Friday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on June 14, 2013 at 1:02 PM


MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL — Suspended Arizona RHP Ian Kennedy 10 games, INF Eric Hinske five games and manager Kirk Gibson one game and L.A. Dodgers RHP J.P. Howell, INF/OF Skip Shumaker and hitting coach Mark McGwire two games and manager Don Mattingly and RHP Ronald Belisario one game for their parts in Tuesday's brawl.

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Optioned RHP Kevin Gausman to Norfolk (IL).

BOSTON RED SOX — Optioned RHPs Alfredo Aceves and Alex Wilson to Pawtucket (IL). Recalled RHP Rubby De La Rosa from Pawtucket. Agreed to terms with C Jake Romanski; RHPs Taylor Grover and Kyle Martin; 2B Carlos Asuaje and Reed Gragnani; and OF Forrestt Allday on minor league contracts.

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Agreed to terms with RHP Casey Shane and LHP Matthew Whitehouse on minor league contracts.

DETROIT TIGERS — Agreed to terms with RHP Jonathon Crawford on a minor league contract.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Agreed to terms with 1B Dennis Raben on a minor league contract.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Assigned 3B Chris Nelson outright to Salt Lake (PCL). Agreed to terms with RHPs Keynan Middleton, Harrison Cooney, Grant Gordon, Ryan Etsell, Brian Loconsole, Trevor Foss, Alan Busenitz, Michael Smith, Alex Blackford, Clinton Sharp, Dan Tobik and Benjamin Carlson; OFs Riley Good, Chad Hinshaw, Mark Shannon, Miguel Hermosillo, Taylor Johnson, Michael Fish, Eric Aguilera and Brandon Bayardi; LHPs Nate Smith, Jonah Wesely, Cole Swanson, Matt Hernandez and Colin O'Keefe; SSs Angel Rosa, Alex Allbritton, Jon Pellant and Nathan Goro; Cs Stephen McGee, Cambric Moye and Eric Weiss; and 3Bs Cal Towey and Garrett Cannizaro on minor league contracts.

MINNESOTA TWINS — Agreed to terms with RHP Cody Eppley on a minor league contract.

SEATTLE MARINERS — Sent 1B Justin Smoak to Tacoma (PCL) for a rehab assignment.

TAMPA BAY RAYS — Optioned RHP Jake Odorizzi to Durham (IL). Reinstated RHP Alex Cobb from the bereavement list.

TEXAS RANGERS — Sent 2B Ian Kinsler to Frisco (TL) for a rehab assignment.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Assigned 3B Andy LaRoche outright to Buffalo (IL).

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Agreed to terms with OFs Zachary Esquerra and Taylor Ratliff; SSs Ryan Gebhardt and Randy McCurry; 3B Jordan Parr; 1B Ryan Kinsella; C Grant Nelson; and RHP Alex Byo on minor league contracts.

CINCINNATI REDS — Agreed to terms with LHP Zach Duke on a minor league contract.

COLORADO ROCKIES — Traded OF Carl Thomore to the Chicago White Sox. Agreed to terms with RHPs Jerad McCrummen, Matt Pierpont and Konner Wade; OFs Michael Tauchman and Sean Dwyer; 3B Michael Benjamin; and LHP Alex Rodriguez on minor league contracts.

MIAMI MARLINS — Sent RHP Henderson Alvarez to Jupiter (FSL) for a rehab assignment.

NEW YORK METS — Agreed to terms with RHPs Kevin McGowan, Ricky Knapp, Brent McMinn, Gaither Bumgardner and Cameron Griffin; OFs Champ Stuart and Patrick Biondi; INFs Luis Guillorme and Jeff McNeil; C Colton Plaia; and 1B Zachary Mathieu.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Optioned RHP Tyler Cloyd and INF Cesar Hernandez to Lehigh Valley (IL). Recalled UT Michael Martinez and LHP Jake Diekman from Lehigh Valley. Agreed to terms with 3B Sam Dove on a minor league contract.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Sent RHP Jeanmar Gomez to Indianapolis (IL) for a rehab assignment.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Agreed to terms with RHPs Andrew Pierce and Kyle Webb; LHP Chase Brookshire; and C Alex DeLeon on minor league contracts.

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Acquired INF Pedro Ciriaco from Boston for a player to be named or cash considerations. Designated INF James Darnell for assignment.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Designated RHP Ramon Ramirez for assignment. Optioned 1B Brett Pill to Fresno (PCL). Recalled C Hector Sanchez and RHP Jake Dunning from Fresno.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Sent 2B Danny Espinosa to Syracuse (IL) for a rehab assignment.

American Association

EL PASO DIABLOS — Released RHP Ryan Bean and LHP Adam Tollefson. Signed RHP Marshall Schuler.


SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS — Signed 1B Luke Murton.

SIOUX FALLS CANARIES — Released C Steve Domecus.

WICHITA WINGNUTS — Traded RHP Tyler White to River City for C Scott Dalrymple. Released C Stephen Yoo.

Can-Am League

TROIS-RIVIERES AIGLES — Signed C John Bobillo.

United League

SAN ANGELO COLTS — Traded OF Mike Mobbs to Wichita (AA) for future considerations. Activated P Kristian Bueno.

Women's National Basketball Association

WNBA — Suspended Phoenix F Candice Dupree one game for making contact with an official.

National Football League

BUFFALO BILLS — Signed QB EJ Manuel.

CHICAGO BEARS — Signed OT A.J. Lindeman to a three-year contract.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Agreed to terms with QB Tarvaris Jackson on a one-year contract.

Canadian Football League

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Released Ps Brett Cameron and Tim Hutchinson; LB Chad Faulcon; DL Marcus Hyde; and DBs Sam Pope and Jawann Westerman.

National Hockey League

DETROIT RED WINGS — Agreed to terms with F Drew Miller on a three-year contract.

American Hockey League

AHL — Approved the relocation of the Peoria Rivermen to Utica, N.Y.


CENTRAL INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION — Elected Virginia Union president Dr. Claude G. Perkins chair, Virginia State president Dr. Keith T. Miller vice-chair and Chowan president Dr. M. Christopher White secretary of the executive committee.

BROWN — Named Todd Beckerman wrestling coach.

ETSU — Named Bob Bolen and Thomas Carr men's assistant basketball coaches.

SACRED HEART — Named Joel Beal and Jared Waimon men's assistant hockey coaches.

VANDERBILT — Named Ashley Earley women's assistant basketball coach.

WAKE FOREST — Named Will Murphy men's basketball video coordinator.