CARDINALS -- Purchased contract of P Troy Percival from Triple-A Memphis. Optioned P Andy Cavazos to Memphis.
CUBS -- Placed P Ryan Dempster on 15-day DL. Recalled P Billy Petrick from Double-A Tennessee. Transferred P Wade Miller to 60-day DL.
DIAMONDBACKS -- Optioned P Jailen Peguero to Triple-A Tucson. Recalled P Randy Choate.
NATIONALS -- Reinstated 1B Robert Fick from bereavement list. Sent OF Brandon Watson to Triple-A Columbus.
RED SOX -- Recalled P Kason Gabbard from Pawtucket. Optioned OF David Murphy to Pawtucket.
TIGERS -- Placed P Fernando Rodney on 15-day DL, retroactive to Sunday. Activated P Nate Robertson from 15-day DL.
MARYLAND -- Named Cheryl Levick chief of staff for AD Debbie Yow.
BEARS -- Claimed FB Jon Goldsberry off waivers from Buccaneers.
BROWNS -- Claimed WR Efrem Hill off waivers from Buccaneers. Waived S Ben Emanuel.
RAIDERS -- Signed DL Jay Richardson.
STEELERS -- Signed DE Ryan McBean to three-year contract.
THRASHERS -- Traded the rights to F Keith Tkachuk to Blues for conditional first-round draft pick.
UNITED (MLS) -- Waived D John Wilson.