Thursday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on February 21, 2013 at 6:00 PM

Updated Thursday, Feb 21 at 6:00 PM

American League

TEXAS RANGERS — Named Ivan Rodriguez special assistant to the general manager/instructor/ambassador.

National League

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Agreed to terms with RHP Chris Young on a minor league contract.

American Association

WICHITA WINGNUTS — Signed LHP Anthony Capra. Traded RHP Josh Lowey to Somerset for cash and a player to be named.

WINNIPEG GOLDEYES — Signed INF/OF Leonard Davis.

Can-Am League

ROCKLAND BOULDERS — Traded RHP Dan Jurik and a player to be named to Newark for OF Jerod Edmondson.

Frontier League

EVANSVILLE OTTERS — Named Jarett Gardner pitching coach.

FLORENCE FREEDOM — Signed SS Junior Arrojo to a contract extension. Signed RHP Mike Lawlor.


National Basketball Association

NBA — Named Greg Taylor senior vice president for player development.

ATLANTA HAWKS — Traded G Anthony Morrow to Dallas for G/F Dahntay Jones.

GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS — Traded G Charles Jenkins and cash to Philadelphia for a protected second-round draft pick.

HOUSTON ROCKETS — Traded F Marcus Morris to Phoenix for a 2013 second-round draft pick. Traded F Patrick Patterson, C Cole Aldrich and G Toney Douglas to Sacramento for C Thomas Robinson, F Francisco Garcia and F Tyler Honeycutt.

MIAMI HEAT — Traded C Dexter Pittman, a 2013 second-round draft pick and cash considerations to Memphis for the draft rights to F Ricky Sanchez.

NEW YORK KNICKS — Traded G/F Ronnie Brewer to Oklahoma City for a 2014 second-round draft pick and cash.

OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER — Traded G Eric Maynor to Portland for the rights to F Georgios Printezis and cash.

PHOENIX SUNS — Waived F Luke Zeller.

WASHINGTON WIZARDS — Traded G Jordan Crawford to Boston for C Jason Collins and G Leandro Barbosa.

National Football League

DETROIT LIONS — Named Terry Heffernan assistant offensive line coach.

National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS — Reassigned RW Matt Kennedy from Norfolk (AHL) to Fort Wayne (ECHL). Named Brian Burke part-time pro scout.

NEW YORK RANGERS — Reassigned G Scott Stajcer from Greenville (ECHL) to Connecticut (AHL).

ST. LOUIS BLUES — Assigned G Jake Allen to Peoria (AHL).

SAN JOSE SHARKS — Reassigned RW Matt Pelech to Worcester (AHL).

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS — Assigned F Brad Ross to Idaho (ECHL).

American Hockey League

BINGHAMTON SENATORS — Assigned G Marc Cheverie to Elmira (AHL).

HERSHEY BEARS — Loaned F T.J. Syner to Reading (ECHL).


ELMIRA JACKALS — Signed F Tyler Noseworthy.

READING ROYALS — Signed G Corey Milan.

North American Soccer League

NEW YORK COSMOS — Signed F Peri Marosevic and F Henry Lopez.

PORTLAND TIMBERS — Signed M Michael Nanchoff. Traded the first right of refusal to M Nigel Reo-Coker to Vancouver for 2014 and 2015 second-round draft picks.

National Women's Soccer League

PORTLAND THORNS — Signed F Danielle Foxhoven.