ATHLETICS -- Purchased rights to P Arnold Leon from Triple-A Saltillo. Agreed to terms with P Troy Cate, P Angel Garcia, P Chris Gissell, P Brad Ziegler, C Justin Knoedler, IF Casey Rogowski and OF Todd Linden on minor league contracts.
BREWERS -- Agreed to terms with C Jason Kendall on one-year contract.
GIANTS -- Purchased contract OF Clay Timpner from Triple-A Fresno. Purchased contracts of P Kelvin Pichardo and OF John Bowker from Double-A Connecticut. Purchased contract of IF Travis Denker from Single-A San Jose.
PIRATES -- Named Jeff Andrews pitching coach.
RANGERS -- Agreed to terms with IF Ramon Vazquez on one-year contract. Agreed to terms with IF Ryan Roberts on minor league contract.
ROYALS -- Named Jin Wong director of baseball administration. Named Lonnie Goldberg director of baseball operations.
HOLY CROSS -- Announced that men's basketball G Devin Brown (City) signed national letter of intent.
NORTH CAROLINA -- Agreed to terms with football coach Butch Davis on one-year contract extension through 2014 season.
CHIEFS -- Announced retirement of former Ravens RB Priest Holmes.
PANTHERS -- Re-signed DE Otis Grigsby to practice squad.
RAVENS -- Placed DE Trevor Pryce on IR. Signed DT Zarnell Fitch from practice squad. Signed DT Amon Gordon to practice squad.
VIKINGS -- Signed G Anthony Herrera to five-year extension.
SHARKS -- Agreed to terms with D Matt Carle on four-year extension.