Monday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on November 19, 2012 at 6:03 PM

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Named Matt Haas national crosschecker.

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Agreed to terms with OF Matt Carson and OF Cedric Hunter on minor league contracts.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Designated RHP Joel Carreno for assignment.

National League

CHICAGO CUBS — Agreed to terms with RHP Shawn Camp on a one-year contract.

MIAMI MARLINS — Traded SS Jose Reyes, LHP Mark Buehrle, RHP Josh Johnson, C John Buck and OF Emilio Bonifacio and cash to Toronto for INF Yunel Escobar, INF Adeiny Hechavarria, RHP Henderson Alvarez, RHP Anthony DeSclafani, LHP Justin Nicolino, C Jeff Mathis and OF Jake Marisnick. Agreed to terms with OF Juan Pierre on a one-year contract.

American Association

SIOUX FALLS PHEASANTS — Released RHP Barry Fowler, RHP Dustin Gober and RHP Mark A. Michael.

National Football League

NFL — Suspended Baltimore S Ed Reed one game for repeated violations of the rule prohibiting hits to the head and neck area of defenseless players. Suspended Atlanta OL Joe Hawley four games for violating NFL rules against performance-enhancing substances.

GREEN BAY PACKERS — Signed G Joe Gibbs to the practice squad. Released G Justin Cheadle from the practice squad.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Activated G Justin Anderson from the physically-unable-to-perform list. Signed CB Marshay Green to the practice squad. Waived TE Kyle Miller.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Signed WR Kamar Aiken to the practice squad.

National Hockey League

DETROIT RED WINGS — Reassigned D Gleason Fournier from Grand Rapids (AHL) to Toledo (ECHL).

American Hockey League

AHL — Suspended Rockford D Shawn Lalonde three games, Oklahoma City LW Antti Tyrvainen two games and Milwaukee LW Gabriel Bourque two game for their actions in recent games.

Major League Soccer

COLUMBUS CREW — Declined contract options on M Cole Grossman, F Olman Vargas and D Nemanja Vukovic.

NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION — Waived F Blake Brettschneider, D Flo Lechner, M Alec Purdie and M Michael Roach. Signed M Kalifa Cisse.

NEW YORK RED BULLS — Declined contract options on F Jose Angulo, F Jhonny Arteaga, F Corey Hertzog, M Jan Gunnar Solli, M Teemu Tainio, D Jonathan Borrajo, D Stephen Keel, D Tyler Ruthven, G Bill Gaudette and G Jeremy Vuolo.

PHILADELPHIA UNION — Declined contract options on M Gabriel Gomez, D Porfirio Lopez and F Krystian Witkowski.

PORTLAND TIMBERS — Waived M Freddie Braun, M Charles Renken and D Ian Hogg.

SPORTING KANSAS CITY — Waived M Julio Cesar, D Cyprian Hedrick, D Neven Markovic and M Konrad Warzycha.

North American Soccer League

NEW YORK COSMOS — Named Gio Savarese coach.


BIG TEN CONFERENCE — Announced Maryland will become a member beginning with the 2014-15 academic year.

MIAMI — Announced a self-imposed postseason ban for the football team this season.

NORTHWESTERN STATE — Announced football coach Bradley Dale Peveto will not return next year.

ST. JOHN'S (MINN.) — Announced the retirement of football coach John Gagliardi.

UTEP — Announced the retirement of football coach Mike Price.