BRAVES -- Placed P Octavio Dotel on 15-day DL. Recalled P Manny Acosta from Triple-A Richmond.


BREWERS -- Placed IF Tony Graffanino on 15-day DL. Recalled 2B Rickie Weeks from Triple-A Nashville. Released P Elmer Dessens.

DEVIL RAYS -- Released P Casey Fossum.


DODGERS -- Optioned P D.J. Houlton to Triple-A Las Vegas. Activated IF Mark Sweeney.

GIANTS -- Activated P Russ Ortiz from 15-day DL. Optioned P Patrick Misch to Triple-A Fresno. Recalled OF Daniel Ortmeier from Fresno.

INDIANS -- Optioned P Aaron Laffey to Triple-A Buffalo.

MARLINS -- Purchased contract of P Daniel Barone from Triple-A Albuquerque. Optioned P Mauro Zarate to Albuquerque. Sent OF Joe Borchard outright to Albuquerque.

METS -- Placed IF-OF Marlon Anderson on bereavement list. Activated OF Carlos Beltran from 15-day DL.

ORIOLES -- Recalled P Garrett Olson from Triple-A Norfolk. Optioned P Kurt Birkins to Norfolk.

PADRES -- Placed P Doug Brocail on bereavement list. Placed OF Scott Hairston on 15-day DL. Recalled P Joe Thatcher from Triple-A Portland. Purchased contract of P Jack Cassel from Portland.

PHILLIES -- Purchased contract of IF-OF Russell Branyan from Triple-A Ottawa.


RANGERS -- Recalled OF David Murphy from Triple-A Oklahoma. Placed former Orioles OF Jerry Hairston Jr. on 15-day DL.

RED SOX -- Optioned OF Brandon Moss to Triple-A Pawtucket.


LEHIGH -- Promoted Brett Reed to men's basketball coach.


JAGUARS -- Signed former Ravens K Aaron Elling. Waived WR Chris Jackson.