Friday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on July 5, 2013 at 3:03 PM

Updated Friday, Jul 5 at 3:03 PM

American League

CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Designated C Hector Gimenez for assignment. Optioned OF Jordan Danks to Charlotte (IL). Recalled C Josh Phegley and OF Blake Tekotte from Charlotte.

DETROIT TIGERS — Reinstated OF Matt Tuiasosopo from the 15-day DL. Optioned OF Avisail Garcia to Toledo (IL).

HOUSTON ASTROS — Agreed to terms with LHP Kent Emanuel on a minor league contract.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Requested unconditional release waivers on OF Jeff Francoeur.

MINNESOTA TWINS — Designated RHP P.J. Walters for assignment. Reinstated RHP Mike Pelfrey from the 15-day DL.

NEW YORK YANKEES — Sent 3B Alex Rodriguez to Tampa (FSL) for a rehab assignment.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Sent 3B Brett Lawrie to Lansing (MWL) for a rehab assignment.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES — Optioned RHP Cory Gearrin to Gwinnett (IL). Transferred LHP Jonny Venters to the 60-day DL. Reinstated RHP Luis Ayala from the 15-day DL.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Assigned RHP Carlos Marmol outright to Albuquerque (PCL).

NEW YORK METS — Recalled RHP Greg Burke from Las Vegas (PCL). Designated RHP Brandon Lyon for assignment.

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Optioned RHP Burch Smith to Tucson (PCL). Reinstated INF Everth Cabrera from the 15-day DL.

American Association

EL PASO DIABLOS — Signed RHP Austin Carden.

GRAND PRAIRIE AIR HOGS — Released OF Brandon Kendricks.

KANSAS CITY T-BONES — Signed OF Kyle Nichols.

LAREDO LEMURS — Traded OF Jon Gaston to Lincoln for INF Mike Provencher.

LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Signed OF Brian Wuest.

Can-Am League

QUEBEC CAPITALES — Signed INF Issael Gonzalez.

ROCKLAND BOULDERS — Released INF Nick Del Guidice.

National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS — Traded F Bobby Ryan to Ottawa for RW Jakob Silfverberg, F Stefan Noesen and a 2014 first-round draft pick.

CALGARY FLAMES — Signed G Karri Ramo to a two-year contract and C Corban Knight to a two-year, entry-level contract. Traded a 2014 fifth-round draft pick to St. Louis for D Kris Russell. Re-signed C Greg Nemiscz to a one-year contract.

CAROLINA HURRICANES — Agreed to terms with D Mike Komisarek and G Anton Khudobin on one-year contracts.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS — Agreed to terms with D Michal Rozsival on a two-year contract and F Michal Handzus on a one-year contract.

COLORADO AVALANCHE — Signed D Andre Benoit to a one-year contract.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS — Signed RW Nathan Horton to a seven-year contract and Fs Cody Bass and Ryan Craig, G Jeremy Smith and D Thomas Larkin.

DALLAS STARS — Signed G Dan Ellis to a two-year contract.

DETROIT RED WINGS — Agreed to terms with F Daniel Alfredsson on a one-year contract.

EDMONTON OILERS — Traded C Shawn Horcoff to Dallas for D Philip Larsen and a 2016 seventh-round draft pick. Signed D Andrew Ference to a four-year contract.

FLORIDA PANTHERS — Agreed to terms with D Mike Mottau on a one-year, two-way contract.

MINNESOTA WILD — Signed D Keith Ballard. Re-signed D Jared Spurgeon.

NASHVILLE PREDATORS — Signed F Viktor Stalberg to a four-year contract.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS — Re-signed G Evgeni Nabokov C Peter Regin to one-year contracts. Agreed to terms with RW Pierre-Marc Bouchard on a one-year contract.

OTTAWA SENATORS — Signed F Clarke MacArthur to a two-year contract.

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS — Signed G Ray Emery to a one-year contract.

PHOENIX COYOTES — Signed G Thomas Greiss to a one-year contract and C Mike Ribeiro to a four-year contract. Re-signed F Kyle Chipchura to a multi-year contract.

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS — Signed D Rob Scuderi to a four-year contract.

SAN JOSE SHARKS — Re-signed D Scott Hannan to a one-year contract. Signed F Tyler Kennedy to a two-year contract.

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — Signed F Geoff Walker to a one-year, two-way contract.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS — Agreed to terms with C Tyler Bozak on a five-year contract.


SOUTH CAROLINA STINGRAYS — Agreed to terms with F Andrew Cherniwchan. Re-signed F Eric Alexander.


BRIDGEWATER (VA.) — Named Danielle Hawkins women's lacrosse coach.

UAB — Named Bill Lansden senior associate athletic director for external affairs.