BALTIMORE ORIOLES—Exercised their 2013 contract option on RHP Luis Ayala. Declined their 2013 contract option on INF Mark Reynolds, who remains arbitration eligible.
CLEVELAND INDIANS—Exercised their 2013 contract option on RHP Ubaldo Jimenez. Declined their 2013 contract options on DH Travis Hafner and RHP Roberto Hernandez. Sent C/OF Vinny Rottino and RHP Kevin Slowey outright to Columbus (IL).
DETROIT TIGERS—Sent INF/OF Don Kelly outright to Toledo (IL).
KANSAS CITY ROYALS—Declined their 2013 contract option on RHP Joakim Soria.
NEW YORK YANKEES—Announced RHP Rafael Soriano opted out of the final year of a three-year contract.
TAMPA BAY RAYS—Exercised their 2013 contract options on RHP James Shields, RHP Fernando Rodney and C Jose Molina. Declined their 2013 contact option for DH Luke Scott.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Claimed LHP Scott Maine off waivers from Cleveland. Reinstated RHP Kyle Drabek, LHP J.A. Happ, RHP Drew Hutchison, RHP Dustin McGowan, LHP Luis Perez and RHP Sergio Santos from the 60-day DL. Designated OF Scott Cousins and RHP David Herndon for assignment.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES—Named Jay Bell hitting coach, Rick Sofield first base coach and Dave Jauss major league coach. Exercised their 2013 contract option on 3B Pedro Alvarez. Declined their 2013 contract option on C Rod Barajas. Released LHP Hisanori Takahashi.
GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS—Agreed to terms with G Stephen Curry on a four-year contract extension.
OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER—Signed C Daniel Orton.
CLEVELAND BROWNS—Signed DL Hall Davis to the practice squad.
TENNESSEE TITANS—Signed G/C Kyle DeVan. Waived S Tracy Wilson.