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Sports transactions for Monday, July 7, 2014

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BASEBALL

COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE — Suspended Oakland OF Herschel “Boog” Powell (Stockton-Cal) 50 games after he tested positive for an amphetamine in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Selected the contract of RHP Julio DePaula from Bowie (EL). Optioned RHP Kevin Gausman to Norfolk (IL).

BOSTON RED SOX — Activated 1B/OF Mike Carp from the 15-day DL. Optioned INF Jonathan Herrera to Pawtucket (IL). Signed RHP Kevin Steen.

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Designated C George Kottaras for assignment. Acquired OF Chris Dickerson from Pittsburgh for a player to be named or cash and selected his contract from Columbus (IL).

HOUSTON ASTROS — Agreed to terms with RHP Cristofer Melendez and OFs Angel DeLeon, Ronny Rafael and Hector Martinez on minor league contracts.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Assigned INF Pedro Ciriaco outright to Omaha (PCL). Sent OF Nori Aoki to Northwest Arkansas (TL) for a rehab assignment.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Agreed to terms with C Wade Wass on a minor league contract.

NEW YORK YANKEES — Recalled RHP Shane Greene from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Designated LHP Brad Mills for assignment. Claimed OF Kenny Wilson off waivers from Toronto and optioned him to Sacramento (PCL). Assigned OF Nick Buss outright to Sacramento. Traded International Slot No. 57 to Milwaukee for RHP Rodolfo Fernandez.

TAMPA BAY RAYS — Sent SS Yunel Escobar to the GCL Rays for a rehab assignment. Optioned 1B Vince Belnome to Durham (IL). Signed SS Adrian Rondon.

TEXAS RANGERS — Optioned OF Michael Choice to Round Rock (PCL). Designated INF Donnie Murphy for assignment. Recalled RHP Roman Mendez from Round Rock. Selected the contract of OF Jake Smolinski from Round Rock.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Placed 1B Edwin Encarnacion on the 15-day DL. Activated OF Nolan Reimold.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Traded 3B Cesar Carrasco to Houston for LHP Alex Sogard.

CHICAGO CUBS — Sent RHP Kyuji Fujikawa to the AZL Cubs for a rehab assignment. Agreed to terms with RHP Dylan Cease on a minor league contract.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Optioned LHP Marco Gonzales to Memphis (PCL). Recalled LHP Tyler Lyons from Memphis.

Atlantic League

LONG ISLAND DUCKS — Signed C Brandon Bantz. Traded C Keith Castillo to Grand Prairie (AA) for a player to be named.

American Association

GRAND PRAIRIE AIRHOGS — Signed OF Madison Carter.

LAREDO LEMURS — Released C Angel Flores.

WICHITA WINGNUTS — Sold the contract of INF J.T. Wise to the Texas Rangers.

Can-Am League

QUEBEC CAPITALES — Released RHP Joel Pierce.

ROCKLAND BOULDERS — Sold the contract of INF Steve Nyisztor to the Arizona Diamondbacks.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

DETROIT PISTONS — Named Brian Wright assistant general manager.

MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES — Signed a contract extension with F Zach Randolph. Signed G Jordan Adams to a multiyear contract.

NEW YORK KNICKS — Named Kurt Rambis associate head coach.

FOOTBALL

Canadian Football League

EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Signed WR L.J. Castile and DB Markus Smith to the practice roster.

SASKATCHEWAN ROUGHRIDERS — Traded DB Dwight Anderson to Toronto for a conditional 2015 draft pick.

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Signed LB Teague Sherman and DT Jake Thomas to contract extensions.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS — Named Jimmy Waite goaltending coach.

DALLAS STARS — Signed G Jussi Rynnas to a two-year contract.

NASHVILLE PREDATORS — Signed D Anton Volchenkov to one-year contract.

SAN JOSE SHARKS — Agreed to terms with Tommy Wingels on a three-year contract.

VANCOUVER CANUCKS — Named Doug Lidster assistant coach.

COLLEGE

ECAC — Named Jessica Caron coordinator of sport administration for marketing, communications and special events.

SOUTHERN CONFERENCE — Named Kate Barnett director of championships, Katie Burger championships/compliance assistant and Davis Simpson media relations assistant.

ARKANSAS-MONTICELLO — Named Michael Cyprien men’s assistant basketball coach.

ARMSTRONG STATE — Named Jeremy Mayweather men’s assistant basketball coach.

FURMAN — Added F Isaiah Watkins to the men’s basketball team.

INDIANA — Announced the addition G Nick Zeisloft who has two years of eligibility.

NEW JERSEY CITY — Announced the resignation of women’s assistant soccer coach Rich Alberto.

NEW MEXICO — Named Ben Dunbar men’s graduate assistant tennis coach.

YALE — Named Swensen-McMahon women’s tennis coach.

 

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