Major League Baseball
OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF BASEBALL—Suspended Kansas City minor league OF Mike Bianucci (Arkansas-NWL) 80 games after testing positive for growth hormone releasing peptide 2 (GHRP-2) and metabolite; Seattle minor league RHP Edwin Martinez (DSL Mariners) 72 games after testing positive for metabolites of Stanozolol; and Texas minor league LHP Chad James (High Desert-Cal) 25 games, all violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
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CLEVELAND INDIANS—Signed LHP Brady Aiken to a minor league contract.
DETROIT TIGERS—Activated DH Victor Martinez from the 15-day DL. Optioned OF Tyler Collins to Toledo (IL).
HOUSTON ASTROS—Signed CF Myles Straw, LF Justin Garcia, C Kevin Martir, OF Aaron Mizell, LHP Steve Naemark and C Christian Correa to minore league contracts.
MINNESOTA TWINS—Released OF Jordan Schafer.
NEW YORK YANKEES—Recalled RHP Bryan Mitchell and RHP Branden Pinder from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Placed RHP Sergio Santos on the 15-day DL, retroactive to June 15. Optioned RHP Chris Martin to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
OAKLAND ATHLETICS—Reinstated RHP Edward Mujica and 1B Ike Davis from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Arnold Leon to Nashville (PCL). Designated INF Andy Parrino for assignment.
TEXAS RANGERS—Recalled LHP Alex Claudio from Round Rock (PCL). Activated OF Ryan Rua from 60-day DL. Optioned RHP Anthony Ranaudo to Round Rock. Designated OF Jake Smolinski for assignment.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Placed RHP R.A. Dickey on the bereavement list. Recalled INF Munenori Kawasaki from Buffalo (IL).
ATLANTA BRAVES—Recalled RHP Matt Wisler from Gwinnett (IL). Optioned RHP Sugar Ray Marimon to Gwinnett.
CINCINNATI REDS—Activated LF Marlon Byrd from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Donovan Hand to Louisville (IL).
LOS ANGELES DODGERS—Announced the season-long suspension of INF Erisbel Arruebarrena was reduced to 30 days.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES—Signed RHP Stephan Myer and LHP Sean Keselica to minor league contracts.
SAN DIEGO PADRES—Selected the contract the contract of Brett Wallace from Triple-A El Paso (PCL). Optioned RHP Cory Mazzoni to El Paso. Designated LHP Eury De La Rosa for assignment.
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS—Recalled INF Greg Garcia and 1B Xavier Scruggs from Memphis (PCL). Optioned C Ed Easley and RHP Mitch Harris to Memphis.
WASHINGTON NATIONALS—Recalled RHP Taylor Hill from Syracuse (IL). Placed RHP Tanner Roark on the paternity list.
National Football League
CINCINNATI BENGALS—Named Mike Potts as a scout.
CLEVELAND BROWNS—Claimed WR Shane Wynn off waivers from Atlanta. Waived WR Paul Browning.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS—Signed DL Malcom Brown. Released TE Fred Davis.
OAKLAND RAIDERS—Signed DE MArio Edwards Jr.
TENNESSEE TITANS—Signed OT Jeremiah Poutasi.
Major League Soccer
MLS—Suspended Seattle F Clint Dempsey three games and fined him an undisclosed amount for his conduct toward a match official during a U.S. Open Cup match on June 16.
NORTH CAROLINA—Agreed to terms with men's basketball coach Roy Williams on a two-year contract extension through the 2019-20 season. Granted the release of women's junior basketball C Stephanie Mavunga to pursue a transfer.
SOUTH CAROLINA—Announced junior women's basketball G-F Allisha Gray has transferred from North Carolina. Agreed to terms with coach Dawn Staley on a two-year contract extension through the 2020-21 season.
TENNESSEE—Named Garrett Medenwald men's basketball strength and conditioning coach.
2015 signing bonuses
The signing bonuses for the first-round selections in the 2015 baseball amateur draft:
No., Team, Name, Position, School, Bonus
1. Arizona, Dansby Swanson, SS, Vanderbilt, unsigned.
2. Houston, Alex Bregman, SS, Louisiana St., unsigned.
3. Colorado, Brendan Rodgers, SS, Lake Mary (Fla.) HS, $5.5 million
4. Texas, Dillon Tate, RHP, UC Santa Barbara. $4.2 million
5. Houston, Kyle Tucker, OF, Plant HS, Tampa, Fla., $4 million
6. Minnesota, Tyler Jay, LHP, Illinois, $3,889,500
7. Boston, Andrew Benintendi, OF, Arkansas, unsigned.
8. Chicago White Sox, Carson Fulmer, RHP, Vanderbilt, unsigned9. Chicago Cubs, Ian Happ, OF, Cincinnati, $3 million
10. Philadelphia, Cornelius Randolph, SS, Griffin (Ga.) HS, $3,231,300
11. Cincinnati, Tyler Stephenson, C, Kennesaw (Ga.) Mountain HS, $3,141,600
12. Miami, Josh Naylor, 1B-LF, St. Joan of Arc Catholic SS, Mississauga, Ontario, unsigned.
13. Tampa Bay, Garrett Whitley, OF, Niskayuna (N.Y.) HS, unsigned
14. Atlanta, Kolby Allard, LHP, San Clemente (Calif.) HS, unsigned
15. Milwaukee, Trent Clark, OF, Richland HS, North Richland Hills, Texas, $2.7 million
16. N.Y. Yankees, James Kaprielian, RHP, UCLA, unsigned
17. Cleveland, Brady Aiken, LHP, IMG Academy, Bradenton, Fla, unsigned.
18. San Francisco, Phil Bickford, RHP, Southern Nevada, unsigned.
19. Pittsburgh, Kevin Newman, SS, Arizona, $2,175,000
20. Oakland, Richie Martin, SS, Florida, unsigned.
21. Kansas City, Ashe Russell, RHP, Cathedral HS, Indianapolis, $2,190,200
22. Detroit, Beau Borrows, RHP, Weatherford (Texas) HS, $2,154,200
23. St. Louis, Nick Plummer, OF, Brother Rice HS, Bloomfield Hills, Mich., $2,124,400
24. L.A. Dodgers, Walker Buehler, RHP, Vanderbilt, unsigned.
25. Baltimore, D.J. Stewart, OF, Florida St., unsigned.
26. L.A. Angels, Taylor Ward, C, Fresno St., $1.67 million
27. Colorado (Michael Cuddyer-NYM), Mike Nikorak, RHP, Stroudsburg (Pa.) HS, $2.3 million
28. Atlanta (Ervin Santana-Min), Mike Soroka, RHP, Bishop Carroll HS, Calgary, $1,974,700
29. Toronto (Melky Cabrera-CWS), Jon Harris, RHP, Missouri St., $1,944,800
30. N.Y. Yankees (David Robertson-CWS), Kyle Holder, SS, San Diego, $1.8 million
31. San Francisco (Pablo Sandoval-Bos), Chris Shaw, 1B, Boston College, $1.4 million
32. Pittsburgh (Russell Martin-Tor), Ke'Bryan Hayes, 3B, Concordia Lutheran HS, Tomball, Texas, $1,855,000
33. Kansas City (James Shields-SD), Nolan Watson, RHP, Lawrence North HS, Indianapolis, $1,825,200
34. Detroit (Max Scherzer-Was), Christin Stewart, OF, Tennessee, $1,795,100
35. L.A. Dodgers (Hanley Ramirez-Bos), Kyle Funkhouser, RHP, Louisville, unsigned.
36. Baltimore (Nelson Cruz-Sea), Ryan Mountcastle, SS, Hagerty HS, Oviedo, Fla., $1.3 million
south atlantic league
W L Pct. GB
Hickory (Rangers) 43 22 .662 —
Hickory (Rangers) 43 23 .652 —
West Virginia (Pirates) 36 31 .537 7½
Delmarva (Orioles) 33 33 .500 10
Hagerstown (Nationals) 33 33 .500 10
Kannapolis (White Sox) 33 34 .493 10½
Lakewood (Phillies) 32 34 .485 11
Greensboro (Marlins) 29 38 .433 14½
W L Pct. GB
Greenville (Red Sox) 37 31 .544 —
Savannah (Mets) 36 31 .537 ½
Augusta (Giants) 33 33 .500 3
Charleston, S.C. (Yankees) 33 34 .493 3½
Asheville (Rockies) 30 37 .448 6½
Rome (Braves) 30 37 .448 6½
Lexington (Royals) 29 38 .433 7½
Kannapolis at Greensboro, ccd., rain
Greenville 6, Lakewood 2
Delmarva at Hagerstown (n)
Rome at Lexington (n)
Hickory at West Virginia (n)
Savannah at Augusta (n)
Asheville at Charleston, S.C. (n)
Asheville at Charleston, S.C., 6:05 p.m.
Kannapolis at Greensboro, 7 p.m.
Savannah at Augusta, 7:05 p.m.
Delmarva at Hagerstown, 7:05 p.m.
Hickory at West Virginia, 7:05 p.m.
Rome at Lexington, 7:05 p.m.
Greenville at Lakewood, 7:05 p.m.
Greenville at Lakewood, 1:05 p.m.
Delmarva at Hagerstown, 1:05 p.m.
Asheville at Charleston, S.C., 2:05 p.m.
Hickory at West Virginia, 2:05 p.m.
Kannapolis at Greensboro, 4 p.m.
Savannah at Augusta, 5:05 p.m.
Rome at Lexington, 6:05 p.m.
COLLEGE WORLD SERIES
At Omaha, Neb.
(Double-elimination; all times p.m.; x-if necessary)
first round — Saturday, JUNE 13
Virginia 5 Arkansas 3
Florida 15 Miami (Fla.) 3
first round — Sunday, JUNE 14
TCU 10 Louisiana St. 3
Cal St.-Fullerton 3 Vanderbilt 0 (6), ppd.
Monday, JUNE 15
Vanderbilt 4 Cal St. Fullerton 3,continuation of Sunday's game
Miami 4 Arkansas 3,Arkansas eliminated
Virginia 1 Florida 0TUESDAY, JUNE 16
LSU 6 Cal St. Fullerton 3,Cal St. Fullerton eliminated
Vanderbilt 1 TCU 0
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17
Florida 10 Miami 2Miami eliminated
TCU 8 LSU 4LSU eliminated
Florida 10 Virginia 5
Vanderbilt 7 TCU 1
SATURDAY, JUNE 20
Florida vs. Virginia, 8 p.m.
Vanderbilt vs. Florida-Virginia winner, 8
At University Place, Wash.
7,200-7,600-yd., par-70 (35-35) Chambers Bay
PARTIAL SECOND ROUND
Patrick Reed 66-67—135-5
Jordan Speith 68-67—135-5
Dustin Johnson 65-71—136-4
Branden Grace 69-67—136-4
Joost Luiten 68-69—137-3
Tony Finau 69-68—137-3
Daniel Summerhays 70-67—137-3
Ben Martin 67-70—137-3
Jamie Lovemark 70-68—138-2
J.B. Holmes 72 - 66—138 - 2
Jason Day 68-70—138-2
Kevin Kisner 71-68—139-1
Shane Lowry 69-70—139-1
a-Brian Campbell 67-72—139-1
Alexander Levy 70-69—139-1
Henrik Stenson 65-74—139-1
Andres Romero 71-69—139-1
Cameron Smith 70-70—140 E
Matt Kuchar 67-73—140 E
Geoff Oglivy 69-72—141 +1
Paul Casey 72-69—141 +1
a-Jack Maguire 73-68—141 +1
Hideki Matsuyama 70-71—141 +1
Adam Scott 70-71—141 +1
Francisco Molinari 68-73—142 +2
Ernie Els 72-70—142 +2
a-Ollie Schniederjans 69-73—142 +2
Lee Westwood 73-69—142 +2
Justin Rose 72-70—142 +2
a-Beau Hossler 71-72—143 +3
Louis Oosthuizen 77-66—143 +3
Phil Mickelson 69-74—143 +3
Rory McIlroy 72-72—144 +4
a-Denny McCarthy 71-73—144 +4
Sergio Garcia 70-75—145 +5
Martin Kaymer 72-74—146 +6
Bubba Watson 70-77—147 +7
Tiger Woods 80-76—156+16
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women's world cup
Hosted by Canada
Saturday at Ottawa
Germany vs. Sweden, 4 p.m.
Saturday at Edmonton
China vs. Cameroon, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday at Moncton
Brazil vs. Australia, 1 p.m.
Sunday at Montreal
France vs. South Korea, 4 p.m.
Sunday at Vancouver
Canada vs. Switzerland, 7:30 p.m.
Monday at Ottawa
Norway vs. England, 5 p.m.
Monday at Edmonton
United States vs. Columbia, 8 p.m.
Tuesday at Vancouver
Japan vs. Netherlands, 10 p.m.
Friday, June 26 at Montreal
Germay-Sweden winner vs. Brazil-Australia winner, 4 p.m.
Friday, June 26 at Ottawa
China-Cameroon winner vs. United States-Columbia winner, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 27 at Edmonton
Brazil-Australia winner vs. Japan-Netherlands winner, 4 p.m.
Saturday, June 27 at Vancouver
Norway-England winner vs. Canada-Switzerland winner, 7:30 p.m.SEMIFINALS
Tuesday, June 30 at Montreal
Ottawa winner vs. Montreal winner, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, July 1 at Edmonton
Edmonton winner vs. Vancouver winner, 7 p.m.THIRD PLACE
Saturday, July 4 at Edmonton
Semifinal losers, 4 p.m.
Sunday, July 5 at Vancouver
Semifinal winners, 7 p.m.