BOSTON RED SOX — Traded RHP Mark Melancon, RHP Stolmy Pimentel, INF Ivan De Jesus and 1B/OF Jerry Sands to Pittsburgh for RHP Joel Hanrahan and INF Brock Holt. Agreed to terms with SS Stephen Drew on a one-year contract.
SEATTLE MARINERS — Agreed to terms with OF Raul Ibanez on a one-year contract. Designated RHP D.J. Mitchell for assignment.
TEXAS RANGERS — Agreed to terms with C A.J. Pierzynski on a one-year contract.
AMARILLO SOX — Released C Jonathan Cisnenos.
BUFFALO BILLS — Released OT J.B. Shugarts from the practice squad. Signed TE Derek Buttles to the practice squad.
CHICAGO BEARS — Signed S Troy Nolan.
CLEVELAND BROWNS — Placed S Usama Young on injured reserve. Signed QB Josh Johnson. Signed DB Jordan Mabin to the practice squad.
MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Signed TE Chase Ford to the practice squad.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Signed WR WR Kamar Aiken, RB James Develin and DB Cyhl Quarles to the practice squad.
PHILADELPHIA EAGLES — Placed QB Nick Foles on injured reserve. Signed DT Antonio Dixon to a two-year contract. Signed LB Marcus Dowtin to the practice squad.
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Released LB Alex Hoffman-Ellis from the practice squad. Signed DT Lamar Divens and S Curtis Taylor to the practice squad.
SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Released DE Monte Taylor from the practice squad.
TENNESSEE TITANS — Placed LB Mike Mohamed on the practice squad injured list. Signed RB Alvester Alexander to the practice squad.
ALBANY DEVILS — Recalled C Phil DeSimone from Trenton (ECHL).
CONNECTICUT WHALE — Called up G Jason Missiaen from Greenville (ECHL). Released G Bryan Hince from his professional tryout contract and returned him to Greenville.