CUBS -- Recalled P Rocky Cherry from Triple-A Iowa. Optioned P Billy Petrick to Iowa.
DODGERS -- Optioned P Hong-Chih Kuo to Triple-A Las Vegas. Recalled P D.J. Houlton from Las Vegas.
ORIOLES -- Placed P Steve Trachsel on 15-day DL. Recalled P Kurt Birkins from Triple-A Norfolk.
ROYALS -- Placed 1B Ryan Shealy on 15-day DL. Activated 1B-OF Ross Gload from 15-day DL.
PHILLIES -- Purchased contract of P J.A. Happ from Triple-A Ottawa. Optioned P Geoff Geary to Ottawa.
PIRATES -- Placed OF Chris Duffy on 15-day DL. Purchased contract of IF Matt Kata from Triple-A Indianapolis.
NETS -- Announced that G-F Vince Carter declined to exercise option on final year of contract.
BLUES -- Re-signed LW Keith Tkachuk.
PREDATORS -- Agreed to two-year contract with C Scott Nichol and one-year deal with D Alex Henry.
SABRES -- Re-signed C Adam Mair to three-year contract.
WILD -- Re-signed C Mikko Koivu and D Martin Skoula to multiyear contracts.