BLUE JAYS -- Named Gary Denbo hitting coach.
BREWERS -- Fired third base coach Nick Leyva.
GIANTS -- Retained bench coach Ron Wotus, pitching coach Dave Righetti, bullpen coach Mark Gardner and bullpen catcher Bill Hayes. Fired hitting coach Joe Lefebvre and first base coach Willie Upshaw.
TIGERS -- Exercised 2008 contract option on C Ivan Rodriguez.
WHITE SOX -- Hired Buddy Bell as director of minor league instruction.
76ERS -- Waived C Shagari Alleyne.
BRONCOS -- Placed C Tom Nalen and TE Nate Jackson on IR.
CARDINALS -- Placed QB Matt Leinart on IR. Signed QB Tim Rattay and G Keydrick Vincent. Released C Chukky Okobi.
49ERS -- Signed WR LeRon McCoy. Waived OT Patrick Estes.
PATRIOTS -- Signed C Pat Ross and CB Tim Mixon to practice squad. Released DL Zach West from practice squad.
VIKINGS -- Signed G Brian Daniels from practice squad. Placed DE Darrion Scott on IR. Waived LB Cameron Siskowic.
FLYERS -- Signed D Rory Fitzpatrick to one-year contract.
ISLANDERS -- Signed D Bryan Berard to one-year contract.
PENGUINS -- Signed F Dustin Jeffrey to three-year contract.