DEVIL RAYS: Designated OF Reggie Taylor for assignment. Purchased contract of 1B Eric Munson from Triple-A Durham.
GIANTS: Claimed OF Alex Sanchez off waivers from Devil Rays.
PIRATES: Placed P Mike Gonzalez on 15-day DL with sprained left knee. Recalled P Mike Johnston from Triple-A Indianapolis.
REDS: Named John Moses bench coach.
MYSTICS(WNBA): Waived G Kiesha Brown.
JAGUARS: Signed P Eddie Johnson. Waived P David Brader.
REDSKINS: Signed CB Artrell Hawkins.
NCAA: Placed Baylor's men's basketball team on probation until 2010 for violations regarding tuition payments, boosters and drug tests and attempts to cover up those violations by former head coach Dave Bliss and three former assistants.
COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON: Announced sophomore basketball C Konimba Diarra has transferred from South Florida.
SOUTH CAROLINA: Junior RB Cory Boyd has been suspended from team for violating athletic department policy.
SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA: Named Jim Yarbrough Jr. men's basketball coach.
WASHINGTON COLLEGE: Sophomore Arturo Solis was named an ITA men's tennis Division III All-American for singles.
FIFA: Suspended Costa Rican D Douglas Sequeira for three World Cup qualifiers for foul against U.S. D Steve Cherundolo last month.