CARDINALS -- Optioned P Troy Cate to Triple-A Memphis. Recalled P Kelvin Jimenez from Memphis.
TWINS -- Optioned OF Garrett Jones to Triple-A Rochester.
YANKEES -- Designated C Wil Nieves for assignment. Signed former Orioles P Scott Williamson to minor league contract.
BROWNS -- Signed DB Brandon McDonald, DE Melila Purcell and WR Syndric Steptoe to four-year contracts.
EAGLES -- Agreed with DE Victor Abiamiri (Gilman) and RB Nate Ilaoa on four-year contracts.
STEELERS -- Agreed with LB Lawrence Timmons on five-year contract.
Yesterday's results Batavia 2, Aberdeen 0 Bowie 2, Erie 0 Delmarva 6, West Virginia 4 Hickory 6, Hagerstown 4 Kinston 9, Frederick 3 Norfolk 7, Columbus 2 Today's games Hagerstown at Hickory, 7 p.m. Delmarva at West Virginia, 7:05 p.m. Frederick at Myrtle Beach, 7:05 p.m. Reading at Bowie, 7:05 p.m. Columbus at Norfolk, 7:15 p.m. Aberdeen idle