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COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE—Suspended St. Louis OF Yoenny Gonzalez 50 games for violating the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

American League

CHICAGO WHITE SOX—Optioned OF Blake Tekotte to Charlotte (IL). Recalled INF Leury Garcia from Charlotte.

CLEVELAND INDIANS—Sent RHP Josh Tomlin to Columbus (IL) for a rehab assignment.

DETROIT TIGERS—Sent C Alex Avila to Toledo (IL) for a rehab assignment.

NEW YORK YANKEES—Placed INF Jayson Nix on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Preston Claiborne from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Sent SS Derek Jeter to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL) for a rehab assignment.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS—Sent LHP Brett Anderson to Stockton (Cal) for a rehab assignment.

TAMPA BAY RAYS—Agreed to terms with OF Delmon Young on a minor league contract and assigned him to Montgomery (SL).

TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Placed 3B Maicer Izturis on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Wednesday. Recalled SS Ryan Goins from Buffalo (IL). Agreed to terms with OF Ryan Langerhans on a minor league contract, and assigned him to Buffalo (IL).

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES—Placed OF Jason Heyward on the 15-day DL. Optioned INF Phil Gosselin to Gwinnett (IL). Claimed 2B Elliot Johnson off waivers from Kansas City. Reinstated LHP Paul Maholm from the 15-day DL.

CINCINNATI REDS—Placed RHP Jonathan Broxton on the 15-day DL. Transferred RHP Johnny Cueto to the 60-day DL. Selected the contract of RHP Nick Christiani from Louisville (IL).

MILWAUKEE BREWERS—Optioned 1B Sean Halton and RHP Donovan Hand to Nashville (PCL).

NEW YORK METS—Agreed to terms with RHP Daisuke Matsuzaka on a one-year contract and RHP Daryl Thompson on a minor league contract. Assigned Thompson to Las Vegas (PCL).

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES—Sent LHP Joe Savery to the GCL Phillies for a rehab assignment.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS—Released OF Jeff Francoeur. Placed OF Andres Torres on the 15-day DL.

American Association


GRAND PRAIRIE AIR HOGS—Signed RHP Aaron Wilkerson.

ST. PAUL SAINTS—Released RHP Mike Mehlich.

Can-Am League

QUEBEC CAPITALES—Signed RHP Jamie Richmond.

TROIS-RIVIERES AIGLES—Released DH Pete LaForest. Signed RHP Guillaume Duguay.


National Basketball Association

NEW ORLEANS PELICANS—Re-signed F Lance Thomas. Signed F Arinze Onuaku.

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS—Acquired G Tony Wroten from Memphis for future draft considerations.

NBA Development League

IOWA ENERGY—Named Nate Bjorkgren coach.

Women’s National Basketball Association

WNBA—Fined New York coach Bill Laimbeer an undisclosed amount for comments he made after Sunday’s game.


National Football League

NEW YORK GIANTS—Activated FB Henry Hynoski from the PUP list. Signed OT Austin Holtz.

NEW YORK JETS—Signed WR Mohamed Massaquoi.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS—Released WR Ricardo Lockette. Placed S Darcel McBath on injured reserve. Signed QB Seneca Wallace to a one-year contract. Claimed LB Joe Holland off waivers from Tampa Bay.


National Hockey League

NHL—Named Brian Leetch manager of player safety and Patrick burke director of player safety.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS—Agreed to terms with F Teuvo Teravainen on a three-year contract.

SAN JOSE SHARKS—Renewed their affiliation agreement with San Francisco (ECHL).

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING—Entered into a one-year affiliation agreement with Brampton (CHL).

VANCOUVER CANUCKS—Re-signed D Chris Tanev.


Major League Soccer

LOS ANGELES GALAXY—Agreed to loan D Bryan Gaul and M Kenney Walker to Carolina (NASL) for the remainder of the NASL fall season.

PORTLAND TIMBERS—Added Brad Agoos to the academy coaching staff.


CONNECTICUT COLLEGE—Named Barry Ward men’s squash coach and Ted Childs women’s squash coach.

DETROIT—Named Dean Ristovski women’s assistant basketball coach and John Kenger women’s graduate assistant basketball coach.

KEENE STATE—Named Kristin Boeker women’s assistant soccer coach.

LEES-MCRAE—Named DeRico Tilley assistant track and field coach.

LIMESTONE—Named Kevin Eagle men’s and women’s assistant cross country and track and field coach.

NEW MEXICO—Named Lisa-Ann Wallace assistant softball coach.

NORTH DAKOTA STATE—Signed men’s basketball coach Saul Phillips to a five-year contract extension and wrestling coach and softball coach Darren Mueller to three-year contract extensions.

RHODE ISLAND—Promoted women’s tennis coach Val Villucci to full-time status.

UCLA—Announced QB T.J. Millweard is transferring to Kansas.

WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON—Named Jason Ruscitto assistant football coach.


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