MLB—Suspended New York Yankees RHP LaTroy Hawkins for three games and fined him for intentionally throwing at Baltimore OF Luke Scott in a game on May 20.
NEW YORK YANKEES—Activated Jeff Karstens from the 15-day DL and optioned him to Scranton-Wilkes-Barre (IL).
OAKLAND ATHLETICS—Activated OF Chris Denorfia from the 15-day DL and optioned him to Sacramento (PCL).
SEATTLE MARINERS—Recalled RHP R.A. Dickey from Tacoma (PCL).
ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS—Activated LHP Doug Davis from the 15-day DL. Designated RHP Brandon Medders for assignment.
NEW YORK METS—Placed OF Moises Alou on the 15-day DL. Purchased the contract of C-1B Raul Casanova from New Orleans (PCL).
SAN DIEGO PADRES—Placed RHP Chris Young and C Josh Bard on the 15-day DL. Optioned LHP Joe Thatcher to Portland (PCL). Recalled RHP Josh Banks and RHP Jared Wells from Portland and C Colt Morton from San Antonio (Texas). Desiganated RHP Justin Germano for assignment. Purchased the contract of RHP Mike Adams from Portland.
WASHINGTON NATIONALS—Placed RF Austin Kearns on the 15-Day DL.
ATLANTA FALCONS—Waived P Jimmie Kaylor.
ATLANTA THRASHERS—Agreed to terms with F Rylan Kaip and D Arturs Kulda.
CAROLINA HURRICANES—Agreed to terms with F Harrison Reed on a three-year contract.
COLORADO AVALANCHE—Named Tony Granato coach.
DALLAS STARS—Signed Brett Hull and Les Jackson, co-general managers, through the 2010-11 season.
NEW JERSEY DEVILS—Re-signed D Mike Mottau and D Sheldon Brookbank.
VANCOUVER CANUCKS—Agreed to terms with Alain Vigneault, coach, on a contract extension through the 2009-10 season. Fired Barry Smith and Mike Kelly, assistant coaches.
WASHINGTON CAPITALS—Signed D Karl Alzner to a three-year contract. Extended their affiliation agreement with Hershey (AHL) through the 2009-10 season.