- The Washington Times - Monday, May 26, 2008

Baseball

American League

BOSTON RED SOX - Activated OF Brandon Moss from the 15-day DL and optioned him to Pawtucket (IL). Sent RHP Clay Buchholz on a rehab assignment to Pawtucket.

CLEVELAND INDIANS - Placed RHP Fausto Carmona on the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Jensen Lewis to Buffalo (IL). Recalled RHP Edward Mujica from Buffalo. Purchased the contract of RHP Scott Elarton from Buffalo.

National League

CINCINNATI REDS - Sold the contract of RHP Justin Lehr to Doosan of the Korean Professional League.

COLORADO ROCKIES - Placed OF Matt Holliday and INF Clint Barmes on the 15-day DL, and OF Brad Hawpe on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 21. Recalled OF Cory Sullivan, OF Seth Smith and INF Ian Stewart from Colorado Springs (PCL).

FLORIDA MARLINS - Placed OF Brett Carroll on the 15-day DL. Recalled INF Robert Andino and RHP Eulogio De La Cruz from Albuquerque (PCL). Optioned Andino back to Albuquerque.

HOUSTON ASTROS - Optioned RHP Fernando Nieve to Round Rock (PCL). Recalled RHP Jack Cassel from Round Rock.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS - Placed OF Andruw Jones on the 15-day DL. Purchased the contracts of INF Terry Tiffee from Las Vegas (PCL) and LHP Clayton Kershaw from Jacksonville (SL). Transferred INF Nomar Garciaparra from the 15- to the 60-day DL. Activated RHP Esteban Loaiza from the 15-day DL and designated him for assignment. Optioned RHP Yhency Brazoban to Las Vegas.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS - Optioned OF Tony Gwynn Jr. to Nashville (PCL). Purchased the contract of INF Russell Branyan from Nashville.

NEW YORK METS - Placed INF Marlon Anderson on the 15-day DL. Purchased the contract of INF-OF Nick Evans from Binghamton (EL).

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES - Placed OF Jayson Werth on the 15-day DL. Recalled OF T.J. Bohn from Lehigh Valley (IL). Purchased the contract of RHP Joe Valentine from Long Island (Atlantic) and assigned him to Lehigh Valley.

SAN DIEGO PADRES - Activated C Michael Barrett from the 15-day DL. Optioned C Colt Morton to San Antonio (Texas).

Eastern League

TRENTON THUNDER - Recalled C Eladio Rodriguez from Staten Island (NYP).

Northern League

WINNIPEG GOLDEYES - Agreed to terms with OF Jamar Hill and C Josh Ragar. Released RHP Ivan Blanco.

United League

SAN ANGELO COLTS - Released OF Sam McLain. Activated RHP Matt Greanead from the inactive list.

Hockey

National Hockey League

DETROIT RED WINGS - Signed F Dick Axelsson and D Logan Pyett to three-year contracts.

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