MLB – Suspended New York Mets minor league RHP Derrick Bernard for 62 games without pay after testing positive for a metabolite of Nandrolone, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
BALTIMORE ORIOLES – Placed INF Manny Macahado on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Tuesday. Transferred C Matt Wieters to the 60-day DL. Selected the contract of INF Cord Phelps from Norfolk (IL).
HOUSTON ASTROS – Optioned OF Domingo Santana to Oklahoma City (PCL). Reinstated OF Dexter Fowler from the 15-day DL.
KANSAS CITY ROYALS – Placed LHP Scott Downs on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 3.
LOS ANGELES ANGELS – Optioned RHP Caleb Clay to Salt Lake (PCL). Recalled OF Brennan Boesch from Salt Lake.
NEW YORK YANKEES – Designated RHP Chris Leroux for assignment. Reinstated RHP Michael Pineda from the 60-day DL.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS – Designated LHP Brad Mills for assignment. Claimed LHP Colt Hynes off waivers from the L.A. Dodgers and assigned him to Buffalo (IL).
CHICAGO CUBS – Sent LHP Felix Doubront to Iowa (PCL) for a rehab assignment.
LOS ANGELES DODGERS – Released 3B Chone Figgins.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES – Claimed C Ramon Cabrera off waivers from Detroit. Designated RHP Wirfin Obispo for assignment.
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS – Extended their player development contract wit State College (NYP) through the 2016 season.
SAN DIEGO PADRES – Agreed to terms with INF Niko Gallego on a minor league contract.
JOLIET SLAMMERS – Signed RHP Andrew Strenge.
RIVER CITY RASCALS – Released RHP Ethan Bader.
TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS – Signed 2B Carlos Berroa.
IDAHO STAMPEDE – Named Dean Cooper coach.
DALLAS COWBOYS – Released OL Andre Cureton. Signed OL Stephen Goodin and P Tom Hornsey.
MINNESOTA VIKINGS – Named E.J. Henderson youth football manager.
TENNESSEE TITANS – Released TE Dorin Dickerson.
MIAMI DOLPHINS – Released WR Raymond Webber.
PITTSBURGH STEELERS – Placed P Adam Podlesh on the reserve/did not report list.
DALLAS STARS – Renewed their affiliation with Idaho (ECHL) for the 2014-15 season.
ELMIRA JACKALS – Signed G Tom Capobianco to a one-year contract.
IDAHO STEELHEADS – Extended its affiliation with the Dallas Stars.
COLORADO MAMMOTH – Signed M Eric Law.
MINNESOTA SWARM – Traded T Tyler Hass and F Dane Stevens to Vancouver for D Mike Grimes and a 2016 third-round draft pick.
NASCAR – Fined Kevin Harvick’s crew chief Rodney Childers $25,000 for unapproved weight in his car during Sunday’s race.
MLS – Suspended D.C. United F Eddie Johnson two games and fined him an undisclosed amount for violent conduct during Saturday’s game.
SEATTLE SOUNDERS – Agreed to transfer D DeAndre Yedlin to Tottenham (English Premier League) at the conclusion of the current MLS season.
CENTRAL ATLANTIC COLLEGIATE CONFERENCE – Named Doug DeBiase assistant commissioner for strategic communications.
HIGH POINT – Named Rick Marlin volunteer assistant baseball coach.
LEHMAN – Named Jeff Menaker tennis coach.
MONTCLAIR STATE – Named Jared Holowaty baseball coach.
NEW MEXICO – Reinstated RB Crusoe Gongbay and CB SaQwan Edwards to the football team. Promoted ’A Havahla Haynes to associate head cross country coach.
NYU – Named Amy Johnson women’s assistant soccer coach.
PROVIDENCE – Named Bob Simon men’s associate head basketball coach.
RPI – Named Greg Cathell women’s soccer coach.
SAINT ROSE – Named Brittany Russ coordinator of athletic communications.
SHENANDOAH – Named L.A. St. Hill and Courtney Stull women’s assistant soccer coaches and Scott Bucey men’s assistant soccer coach.