Tuesday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on January 22, 2013 at 6:00 PM

Updated Tuesday, Jan 22 at 6:02 PM

American League

BOSTON RED SOX — Agreed to terms with 1B Mike Napoli on a one-year contract. Designated RHP Chris Carpenter for assignment.

TAMPA BAY RAYS — Agreed to terms with RHP Jamey Wright, OF Shelley Duncan, RHP Juan Carlos Oviedo and RHP Juan Sandoval on minor league contracts.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Agreed to terms with INF Mark DeRosa on a one-year contract.

National League

LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Named Sandy Koufax special advisor to the chairman.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Agreed to terms with INF Bobby Crosby on a minor league contract.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Agreed to terms with OF Delmon Young on a one-year contract.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Agreed to terms with RHP Jason Motte on a two-year contract.

Midwest League

QUAD CITIES RIVER BANDITS — Announced the resignation of general manager Stefanie Brown.

American Association

AMARILLO SOX — Acquired RHP Freddy Flores and C Zah Wlech from Abilene for future considerations.

KANSAS CITY T-BONES — Signed RHP Lucas Irvine

LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Released OF Sean M. Smith, C AJ Miller and INF Michael Chacoa.

Atlantic League

LONG ISLAND DUCKS — Signed INF Ray Navarrete and OF Joash Brodin.

Frontier League

LAKE ERIE CRUSHERS — Signed OF Daniel Bowman to a contract extension.

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS — Sold the contract of RHP Chris Smith to the New York Yankees. Placed INF Brad Agustin on the retired list.

National Basketball Association

CLEVELAND CAVALIERS — Waived G Jeremy Pargo.

HOUSTON ROCKETS — Recalled F Terrence Jones from Rio Grande Valley (NBADL). Reassigned F/C Donatas Motiejunas to Rio Grande Valley.

MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES — Traded F Marreese Speights, G Wayne Ellington, G Josh Selby and a future first-round draft pick to Cleveland for F Jon Leuer.


OSAKA EVESSA (JAPAN) — Named Bill Cartwright coach.

National Football League

NFL — Reinstated New Orleans coach Sean Payton from suspension.

CHICAGO BEARS — Named Mike Clark strength and conditioning coordinator.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Named Louie Cioffi defensive backs coach, Joe Cullen defensive line coach and Shane Steichen offensive quality control coach.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Named Mike Mallory special teams coordinator.

Canadian Football League

B.C. LIONS — Signed C Angus Reid and CB Ryan Phillips to contract extensions.

SASKATCHEWAN ROUGHRIDERS — Re-signed DL Tearrius George. Released S James Patrick, PK Sandro DeAngelis and WR Clay Cooke.

National Hockey League

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS — Named Rob Tillotson media relations manager.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS — Agreed to terms with D Glauber Leandro Honorato Berti.

DETROIT RED WINGS — Announced the retirement of F Tomas Holmstrom. Recalled F Gustav Nyquist from Grand Rapids (AHL). Placed RW Todd Bertuzzi and D Carlo Colaiacovo on injured reserve.

LOS ANGELES KINGS — Activated C Anze Kopitar from the non-roster list.

OTTAWA SENATORS — Reassigned G Robin Lehner to Binghamton (AHL).

American Hockey League

AHL — Suspended Rockford C Rob Flick and Grand Rapids C Louis-Marc Aubry six games; Rockford RW Kyle Beach, Rockford LW Kenndal McArdle, Rockford LW Wade Brookbank and Grand Rapids LW Triston Grant one game; and Rockford coach Ted Dent two games and fined the Rockford and Grand Rapids teams undisclosed amounts.

HAMILTON BULLDOGS — Fired assistant coach Ron Wilson.

Major League Soccer

TORONTO FC — Named Pat Onstad chief scout and manager of football partnerships.


CONFERENCE USA — Announced the addition of Middle Tennessee and Florida Atlantic, effective July 1.

BINGHAMTON — Named Stephanie Allen women's interim lacrosse coach.

FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON — Named Candi Letts softball coach.

HOFSTRA — Signed baseball coach John Russo to a multiyear contract.

INDIANA STATE — Named Brian Sheppard passing game coordinator and quarterbacks coach, Jami Deberry special teams coordinator and tight ends coach and Anthony Perkins defensive secondary coach.

RUTGERS — Named Geoff Brown senior associate athletic director/chief marketing officer.

WAGNER — Named Salome Mkervalidze women's tennis coach.