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COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE – Suspended Boston LHP Francisco Tena 50 games following a positive drug test under the minor league drug program.

American League

SEATTLE MARINERS – Agreed to terms with RHP Logan Bawcom, LHPs Anthony Fernandez and James Paxton, C Mike Zunino, INFs Nick Franklin and Kyle Seager and OFs Julio Morban, Stefen Romero on one-year contracts.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES – Agreed to terms with SS Andrelton Simmons on a seven-year contract.



CLEVELAND CAVALIERS – Traded F Earl Clark, C Henry Sims and two second-round draft picks to Philadelphia for C Spencer Hawes.

MIAMI HEAT – Traded G Roger Mason Jr. to Sacramento for a conditional 2015 second-round draft pick.

MILWAUKEE BUCKS – Traded Gs Gary Neal and Luke Ridnour to Charlotte for G Ramon Sessions and F Jeff Adrien.

WASHINGTON WIZARDS – Traded G Eric Maynor and a 2015 second-round draft pick to Philadelphia and F Jan Vesely to Denver, who sent G Andre Miller to Washington and a 2016 second-round draft pick to Philadelphia. Philadelphia sent a protected 2014 second-round draft pick to Washington.



ATLANTA FALCONS – Released OL Garrett Reynolds.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS – Named Michael Lombardi assistant to the coaching staff.



BUFFALO SABRES – Assigned D Jerome Gauthier-Leduc from Rochester (AHL) to Gwinnett (ECHL).

DETROIT RED WINGS – Assigned Fs Cory Emmerton, Riley Sheahan and Teemu Pulkkinen and D Adam Almquist to Grand Rapids (AHL).

FLORIDA PANTHERS – Recalled D Dylan Olsen from San Antonio (AHL).

NEW YORK ISLANDERS – Reassigned D Andrey Pedan from Stockton (ECHL) to Bridgeport (AHL).

PHOENIX COYOTES – Recalled D Chris Summers from Portland (AHL).

WASHINGTON CAPITALS – Recalled Cs Michael Michael Latta, Ryan Stoa and Casey Wellman from Hershey (AHL).


BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS – Loaned F Riley Wetmore to Stockton (ECHL). Reassigned D Mike Cornell to Florida (ECHL).

SPRINGFIELD FALCONS – Loaned F Alex Aleardi to Evansville (ECHL).

TEXAS STARS – Reassigned D Ryan Button to Idaho (ECHL).


ORLANDO SOLAR BEARS – Signed G Books Ostergard.

SOUTH CAROLINA STINGRAYS – Released F Lindsay Sparks.

UTAH GRIZZLIES – Loaned G Aaron Dell to Abbotsford (AHL).



MLS – Purchased Chivas USA.

L.A. GALAXY – Signed F Bradford Jamieson IV and F Raul Mendiola.


ARKANSAS – Named Clay Jennings defensive backfield coach.

CHATTANOOGA – Signed football coach Russ Huesman to a contract extension through 2018.

COASTAL CAROLINA – Announced the resignation of athletic director Hunter Yurachek, who will become associate vice president and chief operating officer of the University of Houston athletic department.

HOLY CROSS – Named Roderick Plummer linebackers coach.

NORTH DAKOTA STATE – Announced the resignation of women’s basketball coach Carolyn DeHoff, effective at the end of the season.

RUTGERS – Announced the retirement of baseball coach Fred Hill. Promoted assistant baseball coach Joe Litterio to head coach.