Tuesday's Sports Transactions

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Associated Press

Posted on May 21, 2013 at 6:06 PM

BASEBALL
Major League Baseball

MLB_Suspended Milwaukee LHP Alan Williams (Huntsville-SL) 50 games following a second positive test for a drug of abuse under the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES_Reinstated RHP Miguel Gonzalez from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Jair Jurrjens to Norfolk (IL).

CLEVELAND INDIANS_Placed 1B Nick Swisher on the paternity list. Recalled INF Cord Phelps from Columbus.

DETROIT TIGERS_Recalled RHP Luke Putkonen from Toledo (IL).

HOUSTON ASTROS_Named Larry Dierker special assistant to the president.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS_Activated LHP Sean Burnett from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Ryan Brasier to Salt Lake (PCL).

NEW YORK YANKEES_Announced SS Alberto Gonzalez cleared waivers and accepted an assignment to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).

OAKLAND ATHLETICS_Sent 1B Daric Barton outright to Sacramento (PCL).

TEXAS RANGERS_Activated C A.J. Pierzynski from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Josh Lindblom and C Robinson Chirinos to Round Rock (PCL). Purchased contract of LHP Neal Cotts from Round Rock.

National League

CHICAGO CUBS_Claimed RHP Eduardo Sanchez off waivers from St. Louis and assigned him to Iowa (PCL). Activated RHP Matt Garza from the 15-day DL. Designated RHP Michael Bowden for assignment.

MIAMI MARLINS_Sent 1B Joe Mahoney on a rehab assignment to Jupiter (FSL).

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES_Placed C Carlos Ruiz on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 20. Recalled RHP Tyler Cloyd from Lehigh Valley (IL).

PITTSBURGH PIRATES_Activated RHP Jose Contreras from the bereavement list. Optioned RHP Jared Hughes to Indianapolis (IL).

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS_Placed RHP Santiago Casilla and RHP Ryan Vogelsong on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Sandy Rosario and 1B Brett Pill from Fresno (PCL).

WASHINGTON NATIONALS_Placed RHP Ryan Mattheus on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 20. Optioned OF Eury Perez to Syracuse (IL). Selected the contract of LHP Fernando Abad from Syracuse. Recalled RHP Yunesky Maya from Syracuse.

American Association

WINNIPEG GOLDEYES_Released RHP Chris Allen and RHP Dan Martony.

Atlantic League

LONG ISLAND DUCKS_Reinstate INF Josh Barfield to the active list. Placed OF Ben Broussard on the inactive list.

Can-Am League

NEW JERSEY JACKALS_Signed C Adison Gillett and released C Nick Hoffman.

Frontier League

LAKE ERIE CRUSHERS_Released RHP Matt Suschak.

ROCKFORD AVIATORS_Signed OF Jake Luce and RHP Hayden Shirley.

BASKETBALL
National Basketball Association

TORONTO RAPTORS_Announced president and general manager Bryan Colangelo will relinquish his duties as general manager.

Women's National Basketball Association

LOS ANGELES SPARKS_Named Bridget Pettis assistant coach and Olaf Lange and Gail Goestenkors consultants.

FOOTBALL
National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS_Signed WR Charles Hawkins. Waived-injured WR Javone Lawson.

ATLANTA FALCONS_Signed TE Levine Toilolo.

CLEVELAND BROWNS_Re-signed RB Brandon Jackson to a one-year contract. Signed DB Jamoris Slaughter to a four-year contract and WR Michael Edwards and DB Kenronte Walker. Claimed RB Miguel Maysonet off waivers from Philadelphia. Waived DB Eric Hagg, LB Ryan Rau, RB Robbie Rouse and RB Jamaine Cook.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS_Waived OT Mark Jackson.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS_Waived QB Josh Portis.

Canadian Football League

B.C. LIONS_Agreed to terms with WR Emmanuel Arceneaux.

HOCKEY
National Hockey League

MONTREAL CANADIENS_Signed D Magnus Nygren and F Sebastian Collberg.

NASHVILLE PREDATORS_Fired associate coach Peter Horachek.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS_Agreed to terms with F Chris Bruton on a one-year contract.

MOTORSPORTS

INDYCAR_Fined Graham Rahal's team $10,000, Ryan Briscoe's team $5,000 and Michel Jourdain Jr.'s team $1,000, after they failed post-qualifying inspection.

COLLEGE

GEORGIA_Announced the resignation of baseball coach David Perno.

CARROLL (MONT.)_Named Carson Cunningham men's basketball coach.

HIGH POINT_Named Taylor Blakely director of marketing.

MONTANA TECH_Named Charles Bradley athletic director.

OHIO STATE_Named Beth Howe director of women's basketball operations.

TEXAS-TYLER_Named Jamon Coplenand men's basketball coach.

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