Auto Racing


NASCAR -- Fined Tony Stewart $25,000 and docked 25 points. Fined Stewart's car owner Joe Gibbs 25 points.



ASTROS -- Traded IF Morgan Ensberg and cash to Padres for a player to be named or cash.

ATHELTICS -- Released OF Bobby Kielty.

BLUE JAYS -- Signed P Mark Redman to minor league contract.

BRAVES -- Assigned P Royce Ring and P Chad Parontoto Triple-A Richmond. Purchased contract of C Corky Miller from Double-A Mississippi.

GIANTS -- Traded P Matt Morris to Pirates for CF Rajai Davis and player to be named.

ORIOLES -- Named Dave Trembley manager through the end of the 2007 season.

PADRES -- Acquired P Wilfredo Ledezma and P Will Startup from Braves for P Royce Ring. Fired Merv Rettenmund, hitting coach. Named Wally Joyner hitting coach.

PHILLIES -- Traded IF Jesus Merchan to Mariners for P Julio Mateo. Assigned Mateo to Triple-A Ottawa. Placed OF Shane Victorino and OF Michael Bourn on 15-day DL. Recalled OF Chris Roberson from Ottawa.


RANGERS -- Traded 1B Mark Teixeira and P Ron Mahay to Braves for C-1B Jarrod Saltalamacchia, SS Elvis Andrus, P Matt Harrison, P Beau Jones and P Neftali Feliz. Activated 2B Ian Kinslker from 15-day DL. Recalled P A.J. Murray from Triple-A Oklahoma. Designated IF Desi Relaford for assignment.

RED SOX -- Traded P Joel Pineiro and cash to Cardinals for player to be named. Traded P Kason Gabbard, OF David Murphy and OF Engel Beltre to Rangers for P Eric Gagne and cash.

REDS -- Activated SS Alex Gonzalez from restricted list. Placed IF Juan Castro on 15-day DL, retroactive to July 29. Recalled P Elizardo Ramirez from Triple-A Louisville. Selected IF Mark Bellhorn from Louisville. Sent C Chad Moeller outright to Louisville.

ROYALS -- Traded P Octavio Dotel to Atlanta for P Kyle Davies.

TWINS -- Recalled IF Alexi Casilla from Triple-A Rochester.

WHITE SOX -- Activated OF Darin Erstad from 15-day DL. Traded OF-IF Rob Mackowiak to Padres for P Jon Link.


YANKEES -- Traded P Scott Proctor to Dodgers for IF Wilson Betemit.


CELTICS -- Acquired F Kevin Garnett from Timberwolves for F Al Jefferson, F Ryan Gomes, F Gerald Green, G Sebastian Telfair, C Theo Ratliff and two first-round draft picks.

MAVERICKS -- Signed F Nick Fazekas.


BUCCANEERS -- Signed DE Tim Jones


BEARS -- Agreed with DT Darwin Walker on five-year contract.

JETS -- Released RB Tony Fisher.

PACKERS -- Signed TE Joe Werner.

RAIDERS -- Signed QB Daunte Culpepper to one-year contract

RAMS -- Signed C Dave Pearson. Released C Donovan Raiola.

REDSKINS -- Signed S LaRon Landry.



RANGERS -- Agreed to terms with LW Marcel Hossa.

SABRES -- Agreed with D Nathan Paetsch on three-year contract.

STARS -- Named Brett Hull special adviser to hockey operations.