BOSTON RED SOX-Announced the retirement of RHP Tim Wakefield. Named Charles Steinberg senior advisor to the president/CEO.
KANSAS CITY ROYALS-Agreed to terms with LHP Tim Collins on a one-year contract.
NEW YORK YANKEES-Released LHP Hideki Okajima from a minor league contract.
SUGAR LAND SKEETERS-Signed Peddro Liriano, OF Bubba Bell, RHP Eric Krebs and RHP Trey Rackel.
KANSAS CITY T-BONES-Signed INF Frank Martinez.
LINCOLN SALTDOGS-Signed LHP Jino Gonzalez.
WICHITA WINGNUTS-Signed OF Josh Workman.
EVANSVILLE OTTERS-Traded INF Joe Spiers to Lancaster (Atlantic) for a player to be named.
GATEWAY GRIZZLIES-Traded RHP Mark Brackman to Lancaster (Atlantic) for future considerations. Signed RHP Maurice Bankston.
NORMAL CORNBELTERS-Signed RHP Sean Johnson.
RIVER CITY RASCALS-Sold the contract of OF Jason Patton to Arizona (NL). Signed RHP Taylor King. Placed 2B Doug Sanders on the suspended list. Placed RHP John James on the retired list.
WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS-Signed C Zach Aakhus and RHP Nelson Curry to contract extensions.