OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF BASEBALL — Suspended free agent minor league RHP Jorge Baez, Detroit minor league C Moises Nunez (Connecticut-NYP) and Detroit minor league LHP Richard Terrero (GCL Tigers) 25 games each, following their violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Placed LHP Richard Bleier on the 10-day IL, retroactive to April 10. Recalled LHP Tanner Scott from Norfolk (IL). Selected the contract of RHP Josh Lucas from Norfolk.
CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Recalled LHP Josh Osich from Charlotte (IL).
HOUSTON ASTROS — Optioned LHP Framber Valdez to Round Rock (PCL).
KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Recalled RHP Jake Newberry from Omaha (PCL). Optioned 1B Frank Schwindel to Omaha.
LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Recalled RHP Jake Jewell from Salt Lake (PCL).
NEW YORK YANKEES — Placed C Gary Sánchez on the 10-day IL, retroactive to April 11. Recalled C Kyle Higashioka from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).
OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Agreed to terms with RHP Edwin Jackson on a minor league contract.
SEATTLE MARINERS — Recalled RHP Ruben Alaniz from Tacoma (PCL). Activated RHP Shawn Armstrong from 10-day IL. Optioned RHPs Matt Festa and Erik Swanson to Tacoma (PCL).
ATLANTA BRAVES — Agreed to terms with 2B Ozzie Albies on a seven-year contract.
CHICAGO CUBS — Placed C Victor Caratini on the 10-day IL. Recalled C Taylor Davis from Iowa (PCL).
LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Recalled RHP Jaime Schultz from Oklahoma City (PCL). Optioned RHP JT Chargois to Oklahoma City.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Recalled INF Kevin Kramer from Indianapolis (IL). Placed INF Kevin Newman on the 10-day IL, retroactive to April 9.
National Basketball Association
CLEVELAND CAVALIERS — Fired coach Larry Drew.
LOS ANGELES LAKERS — Announced coach Luke Walton and the team have mutually agreed to part ways.
MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES — Fired coach JB Bickerstaff. Demoted general manager Chris Wallace to scout.
PHOENIX SUNS — Removed the interim tag from general manager James Jones. Named Jeff Bower senior vice president of basketball operations.
SACRAMENTO KINGS — Fired coach Dave Joerger. Signed general manager Vlade Divac to a contract extension through the 2022-23 season.
National Football League
NFL — Fined Washington LB Reuben Foster two game checks for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy.
CAROLINA PANTHERS — Signed WR Chris Hogan to a one-year contract.
CHICAGO BEARS — Signed K Elliott Fry.
MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Agreed to terms with WR Adam Thielen on a multiyear contract extension. Waived CB Jalen Myrick.
NEW YORK GIANTS — Signed WR Sterling Shepard to a contract extension.
NEW YORK JETS — Signed RB Ty Montgomery.
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Signed OL Daniel Brunskill to a one-year contract.
WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Signed LB DeMarquis Gates.
DUKE — Freshman G Cam Reddish will enter the NBA draft.
FLORIDA — Freshman G Andrew Nembhard declared for the NBA draft.
IOWA — Junior F Tyler Cook declared for the NBA draft. Freshman G Joe Wieskamp will enter the NBA draft.
KENTUCKY — Freshman G Tyler Herro will enter the NBA draft.
LSU — Freshman G JaVonte Smart will enter the NBA draft.
NEVADA — Named Steve Alford men's basketball coach.
SAINT JOSEPH'S — Graduate men's basketball G Lamarr Kimble will transfer to Louisville. Announced graduate men's basketball G Troy Holston is leaving the program.
STANFORD — Sophomore F KZ Okpala declared for the NBA draft.
TEXAS — Freshman F Jaxson Hayes will enter the NBA draft.