Major League Baseball
MLBSuspended Minnesota manager Ron Gardenhire one game and fined him an undisclosed amount for his outburst during a July 31 game against the Chicago White Sox.
KANSAS CITY ROYALSDesignated RHP Yasuhiko Yabuta for assignment. Placed 2B Mark Grudzielanek on the 15-day DL. Recalled INF Jason Smith from Omaha (PCL).
SEATTLE MARINERSPurchased the contract of LHP Jake Woods from Tacoma (PCL).
ATLANTA BRAVESDesignated LHP Royce Ring for assignment. Purchased the contract of RHP Vladimir Nunez from Richmond (IL).
NEW YORK METSPlaced OF Marlon Anderson on the 15-day DL. Purchased the contract of OF Daniel Murphy from New Orleans (PCL).
ST. LOUIS CARDINALSReleased RHP Matt Clement.
National Football League
BUFFALO BILLSSigned LB Donnie Spragan.
CAROLINA PANTHERSSuspended WR Steve Smith two games for his involvement in a training camp fight with CB Ken Lucas.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTSSigned OL Barry Stokes. Placed OL Anthony Clement on injured reserve.
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERSWaived G Jeb Terry. Signed G John Booker.
SAM HOUSTON STATENamed Jonathon Cooper assistant football coach.