BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Optioned RHP Miguel Socolovich to Norfolk (IL).
CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Optioned OF Jordan Danks to Charlotte (IL).
NEW YORK YANKEES — Recalled RHP Ryota Igarashi from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).
TEXAS RANGERS — Assigned C Robinzon Diaz to Round Rock (PCL).
PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Reinstated RHP Juan Cruz from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Jared Hughes to Indianapolis (IL).
SAN DIEGO PADRES — Agreed to terms with INF/OF Mark Kotsay on a one-year contract through 2013.
GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS — Released OF Tomichika Tsuboi.
LAREDO LEMURS — Released INF Philip Incaviglia and LHP Tony Butler.
LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Released LHP Tom Palica.
ST. PAUL SAINTS — Signed LHP Taylor Sinclair and C Adam Seaman.
ATLANTA FALCONS — Placed FB Bradie Ewing on injured reserve. Waived P Dawson Zimmerman and TE Adam Nissley. Signed RB Lousaka Polite and TE Chase Coffman.
GREEN BAY PACKERS — Signed RB Cedric Benson. Placed TE Eric Lair on injured reserve.
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Waived WR Lee Evans. Placed WR Taylor Price on the waived-injured list. Signed G/C Josh Beekman and WR Demetrius Williams.
MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Activated RB Adrian Peterson from the physically-unable-to-perform list.
NEW YORK JETS — Waived P Travis Baltz.
PHILADELPHIA EAGLES — Signed WR Brian Hernandez. Waived DT John Gill.
SAN DIEGO CHARGERS — Waived QB Kevin O'Connell.
TORONTO ARGONAUTS — Released RB Cory Boyd.
UIFL — Announced it will add an expansion team in Sarasota, Fla. for the 2013 season.
KANSAS STATE — Named Drew Speraw men's basketball video coordinator and Dustin Yoder men's graduate assistant basketball coach.