Thursday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on February 7, 2013 at 2:06 PM

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Agreed to terms with RHP Joel Pineiro on a minor league contract.

National League

CHICAGO CUBS — Promoted Alex Sugarman to senior vice presidnet of strategy and development.

COLORADO ROCKIES — Agreed to terms with C Gustavo Molina and C Yorvit Torrealba on minor league contracts.

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Designated 2B Jeudy Valdez for assignment.

American Association

EL PASO DIABLOS — Signed OF/RHP Victor Ferrante.

FARGO-MOORHEAD REDHAWKS — Signed RHP Alex Sunderland and RHP Kevin Fuqua.

GRAND PRAIRIE AIR HOGS — Signed INF Yasutsugu Nishimoto.

KANSAS CITY T-BONES — Traded INF Jairo Perez to Grand Prairie for RHP Brad Furnish.

LAREDO LEMURS — Signed C Brian Peterson.

WICHITA WINGNUTS — Signed C Stephen Yoo. Released RHP Tony Marsala.

Can-Am League

NEWARK BEARS — Signed INF Mike Richard.

National Basketball Association

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS — Signed G Jeremy Pargo to a 10-day contract.

National Football League

NFL — Named Dean Blandino vice president of officiating. Reinstated coach Gregg Williams from suspension.

TENNESSEE TITANS — Named Gregg Willaims senior assistant defensive coach.

National Hockey League

NEW YORK RANGERS — Reassigned D Jyri Niemi from Greenville (ECHL) to Connecticut (AHL).

American Hockey League

CONNECTICUT WHALE — Signed F Michael Pelech to a professional tryout agreement.

Major League Soccer

HOUSTON DYNAMO — Signed D Jermaine Taylor to a contract extension.

National Women's Soccer League

WASHINGTON SPIRIT — Signed G Chantel Jones and M Ingrid Wells.


OKLAHOMA STATE — Named Mike Yurcich offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.