MLB—Reduced the suspension of New York Yankees RHP Edwar Ramirez from three games to two.

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES—Placed RHP Jeremy Guthrie on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Sept. 6

NEW YORK YANKEES—Recalled RHP Humberto Sanchez from Trenton (EL) and C Francisco Cervelli from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).

National League

MILWAUKEE BREWERS—Fired Ned Yost, manager. Named Dale Sveum interim manager.

Texas League

CORPUS CHRISTI HOOKS—Promoted Andy Steavens to director of group sales.