Major League Baseball

MLB—Suspended Baltimore RHP Daniel Cabrera for six games and New York Yankees RHP Edwar Ramirez for three games and fined them undisclosed amounts for intentionally throwing at batters during a series between the teams. Suspended Chicago Cubs minor league RHP Francory Pineda 50 games after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance under baseball's minor league drug program.

American League

DETROIT TIGERS—Placed RHP Todd Jones on the 15-day DL. Recalled LHP Clay Rapada from Toledo (IL).

NEW YORK YANKEES—Traded SS Alberto Gonzalez to Washington for RHP Jhonny Nunez.

National League

CINCINNATI REDS—Traded OF Ken Griffey Jr. to the Chicago White Sox for RHP Nick Masset and INF Danny Richar.

FLORIDA MARLINS—Traded RHP Gaby Hernandez to Seattle for LHP Arthur Rhodes.

HOUSTON ASTROS—Claimed RHP Alberto Arias off waivers from Colorado and optioned him to Round Rock (PCL). Designated RHP Chad Paronto for assignment.

NEW YORK METS—Announced RHP Brandon Knight cleared waivers and was outrighted to New Orleans (PCL) and was then placed on the Temporary Inactive List.


National Basketball Association

NBA—Announced the owners of the Oklahoma City franchise have reached agreement to purchase the Tulsa 66ers (NBADL) from Southwest Basketball, LLC.

CHARLOTTE BOBCATS—Signed F-C Emeka Okafor to a six-year contract.

CHICAGO BULLS—Waived G JamesOn Curry.

LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS—Signed F Brian Skinner.


UTAH STATE—Named Jeff Richards women's gymnastics coach.