MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL -- Suspended New York Mets minor league P Lino Urdaneta (Triple-A New Orleans) 50 games for testing positive for performance-enhancing substance.
ATHLETICS -- Placed OF Chris Snelling on 15-day DL, retroactive to Friday. Selected OF Hiram Bocachica from Triple-A Sacramento.
BRAVES -- Placed P Mike Gonzalez on 15-day DL. Recalled P Macay McBride from Triple-A Richmond.
RANGERS -- Placed OF Brad Wilkerson on 15-day DL. Purchased contract of OF Kevin Mahar from Triple-A Oklahoma. Transferred P John Rheinecker from 15-day to 60-day DL.
ROYALS -- Activated 1B Ryan Shealy from 15-day DL. Optioned OF Billy Butler to Triple-A Omaha.
TIGERS -- Placed P Jeremy Bonderman on 15-day DL, retroactive to May 9.
TWINS -- Placed P Jesse Crain on 15-day DL. Called up P Julio DePaula from Triple-A Rochester.
WHITE SOX -- Reinstated IF Alex Cintron from bereavement list. Optioned IF Andy Gonzalez to Triple-A Charlotte.
CONTINENTAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION -- Awarded expansion franchise to Oklahoma City beginning with 2007-08 season.
TEXAS-ARLINGTON -- Named Samantha Morrow women's basketball coach.
TOWSON -- Named Erin Konheim women's soccer assistant coach.
BEARS -- Signed S Ken Payne to four-year contract.
BILLS -- Signed DB Jon Corto and LB Larry Edwards.
CHIEFS -- Agreed to two-year contracts with CB Tony Franklin, FB Gilbert Harris, LB Nate Harris and LB David Hicks.
DOLPHINS -- Claimed CB Derrick Jackson off waivers.
GIANTS -- Signed DL Dek Bake, G Matt Maddox and CB Darren Barnett.
JETS -- Signed OL Robert Turner and OL Nick Smith.
PATRIOTS -- Released LB Justin Warren.
TEXANS -- Announced retirement of LB Kailee Wong.
VIKINGS -- Signed G Andy Olemgbe and DB Chad Johnson.
BLACKHAWKS -- Agreed to three-year contract with C Jonathan Toews.
CAPITALS -- Agreed to three-year contract with C Nicklas Backstrom.
DUCKS -- Signed C Andrew Ebbett to one-year contract.
LIGHTNING -- Re-signed C Andreas Karlsson to one-year contract.
MAPLE LEAFS -- Signed D Anton Stralman to three-year contract.