ATHLETICS -- Recalled P Ron Flores from Triple-A Sacramento. Named Chris Pritchett hitting coach for Single-A Vancouver.
BRAVES -- Activated P Mark Redman from 15-day DL. Optioned C Brayan Pena to Triple-A Richmond.
CARDINALS -- Sent P Brian Falkenborg outright to Triple-A Memphis. Added P Todd Wellemeyer to 40-man roster.
CUBS -- Recalled P Carlos Marmol from Triple-A Iowa. Optioned former Orioles minor league IF Mike Fontenot to Iowa.
INDIANS -- Acquired P Gregorio Rosario from Mariners to complete Sunday trade for P Jason Davis.
MARLINS -- Claimed OF Todd Linden off waivers from Giants. Designated OF John Gall for assignment.
NATIONALS -- Placed P Jason Bergmann on 15-day DL, retroactive to Tuesday. Transferred P Luis Ayala to 60-day DL.
RANGERS --Placed IF Hank Blalock on 60-day DL, retroactive to Thursday. Purchased contract of IF Travis Metcalf from Double-A Frisco.
ROCKIES -- Placed P Zach McClellan on 15-day DL, retroactive to Monday. Recalled P Darren Clarke from Double-A Tulsa.
TIGERS -- Optioned P Zach Miner to Triple-A Toledo. Recalled P Andrew Miller.
ROCKETS -- Announced that coach Jeff Van Gundy will not return next season.
MYSTICS (WNBA) -- Waived C Teana Miller.
ALABAMA -- Named Valecia Tedder director of women's basketball operations.
MONTANA STATE -- Fired football coach Mike Kramer.
TEXAS A&M; INTERNATIONAL -- Named Stephon Leary men's basketball coach.
DOLPHINS -- Waived WR Gabe Hatchett.
GIANTS -- Named Marc Ross director of college scouting.
VIKINGS -- Signed QB Tyler Thigpen.
HURRICANES -- Agreed to two-year contract with C Jakub Petruzalek.
All-Star Challenge Tonight At Concord, N.C. Lap length: 1.5 miles (Car number in parentheses) 1. (17) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 133.442 mph. 2. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevy, 131.490. 3. (2) Kurt Busch, Dodge, 131.012. 4. (29) Kevin Harvick, Chevy, 130.771. 5. (31) Jeff Burton, Chevy, 130.760. 6. (5) Kyle Busch, Chevy, 130.717. 7. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevy, 130.698. 8. (12) Ryan Newman, Dodge, 130.180. 9. (11) Denny Hamlin, Chevy, 130.105. 10. (8) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevy, 129.591. 11. (9) Kasey Kahne, Dodge, 129.396. 12. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 129.135. 13. (44) Dale Jarrett, Toyota, 127.838. 14. (83) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 127.779. 15. (43) Bobby Labonte, Dodge, 127.521. 16. (25) Casey Mears, Chevy, 127.153. 17. (20) Tony Stewart, Chevy, 123.493. 18. (01) Mark Martin, Chevy, DNF.
Yesterday Bowie 3, Altoona 1 Delmarva 4, Lakewood 3 Frederick 3, Salem 2 Norfolk 8, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 5 Hagerstown 15, Lake County 6 Today Bowie at Altoona, 5:05 p.m. Salem at Frederick, 6:30 p.m. Lakewood at Delmarva, 6:35 p.m. Hagerstown at Lake County, 7:05 p.m. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre at Norfolk, 7:15 p.m.
MSGA Senior 4-Ball At Old South CC Final gross leaders: Jim Castagna-Larry Den, Manor CC, 36-32-68; Donald Meyer-Marvin Guerra, Hunters Oak, 35-33-68; Fielding Yost-Frank DiLodovico, Old South CC, 34-34-68.