Baseball Cleveland Indians -- Traded OF Alex Cole to the Pittsburgh Pirates for OF Tony Mitchell and P John Carter. Recalled 1B Reggie Jefferson from a rehabilitation assignment at Triple-A Colorado Springs.
Detroit Tigers -- Signed OF Gary Pettis to a Triple-A contract.
Kansas City Royals -- Placed P Mike Magnante on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 2. Called up P Steve Shifflett from Triple-A Omaha. Transferred P Luis Aquino from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL.
Los Angeles Dodgers -- Placed IF Dave Anderson on the 15-day DL and recalled 1B/OF Henry Rodriguez from Triple-A Albuquerque.
Texas Rangers -- Recalled OF Donald Harris from Double-A Tulsa. Optioned OF Dan Peltier to Triple-A Oklahoma City.
Toronto Blue Jays -- Signed P Jose Augusto Pett.
Basketball Phoenix Suns -- Signed G Danny Ainge to a three-year contract. Extended the contract of F Tom Chambers for one year.