BOSTON RED SOX — Placed RHP Heath Hembree on the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Josh Smith from Pawtucket (IL).
CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Purchased the contract of INF Matt Skole from Charlotte (IL). Placed C Welington Castillo on the family medical emergency leave list. Recalled C Seby Zavala from Charlotte.
LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Activated C Max Stassi. Designated C Jonathan Lucroy for assignment. Announced LHP Adam McCreery cleared waivers and was assigned outright to Salt Lake (PCL).
NEW YORK YANKEES — Placed LHP J.A. Happ on the paternity list. Reinstated OF Brett Gardner from the 10-day IL. Optioned INF-OF Tyler Wade to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Recalled LHP Stephen Tarpley from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Optioned RHP Daniel Mengden to Las Vegas (PCL).
SEATTLE MARINERS — Selected RHP Reggie McClain from Tacoma (PCL).
LONG ISLAND DUCKS — Signed LHP Brian Matusz. Placed INF David Washington on the DL, retroactive to July 24.
National Basketball Association
DENVER NUGGETS — Agreed to terms with F Vlatko Cancara on a multiyear contract.
WASHINGTON WIZARDS — Named Johnny Rogers vice president of pro personnel; and Mike Longabardi, Dean Oliver and Jarell Christian assistant coaches. Promoted Jarell Christian to assistant coach and Ryan Richman to coach of Capital City (G League)
National Football League
MIAMI DOLPHINS — Signed LB Nicl DeLuca.
National Hockey League
NEW YORK RANGERS — Named Gord Murphy associate head coach of Hartford (AHL).
MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS — Signed D Josh Healey to a one-year contract.
READING ROYALS — Signed F Brady Wiffen.
Major League Soccer
FC CINCINNATI — Announced the team and F Emery Welshman have mutually agreed to a contract termination in order for him to pursue other international professional playing opportunities.
NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION — Loaned M Isaac Angking to Charlotte (USLC) for the remainder of the season.
NEW YORK RED BULLS — Loaned M Marcus Epps to Memphis 901 FC (USLC) for the remainder of the season.
Tennis Integrity Unit
TIU — Suspended Egyptian player Issam Taweel five years and fined him $15,000 for match-fixing and other associated corruption offenses. Two years of the ban and $13,000 of the fine are suspended on condition that no further breaches of anti-corruption rules are committed. Suspended Russian official Svetlana Teryaeva six months and fined him $1,000 after failing to report a corrupt approach, and knowledge of corrupt activity. Four months of the ban and all of the fine are suspended on condition that no further offences are committed.
CONFERENCE CAROLINAS — Named Shannon Corbett conference officer for the 2019-20 athletic year.
NEW MEXICO — Named Vicky Maes women’s tennis coach.
SHENANDOAH — Named Jessica Porter assistant athletics director for marketing and promotions. Promoted assistant athletics director Scott Musa to associate athletics director.
TEXAS RIO GRANDE VALLEY — Named Chasse Conque vice president and director of athletics.