CLEVELAND INDIANSAgreed to terms with OF Shin-Soo Choo, OF Ben Francisco, LHP Juan Lara, RHP Jensen Lewis, RHP Tom Mastny and C Kelly Shoppach on one-year contracts.
LOS ANGELES ANGELSReassigned C Hank Conger, C Anel De Los Santos and INF Ryan Mount to their minor league camp.
OAKLAND ATHLETICSOptioned OF Javier Herrera and OF Richie Robnett to Sacramento (PCL). Assigned OF Danny Putnam to their minor league camp.
CHICAGO CUBSAssigned RHP Esmailin Caridad, RHP Jose Ceda, LHP Geoff Jones, OF Tyler Colvin, OF Andres Torres, INF Bobby Scales, C Welington Castillo and C Josh Donaldson to their minor league camp. Optioned EHP Billy Petrick to Iowa (PCL).
National Basketball Association
NBASuspended Miami F Alexander Johnson one game for throwing his body into Toronto F-C Andrea Bargnani in mid-air and knocking him to the ground during a March 5 game.
INDIANA PACERSSuspended C David Harrison for one game for conduct detrimental to the team.
UTAH STATENamed Scott Barnes athletics director.