MLB—Suspended Washington minor league C Michael Albaladejo (GCL Nationals) 50 games after testing positive for Methylhexaneamine. Suspended Tampa Bay minor league OF Deshun Dixon (Hudson Valley-NYP) 50 games following a second violation of drug abuse. Suspended free agent minor league RHP Vincent Payne, Jr. 50 games following a second violation of drug abuse.
CHICAGO WHITE SOX—Placed INF Orlando Hudson on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 16. Placed LHP Leyson Septimo on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 14. Reinstated 1B Paul Konerko from the seven-day DL. Recalled LHP Hector Santiago from Charlotte (IL).
MINNESOTA TWINS—Selected the contract of OF Matt Carson from Rochester (IL). Sent OF Rene Tosoni outright to New Britain (EL). Reinstated RHP Anthony Swarzak from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Jeff Manship and RHP Luis Perdomo to Rochester (IL).
TEXAS RANGERS—Placed RHP Ryan Dempster on the restricted list. Recalled OF Leonys Martin from Round Rock (PCL).
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS—Released 1B Mark Hamilton.
SAN DIEGO PADRES—Reinstated C Yasmani Grandal from the 15-day DL. Placed C Nick Hundley on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 16.
SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS—Recalled OF Justin Christian and RHP Eric Hacker from Fresno (PCL).
WASHINGTON NATIONALS—Reinstated SS Ian Desmond from the 15-Day DL. Designated INF Cesar Izturis for assignment.
CINCINNATI BENGALS—Waived WR Jordan Shipley.
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS—Announced the retirement of OT Ray Willis. Announced WR Dwayne Bowe signed his franchise tender.
NEW YORK RED BULLS—Announced D Babajide Ogunbiyi failed his physical examination and will make the roster.
CONFERENCE CAROLINAS—Named Ashly Berry compliance director and senior woman administrator, Darryle Bajomo communications director, and Lauren Silva conference officer.
AUBURN—Named Jessica Bachkora assistant softball coach.
BOSTON COLLEGE—Announced the retirement of athletic director Gene DeFilippo, effective Sept. 30 and senior associate athletics director John Kane will serve as interim athletic director.
FIU—Announced men's basketball F Rakeem Buckles, G Dennis Mavin and G Raymond Taylor have transferred to the school and will be eligible in 2013-14.
GUILFORD—Named Bri Eilman women's assistant soccer coach.
HIGH POINT—Named Ryan Billings strength & conditioning coach.
IOWA—Announced senior DL John Sawhill is leaving the team because of an injury during preseason practice.
MINNESOTA STATE (MANKATO)—Named Brittany Henderson athletics academic coordinator.
OKLAHOMA—Suspended DT Stacy McGee indefinitely for a violation of university rules.
PROVIDENCE—Named Marcus Blossom associate athletic director.
PURCHASE—Named John Cortes athletic trainer.
UNC WILMINGTON—Named Evan Clark women's tennis coach.
WEST ALABAMA—Named Justin Nguyen strength and conditioning coach.
WESTERN WASHINGTON—Announced the resignation of men's basketball coach Brad Jackson to become an assistant coach at Washington.