Posted: August 23, 2013 at 2:51 a.m.
BASEBALL COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE—Suspended St. Louis OF Yoenny Gonzalez 50 games for violating the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. American League DETROIT TIGERS—Sent C Alex Avila to Toledo (IL) for a rehab assignment. OAKLAND ATHLETICS—Sent LHP Brett Anderson to Stockton (Cal) for a rehab assignment. National League ATLANTA BRAVES—Placed OF Jason Heyward on the 15-day DL. Optioned INF Phil Gosselin to Gwinnett (IL). Claimed 2B Elliot Johnson off waivers from Kansas City. Reinstated LHP Paul Maholm from the 15-day DL. CINCINNATI REDS—Placed RHP Jonathan Broxton on the 15-day DL. Transferred RHP Johnny Cueto to the 60-day DL. Selected the contract of RHP Nick Christiani from Louisville (IL). NEW YORK METS—Agreed to terms with RHP Daisuke Matsuzaka on a one-year contract and RHP Daryl Thompson on a minor league contract. Assigned Thompson to Las Vegas (PCL).
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