- The Washington Times - Monday, April 28, 2008

Baseball

American League

BOSTON RED SOX - Placed 1B Sean Casey on the 15-day DL. Recalled OF-1B Brandon Moss from Pawtucket (IL).

CHICAGO WHITE SOX - Optioned RHP Mike MacDougal to Charlotte (IL). Recalled RHP Ehren Wassermann from Charlotte.

CLEVELAND INDIANS - Recalled LHP Jeremy Sowers from Buffalo (IL) on Saturday and optioned him back to Buffalo on Sunday. Recalled OF Brad Snyder from Buffalo. Optioned OF Ben Francisco to Buffalo.

NEW YORK YANKEES - Recalled 1B Shelley Duncan from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Optioned LHP Billy Traber to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS - Actiavted RHP Justin Duchscherer from the 15-day DL. Optioned LHP Lenny DiNardo to Sacramento (PCL).

TEXAS RANGERS - Purchased the contract of RHP Sidney Ponson from Oklahoma (PCL). Optioned RHP Kazuo Fukumori to Oklahoma.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS - Recalled OF Adam Lind from Syracuse (IL). Optioned INF Joe Inglett to Syracuse.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS - Optioned RHP Yumeiro Petit to Tucson (PCL). Recalled RHP Max Scherzer from Tucson.

ATLANTA BRAVES - Purchased the contract of SS Brent Lillibridge from Richmond (IL). Optioned RHP Phil Stockman to Richmond. Designated RHP Zach Schreiber for assignment.

COLORADO ROCKIES - Designated INF Jayson Nix for assignment. Purchased the contract of RHP Jose Capellan from Colorado Springs (PCL).

LOS ANGELES DODGERS - Placed 3B Nomar Garciaparra on the 15-day DL. Recalled 3B Blake DeWitt from Las Vegas (PCL).

PITTSBURGH PIRATES - Released RHP Matt Morris. Recalled RHP John Van Benschoten from Indianapolis (AHL).

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS - Placed RHP Kevin Correia on the 15-day DL. Recalled LHP Patrick Misch from Fresno (PCL).

Eastern League

TRENTON THUNDER - Added RHP J.B. Cox to the roster from Tampa (FSL). Announced RHP Steven Jackson was promoted to Scranton Wilkes-Barre (IL).

Southern League

CAROLINA MUDCATS - Added LHP Carlos Alvarez to the roster from Jupiter (FSL).

South Atlantic League

GREENSBORO GRASSHOPPERS - Sent RHP Matthew Mallory to extended spring training.

Basketball

NBA

CHARLOTTE BOBCATS - Fired Sam Vincent, coach.

Football

National Football League

TENNESSEE TITANS - Traded CB Adam “Pacman” Jones and a 2009 fourth-round draft pick to Dallas for a 2008 fourth-round draft pick and a 2009 sixth-round draft pick. Agreed to terms with LT Michael Roos on a six-year contract extension.

Hockey

American Hockey League

AHL - Suspended Syracuse LW Tom Sestito for three games for his actions in a game at Manitoba on April 25.

ECHL

READING ROYALS - Announced F Shawn Collymore has been returned to the team from Hershey (AHL).

Colleges

MEMPHIS - Signed John Calipari, men’s basketball coach, to a contract extension through the 2012-13 season.

UCLA - Announced junior G-F Josh Shipp will enter the NBA draft.

UNC-WILMINGTON - Extended the contract of Mark Scalf, baseball coach, through the 2014 season.


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