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The Journal Gazette

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 1:00 am

TRANSACTIONS

BASEBALL

MLB

OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF BASEBALL — Suspended Seattle 2B Robinson Cano 80 games after testing positive for Furosemide, a Diuretic, in violation of Major League Baseball’s Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

American League

BALTIMORE OIRIOLES — Announced INF Renato Nez cleared waivers and was assigned outright to Norfolk (IL).

BOSTON RED SOX — Placed RHP Carson Smith on the 10-day DL. Recalled LHP Bobby Poyner from Pawtucket (IL).

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Selected the contract of RHP Neil Ramirez from Columbus (IL). Placed OF Bradley Zimmer on the 10-day DL, retroactive to May 12. Transferred LHP Ryan Merritt from the 10- to the 60-day DL.

NEW YORK YANKEES — Recalled OF Clint Frazier from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Designated RHP David Hale for assignment.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Reinstated OF Stephen Piscotty from the bereavement list. Optioned RHP Kendall Graveman to Nashville (PCL).

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES — Claimed LHP Chad Bell off waivers from Detroit Tigers and optioned him to Gwinnett (IL).

NEW YORK METS — Placed LHP Jerry Blevins on the paternity leave list. Recalled LHP Buddy Baumann and RHP Jacob Rhame from Las Vegas (PCL). Optioned RHP Corey Oswalt to Las Vegas.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Placed RHP Adam Wainwright back on the 10-day DL. Recalled RHP Jack Flaherty from Memphis (PCL).

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Placed LHP Joey Lucchesi on the 10-day DL. Recalled INF Carlos Asuaje from El Paso (PCL).

FOOTBALL

NFL

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Claimed OL Anthony Fabiano off waivers from Indianapolis and OL Avery Gennesy off waivers from Jacksonville. Waived P Michael Carrizosa and OL Christian Schneider.

GREEN BAY PACKERS — Signed CB Jaire Alexander.

LOS ANGELES RAMS — Agreed to terms with WRs LaQuvionte Gonzalez, Ricky Jeune and Steven Mitchell; RB Nick Holley; DTs Dalton Keene and McKay Murphy; OL Jeremiah Kolone; DBs Afolabi Laguda, Steven Parker and Chucky Williams; TE Codey McElroy; CBs Curtis Mikell and Ramon Richards; QB Luis Perez; LB Tegray Scales and DE Brian Womac.

HOCKEY

NHL

ARIZONA COYOTES — Signed C David Ullstrom to a one-year, two-way contract.

COLORADO AVALANCHE — Signed D Mark Barberio to a two-year contract.