|First Round |
Sania Mirza, India, and Colin Fleming, Britain, def. Andrea Petkovic, Germany, and Eric Butorac, United States, 6-2, 7-6 (5).
Kveta Peschke, Czech Republic, and Marcin Matkowski (4), Poland, def. Hsieh Su-wei, Taiwan, and Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi, Pakistan, 6-4, 6-4.
CHICAGO WHITE SOX—Optioned RHP Dylan Axelrod to Birmingham (SL).
KANSAS CITY ROYALS—Extended its player development contracts with Idaho Falls (Pioneer) and Burlington (Appalachian) through the 2014 season.
MINNESOTA TWINS—Recalled INF-OF Chris Parmelee from Rochester (IL). Sent RHP Jeff Gray outright to Rochester. Announced LHP Scott Diamond has dropped his appeal of a six-game suspension for throwing behind Texas OF Josh Hamilton.|
TEXAS RANGERS—Extended its Player Development Agreement with the Hickory Crawdads of the South Atlantic League through the 2014 season.|
CHICAGO CUBS—Named Brandon Hyde director of player development.
LOS ANGELES DODGERS—Placed LHP Scott Elbert on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Shawn Tolleson from Rancho Cucamonga (Calif.)
SAN DIEGO PADRES—Announced the completion of the sale of the franchise to the ownership group comprised of the Seidler/O’Malley families and Ron Fowler. Named Tom Garfinkel president and chief executive officer.|