BOSTON RED SOX — Reinstated RHP Hector Velázquez from the 10-day IL. Reinstated RHP Ryan Brasier from the bereavement/family medical emergency list. Optioned RHPs Travis Lakins and Josh Smith to Pawtucket (IL).
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Selected the contract of 1B-OF Rangel Ravelo from Memphis (PCL). Placed INF Yairo Muñoz on the paternity list. Transferred RHP Mike Mayers to the 60-day IL.
CLEBURNE RAILROADERS — Signed RHP Connor Dotson and INF Daniel Robertson. Released INF Joshua Fonseca and RHP Hayden Shenefield.
GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS — Signed RHP Nick Floyd.
TEXAS AIRHOGS — Released OF Javion Randle.
National Football League
NFL — QB Josh McCown announced his retirement.
Canadian Football League
EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Signed DB Nick Taylor to the practice roster.
National Hockey League
ANAHEIM DUCKS — Named Dallas Eakins coach.
CALGARY FLAMES — Renewed their organizational affiliation with Kansas City (ECHL).
DETROIT RED WINGS — Named Todd Krygier assistant coach for Grand Rapids (AHL).
SAN JOSE SHARKS — Re-signed D Erik Karlsson to an eight-year contract.