American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Optioned C Caleb Joseph to Norfolk (IL). Recalled C Andrew Susac from Norfolk.

HOUSTON ASTROS — Optioned OF Jake Marisnick to Fresno (PCL).

LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Optioned RHP Jaime Barria to Salt Lake (PCL). Recalled RHP Eduardo Paredes from Salt Lake.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Placed C Bruce Maxwell on the restricted list. Recalled C Josh Phegley from Nashville (PCL).

SEATTLE MARINERS — Optioned RHP Christian Bergman to Tacoma (PCL). Selected the contract of RHP Ryan Cook from Tacoma.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES — Placed RHP Mike Soroka on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Monday. Recalled LHP Max Fried from Gwinnett (IL). Sent SS Dansby Swanson to Rome (SAL) for a rehab assignment.

CHICAGO CUBS — Placed OF Jason Heyward on the 10-day DL. Optioned INF David Bote to Iowa (PCL). Recalled LHP Randy Rosario from Iowa.

MIAMI MARLINS — Sent RHP Brett Graves to Jupiter (FSL) for a rehab assignment.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Optioned RHP Mark Leiter Jr. to Lehigh Valley (IL). Sent RHP Victor Arano to Lehigh Valley for a rehab assignment.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Placed C Carson Kelly on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Wednesday. Selected the contract of C Steven Baron from Memphis (PCL). Transferred RHP Adam Wainwright to the 60-day DL.

Can-Am League

OTTAWA CHAMPIONS — Released C Adam Martin.

QUEBEC CAPITALES — Released OF Isaac Ballou.



Frontier League

LAKE ERIE CRUSHERS — Sold the contract of RHP Dalton Geekie to the Chicago Cubs.

RIVER CITY RASCALS — Released RHP Lucas Williams.

SCHAUMBURG BOOMERS — Signed LHP Darrell Thompson.

National Basketball Association

MILWAUKEE BUCKS — Named Mike Budenholzer coach.

National Football League

DENVER BRONCOS — Signed QB Nick Stevens.

GREEN BAY PACKERS — Signed CB Josh Jackson and LB Oren Burks.

OAKLAND RAIDERS — Waived C Alex Officer. Signed G Cameron Hunt.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Signed LB Shaquem Griffin, CB Tre Flowers, LB Dadi Nicolas and WR Keenan Reynolds. Waived DE Marcell Frazier and DE Noble Nwachukwu.

TENNESSEE TITANS — Calimed OL John Theus off waivers from the New Orleans Saints. Waived DL Antwaun Woods.

National Hockey League

LOS ANGELES KINGS — Signed D Oscar Fantenberg to a one-year contract extension.

National Women's Soccer League

WASHINGTON SPIRIT — Placed F Cali Farquharson on the 45-day DL. Signed F Mallory Eubanks.


ATLANTIC SUN CONFERENCE — Added Liberty to the conference beginning with the 2018-19 academic year.

CHARLESTON SOUTHERN — Named Jeff Barber athletic director.

DAVIS & ELKINS — Named J.D. Lamm director of golf and men's and women's golf coach, effective Aug. 1.

POST (CONN.) — Named Stephanie Demake women's soccer coach.

WASHINGTON STATE — Announced graduate QB Gardner Minshew is transferring from East Carolina.

WISCONSIN-OSHKOSH — Promoted assistant men's basketball coach Matt Lewis to interim head coach.