Friday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on July 26, 2013 at 3:02 PM

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Optioned 3B Danny Valencia to Norfolk (IL). Sent 1B Steve Pearce to the GCL Orioles for a rehab assignment.

HOUSTON ASTROS — Sent OF Trevor Crowe to Oklahoma City (PCL) for a rehab assignment.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Designated RHP Billy Buckner for assignment.

NEW YORK YANKEES — Sent OF Curtis Granderson and INF Jayson Nix to Tampa (FSL) for rehab assignments.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Sent RHP Trevor Cahill to the AZL Diamondbacks for a rehab assignment.

CHICAGO CUBS — Traded OF Alfonso Soriano to the N.Y. Yankees for RHP Corey Black.

MIAMI MARLINS — Assigned 2B Chris Valaika outright to New Orleans (PCL).

NEW YORK METS — Reinstated RHP Jenrry Mejia from the 60-day DL.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Transferred LHP Jeremy Horst to the 60-day DL.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Reinstated RHP Ryan Mattheus from the 15-day DL.

American Association

AMARILLO SOX — Released RHP Freddy Flores.

EL PASO DIABLOS — Released LHP Michael Joyce.

LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Released OF Brian Wuest.

Can-Am League

NEWARK BEARS — Signed OF Wander Nunez.

QUEBEC CAPITALES — Released RHP Jeff Kaplan.

National Basketball Association

DALLAS MAVERICKS — Re-signed C Bernard James.

MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES — Signed G Jamaal Franklin to a multiyear contract.

National Football League

NFL — Suspended Washington DE Jarvis Jenkins four games for violating the NFL's policy on performance enhancing substances.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Signed OT Eric Fisher.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Placed WR Greg Childs and LB Nathan Williams on the PUP list.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Released PK David Buehler. Signed FB Ryan D'Imperio.

National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS — Re-signed RW Kyle Palmieri to a three-year contract.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS — Signed coach Joel Quenneville to a three-year contract extension through the 2016-17 season.

OTTAWA SENATORS — Signed F Ludwig Karlsson to a two-year, entry-level contract.

ST. LOUIS BLUES — Signed G Jake Allen to a two-year contract.

American Hockey League

SPRINGFIELD FALCONS — Signed F Broc Little to a one-year contract.


READING ROYALS — Agreed to terms with F Ian O'Connor.

Major League Soccer

LA GALAXY — Agreed to loan D Bryan Gaul and M Kenney Walker to Fort Lauderdale (NASL).

MONTREAL IMPACT — Signed D Adrian Lopez.


NCAA — Placed Montana's football program on probation for three years. Suspended Montana's former football coach, Robin Pflugrad, now offensive coordinator at Weber State, one game.

DAYTON — Announced the addition of the women's lacrosse as a varsity sport beginning in 2016.

KANSAS STATE — Named Anna Becker assistant equestrian coach.

LE MOYNE — Named Cristina Centeno and Lily Grenci women's assistant basketball coaches.

LOYOLA OF CHICAGO — Agreed to terms with men's basketball coach Porter Moser on a contract extension thrugh the 2017-18 season.

SUSQUEHANNA — Named Taylor Greene women's assistant basketball coach.

UTSA — Signed men's basketball coach Brooks Thompson to a contract extension through the 2016-17 season.