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The Journal Gazette

Saturday, August 12, 2017 1:00 am



Major League Baseball

OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER — Suspended Miami minor league OF Cameron Baranek (GCL Marlins) 50 games after testing positive for the stimulants Dimethylbutylamine and Methylhexaneamine and Atlanta minor league RHP Madinson Colon (DSL) 72 games after testing positive for metabolites of Stanozolol, both violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

American League

CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Recalled RHP Reynaldo Lopez from Charlotte (IL). Sent LHP David Holmberg outright to Charlotte. Acquired RHP Ryan Burr from Arizona for international signing bonus pool money.

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Optioned INF Erik Gonzalez to Columbus (IL).

LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Recalled INF Jefry Marte from Salt Lake (PCL). Optioned RHP Troy Scribner to Salt Lake. Announced OF Shane Robinson cleared waivers and was sent outright to Salt Lake.

NEW YORK YANKEES — Placed LHP CC Sabathia on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 9. Recalled LHP Jordan Montgomery from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Reinstated INF Tyler Austin from the 10-day DL and optioned him to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Recalled RHP Michael Brady and OF Boog Powell from Nashville (PCL). Optioned OFs Jaycob Brugman and Mark Canha to Nashville.

SEATTLE MARINERS — Sent C Tuffy Gosewisch outright to Tacoma (PCL). Recalled RHP Andrew Moore from Tacoma (PCL). Placed LHP James Paxton on the 10-day DL.

National League

CHICAGO CUBS — Placed C Willson Contreras on the 10-day DL, retroactive to August 10. Recalled C Victor Caratini from Iowa (PCL).

COLORADO ROCKIES — Selected the contract of INF Ryan McMahon from Albuquerque (PCL). Optioned OF Raimel Tapia to Albuquerque. Designated LHP Sam Moll for assignment.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Reinstated LHP Luis Avilán from the paternity list. Optioned RHP Brock Stewart to Oklahoma City (PCL).

NEW YORK METS — Designated RHP Fernando Salas for assignment.

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Placed RHP Kirby Yates on the family leave list. Recalled RHP Jose Valdez from El Paso (PCL).



LOS ANGELES LAKERS — Signed F V.J. Beachem.



NFL — Suspended Dallas RB Ezekiel Elliott six games for violating the league’s Personal Conduct Policy.

BUFFALO BILLS — Traded WR Sammy Watkins and a 2018 sixth-round draft pick to the Los Angeles Rams for CB E.J. Gaines and a 2018 second-round draft pick.

HOUSTON TEXANS — Signed WR Bruce Ellington.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Signed DL Keionta Davis. Released DB Dwayne Thomas.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES — Traded WR Jordan Matthews and a 2018 third-round draft pick to Buffalo for CB Ronald Darby.



SOUTH CAROLINA STINGRAYS — Signed assistant coach Steve Bergin for the 2017-18 season.



MLS — Fined Chicago F Michael de Leeuw an undisclosed amount for simulation/embellishment during an Aug. 5 match against the New England. Suspended FC Dallas M Carlos Gruezo for one additional game (two games total) and fined him an undisclosed amount for violent conduct that endangered the safety of an opponent during a July 29 match against Vancouver. Fined Columbus coach Gregg Berhalter, New York coach Jesse Marsch and Real Salt Lake coach Mike Petke undisclosed amounts for their public criticisms of the officials.