MLB -- Suspended Diamondbacks minor league SS Donnie Sadler for 50 games for violation of Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

ANGELS -- Placed C Mike Napoli on 15-day DL. Purchased contract of C Ryan Budde from Triple-A Salt Lake.


CARDINALS -- Recalled P Brian Falkenborg from Triple-A Memphis. Optioned P Kelvin Jimenez to Memphis.

DEVIL RAYS -- Optioned P Shawn Camp to Triple-A Durham. Acquired P Calvin Medlock, P Brian Shackelford and future considerations from Reds for IF Jorge Cantu, OF Shaun Cumberland and cash. Acquired P Dan Wheeler from Astros for IF-OF Ty Wigginton.

METS -- Recalled P Mike Pelfrey from Triple-A New Orleans. Optioned IF Anderson Hernandez to New Orleans.

NATIONALS -- Agreed to terms with 1B Dmitri Young on two-year contract extension. Recalled P Joel Hanrahan from Triple-A Columbus.

PADRES -- Placed P Chris Young on DL. Recalled P Tim Stauffer from Triple-A Portland. Waived IF-OF Russell Branyan. Signed IF Shea Hillenbrand to minor league contract.

PHILLIES -- Designated IF Joey Thurston for assignment.

PIRATES -- Optioned P John Van Benschoten to Triple-A Indianapolis.

WHITE SOX -- Recalled IF Danny Richar from Triple-A Charlotte.



BENGALS -- Signed CB Leon Hall, first-round pick, to five-year contract.

BRONCOS -- Placed WR Rod Smith on physically unable to perform list.

DOLPHINS -- Claimed TE Courtney Anderson off waivers. Waived S David Lofton.

PATRIOTS -- Signed DB Brandon Meriweather, first-round pick.