BRAVES -- Purchased contract of P Buddy Carlyle from Triple-A Richmond. Optioned P Joey Devine to Double-A Mississippi.
PADRES -- Placed OF Brian Giles on 15-day DL, retroactive to last Sunday. Recalled IF-OF Paul McAnulty from Triple-A Portland.
RANGERS -- Purchased contract of OF Marlon Byrd from Triple-A Oklahoma. Optioned OF Kevin Mahar to Oklahoma. Designated C Miguel Ojeda for assignment.
TIGERS -- Placed P Fernando Rodney on 15-day DL, retroactive to Monday. Recalled P Zach Miner from Triple-A Toledo.
PACKERS -- Announced that president and chief operating officer John Jones is taking leave of absence.
CANADIENS -- Signed F Sergei Kostitsyn to three-year contract.
CHIVAS USA (MLS) -- Announced that M Ramon Ramirez retired.
UNITED (MLS) -- Promoted F Guy-Roland Kpene to senior roster. Placed F Jamil Walker on IR.
Yesterday Bowie 4, Altoona 2 Hagerstown 7, Delmarva 1 Richmond 7, Norfolk 4 Salem 11, Frederick 4 Today Norfolk at Richmond, 1:15 p.m. Altoona at Bowie, 2:05 p.m. Frederick at Salem, 2:07 p.m. Delmarva at Hagerstown, 6:35 p.m.