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COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE – Suspended Seattle OF Cavan Cohoes 50 games and Detroit C Ronny Paulino 100 games for violating the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS – Agreed to terms with RHP Kyle Davies on a minor league contract.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS – Agreed to terms with RHP Greg Holland on a one-year contract.

NEW YORK YANKEES – Announced the retirement of SS Derek Jeter, effective at the end of the 2014 season.

SEATTLE MARINERS – Named Dave Valle manager and Shane Zdebiak trainer for Everett (NWL); and Jason Blanton pitching coach for Pulaski (Appalachian).

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS – Agreed to terms with RHP Bronson Arroyo on a two-year contract.

CINCINNATI REDS – Designated INF Henry Rodriguez for assignment. Claimed RHP Brett Marshall off waivers from the Chicago Cubs.

MIAMI MARLINS – Designated RHP Chris Hatcher for assignment. Agreed to terms with RHP Carlos Marmol.

NEW YORK METS – Agreed to terms with RHP Jose Valverde on a minor league contract.

American Association

WINNIPEG GOLDEYES – Signed LHP Chris Salamida.

Atlantic League

LONG ISLAND DUCKS – Signed OF Adam Bailey and INF Ryan Strieby.



SAN ANTONIO SPURS – Signed G Shannon Brown to a second 10-day contract.



CHICAGO BEARS – Promoted Pat Meyer to offensive line coach. Named Joe Kim assistant strength/skill development coach.

CLEVELAND BROWNS – Signed DB Royce Adams.

DENVER BRONCOS – Signed executive vice president John Elway to a three-year contract extension and added general manager to his title.

GREEN BAY PACKERS – Released OL Greg Van Roten.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS – Released S Roman Harper, LB/DE Will Smith and CB Jabari Greer.

OAKLAND RAIDERS – Signed RB Kory Sheets.

ST. LOUIS RAMS – Named Gregg Williams defensive coordinator.


EDMONTON ESKIMOS – Signed DB Patrick Watkins.

TORONTO ARGONAUTS – Signed PK/P Swayze Waters to a two-year contract. Released PK/P Noel Prefontaine.



CHL – Suspended Rapid City F Kevin Harvey one game.

BRAMPTON BEAST – Signed F Ahmed Mahfouz.



COLORADO RAPIDS – Traded M Hendry Thomas to FC Dallas for allocation money.


CINCINNATI – Announced the NCAA has approved hardship waivers to QB Munchie Legaux and WR Shaq Washington.

DELAWARE – Named Bryan Bossard wide receivers coach.

KENT STATE – Suspended wrestler Sam Wheeler indefinitely for making a derogatory comment on his Twitter account about former Missouri football player Michael Sam.

NJIT – Named Peter Volkert women’s volleyball coach.

STANFORD – Named Lance Taylor running backs coach.

VIRGINIA UNION – Named Mike Fanoga outside linebackers coach, Toriano Morgan assistant offensive football coach, Aaron Taylor running backs coach, Wes Murphy offensive line coach/recruiting coordinator, Josef Harrison defensive line coach, Andre LeBlanc assistant football coach and Trumaine Watson strength and conditioning coach.