Monday’s Sports Transactions
By The Associated Press
COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE—Suspended Cincinnati minor league LHP Mitchell Clarke 50 games for a second violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program for a drug of abuse.
TEXAS RANGERS—Agreed to terms with RHP Colby Lewis on a one-year contract through the 2013 season.
NEW YORK METS—Signed a two-year affiliation agreement with Las Vegas (PCL).
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS—Agreed to a two-year player development contract with State College (NYP).
GRAND PRAIRIE AIR HOGS—Traded RHP Nick DeBarr to Long Island (Atlantic) for a player to be named.
WICHITA WINGNUTS—Traded RHP Josh Dew to Lancaster (Atlantic) for future considerations.
LONG ISLAND DUCKS—Signed RHP Nick DeBarr.
ROCKLAND BOULDERS—Traded RHP Adrian Martin and RHP Jonathan Velasquez to Camden (Atlantic) for two players to be named.
FL—Declared LHP Jared Christensen, RHP Stephen Corbett, LHP Scott Foster, LHP Greg Hendrix, RHP Michael Jahns, LHP Jon Jones, RHP Chris Kaminski, RHP Sheng-An Kuo, LHP Shawn Marquardt, LHP Kevin McGovern, RHP Matt Schimpf, RHP Tyler Vaske, C Cody Coffman, C David Roney, INF Aaron Glaum, INF Ryan Kaup, 1B Ben Magsig, INF Tanner Leighton, INF Taylor Oldham, INF Mike Schwartz, OF Jacob Daniel, OF Wesley Jones, OF Doug Thennis and OF Matt Wright free agents.
GATEWAY GRIZZLIES—Exercised the 2013 contract options on RHP Alex Kaminsky, RHP Tim Brown, RHP Brett Zawacki, RHP Chris Enourato, RHP Paul Tremlin, RHP Richard Barrett, LHP Logan Mahon, RHP Jordan Cudney, INF Chris McClendon, 1B Jerod Yakubik, C Landon Hernandez, INF Jonathan Johnson, OF Antone DeJesus, OF Rogelio Noris, OF Jon Myers, RHP Phil Reamy, RHP Zac Treece, RHP Ja’Vaun West, RHP Brett Kennedy, INF Richie Jiminez, C Justin Dunning and INF Alex Guthrie.
SCHAUMBURG BOOMERS—Released RHP Kirk Clark.
National Basketball Association
ATLANTA HAWKS—Waived F-C Jordan Williams.
BROOKLYN NETS—Signed G Stephen Dennis, F James Mays and F Carleton Scott.
National Football League
CHICAGO BEARS—Signed TE Gabe Miller to the practice squad.
NEW YORK JETS—Signed WR Royce Pollard to the practice squad. Released WR Stanley Arukwe from the practice squad.
Canadian Football League
WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS—Signed DL Andre Caroll.
National Hockey League
MONTREAL CANADIENS—Assigned F Alexander Avtsin, F Alain Berger, F Michael Blunden, F Michael Bournival, F Gabriel Dumont, F Brendan Gallagher, F Blake Geoffrion, F Patrick Holland, F Louis Leblanc, F Philippe Lefebvre, F Joonas Nattinen, F Steve Quailer, F Ian Schultz, D Nathan Beaulieu, D Morgan Ellis, D Brendon Nash, D Greg Pateryn, D Joe Stejskal, D Jarred Tinordi, G Peter Delmas and G Robert Mayer to Hamilton (AHL).
SAN JOSE SHARKS—Assigned F Curt Gogol, F Freddie Hamilton, F Bracken Kearns, F James Livingston, F Jon Matsumoto, F Travis Oleksuk, F Brodie Reid, F Sebastian Stalberg, D Sena Acolatse, D Taylor Doherty, D Danny Groulx, D Matt Irwin, D Matt Tennyson, G Thomas Heemskerk, G Harri Sateri and G Alex Stalock.
American Hockey League
CONNECTICUT WHALE—Re-signed F Kelsey Tessier.
PEORIA RIVERMEN—Signed D Brent Regner.
ELMIRA JACKALS—Agreed to terms with F Artem Demkov.
National Lacrosse League
WASHINGTON STEALTH—Signed F Dean Hill to a one-year contract.
SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE—Suspended South Carolina S D.J. Swearinger one game for a hit on a defenseless UAB receiver during Saturday’s game.
BERRY—Named Bob Lowe director of sports information and promotions.
BRIGHAM YOUNG—Announced sophomore F Chris Collinsworth will have career-ending microfracture ankle surgery.
FORDHAM—Named Charisse Mariconda assistant softball coach.
HOFSTRA—Named Chris Johns assistant baseball coach.
NORTH CAROLINA STATE—Announced freshman basketball G Rodney Purvis has received clearance from the NCAA to play this year.
RICE—Granted senior F Arsalan Kazemi a release to explore transfers to other schools.
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA—Announced junior basketball C Omar Oraby has transferred from Rice.
TEXAS SOUTHERN—Fired defensive coordinator Kevin Ramsey. Named assistant coach/defensive backs coach Greg Johnson interim defensive coordinator.
WESTERN NEW ENGLAND —Named Greg Haney men’s assistant ice hockey coach and recruiting coordinator.