American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS—Agreed 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 ANGELS—Reassigned C Hank Conger, C Anel De Los Santos and INF Ryan Mount to their minor league camp.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS—Optioned OF Javier Herrera and OF Richie Robnett to Sacramento (PCL). Assigned OF Danny Putnam to their minor league camp.

National League

CHICAGO CUBS—Assigned 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

NBA—Suspended 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 PACERS—Suspended C David Harrison for one game for conduct detrimental to the team.


UTAH STATE—Named Scott Barnes athletics director.