CINCINNATI REDS - Purchased the contract of INF-OF Jerry Hairston Jr. from Louisville (IL). Designated INF Juan Castro for assignment. Activated RHP Matt Belisle from the 15-day DL.
NEWARK BEARS - Signed 1B Randall Simon to a one-year contract.
TRENTON THUNDER - Called up INF Carlos Mendoza from Staten Island (NYP).
TOLEDO MUD HENS - Released INF Henry Mateo.
QUAD CITIES RIVER BANDITS - Announced C Dave Carpenter and RHP Francisco Samuel have been transferred to Palm Beach (FSL). Announced C Paul Vasquez and RHP Eduardo Sanchez have been transferred to the team from extended spring training.
FARGO-MOORHEAD REDHAWKS - Sold the contract of RHP Mark Michael to Kansas City (Northern).
JOLIET JACKHAMMERS - Agreed to terms with RHP Lance Odom and RHP Sean O’Leary.
SCHAUMBURG FLYERS - Assigned INF James Lofton to the inactive list.