Friday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on May 31, 2013 at 5:00 PM

Updated Friday, May 31 at 5:01 PM

Major League Baseball

MLB_Suspended free agent minor league RHP Ryan Acosta and 2B Chris Retherford 50 games apiece after positive tests for an amphetamine under the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS_Agreed to terms with RHP Chris Jakubauskas on a minor league contract and assigned him to Columbus (IL).

NEW YORK YANKEES_Activated 1B Mark Teixeira from the 60-day DL and 3B Kevin Youkilis from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Ivan Nova and LHP Vidal Nuno to Scranton-Wilkes-Barre (IL).

OAKLAND ATHLETICS_Activated OF Josh Reddick from the 15-day DL. Optioned C Luke Montz to Sacramento (PCL).

TAMPA BAY RAYS_Optioned RHP Alex Colome to Durham (IL). Recalled LHP Jeff Beliveau from Durham.

TEXAS RANGERS_Sent RHP Alexi Ogando to Frisco (Texas) on an injury rehabilitation assignment. Reinstated INF Mike Olt from the Round Rock (PCL) DL and transferred him to Frisco.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS_Placed 3B Eric Chavez on the 15-day DL. Activated INF-OF Willie Bloomquist off the 15-day DL.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS_Selected the contract of RHP Peter Moylan from Albuquerque (PCL). Transferred LHP Scott Elbert to the 60-day DL.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES_Recalled OF Alex Presley from Indianapolis (IL). Optioned INF Josh Harrison to Indianapolis. Activated INF Chase d'Arnaud from the 15-day DL and optioned him to Indianapolis.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS_Optioned RHP Mitchell Boggs to Memphis (PCL). Selected the contract of RHP Keith Butler from Springfield (Texas).

Carolina League

CAROLINA MUDCATS_Announced RHP Rob Nixon was added to the roster from Akron (EL).

WINSTON-SALEM DASH_Announced RHP Jake Cose was added to the roster from Kannapolis (SAL). Released RHP Ryan Buch.

South Atlantic League

KANNAPOLIS INTIMIDATORS_Announced RHP Anthony Bucciferro was added to the roster from extended spring training.

American Association

GRAND PRAIRIE AIRHOGS_Sold the contract of OF Aaron King to Boston (AL). Signed INF Frazier Hall.

FARGO-MOORHEAD REDHAWKS_Traded INF Ryan Pineda to Grand Prairie for a player to be named.

Frontier League


FLORENCE FREEDOM_Signed OF Jeremy Hamilton. Released C David Carrillo.

JOLIET SLAMMERS_Released OF Matthew Scruggs.

LAKE ERIE CRUSHERS_Signed RHP Ricky Bowen. Released INF J.C. Figueroa.

ROCKFORD AVIATORS_Released RHP Jordan Cudney.

SCHAUMBURG BOOMERS_Released RHP Daniel Petitti.

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS_Signed RHP Jessie Snodgrass. Released LHP Evan DeLuca and OF Anthony Renteria.

United League

ALEXANDRIA ACES_Signed RHP Brandon Creath. Released RHP Andrew Loynaz.

National Basketball Association

MILWAUKEE BUCKS_Announced they have reached an agreement in principle to hire Larry Drew as their coach.

Women's National Basketball Association

SEATTLE STORM_Announced the retirement of F Tina Thompson after this season.

National Football League

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS_Released OL Tyronne Green and WR TJ Moe.

SAN FRANCISC0 49ERS_Signed RB Marcus Lattimore to a four-year contract.

ST. LOUIS RAMS_Announced RB Isaiah Pead was suspended for the season opener for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.

Canadian Football League

TORONTO ARGONAUTS_Signed QB Ricky Ray to a contract extension through the 2015 season. Released WR Mike Williams, RB Shawnbrey McNeal and OL lineman Josh Prinsen.

National Hockey League

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS_Agreed to terms with F Alex Broadhurst on a three-year entry-level contract.

DALLAS STARS_Announced Scott White will join the team as director of hockey operations and will also retain his role as general manager of Texas (AHL). Announced that they will not renew the contract assistant general manager Frank Provenzano.

National Lacrosse League

TORONTO ROCK_Fired coach Troy Cordingley. Named John Lovell coach.

Major League Soccer

MLS_Suspended San Jose D Victor Bernardez two games and fined him an undisclosed amount for violent conduct against FC Dallas F Kenny Cooper during a May 25 game.

D.C. UNITED_Waived MF Marcos Sanchez.

National Women's Soccer League

NWSL_Fined Seattle Reign FC an undisclosed amount for comments critical of the match officials that were made by general manger and coach Laura Harvey following a May 25 against Portland.


CARROLL (MONT.)_Announced the resignation of track and field and cross country coach Matt Morris. Named Harry Clark men's and women's track and field and cross country coach.

CONCORDIA (WIS.)_Announced the resignation of baseball coach Val Keiper.

DENVER_Signed men's lacrosse coach Bill Tierney to a contract extension through 2017.

IDAHO_Named Eric Brown linebackers coach and Bam Hardmon defensive line coach.

IOWA STATE_Named Doc Sadler men's assistant basketball coach.

KANSAS_Named Jerrance Howard men's assistant basketball coach.

NEW ORLEANS_Fired baseball coach Bruce Peddie.

SACRED HEART_Announced the retirement of men's basketball coach Dave Bike.

SOUTH ALABAMA_Named Yolisha Jackson women's basketball recruiting coordinator.

VIRINIA_Announced junior QB Phillip Sims is ineligible to play and will leave the school after completing his current summer term.