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Wednesday’s Sports Transactions

October 3, 2018

COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE — Announced Chicago Cubs INF Addison Russell accepted a 40-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball’s Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Policy, retroactive to Sept. 21.

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Recalled C Andrew Susac, SS Engelb Vielma and OF Anthony Santander from Norfolk (IL) and RHP Hunter Harvey from Bowie (EL).

CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Assigned C Dustin Garneau outright to Charlotte (IL).

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Recalled RHPs Ben Taylor and Julian Merryweather, 2B Eric Stamets, OFs Oscar Mercado and Bradley Zimmer and S Yu Chang from Columbus (IL).

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Recalled 2B Ramon Torres, OFs Bubba Starling and Paulo Orlando and RHPs Scott Barlow, Jason Adam and Trevor Oaks from Omaha (PCL) and 3B Kelvin Gutierrez, RHP Andres Machado and 1B Samir Duenez from Northwest Arkansas (TL).

MINNESOTA TWINS — Recalled OFs Zack Granite and Byron Buxtonl, LHP Lewis Thorpe and RHP Fernando Romero from Rochester (IL).

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Recalled SS Jorge Mateo from Las Vegas (PCL).

TEXAS RANGERS — Recalled RHP Ricardo Rodriguez from Nashville (PCL) and C Jose Trevino, RHP Jonathan Hernandez and LHPs Brett Martin and Joe Palumbo from Frisco (TL).

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Recalled RHPs Braden Shipley and Joey Krehbiel from Reno (PCL) and LHP Jared Miller and 2B Domingo Leyba from Jackson (SL).

CHICAGO CUBS — Recalled RHP Oscar De La Cruz from Tennessee (SL).

CINCINNATI REDS — Assigned C Tim Federowicz and OF Gabriel Guerrero outright to Louisville (IL).

MIAMI MARLINS — Recalled LHP Dillon Peters, OF Braxton Lee and RHPs Tyler Cloyd and James Needy from New Orleans (PCL) and LHP Miguel Del Pozo and RHP Merandy Gonzalez from Jacksonville (SL).

MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Recalled SS Mauricio Dubon and RHPs Aaron Wilkerson and Adrian Houser from San Antonio (PCL) and RHP Marcos Diplan from Biloxi (SL).

NEW YORK METS — Recalled LHP P.J. Conlon, SS Luis Guillorme and RHPs Gerson Bautista, Chris Flexen and Jamie Callahan from Syracuse (IL), RHP Franklyn Kilome from Binghamton (EL) and 2B Gavin Cecchini from St. Lucie (FSL).

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Reinstated OF Gregory Polanco from the 10-day DL. Recalled SS Max Moroff and RHPs Jesus Liranzo and Alex McRae from Indianapolis (IL), RHP Dario Agrazal from Altoona (EL) and RHP Luis Escobar from Bristol (Appalachian).

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Designated LHP Jose Torres for assignment. Reinstated 3B Christian Villanueva from the 10-day DL. Recalled 2B Carlos Asuaje, Cs Luis Torrens and Raffy Lopez and RHPs Walker Lockett and Colin Rea from El Paso (PCL) and SS Allen Cordoba from Lake Elsinore (Cal).

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Reinstated OF Steven Duggar from the 10-day DL.

National Football League

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Signed DB Arrion Springs to the practice squad.

DETROIT LIONS — Signed OL Andrew Donnal. Signed S Rolan Milligan to the practice squad.

LOS ANGELES RAMS — Signed PK Cairo Santos.

OAKLAND RAIDERS — Placed OT Donald Penn on injured reserve.

TENNESSEE TITANS — Signed OL Jamil Douglas to the practice squad.

National Hockey League

NHL — Suspended Washington F Tom Wilson 20 games for a blindside hit to the head during a preseason game.

MINNESOTA WILD — Traded D Gustav Olofsson to Montreal for F Will Bitten. Assigned Bitten to Iowa (AHL).

American Hockey League

LEHIGH VALLEY PHANTOMS — Loaned F Alex Krushelnyski to Reading (ECHL).


HOFSTRA — Named Tim McIntee volunteer assistant men’s lacrosse coach.

RUTGERS_Named Tom Conley assistant baseball coach.

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