles P B.J. Ryan from 15-day to 60-day DL.


CUBS -- Recalled P Rocky Cherry from Triple-A Iowa. Placed P Wade Miller on 15-day DL.

INDIANS -- Placed IF Andy Marte on 15-day DL. Recalled OF Shin-Soo Choo from Triple-A Buffalo.

MARINERS -- Recalled P Cha Seung Baek from Triple-A Tacoma. Placed P Felix Hernandez on 15-day DL, retroactive to Thursday.

PADRES -- Recalled IF Oscar Robles from Triple-A Portland. Optioned former Orioles P Aaron Rakers to Portland.

RANGERS -- Placed P Eric Gagne on 15-day DL. Recalled P Frank Francisco from Triple-A Oklahoma.

YANKEES -- Activated Hideki Matsui from 15-day DL. Optioned P Chase Wright to Double-A Trenton.


NBA -- Fined Bulls G Kirk Hinrich $25,000 for throwing his mouthpiece into stands during Saturday's game against Heat.



CONNECTICUT -- Announced junior WR Brandon McLean was suspended for first three games of 2007 football season for unbecoming conduct.

KENTUCKY -- Named Matthew Mitchell women's basketball coach.

NORTH CAROLINA -- Announced that freshman F Brandan Wright will enter NBA draft.

NORTHERN IOWA -- Named Tanya Warren women's basketball coach.

PENN STATE -- Named Coquese Washington women's basketball coach.


PRINCETON -- Named Sydney Johnson (Towson Catholic) men's basketball coach.

SKIDMORE -- Named Luke Flockerzi men's basketball coach.

UMBC -- Signed women's basketball coach Phil Stern to four-year contract extension through 2010-11.

UTAH STATE -- Announced that junior G Jaycee Carroll will enter the NBA draft.


BENGALS -- Signed G Stacy Andrews to one-year contract.


TITANS -- Named Lake Dawson director of pro personnel.