COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE — Suspended Miami RHP Ronny Fermin 50 games for a violating the minor league drug program.
DETROIT TIGERS — Agreed to terms with C Alex Avila on a one-year contract.
KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Agreed to terms with RHP Aaron Crow on a one-year contract.
TEXAS RANGERS — Announced the retirement of INF Michael Young.
CINCINNATI REDS — Agreed to terms with OF Roger Bernadina on a minor league contract.
MIAMI MARLINS — Agreed to terms with OF Reed Johnson on a minor league contract.
NEW YORK METS — Agreed to terms with INF/OF Matt Clark on a minor league contract.
KANSAS CITY T-BONES — Signed C Brian Erie. Released LHP Jose Jimenez.
LAREDO LEMURS — Released INF Garrett Rau.
GATEWAY GRIZZLIES — Signed 1B Colt Loehrs.
JOLIET SLAMMERS — Signed C Kolin Conner and INF Grant DeBruin to contract extensions and OF Ryan Hutchinson.
LAKE ERIE CRUSHERS — Signed INF Kevin Berard, RHP Brad Duffy, LHP Matt Rein and SS Juan Sanchez to contract extensions and 3B Hommy Rosado.
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DETROIT PISTONS — Reassigned G Peyton Siva and F Tony Mitchell to Fort Wayne (NBADL).
NEW YORK KNICKS — Assigned G Toure' Murry to Erie (NBADL).
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WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Traded WR Kito Poblah to British Columbia for DB Korey Banks. Released QB Jason Boltus, DB Bo Smith, LB Daniel Sheffield, RB Mario Fannin and DE Mathieu Boulay.
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COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS — Returned F Tim Erixon to Springfield (AHL).
NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Assigned D Eric Gelinas to Albany (AHL). Recalled F Mike Sislo from Albany.
TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS — Traded D Mark Fraser to Edmonton for F Cameron Abney and the rights to F Teemu Hartikainen.
WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Recalled D Tyson Strachan from Hershey (AHL) on an emergency basis. Reassigned C Ryan Stoa to Hershey.
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PEORIA RIVERMEN — Signed D Kory Helowka to an SPHL contract.
ECHL — Suspended Gwinnett F Brenden Walker two games and fined him an undisclosed amount.
KALAMAZOO WINGS — Returned D Jarrett Rush to Peoria (AHL).
SOUTH CAROLINA STINGRAYS — Loaned G Allen York to Syracuse (AHL).
EMPIRE 8 ATHLETIC CONFERENCE — Announced Cortland State will join as an affiliate member in football for the 2015 season.
WESTERN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE — Suspended Texas-Pan American men's basketball coach Dan Hipsher one game for violations of the conference's sportsmanship policy.
ARMSTRONG ATLANTIC STATE — Named Harold Watson assistant athletic director for marketing and promotions.
CALDWELL — Named Jacquelinee McDevitt women's assistant lacrosse coach.
GEORGIA SOUTHERN — Named Dell McGee running backs coach.
LIMESTONE — Named Zack Siefert men's and women's golf coach.
RICE — Named Kevin Yoxall strength and conditioning coach.
TENNESSEE — Announced its rowing program will join the Big 12 Conference in 2015.