"Derek Jeter, if he's not an all-star, there's not an all-star. That may not be the most popular thing for a Red Sox manager to say, but this guy is the way baseball is supposed to be."

Terry Francona, on the Yankees' shortstop, who lost out to Chicago's Scott Podsednik in Internet voting for the last spot on the AL all-star team


Athletics: Agreed to terms with RHP Jared Lansford.

Blue Jays: 2B Orlando Hudson missed his second straight game with tightness in his right hamstring.

Orioles: RHP Rick Bauer, designated for assignment on July 2, was placed on waivers. Teams have until 1 p.m. Monday to make a claim for Bauer, or Baltimore can either release him or assign him to the minors.

Rangers: Optioned LHP C.J. Wilson to Class AA Frisco. Recalled IF Marshall McDougall from Class AAA Oklahoma.

Royals: Activated LHP Jeremy Affledt from the 15-day DL and optioned RHP Jonah Bayliss to Class AA Wichita.

Tigers: C Ivan Rodriguez was out of the lineup because of a left pinkie finger injury. . . . IF Jason Smith was sent to Class AAA Toledo.

Yankees: Purchased the contract of OF Melky Cabrera from Class AAA Columbus, placed RHP Carl Pavano on the 15-day DL with a sore right shoulder and transferred IF Rey Sanchez from the 15- to the 60-day DL.

-- Compiled by Tom LeGro