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Monday’s Sports Transactions

September 28, 2015
BASEBALL
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.

American League

SEATTLE MARINERS — Named Jerry Dipoto general manager.

National League

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Suspended RHP Jonathan Papelbon four games for his altercation with Bryce Harper during Sunday’s game.

American Association

AMARILLO THUNDERHEADS — Exercised the 2016 contract option on OF Logan Vick.

BASKETBALL
National Basketball Association

CHICAGO BULLS — Signed Gs Jordan Crawford and Marcus Simmons and Jake Anderson.

MILWAUKEE BUCKS — Named Rod Thorn special consultant.

FOOTBALL
Indoor Football League

SPOKANE SHOCK — Named Cleveland Pratt assistant head coach and director of player development.

HOCKEY
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.

COLLEGE

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.

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