Thursday's Sports Transactions

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Associated Press

Posted on August 29, 2013 at 5:06 PM

BASEBALL
Major League Baseball

MLB — Suspended Philadelphia minor league RHP Gustavo Armas (Venezeula Summer League) 50 games for testing positive for a metabolite of Nandrolone; Detroit minor league SS Moises Bello (Venezeula Summer League) 50 games after testing positive for a metabolite of Boldenone and Chicago White Sox minor league C Nicholas Parent (Bristol-Appalachian) 50 games after testing positive for metabolites of Stanozolol.

American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Released RHP Brett Myers.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Placed 3B Chris Nelson on the 15-day DL. Recalled INF Luis Jimenez from Salt Lake (PCL).

National League

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Recalled LHP Sam Freeman from Memphis (PCL). Optioned RHP Michael Wacha to Springfield (Texas) and RHP Michael Blazek to Memphis.

Frontier League

FLORENCE FREEDOM — Signed RHP Andrew Strenge.

NORMAL CORNBELTERS — Signed RHP Matt Suschak.

BASKETBALL
National Basketball Association

GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS — Named JoHan Wang athletic trainer, Drew Yoder assistant athletic trainer, Keke Lyles director of athletic performance/assistant coach and Michael Roncarati strength and conditioning coach.

PHOENIX SUNS — Signed C Alex Len. Traded F Caron Butler to Milwaukee for G Ish Smith and C Viacheslav Kravstov.

FOOTBALL
National Football League

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Named Tyler Epp vice president of business development.

Canadian Football League

CFL — Fined Saskatchewan LB Weldon Brown an undisclosed amount for an illegal and dangerous hit to the head of Edmonton QB Mike Reilly during an Aug. 24 game.

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Signed DE Greg Peach.

HOCKEY
National Hockey League

BOSTON BRUINS — Signed general manager Peter Chiarelli to a four-year contract extension through the 2017-18 season.

COLLEGE

EASTERN COLLEGE ATHLETIC CONFERENCE — Promoted Katie Boldvich to assistant commissioner for leagues and affiliates/senior woman administrator and Lisa Nurse to director of business services and human resources. Named Drew Brown associate commissioner for external affairs and Owen Salvestrini assistant commissioner for administration.

FLORIDA ATLANTIC — Named Sophia Witherspoon women's basketball director of operations.

MANHATTAN — Announced the resignation of women's lacrosse coach Diane Haddeland.

NEW JERSEY CITY — Named Anthony Tuesta men's assistant soccer coach.

RADFORD —Named Chad Wall assistant director of athletics for compliance.

UTSA — Named Michelle Cheatham softball coach.

WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON — Named Kevin Kustron men's assistant lacrosse coach.

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