Thursday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on January 3, 2013 at 6:00 PM

Updated Thursday, Jan 3 at 6:02 PM

American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Agreed to terms with OF Nick Swisher on a four-year contract.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Agreed to terms with RHP Blaine Boyer on a minor league contract.

TEXAS RANGERS — Agreed to terms with RHP Jason Frasor on a one-year contract. Designated C Eli Whiteside for assignment.

American Association

AMARILLO SOX — Released C Patrick Arlis, C Tyler Goodro, OF Danny Gallinot, LHP Trent Lare, RHP Wes Littleton, OF Jake Luce, OF Derrick Pyles and INF Garrett Rau. Traded RHP Chad Povich to Laredo for future considerations.

FARGO-MOORHEAD REDHAWKS — Traded OF/1B Marcos Rodriguez to Amarillo for OF Tim Alberts.

NBA Development League

ERIE BAYHAWKS — Traded F Mychel Thompson and G Donald Sloan to Sioux Falls, who sent G Andrew Goudelock to Rio Grande Valley and a 2013 second-round draft pick to Erie. Rio Grande Valley sent F Mike Singletary to Erie.

National Football League

CLEVELAND BROWNS— Signed DL Kendrick Adams, TE Dan Gronkowski and DB Kent Richardson to reserve/future contracts.

NEW YORK JETS — Signed LS Travis Tripucka to a reserve/future contract.

OAKLAND RAIDERS — Signed RB Jon Hoese, NT Johnny Jones and WR Isaiah Williams to reserve/future contracts.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Reinstated CB Brandon Browner from the suspended list.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Signed S Sean Baker, LS Andrew DePaola, TE Drake Dunsmore, LB Joe Holland, TE Zach Miller, DE Ernest Owusu, T Mike Remmers, CB James Rogers, DB Nick Saenz and QB Adam Weber.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Signed S Devin Holland to a reserve/future contract.

Canadian Football League

HAMILTON TIGER-CATS — Named Orlondo Steinauer defensive coordinator.

SASKETCHEWAN ROUGHRIDERS — Announced the resignation of special teams coordinator Craig Dickenson.

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Signed PK Justin Palardy to a contract extension. Re-signed DB Johnny Sears.

National Hockey League

ST. LOUIS BLUES — Reassigned F Jay Barriball from Peoria (AHL) to Bloomington (CHL).

American Hockey League

HAMILTON BULLDOGS — Loaned D Brendon Nash to San Antonio.

SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE — Loaned D Jason DeSantis to Hamilton.

SPRINGFIELD FALCONS — Signed LW Scott Howes to a professional tryout contract. Assigned LW Wade MacLeod to Evansville (ECHL).


READING ROYALS — Signed G Drew MacIntyre.

Western Hockey League

EVERETT SILVERTIPS — Traded F Trent Lofthouse to Victoria for a 2014 Bantam Draft sixth-round pick.

VICTORIA ROYALS — Traded G Jared Rathjen to Vancouver for a 2013 Bantam Draft eight-round pick.


CHARLESTON SOUTHERN — Announced the resignation of football coach Jay Mills.

LYNCHBURG — Named Nasim Moadab men's and women's interim tennis coach

MICHIGAN STATE — Announced RB Le'Veon Bell will enter the NFL draft.

SHENANDOAH — Named Scott Yoder football coach.