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Transactions

BASEBALL

COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE – Suspended Tampa Bay C Mark Thomas (Montgomery-SL) 50 games for a second violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program for a drug of abuse.

American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS – Optioned RHP C.C. Lee to Columbus (IL). Reinstated RHP Zach McAllister from the 15-day DL.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS – Optioned LHP Michael Roth to Arkansas (TL). Reinstated RHP Tommy Hanson from the 15-day DL. Assigned 3B Brendan Harris outright to Salt Lake (PCL).

NEW YORK YANKEES – Assigned INF Alberto Gonzalez outright to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).

SEATTLE MARINERS – Sent OF Michael Morse to Tacoma (PCL) for a rehab assignment. Optioned LHP Bobby La Fromboise to Tacoma (PCL). Recalled RHP Erasmo Ramirez from Everett (NWL).

TEXAS RANGERS – Optioned RHP Cory Burns and LHP Joseph Ortiz to Round Rock (PCL). Reinstated RHP Alexi Ogando from the 15-day DL.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS – Optioned LHP Eury De La Rosa to Reno (PCL). Recalled LHP Tyler Skaggs from Visalia (Cal).

ATLANTA BRAVES – Placed LHP Paul Maholm on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Sunday.

CHICAGO CUBS – Optioned RHP Justin Grimm to Iowa (PCL).

CINCINNATI REDS – Added LHP Tony Cingrani to the roster as a doubleheader 26th player.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS – Selected the contract of RHP Carlos Marmol from Chattanooga (SL).

MIAMI MARLINS – Optioned OF Marcell Ozuna and 2B Derek Dietrich to Jacksonville (SL).

MILWAUKEE BREWERS – Recalled OF Khris Davis from Nashville (PCL). Sent RHP Alfredo Figaro to the Arizona League Brewers for a rehab assignment.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES – Placed LHP Joe Savery on the 15-day DL retroactive to July 14. Recalled LHP Raul Valdes from Lehigh Valley (IL).

PITTSBURGH PIRATES – Placed RHP Jason Grilli on the 15-day DL. Designated INF Brandon Inge for assignment. Reinstated 2B Neil Walker from the 15-day DL.

SAN DIEGO PADRES – Optioned RHP Miles Mikolas to Tucson (PCL). Recalled RHP Tyson Ross from Tucson.

Frontier League

JOLIET SLAMMERS – Signed RHP Hart Mizell.

BASKETBALL

NBA

CHICAGO BULLS – Waived F Malcolm Thomas.

DALLAS MAVERICKS – Signed G Monta Ellis.

GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS – Signed C Jermaine O’Neal.

FOOTBALL

NFL

ATLANTA FALCONS – Released WR Tim Toone.

BUFFALO BILLS – Released DE Mark Anderson. Placed OL Chris Hairston on the PUP list.

CLEVELAND BROWNS – Agreed to terms OL John Greco on a five-year contract.

DENVER BRONCOS – Released LB Joe Mays.

GREEN BAY PACKERS – Released QB Matt Brown.

HOUSTON TEXANS – Signed S D.J. Swearinger and OT Brennan Williams.

NEW YORK JETS – Signed PK Billy Cundiff, LS Pat Scales and OT Jeffrey Shugarts. Released PK Brett Maher, WR Thomas Mayo and T Mark Popek.

OAKLAND RAIDERS – Signed QB Tyler Wilson.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS – Released CB Ray Polk. Signed TE Michael Palmer.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS – Released RB Matt Brown. Signed RB Peyton Hillis to a one-year contract.

HOCKEY

NHL

BUFFALO SABRES – Signed G Matt Hackett to a one-year contract.

LOS ANGELES KINGS – Agreed to terms with F Trevor Lewis on a one-year contract.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS – Signed RW Jaromir Jagr.

OTTAWA SENATORS – Re-signed F Corey Cowick to a one-year, two-way contract.

WINNIPEG JETS – Agreed to terms with F Eric O’Dell on a one-year, two-way contract.

ECHL

BAKERSFIELD CONDORS – Named Ryan Murphy assistant coach and Rusty Aldridge equipment manager.

ECHL

READING ROYALS – Agreed to terms with Ds Bobby Shea and Brad Walch.

SOCCER

MLS

MONTREAL IMPACT – Signed M Hernan Bernardello.

SPORTING KANSAS CITY – Signed manager and technical director Peter Vermes to a contract extension through the 2017 season.

WRESTLING

USA WRESTLING – Announced the resignation of national teams director Mitch Hull, who will become executive director of the Wisconsin Regional Training Center and volunteer coach of the Badger Wrestling Club.

COLLEGE

INDIANA STATE – Named Aaron Archie linebackers coach.

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