ATHLETICS -- Recalled P Dallas Braden from Triple-A Sacramento. Designated IF Todd Walker for assignment.
BLUE JAYS -- Recalled IF Ryan Roberts from Triple-A Syracuse.
PHILLIES -- Placed 1B Ryan Howard on 15-day DL, retroactive to Thursday. Recalled C-IF Chris Coste from Triple-A Ottawa.
TIGERS -- Optioned P Aquilino Lopez to Triple-A Toledo. Purchased contract of P Virgil Vasquez from Toledo.
WHITE SOX -- Placed IF Alex Cintron on bereavement list. Recalled IF Andy Gonzalez from Triple-A Charlotte.
MONARCHS (WNBA) -- Waived G LaToya Bond.
STORM (WNBA) -- Signed G Sue Bird.
BILLS -- Signed CB Riley Swanson. Released DL LaRon Harris.
JETS -- Signed FB Jesse Allen, RB Alvin Banks, DT Mike DeVito, DB Caleb Hendrix, DE Matt King, OL Dominic Moran, WR Dustin Osborn, S Leonard Peters, QB Brett Ratliff, OL Nick Smith, RB Kyle Steffes, DE Jason Trusnik, OL Andrew Wicker and LB Mark Zalewski.