MLB -- Fined Padres P David Wells $5,000 for comments he made July 12.
DIAMONDBACKS -- Optioned P Dustin Nippert to Triple-A Tucson.
GIANTS -- Placed IF Rich Aurilia on 15-day DL, retroactive to Thursday. Recalled P Pat Misch from Triple-A Fresno.
ORIOLES -- Activated 3B Melvin Mora from 15-day DL. Optioned IF Luis Hernandez to Double-A Bowie.
PADRES -- Optioned P Clay Hensley to Triple-A Portland. Recalled P Mike Thompson from Portland.
PANTHERS -- Signed LB Jon Beason to five-year contract.