MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
MLB-Suspended Washington minor league C Michael Albaladejo (GCL Nationals) 50 games after testing positive for Methylhexaneamine. Suspended Tampa Bay minor league OF Deshun Dixon (Hudson Valley-NYP) 50 games following a second violation of drug abuse. Suspended free agent minor league RHP Vincent Payne, Jr. 50 games following a second violation of drug abuse.
CHICAGO WHITE SOX-Placed INF Orlando Hudson on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 16. Placed LHP Leyson Septimo on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 14. Reinstated 1B Paul Konerko from the seven-day DL. Recalled LHP Hector Santiago from Charlotte (IL).
MINNESOTA TWINS-Selected the contract of OF Matt Carson from Rochester (IL). Sent OF Rene Tosoni outright to New Britain (EL). Reinstated RHP Anthony Swarzak from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Jeff Manship and RHP Luis Perdomo to Rochester (IL).
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS-Released 1B Mark Hamilton.
SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS-Recalled OF Justin Christian and RHP Eric Hacker from Fresno (PCL).
CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS-Sent INF Tyler Saladino to Birmingham (SL).
ALTOONA CURVE-Announced RHP Jameson Taillon was assigned to the team from Bradenton (FSL). Activated RHP Aaron Pribanic from the disabled list and assigned to the GCL Pirates.
FARGO-MOORHEAD REDHAWKS-Released RHP Mike Zenko.