MLB -- Suspended Cubs P Scott Taylor for 50 games for testing positive for drug of abuse in violation of minor league drug prevention and treatment program.
DEVIL RAYS -- Exercised 2008 and 2009 contract options on manager Joe Maddon.
METS -- Designated P Marcos Carvajal for assignment.
PADRES -- Activated OF Scott Hairston from 15-day DL.
TIGERS -- Recalled P Clay Rapada and OF Brent Clevlen from Triple-A Toledo.
BRONCOS -- Signed T Chad Mustard. Released T Adam Meadows.
BROWNS -- Signed P Paul Ernster. Waived DE Jereme Perry.