MLB -- Suspended 2B Brandon Monk of Braves organization (Single-A Rome) 50 games for violating Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
ATHLETICS -- Designated P David Shafer for assignment. Placed P Connor Robertson on 15-day DL, retroactive to Tuesday. Purchased contract of P Erasmo Ramirez from Triple-A Sacramento.
BLUE JAYS -- Signed 1B Kevin Denis-Fortier.
MARINERS -- Placed P Horacio Ramirez on 15-day DL. Recalled P Jon Huber from Triple-A Tacoma.
PHILLIES -- Activated 1B Ryan Howard from 15-day DL. Placed P Brett Myers on 15-day DL with right shoulder strain. Purchased contract of P Mike Zagurski from Double-A Reading. Optioned C-IF Chris Coste to Reading.
BOBCATS -- Named Sam Vincent coach and Bernie Bickerstaff executive vice president.
BROWN -- Announced resignation of women's basketball assistant coach Cindy Blodgett to become women's basketball coach at Maine.
DUQUESNE -- Announced that G-F Scott Grote has left men's basketball team.
KANSAS -- G Brandon Rush withdrew from NBA draft.
KEYSTONE COLLEGE -- Accepted invitation to join Pennsylvania Athletic Conference beginning in 2008-09 academic year.
DOLPHINS -- Signed FB Reagan Mauia to four-year contract.
EAGLES -- Signed S C.J. Gaddis to four-year contract.
SAINTS -- Named Fred McAfee director of player programs.
BLUE JACKETS -- Signed LW Kirill Starkov to three-year contract.
DUCKS -- Signed G Jonas Hiller to one-year entry-level contract.
KINGS -- Promoted Luc Robitaille to president, business operations.
PENGUINS -- Signed D Jonathan D'Aversa to three-year contract.
Yesterday Bowie 8, Altoona 7 Hagerstown 9, Delmarva 8, 12 innings Norfolk 5, Richmond 2 Salem 6, Frederick 2 Today Frederick at Salem, 6:07 p.m. Delmarva at Hagerstown, 6:35 p.m. Altoona at Bowie, 7:05 p.m. Norfolk at Richmond, 7:15 p.m.