MLB -- Fined Padres P David Wells $5,000 for comments he made July 12.

ATHLETICS -- Recalled P Ruddy Lugo from Triple-A Sacramento.


BREWERS -- Activated P Scott Linebrink from bereavement list. Designated P Elmer Dessens for assignment.

DIAMONDBACKS -- Released OF Jeff DaVanon. Optioned P Yusmeiro Petit to Triple-A Tucson. Claimed P Joe Kennedy off waivers from Athletics.

GIANTS -- Placed IF Rich Aurilia on 15-day DL, retroactive to Thursday. Recalled P Pat Misch from Triple-A Fresno.

INDIANS -- Purchased contract of P Aaron Laffey from Triple-A Buffalo. Designated P Jason Stanford for assignment.

MARLINS -- Purchased contract of P Mauro Zarate from Triple-A Albuquerque.

PIRATES -- Purchased contract of P Franquelis Osoria from Triple-A Indianapolis. Sent Jonah Bayliss to Indianapolis.

RANGERS -- Placed P Kameron Loe on 15-day DL, retroactive to Monday. Recalled P Mike Wood from Triple-A Oklahoma.

TIGERS -- Placed P Andrew Miller on 15-day DL. Activated P Fernando Rodney from 15-day DL.


TWINS -- Optioned OF Lew Ford to Triple-A Rochester.

YANKEES -- Optioned P Sean Henn to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Activated P Phil Hughes from 60-day DL. Designated P Colter Bean for assignment.


BUCCANEERS -- Signed TE C.J. Leak and DE Greg White. Released LB Evan Benjamin and DT Justin Frick.

COLTS -- Released DT Corey Simon and WR Michael DePriest. Signed DE Noland Burchette and WR Aaron Brown. Placed TE Mike Seidman on IR.

JETS -- Signed LB Jerry Mackey.