COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE — Suspended Oakland RHP Oscar Tovar (Vermont-NYP) 50 games and Pittsburgh RHP Cristian Charle (DSL Pirates 2) and San Diego RHP Heriberto Sosa (DSL Padres) 72 games for violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
DETROIT TIGERS — Signed LHPs Liarvis Breto, Eudis Idrogo and Caleb Thielbar; RHPs Johan Belisario, Christian Binford, Anthony Castro, Jose Cisnero, Fernando Perez and Andrew Schwaab; C Chace Numata; and INFs Harold Castro and Pete Kozma to minor league contracts.
MINNESOTA TWINS — Announced the retirement of C Joe Mauer.
NEW YORK METS — Announced special assistant to the general manager J.P. Ricciardi has mutually agreed to part ways with the club.
PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Signed RHP Jose Guaramaco to a minor league contract.
National Football League
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Wwaived WR Steve Ishmael and RB Robert Turbin. Activated DL Tyquan Lewis from injured reserve. Signed LB Skai Moore from the practice squad.
MIAMI DOLPHINS — Waived LB Martrell Spaight. Signed G Isaac Asiata from the practice squad.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Released RB Josh Ferguson from the practice squad. Signed WR Damoun Patterson to the practice squad.
WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Waived C Casey Dunn. Signed LB Cassanova McKinzy from the practice squad.
Canadian Football League
EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Signed DB Jalen Spencer, WRs Tyler Batson and Miles Shuler, RBs Shaquille Cooper and Jordan Robinson and DL Jamar King, Kelcy Quarles and Shaquille Riddick.
National Hockey League
ANAHEIM DUCKS — Reassigned C Sam Carrick and D Andy Welinski to San Diego (AHL).
COLORADO AVALANCHE — Recalled F Travis Barron from Utah (ECHL) to Colorado (AHL).
DALLAS STARS — Placed D John Klingberg and RW Alexander Radulov on injured reserve, Radulov retroactive to Oct. 30. Recalled D Joel Hanley from Texas (AHL).
NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Assigned G Eddie Lack to Binghamton (AHL). Activated F Jesper Bratt from injured reserve.
WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Recalled D Aaron Ness and Jonas Siegenthaler from Hershey (AHL).
American Hockey League
COLORADO EAGLES — Recalled F Caleb Herbert from Utah (ECHL).
ROCKFORD ICEHOGS — Assigned D Neil Manning and Josh McArdle and F Radovan Bondra to Indy (ECHL).
ALLEN AMERICANS — Traded F Jordy Stallard to Indy for the rights to D Garrett Clarke.
KALAMAZOO WINGS — Released F Eric Ylitalo.
WICHITA THUNDER — Released F Colin Jacobs. Signed D Kyle Chatham.
WORCESTER RAILERS — Added G Jason San Antonio as emergency backup.
NCAA — Placed BYU's men's basketball program on two-year probation, including 47 vacated wins, for improper benefits involving G Nick Emery.