MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL — Approved the sale of the San Diego Padres to a group controlled by Ron Fowler that includes the Seidler/O'Malley families.
BOSTON RED SOX — Acquired RHP Pedro Beato from the N.Y. Mets to complete and earlier trade, and optioned him to Pawtucket (IL). Transferred RHP Scott Atchison to the 60-day DL.
MINNESOTA TWINS — Optioned RHP Jeff Manship and RHP Luis Perdomo to Rochester (IL).
OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Agreed to terms with RHP Jeremy Accardo on a minor league contract and assigned him to Sacramento (PCL).
TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Sent RHP Kevin Comer to Houston to complete an earlier trade.
COLORADO ROCKIES — Agreed to terms with RHP Austin Bibens-Dirkx on a minor league contract.
LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Sent RHP Ryan O'Sullivan to Philadelphia to complete an earlier trade.
MIAMI MARLINS — Placed 2B Nick Green on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 13. Transferred OF Logan Morrison to the 60-day DL. Selected the contract of 2B Gil Velazquez from New Orleans (PCL).
MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Reinstated RHP Mark Rogers from the paternity list. Optioned SS Jeff Bianchi to Nashville (PCL).
PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Agreed to terms with INF Dallas McPherson on a minor league contract and assigned him to Indianapolis (IL). Recalled RHP Jared Hughes and INF/OF Yamaico Navarro from Indianapolis. Placed RHP Chad Qualls on the bereavement list. Optioned LHP Jeff Locke to Indianapolis.
CLEVELAND BROWNS — Placed RB Eddie Williams on injured reserve.
DALLAS COWBOYS — Signed TE Harry Flaherty.
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Signed RB Alvester Alexander and LB Mike Balogun. Waived LB Scott Lutrus and CB Buddy Jackson.
MIAMI DOLPHINS — Signed LB Josh Linam.
NEW YORK GIANTS — Signed DB/KR Laron Scott and DT Bobby Skinner. Placed LB Clint Sintim on the waived-failed physical list and DE Justin Trattou on the waived-injured list.
OAKLAND RAIDERS — Signed LB Korey Bosworth.
PITTSBURGH STEELERS — Placed RB John Clay on injured reserve.
ST. LOUIS RAMS — Waived TE Jamie Childers. Signed WR Brandyn Harvey and WR Charles Gilbert.
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Waived TE Gijon Robinson. Signed LB Ikaika Alama-Francis.
TENNESSEE TITANS — Signed T Jonathan Palmer and G Michael Jasper.
WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Signed DL Marlon Favorite.
PHILADELPHIA FLYERS — Agreed to terms with F Wayne Simmonds on a six-year contract.
D.C. UNITED — Traded M Danny Cruz to Philadelphia for F Lionard Pajoy and an international roster spot.
NEW YORK RED BULLS — Signed M Lloyd Sam.
INDIANA — Announced freshman men's basketball G Ron Patterson will tranfer.
KANSAS STATE — Named Mike Clement hitting coach and baseball recruiting coordinator.
LAMAR — Named John Ishee women's assistant basketball coach.
OHIO STATE — Named Jenna Hall assistant softball coach.
PFEIFFER — Announced the resignation of men's lacross coach Peter Milliman.
SHEPHERD — Named Eric Gabriel men's assistant basketball coach.
SUSQUEHANNA — Named B.J. Merriam men's assistant soccer coach.
XAVIER (NO) — Named Hannah Lawing women's assistant volleyball coach.