Major League Baseball

MLB — Suspended Seattle OF Keon Broxton two games and fined him an undisclosed amount for throwing equipment, which hit Umpire Manny Gonzalez, during an Aug. 26 game against the New York Yankees. Suspended and fined Los Angeles Dodgers 3B Justin Turner one-game for contact with umpire Rob Drake.

American League

CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Sent LHP Manny Banuelos to Charlotte (IL) for a rehab assignment.

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Sent RHP Danny Salazar to Akron (EL) and OF Jordan Luplow to Columbus (IL) for rehab assignments.

HOUSTON ASTROS — Activated INF Aledmys Díaz from the 10-day IL. Optioned INF-OF Myles Straw to Round Rock (PCL).

LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Assigned SS Wilfredo Tovar outright to Salt Lake (PCL). Reinstated RHP Keynan Middleton from the 10-day IL. Optioned RHP Taylor Cole to Salt Lake.

MINNESOTA TWINS — Optioned LHP Lewis Thorpe to Rochester (IL).

SEATTLE MARINERS — Sent RHP Austin Adams to Arkansas (TL) for a rehab assignment.

TEXAS RANGERS — Placed OF/DH Hunter Pence on the 10-day IL, retroactive to August 24. Recalled INF/C Isiah Kiner-Falefa from Nashville (PCL).

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Released RHP Nick Kingham.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES — Sent RHP Darren O'Day to Florida (FSL) for a rehab assignment.

CHICAGO CUBS — Placed LHP Cole Hamels on paternity leave. Recalled RHP James Norwood from Iowa (PCL).

CINCINNATI REDS — Reinstated 1B Joey Votto from 10-day IL. Optioned INF/OF José Peraza to Louisville (IL).

COLORADO ROCKIES — Recalled OF Sam Hilliard and selected the contract of RHP Rico Garcia from Albuquerque (PCL). Optioned LHP Phillip Diehl and RHP Joe Harvey to Albuquerque. Transferred RHP Chad Bettis to the 60-day IL.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Optioned C Austin Barnes to Oklahoma City (PCL). Reinstated C Russell Martin from the bereavement list.

MIAMI MARLINS — Sent RHP Jose Urena and SS Miguel Rojas to New Orleans (PCL) for rehab assignments. Placed RHP Austin Brice on the 10-day IL, retroactive to Aug. 25. Recalled RHP Tyler Kinley from New Orleans (PCL).

MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Released RHP Jhoulys Chacin.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Optioned 3B Maikel Franco to Lehigh Valley (IL). Reinstated OF Bryce Harper from paternity leave. Sent RHP Edubray Ramos to Clearwater (FSL) for a rehab assignment.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Sent OF Jose Martinez to Springfield (TL) for a rehab assignment.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Sent RHP Johnny Cueto to Sacramento (PCL) for a rehab assignment. Recalled OF Joey Rickard, INF Mauricio Dubon and selected the contract of RHP Tyler Rogers from Sacramento. Optioned INF Abiatal Avelino to Sacramento. Placed RHP Trevor Gott on the 10-day IL. Waived INF Scooter Gennett.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Signed RHP Josh Lucas to a minor league contract.

American Association

CLEBURNE RAILROADERS — Exercised 2020 options on Cs John Nester and Logan Trowbridge; LHPs Michael Gunn, Eudis Idrogo and Braden Pearson; INFs Ryan Brett, Grant Buck, Daniel Robertson, Angel Rosa and Chase Simpson; OFs Hunter Clanin, K.C. Huth, Zach Nehrir, Angel Reyes and Nick Rotola; and RHPs Garrett Alexander, Charlie Gillies, Stephen Johnson, Nefi Ogando, Bryan Saucedo, Jesus Sanchez, D.J. Sharabi, John Shull, Jared Wilson and Tyler Wilson.

LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Released RHP Luis Diaz.

Atlantic League

LONG ISLAND DUCKS — Signed RHP Anderson DeLeon.

National Basketball Association

ATLANTA HAWKS — Signed G Armoni Brooks.

National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Released DL Terrell McClain. Signed OL Jacob Ohnesorge.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Waived WR Jaelen Strong.

DETROIT LIONS — Released QB David Fales and RB Zach Zenner. Signed QB Luis Perez.

MIAMI DOLPHINS — Released/injury settlement T Jordan Mills and TE Clive Walford.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Released CB Bené Benwikere and WR Jordan Taylor.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Signed RB Brandon Wilds, WR Nick Williams and CB Chris Campbell to one-year contracts. Waived OL Willie Beavers, LB Malcolm Smith and OL Dillon Day.

Major League Soccer

MLS — Issued an additional game suspension (two games total) and an additional undisclosed fine to D.C. United F Wayne Rooney for violent conduct in the 21st minute of the Black-and-Red's match against the New York Red Bulls.

SEATTLE SOUNDERS — Traded the rights to M Hany Mukhtar to Nashville (USL Championship) for general allocation money.

USL Championship

NASHVILLE — Signed M Hany Mukhtar.


WTA — Elected Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys top 20 representatives, Donna Vekic 21-50 representative, Aleksandra Krunic 51-100 representive and Gabriela Dabrowski 21+ representative of the Players' Council, Alastair Garland tournament board representative for Asia/Pacific and Victor Ruiz Asia/Pacific Tier III representative on the Tournament Council.


NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BASKETBALL COACHES — Announced executive director Jim Haney will retire, effective Sept. 30, 2020.

FORDHAM — Named Gio Grassi and Stephen Georgio assistant strength and conditioning coaches.

NEW HAMPSHIRE — Announced football coach Sean McDonnell is taking an indefinite leave for health reasons. Promoted associate head coach Rick Santos to interim head coach.

SYRACUSE — Named Ronnie Enoch director of women's basketball recruiting and athlete performance.

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