BOSTON RED SOX--Placed LHP Alan Embree on the 15-day disabled list. Recalled LHP Kevin Tolar from Pawtucket of the IL.
TEXAS RANGERS--Optioned INF Mike Lamb and RHP Reynaldo Garcia to Oklahoma of the PCL. Recalled RHP Ryan Drese from Frisco of the Texas League. Purchased the contract of RHP R.A. Dickey from Oklahoma.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS--Designated C Ken Huckaby for assignment. Purchased the contract of OF Reed Johnson from Syracuse of the IL. Activated OF Jayson Werth from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Syracuse.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES--Placed LF Brian Giles on the 15-day disabled list. Recalled OF Adam Hyzdu from Nashville of the PCL.
JOLIET JACKHAMMERS--Signed RHP Wilson Sido.
National Basketball Association
CHICAGO BULLS--Placed F Donyell Marshall on the injured list. Activated G Fred Hoiberg from the injured list.
DALLAS MAVERICKS--Placed C Evan Eschmeyer on the injured list. Activated G-F Walt Williams from the injured list.
DENVER NUGGETS--Signed G Jeff Trepagnier for the rest of the season.
LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS--Placed G Quentin Richardson on the injured list. Activated F Tremaine Fowlkes from the injured list.
Arena Football League
LOS ANGELES AVENGERS--Signed FB-LB Rick Hamilton.
National Hockey League
NHL--Assessed Dallas D Derian Hatcher an automatic one-game suspension after receiving his second game misconduct of the playoffs in an April 6 game against Edmonton.