COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE_Suspended Philadelphia minor league RHP Gabriel Bermudez and Atlanta minor league RHP Darrel Leiva 50 games for violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
BOSTON RED SOX_Agreed to terms with OF Scott Podsednik on a one-year contract. Optioned OF Ryan Kalish to Pawtucket (IL). Transferred OF Ryan Sweeney from the 15- to the 60-day DL.
BALTIMORE ORIOLES_Assigned RHP Joe Rosan and RHP Chris Green to the Gulf Coast Orioles.
CHICAGO WHITE SOX_Traded INF Tyler Kuhn to Arizona for cash considerations. Placed 1B Paul Konerko on the 7-day DL.
CLEVELAND INDIANS_Released RHP Derek Lowe.
OAKLAND ATHLETICS_Reinstated RHP Brandon McCarthy from the 15-day DL. Placed INF Eric Sogard on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 7.
TEXAS RANGERS_Reinstated RHP Mark Lowe from the 15-day DL. Designated INF Alberto Gonzalez for assignment.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS_Recalled RHP David Carpenter from Las Vegas (PCL). Claimed RHP Juan Abreu off waivers from Houston and optioned him to Las Vegas (PCL). Designated RHP Scott Richmond for assignment.
ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS_Placed RHP Josh Collmenter on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Brad Bergesen from Reno (PCL).
CHICAGO CUBS_Promoted Tim Wilken to special assistant to the president/general manager. Named Jaron Madison director of amateur scouting.
HOUSTON ASTROS_Optioned OF J.D. Martinez and INF Matt Downs to Oklahoma City (PCL). Recalled OF Fernando Martinez from Oklahoma City.
LOS ANGELES DODGERS_Reinstated INF Adam Kennedy from the 15-day DL.
NEW YORK METS_Agreed to terms with RHP Drew Carpenter on a minor league contract and assigned him to Binghamton (EL).
PITTSBURGH PIRATES_Reassigned OF Christian Marrero from Indianapolis (IL) to Altoona (EL).
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS_Selected the contract of INF Ryan Jackson from Memphis (PCL).
AMARILLO SOX_Signed OF Danny Gallinot.
GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS_Released RHP Tyler Vaske and LHP Tyler Deetjen.
LINCOLN SALTDOGS_Released RHP Tycen PoVey.
WICHITA WINGNUTS_Released INF Mark Wagner and LHP Chris Cummins.
ROCKLAND BOULDERS_Signed RHP Eric Federico and INF Gabe Martinez.
NORMAL CORNBELTERS_Signed LHP Kaleb Engelke, SS Jesse Oliver and INF Randy Wells. Released 3B Pat Dockendorf and RHP Richard Ruff.
ROAD WARRIORS_Signed 1B Mike Schwartz and RHP Tyler Vaske. Released LHP Matt Faiman and RHP Cutler Ruby.
ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS_Traded OF Javier Herrera to Southern Illinois for three players to be named. Signed OF Jimmy Parque and 1B Trevor Whyte.
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CLEVELAND CAVALIERS_Signed C Michael Eric.
ORLANDO MAGIC_Sent C Dwight Howard, G Chris Duhon and F Earl Clark to the L.A. Lakers and G Jason Richardson to Philadelphia. The Lakers sent C Andrew Bynum to Philadelphia and F Josh McRoberts, G Christian Eyenga and a 2017 first-round draft pick to Orlando. Philadelphia sent G-F Andre Iguodala to Denver and F Moe Harkless, C Nikola Vucevic and an undisclosed first-round draft pick to the Magic. Denver sent G Arron Afflalo, F Al Harrington and the lower of its 2014 first-round draft picks to the Magic.
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BUFFALO BILLS_Placed RB Chris Douglas on the waived-injured list.
CAROLINA PANTHERS_Placed OT Lee Ziemba on the waived-injured list. Signed G Andre Ramsey.
TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS_Waived DE Jayme Mitchell.
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CALGARY STAMPEDERS_Signed SB Nik Lewis to a contract extension.
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MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS_Signed D Jeff Foss and G Zoltan Hetenyi.
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BUFFALO BANDITS_Signed F John Tavares to a one-year contract.
WASHINGTON STEALTH_Named Cory Howerton vice president of sales.
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NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION_Announced the retirement of M Zak Boggs.
METRO ATLANTIC ATHLETIC CONFERENCE_Named Jordan Confessore assistant commissioner for women's basketball and NCAA championship operations.
AUBURN_Named Ty Megahee assistant baseball coach.
BARTON_Named Justin Hay assistant baseball coach.
BAYLOR_Named Adam Revelette director of baseball operations.
CALDWELL_Named Brian DaSilva men's and women's tennis coach.
FLORIDA_Announced WR Ja'Juan Story will transfer.
HOFSTRA_Named Angelina Waterman women's assistant volleyball coach.
JUNIATA_Named Sam Kszepka softball coach.
LIVINGSTONE_Named Bianca Warren sports information director.
LSU_Dismissed CB Tyrann Mathieu from the football team.
LOYOLA (NO)_Named Beck Flanagan women's assistant basketball coach.
SHENANDOAH_Named Brian Wetzel wide receivers/special teams coach.
WASHINGTON_Announced basketball G Mark McLaughlin has decided to leave the school.