BALTIMORE ORIOLES – Optioned RHPs Preston Guilmet and Kevin Gausman to Norfolk (IL). Recalled RHP Evan Meek from Norfolk.
CHICAGO WHITE SOX – Sent LHP Chris Sale and OF Adam Eaton to Charlotte (IL) for rehab assignments.
CLEVELAND INDIANS – Placed OF Nyjer Morgan on the 15-day DL. Recalled INF Jesus Aguilar from Columbus (IL).
HOUSTON ASTROS – Placed RHP Anthony Bass on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Sunday. Recalled RHP Josh Fields from Oklahoma City (PCL).
MINNESOTA TWINS – Optioned OF Oswaldo Arcia to Rochester (IL).
NEW YORK YANKEES – Reinstated RHP Bruce Billings from the 15-day DL and designated him for assignment. Placed OF Carlos Beltran on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Tuesday. Selected the contract of RHP Chase Whitley from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).
OAKLAND ATHLETICS – Acquired OF/1B Klye Banks from San Diego for OF Jake Goebbert and a player to be named and/or cash considerations. Designated 1B Daric Barton for assignment.
TEXAS RANGERS – Sent LHP Joe Saunders and 2B Donnie Murphy to Round Rock (PCL) for rehab assignments.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS – Placed OF Colby Rasmus on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Tuesday. Recalled OF Anthony Gose from Buffalo (IL).
CHICAGO CUBS – Placed LHP Zac Rosscup on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Saturday. Reinstated RHP Jose Veras from the 15-day DL.
CINCINNATI REDS – Optioned RHP Nick Christiani to Louisville (IL). Selected the contract of LHP Jeff Francis from Louisville. Transferred RHP Mat Latos to the 60-day DL.
MIAMI MARLINS – Selected the contract of RHP Anthony DeSclafani from Jacksonville (SL).
MILWAUKEE BREWERS – Sent LHP Tom Gorzelanny to Brevard County (FSL) for a rehab assignment.
PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES – Sent RHP Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez to Clearwater (FSL) for a rehab assignment.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES – Optioned OF Jaff Decker to Indianapolis (IL). Reinstated LHP Wandy Rodriguez from the 15-day DL.
SAN DIEGO PADRES – Reinstated RHP Dale Thayer from paternity leave.
WASHINGTON NATIONALS – Sent RHP Ross Ohlendorf to Potomac (Carolina) for a rehab assignment.
NBA – Fined L.A. Clippers coach Doc Rivers $25,000 for public criticism of officiating. Announced the sale of the Milwaukee Bucks to Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry has been approved.
ARIZONA CARDINALS – Signed TE Troy Niklas, DE Kareem Martin and WR John Brown to four-year contracts. Promoted Malik Boyd to assistant director of pro scouting, Chris Culmer to Western Regional scout, Luke Palko to Eastern Regional scout, Zac Canty to area scout, Glenn Fox to pro scout and Darius Vinnett to NFS scout. Reassigned Josh Scobey to Western Region area scout and John Ritcher to Southeast Region scout.
BUFFALO BILLS – Signed DB Michael Carter, CB Ross Cockrell, LB Randell Johnson and OL Seantrel Henderson.
CHICAGO BEARS – Agreed to terms with DT Will Sutton on a four-year contract.
CLEVELAND BROWNS – Agreed to terms with WR Miles Austin. Signed WR Earl Bennett and DL Elhadji Ndiaye.
GREEN BAY PACKERS – Signed C Corey Linsley and WR Jared Abbrederis.
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS – Signed OT Ulrick John and LB Andrew Jackson. Released OT Erik Pike and CB Darius Polk.
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS – Released QB Matt Scott.
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS – Signed CB Phillip Gaines.
MIAMI DOLPHINS – Named Eric Stokes assistant general manager.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS – Released TE Tyler Beck and LS Charley Hughlett.
OAKLAND RAIDERS – Signed LB Khalil Mack.
TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS – Named Jon Robinson director of player personnel and Andy Speyer national scout.
TENNESSEE TITANS – Agreed to terms with DL DaQuan Jones and DB Marqueston Huff.
WASHINGTON REDSKINS – Signed TE Kevin Perry, RB Silas Redd, QB Tommy Rees, DB Bryan Shepherd, NTs Chris Davenport and Robert Thomas and WRs Lee Doss, Cody Hoffman, Kofi Hughes and Rashad Lawrence.
NHL – Suspended Buffalo F Zenon Konopka 20 games for violating the terms of the NHL/NHLPA performance-enhancing substances program.
U.S. ANTI-DOPING AGENCY – Announced wrestler Obenson Blanc tested positive for a prohibited substance and accepted a two-year suspension, retroactive to June 22, 2013.
MARQUETTE – Named Ginny Boggess women’s assistant basketball coach.