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COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE – Suspended San Francisco RHP Paul Davis (Augusta-SAL) 50 games for a second violation and N.Y. Mets RHP Estarlin Morel (Savannah-SAL) 25 games for violating the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES – Optioned RHP Josh Stinson to Norfolk (IL). Designated RHP Jair Jurrjens for assignment. Selected the contract of RHP Jairo Asencio from Norfolk.

CLEVELAND INDIANS – Agreed to terms with RHP Adam Plutko on a minor league contract. Optioned RHP Danny Salazar to Columbus (IL). Recalled RHP C.C. Lee from Columbus.

HOUSTON ASTROS – Recalled RHP Jarred Cosart from Oklahoma City (PCL). Agreed to terms with SS Frankeny Fernandez and OF Felix Lucas.

NEW YORK YANKEES – Agreed to terms with OF Aaron Judge on a minor league contract.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS – Assigned INF Adam Rosales outright to Sacramento (PCL).

SEATTLE MARINERS – Announced RHP Jeremy Bonderman declined outright assignment and chose free agency. Optioned RHP Erasmo Ramirez to Everett (NWL) and RHP Blake Beavan to Tacoma (PCL). Recalled LHP Bobby LaFramboise and RHP Hector Noesi from Tacoma.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS – Agreed to terms with RHP Brett Barber, LHP Jacob Brentz and 1B Rowdy Tellez. Sent OF Melky Cabrera to Dunedin (FSL) for a rehab assignment.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES – Sent C Evan Gattis to Gwinnett (IL) for a rehab assignment.

CHICAGO CUBS – Agreed to terms with 3B Kris Bryant on a minor league contract.

COLORADO ROCKIES – Optioned OF Tyler Colvin to Colorado Springs (PCL). Reinstated SS Troy Tulowitzki from the 15-day DL. Assigned RHP Joe Gardner outright to Tulsa (TL).

MIAMI MARLINS – Agreed to terms with SS Colin Moran on a minor league contract.

NEW YORK METS – Sent RHP Scott Atchison to Binghamton (EL) for a rehab assignment.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES – Traded RHP Tim Alderson to Baltimore for 1B/OF Russ Canzler, and optioned Canzler to Indianapolis (IL). Tranferred RHP James McDonald to the 60-day DL.

SAN DIEGO PADRES – Placed INF/OF Kyle Blanks on the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Miles Mikolas to Tucson (PCL). Designated INF Pedro Ciriaco for assignment. Reinstated INFs Yonder Alonso and Jedd Gyorko from the 15-day DL. Selected the contract of RHP Sean O’Sullivan fromi Tucson. Transferred LHP Clayton Richard to the 60-day DL.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS – Optioned LHP Mike Kickham to Fresno (PCL). Recalled RHP Jean Machi from Fresno.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS – Sent RHP Ryan Mattheus to the GCL Nationals for a rehab assignment.

American Association

AMARILLO SOX – Signed RHP Chandler Barnard.


LAREDO LEMURS – Signed LHP Jon Jones.

LINCOLN SALTDOGS – Released RHP Ben Henry.

SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS – Signed RHP Jonathan Rodriguez.

WICHITA WINGNUTS – Sold the contract of LHP Ryan Hinson to the Atlanta Braves. Signed RHP Ryan Scoles.

Atlantic League

LONG ISLAND DUCKS – Reinstated LHP Matt Way to the active list.

Can-Am League

NEWARK BEARS – Signed INF Joe Poletsky and RHP Aaron Tullo. Released OF Danny Lackner.

Frontier League

FRONTIER GREYS – Signed C Michael Allen.


NORMAL CORNBELTERS – Signed C Alex San Juan. Released C Luis De La Cruz.

RIVER CITY RASCALS – Signed 2B Brian Aanderud. Released INF Andy Scott.



BOSTON CELTICS – Traded Fs Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and D.J. White and G Jason Terry to Brooklyn for Fs Gerald Wallace, Kris Humphries and Kris Joseph, Gs MarShon Brooks and Keith Bogans and 2014, 2016 and 2018 first-round draft picks.

MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES – Agreed to terms with Fs Chase Budinger and Corey Brewer on three-year contracts and F Shabazz Muhammad on a two-year contract.

OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER – Signed C Steven Adams and G/F Andre Roberson.



DALLAS COWBOYS – Released FB Lawrence Vickers.



BOSTON BRUINS – Signed C Patrice Bergeron to an eight-year contract extension through the 2021-22 season.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS – Agreed to terms with F Marcus Kruger on a two-year contract.

LOS ANGELES KINGS – Agreed to terms with D Jake Muzzin on a two-year contract.

MINNESOTA WILD – Agreed to terms with Ds Jonathon Blum and Jon Landry on one-year, two-way contracts.

OTTAWA SENATORS – Re-signed F Erik Condra to a two-year contract.





TORONTO FC – Announced the retirement of D Danny Califf who will remain with the club as a scout.


NCAA – Accepted Spring Hill College as a Division II member.

BRIDGEPORT – Named Jen Carleton women’s basketball and cross country coach.

BUCKNELL – Named Kevin Snyder manager of men’s basketball operations.

GEORGETOWN – Named Mike Cary assistant athletics director for communications, Barbara Barnes director of sports information, Diana Pulupa brand manager/associate sports information director, Pete Kirschner senior director of marketing, Andrew Harrington director of athletic facilities, Jason Poppe assistant director of events and operations and Shawn Hendi assistant athletics director for student-athlete health and wellness.

HOBART – Named Greg Raymond men’s lacrosse coach.

LEHIGH – Named Joe Knight director of men’s basketball operations.

SPRING HILL – Accepted an invitation to join the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

TENNESSEE – Named Marco Harris director of men’s basketball operations.