The Chicago Cubs reinstated pitcher Carlos Zambrano from the restricted list. He was suspended June 26, a day after he got into a verbal altercation with teammate Derrick Lee.
The Mets put outfielder Jason Bay on the 15-day disabled list with a concussion.
Billy Loes, who pitched on three pennant-winning Brooklyn Dodgers teams in the 1950s and was an AL AllStar in 1957, died July 15 in Tucson, Ariz. He was 80.
Matthew Clemmens, 21, who intentionally vomited on a spectator and his 11-yearold daughter at a Phillies game in April, was sentenced to up to three months in jail and community service, which the judge suggested be fulfilled by cleaning ballpark toilets and trash.