Monday’s Sports Transactions
|Major League Baseball|
OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF BASEBALL — Suspended Arizona minor league 1B Austin Byler (Missoula-Pioneer) 50 games after testing positive for Amphetamine and San Diego minor league RHP Michael Dimock (El Paso-PCL) 50 games following a second positive test for a Drug of Abuse, both violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
SEATTLE MARINERS — Named Jerry Dipoto general manager.
WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Suspended RHP Jonathan Papelbon four games for his altercation with Bryce Harper during Sunday’s game.
AMARILLO THUNDERHEADS — Exercised the 2016 contract option on OF Logan Vick.
|National Basketball Association|
CHICAGO BULLS — Signed Gs Jordan Crawford and Marcus Simmons and Jake Anderson.
MILWAUKEE BUCKS — Named Rod Thorn special consultant.
|Indoor Football League|
SPOKANE SHOCK — Named Cleveland Pratt assistant head coach and director of player development.
|National Hockey League|
CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS — Released F Daniel Paille, F Tomas Kopecky and D Lubomir Visnovsky. Reassigned F Brandon Mashinter and D Cameron Schilling to Rockford (AHL).
DALLAS STARS — Loaned D Mattias Backman, Ludwig Bystrom, Julius Honka, Stephen Johns and Esa Lindell and Cs Travis Morin and Devin Shore to Texas (AHL). Released RW Mads Eller.
HIGH POINT — Named Scott Houston assistant track and field coach.
LEES-MCRAE — Named Aaron Maas skiing and snowboarding coach.
MICHIGAN — Agreed to terms with women’s basketball coach Kim Barnes Arico on a three-year contract extension, through the 2020-21 season.
RUTGERS — Named Mike O’Koren men’s basketball senior adviser and Dalip Bhatia men’s assistant basketball coach. Promoted Corky McMullen to men’s director of basketball operations.
TENNESSEE — Announced men’s freshman basketball G Lamonte Turner was been ruled ineligible for the 2015-16 season.
TEXAS STATE — Announced the resignation of defensive coordinator John Thompson. Named Jody Stewart director of track and field/cross country.