Thursday’s Sports Transactions
|Major League Baseball|
OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF BASEBALL — Announced C Mike Marjama, who has recently applied for reinstatement from the voluntary retired list, has received an 80-game suspension after testing positive for Oxandrolone, a performance-enhancing substance, in violation of Major League Baseball’s Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Placed LHP Carlos Rodón on the 10-day IL. Reinstated RHP Lucas Giolito from the 10-day IL.
KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Returned RHP Glenn Sparkman (26th man) to Omaha (PCL).
MINNESOTA TWINS — Placed LHP Adalberto Mejía on the 10-day IL, retroactive to May 1. Selected the contract of RHP Mike Morin from Rochester (IL).
OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Optioned RHP Ryan Dull to Las Vegas (PCL).
TAMPA BAY RAYS — Returned RHP Austin Pruitt (26th man) to Durham (IL). Recalled RHP Casey Sadler from Durham. Placed RHP Hunter Wood on the 10-day IL.
TEXAS RANGERS - Purchased the contract of RHP Seth Maness from High Point of the Atlantic League (IND) and assigned him to Nashville (PCL).
CHICAGO CUBS — Reinstated INF Addison Russell from restricted list and optioned him to Iowa (PCL). Transferred RHP Brandon Morrow to the 60-day IL.
SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Acquired C Francisco Peña from St. Louis Cardinals for cash considerations and assigned him to Sacramento (PCL).
MILWAUKEE MILKMEN — Released RHP Randy McCurry. Signed LHP Cody Dickson.
SIOUX FALLS CANARIES — Announced RHP Ryan Flores signed with the Diablos Rojos del Mexico (Mexican).
|National Basketball Association|
NBA — Announced Golden State Warriors F Draymond Green and Houston Rockts C Nene had their double technical fouls rescinded from Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals.
DETROIT PISTONS — Named Nicolet Lewis vice president of human resources.
|National Football League|
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Signed OL Calvin Anderson, TE Andrew Beck, RB Nick Brossette, WR Ryan Davis, S Malik Gant, OL Tyler Gauthier, LB Terez Hall, WR Jakobi Meyers, DB D’Angelo Ross and Ol Tyree St. Louis.
NEW ORLEANS SAINTS — Signed WR Emmanuel Butler, LB Chase Hansen, G Mike Herndon, DE Corbin Kaufusi and DB Darius Williams.
OAKLAND RAIDERS — Signed DE Maxx Crosby, RB Doug Martin, TE Foster Moreau, WR Hunter Renfrow, CB Isaiah Johnson and DE Quinton Bell. Released TE Lee Smith.
|National Hockey League|
CAROLINA HURRICANES — Recalled D Jake Bean from Charlotte (AHL).
NEW YORK RANGERS — Agreed to terms with D Adam Fox on an entry-level contract.
VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS — Promoted Kelly McCrimmon to general manager and George McPhee will remain president of hockey operations.
|Major League Soccer|
FC CINCINNATI — Recalled M Frankie Amaya from Orange County (USLC).
ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE — Named Mary McElroy senior associate commissioner for women’s basketball.
GEORGE MASON — Named Pete Hutchins men’s assistant basketball coach.
ST. NORBERT — Named Bob Rickards women’s soccer coach.
VANDERBILT — Named Dru Anthrop men’s basketball video coordinator.
WILLIAM & MARY — Men’s graduate G-F Justin Pierce announced he will transfer to North Carolina.