MLB — Suspended St. Louis Cardinals minor league RHP Andrew Pierce for 50 games after testing positive for an Amphetamine, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Named Bo Jackson a team ambassador.
NEW YORK YANKEES — Agreed to terms with RHP Masahiro Tanaka on a seven-year contract. Designated LHP David Huff for assignment.
OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Agreed to terms with LHP Eric O'Flaherty on a two-year contract. Designated OF Corey Brown for assignment.
SAN DIEGO PADRES — Acquired LHP Alex Torres and RHP Jesse Hahn from Tampa Bay for INF Logan Forsythe, INF Maxx Tissenbaum, RHP Matt Andriese, RHP Brad Boxberger and RHP Matt Lollis.
|Minor League Baseball|
MILB — Suspended St. Louis minor league RHP Andrew Pierce (State College-NYP) 50 games following a positive test for an amphetamine under baseball's minor league drug program.
KANSAS CITY T-BONES — Signed INF David Espinosa. Traded RHP Chad Robinson to Evansville in exchange for C Brian Erie.
SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS — Signed OF Peter Barrows.
ST. PAUL SAINTS — Traded RHP TJ Hose to Camden for a player to be named.
QUEBEC CAPITALES — Signed RHP Shawn Sanford. Released RHP Chad Jones.
EVANSVILLE OTTERS — Traded C Brian Erie to Kansas City (AA) for RHP Chad Robinson.
WASHINGTON WILD THINGS — Signed OF Daniel Poma. Released INF Nick Boggan, OF Tyler Hall and OF Tim Williams.
|National Basketball Association|
CHICAGO BULLS — Signed G Mike James to a 10-day contract.
|National Football League|
ATLANTA FALCONS — Named Scott Pioli assistant general manager.
DALLAS COWBOYS — Named Mike Pope tight end coach.
MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Signed DT Kheeston Randall to a reserve/future contract.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Announced the retirement of assistant head coach/offensive line coach Dante Scarnecchia. Named Dave DeGuglielmo offensive line coach.
NEW YORK GIANTS — Named Craig Johnson running backs coach.
TENNESSEE TITANS — Named Mike Mularkey tight ends coach.
|Canadian Football League|
EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Signed WR Nicholas Edwards, CB Domonique Johnson and DB Desmond Marrow.
WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Re-signed FB Michel-Pierre Pontbriand.
|National Hockey League|
BUFFALO SABRES — Called up F Phil Varone from Rochester (AHL). Assigned D Brayden McNabb and F Kevin Porter to Rochester.
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS — Recalled F Cody Bass from Springfield (AHL). Returned F Jack Skille to Springfield.
MINNESOTA WILD — Reassigned G Johan Gustafsson to Iowa (AHL).
NASHVILLE PREDATORS — Traded D Kevin Klein to the New York Rangers for D Michael Del Zotto.
NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Assigned LW Reid Boucher to Albany (AHL).
|American Hockey League|
SPRINGFIELD FALCONS — Released F Ryley Grantham from his professional tryout agreement.
GWINNETT GLADIATORS — Announced G Mathieu Corbeil was assigned to the team from Utica (AHL) and G Scott Stajcer was assigned to the team from Hartford (AHL). Released G Paul Karpowich and G Brad Phillips.
|Major League Soccer|
CHIVAS USA — Signed D Tony Lochhead.
D.C. UNITED — Re-signed D Chris Korb.
ORLANDO CITY SC — Signed MF Yordany Alvarez.
TORONTO FC — Announced a one-year partnership agreement with Wilmington FC (USL Pro).
CALIFORNIA — Named Art Kaufman defensive coordinator.
CCSU — Named Pete Rossomando football coach.
FELICIAN — Named Steve Eisenstein assistant softball coach.
TULSA — Named Josh Blankenship quarterbacks coach.
UAB — Named Bill Clark football coach.
VIRGINIA UNION — Named Mark James football coach.
WOFFORD — Named Jerome Riase defensive line coach.