COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE — Suspended Houston manager A.J. Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow, fined the Astros $5 million and forfeited the Astros’ next two first- and second-round draft picks for sign stealing.
CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Named Wes Helms manager, Matt Zaleski pitching coach, Howie Clark hitting coach, Mike Daniel coach, Cory Barton trainer and Shawn Powell performance coach of Charlotte (IL); Justin Jirschele manager, Richard Dotson pitching coach, Charlie Romero hitting coach, Devin DeYoung coach, Hyeon Kim trainer and Tim Rodmaker performance coach of Birmingham (SL); Ryan Newman manager, Danny Farquhar pitching coach, Charlie Poe hitting coach, Carson Wooten trainer and George Timke performance coach of Winston-Salem (Carolina); Guillermo Quiroz manager, José Bautista pitching coach, Cole Armstrong hitting coach, Patrick Leyland coach, Joe Geck trainer and Kevin Childs performance coach of Kannapolis (SAL); Mike Gellinger manager, John Ely pitching coach, Cam Seitzer hitting coach, Jeremy Kneebusch trainer and Tyler Gniadek performance coach of Great Falls (Pioneer); Ever Magallanes manager, Felipe Lira pitching coach, Drew Hasler pitching coach, Gary Ward hitting coach, Scott Johnson trainer and Daniel Cobian performance coach/rehab of the AZL White Sox; Chris Getz director of player development; Grace Guerro Zwit senior director of minor league operations; Doug Sisson minor league field coordinator/outfield and baserunning; Everett Teaford minor league pitching coordinator; J.R. Perdew assistant minor league pitching coordinator; Ben Broussard minor league hitting coordinator; Ryan Johansen assistant minor league hitting coordinator; John Orton minor league catching coordinator; Goldy Simmons minor league performance coordinator; Ben Hansen senior biomechanical engineer; Rod Larson and Graham Harboe player development managers; Rafael Santana, Tommy Thompson and Diego Francisco player development assistants; Steve McCatty rehab pitching coach; Erin Santana education coordinator; Anthony Santiago Latin/cultural development coordinator; Zach Jones, Nate Pearson and Devin Pickett quality control assistants; Scott Takao medical coordinator; Derek Garris physical therapist/rehab coordinator; Brooks Klein physical therapist; Dale Torborg strength and conditioning adviser; Joe Lachik Arizona facility coordinator; Dan Flood Arizona clubhouse and equipment manager; Bryant Biasotti assistant Arizona minor league clubhouse manager; Grant Flick assistant Arizona player development/Latin education assistant; Louis Silverio Dominican Republic Academy supervisor; Guillermo Reyes DRA field coordinator; Carolina Santos DRA office manager; Manuel Santana DRA complex operations coordinator; Ángel Rosario DRA catching coordinator; Leo Hernández DRA pitching coach; Gerardo Olivares DRA hitting coach; José Brito DRA assistant pitching coach; Angel González DRA assistant hitting coach; Julio Ramirez DRA outfield coach; Sergio Marte DRA trainer; and Jonathan Hasbun DRA performance coach.
HOUSTON ASTROS — Fired manager A.J. Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow.
OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Traded INF Alfonso Rivas to the Chicago Cubs for INF/OF Tony Kemp.
SEATTLE MARINERS — Named Jeff Mathers assistant High Performance coordinator/performance specialist; Kyle Torgerson trainer; Aric Quinney trainer and James Buckley performance specialist of Modesto (Cal); Dan LaBerry trainer and Joe Murray performance specialist of West Virginia (SAL); Brennan Mickelson performance specialist of Everett (NWL); and Ryan Mullins performance specialist of the AZL Mariners.
MONTREAL ALOUETTES — Named Danny Maciocia general manager and Mario Cecchini president.
American Hockey League
AHL — Suspended Rockford F Nathan Noel two games.
GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS — Recalled G Pat Nagle from Toledo (ECHL).
Major League Soccer
MLS — Named Joe Fletcher PRO manager of senior assistant referres.
CINCINNATI — Transferred M Leonardo Bertone to Thun (Super League-Switzerland).
DALLAS — Signed D Eddie Munjoma to a three-year contract.
INTER MIAMI — Named Gustavo Metral sports scientist, Sebastián Saja goalkeeper coach, Mauricio Marchetti assistant coach and fitness coach, Brett Uttley assistant coach and video analyst and Claudio Arzeno, Anthony Pulis and Albert Rudé assistant coaches.
ORLANDO CITY — Acquired M Júnior Urso by transfer from Corinthians (Serie A-Brazil). Sent the rights to M José Cifuentes to Los Angeles FC for general allocation money.
LOS ANGELES FC — Signed M José Cifuentes.
National Women’s Soccer League
SKY BLUE — Agreed to terms with M Sarah Killion.
LOUDOUN UNITED — Signed D Jake Dengler and F Michael Gamble.
SAN DIEGO LOYAL — Signed Ms Raul Mendiola, Tumi Moshobane and Yair Reina.
CALIFORNIA — Agreed to terms with women’s swimming and diving coach Teri McKeever on a contract extension through the 2023-24 season.
GEORGE MASON — Named Elmar Bolowich men’s soccer coach.
OKLAHOMA — Announced graduate WR Theo Howard is transferring from UCLA.
OKLAHOMA STATE — Promoted receivers coach Kasey Dunn to offensive coordinator.