Tuesday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on January 15, 2013 at 6:00 PM

Updated Tuesday, Jan 15 at 6:06 PM

American League

DETROIT TIGERS — Named Jamie Garcia pitching coach and Gerald Perry hitting coach of Erie (EL).

TEXAS RANGERS — Agreed to terms with RHP Kyle McClellan on a minor league contract.

National League

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Agreed to terms with LHP Fernando Abad, LHP Bill Bray, LHP Brandon Mann, RHP Ross Ohlendorf and INF Will Rhymes on minor league contracts.

American Association

WICHITA WINGNUTS — Released OF Mike Conroy.

Frontier League

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES — Traded INF Jerod Yakubik, INF Nate Wilder and RHP Brett Zawacki to Joliet for RHP Rey Cotilla and future considerations. Released INF Richie Jiminez.

JOLIET SLAMMERS — Signed RHP Chase Doremus to a contract extension. Placed RHP Brian Smith on the retired list.

LAKE ERIE CRUSHERS — Signed RHP Alex Kaminsky to a contract extension.

NORMAL CORNBELTERS — Signed SS Patrick McKenna and OF Matt Wright.

RIVER CITY RASCALS — Signed RHP Dyllon Nuernberg.

National Football League

BUFFALO BILLS — Named Eric Ciano strength and conditioning coach, Donnie Henderson defensive backs coach, Chuck Driesbach linebackers coach, Tyrone Wheatley running backs coach, Jim O'Neil linebackers coach, Greg Adkins tight ends coach, Anthony Weaver defensive line coach, Brian Fleury defensive quality control coach, Samson Brown assistant defensive backs coach and Jason Rebrovich defensive quality control coach.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Signed WR Kris Adams and CB Antonio Dennard to reserve/future contracts.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES — Signed T Allen Barbre.

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS — Named Mike McCoy coach.

Canadian Football League

CALGARY STAMPEDERS — Signed LB Karl McCartney to a contract extension.

EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Released WR Glenn MacKay.

HAMILTON TIGER-CATS — Re-signed C Marwan Hage. Released QB Quinton Porter.

National Hockey League

MINNESOTA WILD — Signed RW Nick Palmieri to a one-year, two-way contract.

NASHVILLE PREDATORS_Claimed F Richard Clune off waivers from Los Angeles.

WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Loaned D Cameron Schilling to Hershey (AHL).

American Hockey League

AHL — Suspended Grand Rapids LW Trevor Parkes one game.

ALBANY RIVER RATS — Returned RW Bryan Haczyk and C Kelly Zajac to Trenton (ECHL).


ECHL — Suspended Colorado's LW Devin DiDiomete four games, Idaho D Scott Todd two games, Orlando D Jesse Dudas one game and fined them, and Orlando F Ryan Cruthers, undisclosed amounts.

Major League Soccer

PHILADELPHIA UNION — Loaned D Carlos Valdes to Independiente Santa Fe (Colombia).

TORONTO FC — Signed M Julio Cesar.


ECAC — Named Steve Bamford commissioner. Promoted Ben Layton to assistant commissioner for programs and services.

NEW JERSEY CITY — Named Maurice Washington men's assistant volleyball coach.

OREGON STATE_Promoted assistant head football coach Jay Locey to chief of staff and graduate assistant Trent Bray to linebackers coach.

PENN STATE — Named Ed Franks director of sports camps.

RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE — Named Greg O'Connor assistant athletic director for development.

SPRING HILL — Named Eric Sajowitz men's and women's tennis coach.