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Author:Eggleston, Rick
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Byline: Rick Eggleston

BASEBALL

AMERICAN LEAGUE

CHICAGO WHITE SOX -- Assigned RHP Maikel Cleto outright to Charlotte (IL).

KANSAS CITY ROYALS -- Placed INF Omar Infante on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 7. Selected the contract of INF Pedro Ciriaco from Omaha (PCL).

LOS ANGELES ANGELS -- Assigned LHP Buddy Boshers outright to Salt Lake (PCL). Optioned RHP Cory Rasmus to Salt Lake. Recalled RHP Matt Shoemaker from Salt Lake.

NEW YORK YANKEES -- Placed RHP Shawn Kelley on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 7. Recalled OF Zoilo Almonte from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).

TORONTO BLUE JAYS -- Optioned INF Jonathan Diaz to Buffalo (IL). Recalled OF Kevin Pillar from Buffalo.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

MILWAUKEE BREWERS -- Placed 3B Aramis Ramirez on the 15-day DL. Optioned OF Caleb Gindl to Nashville (PCL). Recalled UT Elian Herrera from Nashville. Reinstated OF Ryan Braun from the 15-day DL.

NEW YORK METS -- Recalled RHP Jacob deGrom from Las Vegas (PCL). Placed RHP Gonzalez Germen on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 6.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES -- Assigned INF Jayson Nix outright to Lehigh Valley (IL).

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS -- Placed LHP Tyler Lyons on the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Eric Fornataro to Memphis (PCL). Recalled LHP Sam Freeman and RH Jorge Rondon from Memphis.

SAN DIEGO PADRES -- Sent RHP Casey Kelly to San Antonio (TL) for a rehab assignment. Activated OF Carlos Quentin from the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Kevin Quackenbush from El Paso (PCL).

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS -- Optioned OF Juan Perez to Fresno (PCL). Reinstated LHP David Huff from the 15-day DL.

BASKETBALL

USA BASKETBALL -- Named Greg Urbano digital director.

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOC.

NBA -- Promoted Amy Brooks to executive vice president, team marketing and business operations and Emilio Collins to executive vice president, global marketing partnerships.

CLEVELAND CAVALIERS -- Promoted interim general manager David Griffin to general manager.

PHOENIX SUNS -- Entered into a single-affiliation relationship with Bakersfield (NBADL).

FOOTBALL

NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE

BUFFALO BILLS -- Released OL Jamaal Johnson-Webb. Signed DBs Deon Broomfield and Kenny Ladler, LBs Darrin Kitchens and James Gaines, DT Damien Jacobs, CB Darius Robinson and DE Bryan Johnson. Agreed to terms with DB Derek Brim and DT Colby Way.

CHICAGO BEARS -- Agreed to terms with T Charles Leno Jr., RB Ka'Deem Carey, DT Ego Ferguson and P Patrick O'Donnell on four-year contracts.

CLEVELAND BROWNS -- Signed DB Joe Haden to a five-year...

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