Tuesday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on June 25, 2013 at 5:36 PM

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Agreed to terms with RHP Hunter Harvey and OF Josh Hart on minor league contracts.

BOSTON RED SOX — Selected the contract of INF Brandon Snyder from Pawtucket (IL). Recalled RHP Pedro Beato from Pawtucket. Transferred C David Ross to the 60-day DL. Optioned 3B Will Middlebrooks to Pawtucket. Placed LHP Franklin Morales on the 15-day DL, retroactive to June 23.

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Sent RHP Chris Perez to Mahohing Valley (NYP) for a rehab assignment.

DETROIT TIGERS — Agreed to terms with RHP Joe Jimenez on a minor league contract.

HOUSTON ASTROS — Recalled INFs Brett Wallace and Jake Elmore from Oklahoma City (PCL).

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Recalled LHP Will Smith from Omaha (PCL). Optioned RHP Kelvin Herrera to Omaha. Reinstated LHP Danny Duffy from the 60-day DL and optioned him to Omaha. Designated LHP Francisley Bueno for assignment. Announced OF Quintin Berry accepted his outright assignment to Omaha.

MINNESOTA TWINS — Recalled RHP Kyle Gibson from Rochester (IL).

NEW YORK YANKEES — Sent RHP Michael Pineda to Trenton (EL) for a rehab assignment.

TAMPA BAY RAYS — Sent RHP Brandon Gomes to Charlotte (FSL) for a rehab assignment. Agreed to terms with 2B Tyler Young and OF Thomas Milone on a minor league contract.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Reinstated 2B Aaron Hill from the 15-day DL. Sent 3B Eric Chavez to Reno (PCL) for a rehab assignment. Optioned LHP Joe Paterson to Reno. Announced the suspension of OF Eric Hinske was reduced to one game from five by Major League Baseball.

CHICAGO CUBS — Designated RHP Carlos Marmol for assignment. Selected the contract of LHP Brian Bogusevic from Iowa (PCL).

CINCINNATI REDS — Placed 2B Brandon Phillips on the paternity list.

COLORADO ROCKIES — Assigned RHP Logan Kensing outright to Colorado Springs (PCL).

NEW YORK METS — Agreed to terms with RHP Giancarlo Alvarado on a minor league contract.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Assigned UTL Michael Martinez outright to Lehigh Valley (IL).

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Agreed to terms with 1B Mason Katz and RHP Steven Farnworth on minor league contracts.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Recalled LHP Mike Kickham from Fresno (PCL). Placed RHP Chad Gaudin on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Friday.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Placed RHP Dan Haren on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Sunday. Recalled 1B/OF Tyler Moore from Syracuse (IL). Sent OF Bryce Harper to Potomac (Carolina) for a rehab assignment.

American Association

EL PASO DIABLOS — Signed RHP Devin Thaut.

FARGO-MOORHEAD REDHAWKS — Traded RHP Pete Levitt to New Jersey (Can-Am) for a player to be named.

GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS — Traded INF Steve Liddle to Southern Illinois (Frontier) for a player to be named.

KANSAS CITY T-BONES — Released LHP Devin Anderson.

LAREDO LEMURS — Signed LHP James Mannara.

LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Sold the contract of RHP Eddie McKiernan to the Arizona Diamondbacks.

ST. PAUL SAINTS — Signed RHP Hugh Adams.

SIOUX FALLS CANARIES — Released INF John Alonso.

Can-Am League

NEWARK BEARS — Signed OF Charlie Stewart. Released OF Victor Torres.


JOLIET SLAMMERS — Signed OF Robby Kuzdale.

LAKE ERIE CRUSHERS — Released LHP Kyle Shaw.

NORMAL CORNBELTERS — Signed LHP Jason Boyer, 3B Ryan Lashley, 1B Jason Matusik and C Tyler Shover.

SCHAUMBURG BOOMERS — Signed RHP Clark Labitan.


United League

SAN ANGELO COLTS — Signed C Nate Alter and placed him on the inactive list.

National Basketball Association

LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS — Named Doc Rivers coach and senior vice president of basketball operations. Traded an undisclosed future first-round draft pick to Boston for Rivers.

SACRAMENTO KINGS — Named Brendan Malone assistant coach.

National Football League

DALLAS COWBOYS — Signed C Travis Frederick and DT Jerome Long.

TENNESSEE TITANS — Promoted Dennis Polian to assistant director of football administration/pro scout. Named Luke Steckele special assistant to the head coach and Mike Yowarsky and James Kirkland scouts.

Canadian Football League

TORONTO ARGONAUTS — Signed WR-KR Chad Owens to a two-year contract extension.

National Hockey League

CAROLINA HURRICANES — Agreed to terms with F Brett Sutter on a one-year contract.

FLORIDA PANTHERS — Named Peter Horachek coach and Chuck Weber director of hockey operations and associate head coach of San Antonio (AHL). Promoted San Antonio assistant coach Jason Cipolla to Panthers video coach.

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS — Bought out the remainder the contract for G Ilya Bryzgalov.

VANCOUVER CANUCKS — Named John Tortorella coach.


UTAH GRIZZLIES — Announced the resignation of coach Kevin Colley.


BIG 12 CONFERENCE — Named Austin Anderson and Braxton Banning as Will Hancock communications assistants and Riannon Rowley digital media assistant.

ARMY — Named Quinton Ferrell men's assistant basketball coach.

BAYLOR — Named Toyelle Wilson and Sytia Messer women's assistant basketball coaches.

BERRY — Named Justin Montgomery defensive line coach.

HOFSTRA — Announced the resignation of women's assistant basketball coach Jessica Mannetti, to take the head coaching position at Sacred Heart.

PENN STATE — Announced men's senior basketball G Allen Roberts has transferred from Miami (Ohio). Named Andrew Jones men's graduate assistant basketball coach.

SOUTHERN IDAHO — Announced retirement of men's basketball coach Steve Gosar. Named Jeremy Cox men's basketball coach.

WISCONSIN-OSHKOSH — Announced the resignation of men's and women's tennis coach Steve Francour to take the same position at Lawrence.