BREWERS -- Added 1B Brad Nelson to 40-man roster. Designated 3B Corey Koskie for assignment.
DEVIL RAYS -- Claimed P Kurt Birkins off waivers from Orioles.
RANGERS -- Claimed OF Nick Gorneault off waivers from Angels.
TIGERS -- Traded P Jair Jurrjens and OF Gorkys Hernandez to Braves for SS Edgar Renteria.
TWINS -- Exercised option on P Joe Nathan for 2008.
HEAT -- Released G Jeremy Richardson, G Brian Chase, F Marcus Slaughter and F Devin Green.
NETS -- Exercised third-year options of G Marcus Williams and F Josh Boone (South Carroll), keeping them through 2008-09.
ROCKETS -- Cut G Bob Sura, G John Lucas III, F Jackie Butler and F Justin Reed.
VMI -- Signed men's basketball coach Duggar Baucom to contract extension through 2010-11.
NHL -- Suspended Flyers D Randy Jones two games for receiving game misconduct during Saturday's game against Bruins.
IGNITION (MISL) -- Named Bob Lilley assistant coach.