Monday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on January 28, 2013 at 6:00 PM

Updated Monday, Jan 28 at 6:03 PM

National League

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Agreed to terms with INF Yuniesky Betancourt on a minor league contract.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Agreed to terms with INF Ronny Cedeno on a one-year contract and C Rob Johnson, C J.R. Towles and OF Justin Christian on minor league contracts. Named Bengie Molina assistant hitting coach. Designated LHP Barret Browning for assignment.

American Association

AMARILLO SOX — Signed RHP Jake Negrete.

ST. PAUL SAINTS — Signed RHP Dustin Klabunde.

WICHITA WINGNUTS — Acquired RHP Tommy Mendoza from Joliet for a player to be named.

Frontier League

FLORENCE FREEDOM — Placed RHP Andy Clark and OF Drew Rundle on the suspended list. Released OF Willie Holmes.

FRONTIER GREYS — Signed RHP Dakota Laufenberg.

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES — Signed OF Jimmy Brenneman.

JOLIET SLAMMERS — Signed OF Mike Mendoza. Released C Matt Mirabel.

LAKE ERIE CRUSHERS — Signed INF Andrew Davis, RHP Doug Shields and RHP Matt Smith to contract extensions.

NORMAL CORNBELTERS — Released C Trey Manz, LHP Tyler Stovall and INF Jason Thompson.

RIVER CITY RASCALS — Signed RHP Andrew Virgili.

National Basketball Association

DALLAS MAVERICKS — Signed G Mike James for the remainder of the season. Assigned G Jared Cunningham to Texas (NBADL).

HOUSTON ROCKETS — Recalled F-C Donatas Motiejunas from Rio Grande Valley (NBADL).

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS — Signed G Shelvin Mack to a second 10-day contract.

National Football League

BUFFALO BILLS — Named Kurt Anderson and Jason Vrable offensive quality control coaches.

CHICAGO BEARS — Signed C Cyhl Quarles to a a reserve/future contract. Named Sean Desai and Chris Harris defensive quality control coaches and Dwayne Stukes assistant special teams coach.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Named Fred Nance senior advisor and special counsel.

DETROIT LIONS — Named Brian Xanders senior personnel executive.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Signed OL Ryan Durand.

National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS — Reassigned G Frederik Andersen to the Danish national team and F Ryan Lasch from Norfolk (AHL) to Vaxjo (Swedish Elite).

DALLAS STARS — Placed F Derek Roy on injured reserve.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Assigned LW Mattias Tedenby to Albany (AHL).

OTTAWA SENATORS — Recalled F Mika Zibanejad from Binghamton (AHL).

Major League Soccer

COLUMBUS CREW — Agreed to terms with D/M Agustin Viana.

L.A. GALAXY — Named Chris Klein president.

NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION — Announced an affiliate partnership with Rochester (USL PRO).

VANCOUVER WHITECAPS — Signed M Daigo Kobayashi.


HOFSTRA — Signed volleyball coach Kristina Hernandez to a multiyear contract.

ST. JOSEPH'S (L.I.) — Named Jeanette Dunnigan and Heidi Kissinger women's assistant lacrosse coaches.