MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL – Suspended Pittsburgh LHP Jonathan Sanchez six games and fined him an undisclosed amount for hitting St. Louis 1B Allen Craig during Fridays game.
CHICAGO WHITE SOX – Sent LHP Leyson Septimo to Charlotte (IL) for a rehab assignment.
CINCINNATI REDS – Placed LHP Manny Parra on the 15-day DL.
PHILADELPHIA 76ERS – Purchased the operating rights to the Utah Flash (NBADL), will relocate the club to Newark, Del., renamed them the Delaware 87ers and named Aaron Moszer team president.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS – Traded RB Jeff Demps and a 2013 seventh-round draft pick to Tampa Bay for RB LaGarrette Blount.