MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Selected the contract of INF-OF Cory Spangenberg from San Antonio (PCL). Optioned OF Ben Gamel to San Antonio. Designated RHP Jhoulys Chacin for assignment.
NEW YORK METS — Activated INF Jeff McNeil from the 10-day IL. Selected the contract of C René Rivera from Syracuse (IL). Designated OF Aaron Altherr for assignment. Placed C Tomás Nido on the 7-day IL.
SAN DIEGO PADRES — Optioned RHP Eric Yardley to El Paso (PCL). Recalled C Austin Allen from El Paso.
SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Reinstated RHP Shaun Anderson from the 10-day IL.
GATEWAY GRIZZLIES — Signed LHP Brandon Maddern.
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS — Sold the contract of RHP Jordan Brink to Milwaukee (NL). Signed OF Sergio Lopez and RHP Jake Waters.
WASHINGTON WILD THINGS — Signed OF Terrence Pinkston.
National Basketball Association
MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES — Waived C Dwight Howard.
National Football League
NFL — Suspended New England TE Lance Kendricks the first game of the regular season for violating the NFL’s policy and program on substances of abuse.
ATLANTA FALCONS — Agreed to terms with DT Stefan Charles, TE Thomas Duarte and K Blair Walsh. Waived WR Shawn Bane, G Tommy Doles and WR Kahlil Lewis.
GREEN BAY PACKERS — Released RB Darrin Hall.
TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Signed QB Vincent Testaverde. Activated S Justin Evans from the PUP list.
National Hockey League
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — Signed F Pat Maroon to a one-year contract.
United Soccer League One
ORLANDO CITY B — Signed F Lucas Ontivero.
WASHINGTON — Announced sophomore QB Jake Haener left the football program.