BALITMORE ORIOLES_Claimed C Luis Martinez off waivers from Texas.
CLEVELAND INDIANS_Signed RHP Brett Myers to a one-year contract.
TEXAS RANGERS_Announced C Eli Whiteside cleared waivers and was assigned outright to Round Rock (PCL).
TORONTO BLUE JAYS_Claimed RHP Chad Beck off waivers from Pittsburgh.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES_Named Carlos Garcia manager of Altoona (EL), Frank Kremblas manager of Bradenton (FSL), Michael Ryan manager of West Virginia (SAL), Dave Turgeon manager of Jamestown (NYP), Milver Reyes manager of the GCL Pirates and Keoni De Renne of the Dominican Summer League team.
AMARILLO SOX_Released LHP Chuck Lofgren.
NEW JERSEY JACKALS_Signed INF Gaetano Giunta.
GATEWAY GRIZZLIES_Signed INF Chris McClendon and OF Jon Myers to contract extensions.
JOLIET SLAMMERS_Signed RHP Matt Sommo to a contract extension.
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NEW ORLEANS HORNETS_Waived F Dominic McGuire.
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RIO GRANDE VALLEY VIPERS_Acquired C Hassan Whiteside from Sioux Falls for F Damian Saunders.
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CHICAGO BEARS_Signed WR Brittan Golden to a reserve/future contract.
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS_Announced general manager Scott Pioli and the team have "mutually parted ways."
NEW YORK GIANTS_Signed OT Matt McCants, OT Levy Adcock, G Stephen Goodwin, TE Larry Donnell, DE Matt Broha, CB Laron Scott, QB Curtis Painter, LB Jake Muasau, WR Brandon Collins, CB Trumaine McBride, WR Kevin Hardy, G Michael Jasper, DT Bobby Skinner to reserve-future contracts.
PHILADELPHIA EAGLES_Named CB Chris Hawkins.
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GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS_Announced RW Willie Coetzee was assigned to the team from Toledo (ECHL) and RW Andrej Nestrasil and D Gleason Fournier were assigned to Toledo.
READING ROYALS_Released F Brandon Blandina. Activated F Kirk MacDonald from the reserve list. Placed F Danick Paquette on the reserve list.
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NEW YORK RED BULLS_Terminated the contract of MF Victor Palsson.
FIU_Named Ron Turner football coach.
LSU_Announced S Eric Reid will enter the NFL draft.
WISCONSIN_Announced C Travis Frederick will enter the NFL draft.