BOSTON RED SOX_Activated C David Ross from the 7-day concussion DL. Optioned C Ryan Lavarnway to Pawtucket (IL). Placed OF Shane Victorino on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 21 and 3B Will Middlebrooks on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Alfredo Aceves and INF Jose Iglesias was recalled from Pawtucket.
CHICAGO WHITE SOX_Reinstated LHP John Danks from the 15-day DL.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS_Placed LHP Darren Oliver on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 19. Selected the contract of LHP Sean Nolin from New Hampshire (EL). Transferred LHP J.A. Happ to the 60-day DL.
EL PASO DIABLOS_Released RHP Matt Schimpf and RHP Jason Hirsh.
LONG ISLAND DUCKS_Signed LHP Royce Ring. Placed LHP Eric Niesen on the inactive list.
NEWARK BEARS_Signed INF Dan Barbero.
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CLEVELAND BROWNS_Signed OL Garrett Gilkey to a four-year contract.
HOUSTON TEXANS_Signed LB Sam Montgomery.
WASHINGTON REDSKINS_Signed TE Jordan Reed.
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COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS_Signed G Curtis McElhinney to a one-year contract and D Ilari Melart to a one-year entry-level contract.
SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE_Named Herb Vincent associate commissioner for communications.
DELAWARE_Named Lynn Farquhar women's assistant field hockey coach.
DEPAUL_Granted senior men's baskteball F Donnavan Kirk permission to seek a transfer.