MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL -- Suspended White Sox C A.J. Pierzynski one game and fined him undisclosed amount for inappropriate actions during game Thursday against Yankees.

ATHLETICS -- Traded C Adam Melhuse to Rangers for cash.


CUBS -- Placed OF Cliff Floyd on bereavement list. Purchased contract of former Orioles IF Mike Fontenot from Triple-A Iowa.

GIANTS -- Activated OF Dave Roberts from 15-day DL. Purchased contract of C Guillermo Rodriguez from Triple-A Fresno. Placed C Eliezer Alfonzo and OF Fred Lewis on 15-day DL.

PHILLIES -- Placed P Freddy Garcia on 15-day DL. Signed former Orioles P Jose Mesa.

PIRATES -- Placed P Salomon Torres on 15-day DL. Purchased contract of P Masumi Kuwata from Triple-A Indianapolis.

RANGERS -- Placed 1B Mark Teixeira (Mount St. Joseph) on 15-day DL. Recalled IF Travis Metcalf from Double-A Frisco. Activated OF Brad Wilkerson from 15-day DL. Optioned P Kameron Loe to Triple-A Oklahoma.

RED SOX -- Activated former Orioles P Mike Timlin from 15-day DL. Designated P J.C. Romero for assignment.

YANKEES -- Optioned former Orioles P Chris Britton to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Purchased contract of P Roger Clemens from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Transferred P Phil Hughes from 15-day DL to 60-day DL.



PANTHERS -- Signed TE Dante Rosario.