Thursday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on June 13, 2013 at 5:00 PM

Updated Thursday, Jun 13 at 5:02 PM

American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS_Signed OF Silento Sayles and INF Paul Hendrix to minor league contracts. Signed LHP Clay Rapada to a minor league contract and assigned him to Columbus (IL).

HOUSTON ASTROS_Signed 2B Tony Kemp, CF Jason Martin, SS Thomas Lindauer, LHP Albert Minnis, RHP William Chrismon, RHP Pat Christensen, LHP Randall Fant, RHP Zachary Morton and RHP Tyler Brunnemann to minor league contracts.

NEW YORK YANKEES_Agreed to terms with 3B Eric Jagielo on a minor league contract.

SEATTLE MARINERS_Sent C Brandon Bantz outright Tacoma (PCL).

TAMPA BAY RAYS_Signed RHP Austin Pruitt, RHP Aaron Griffin, RHP Jaime Schultz, RHP Andrew Hanse, RHP Hunter Wood, RHP Cory Jordan and RHP D.J. Slaton, LHP Ben Griset, LHP Rick Teasley, INF Johnny Field, INF Patrick Blairn OF Julian Ridings and OF Jeremy Hadley.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS_Signed RHP Patrick Murphy, LHP Evan Smith, LHP Daniel Lietz, RHP Conner Greene, C Garrett Custons, LHP Tim Mayza, INF Timothy Locastro, OF Johnathan Davis, C Danny Jansen, C Mike Reeves, OF Brendan Kalfus, OF Sean Hurley, INF Andrew Florides, RHP Garrett Pickens, INF-OF David Harris and RHP Brett Barber to minor league contracts.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS_Claimed RHP Nate Adcock off waivers from Kansas City and optioned him to Reno (PCL). Sold the rights to RHP Warner Madrigal to the Chunichi Dragons of the Japan's Central League.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES_Activated RHP Charlie Morton from the 60 day DL. Placed RHP A.J. Burnett on the 15-day DL (retroactive to June 9). Released RHP Jose Contreras.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS_Activated LHP Ross Detwiler from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Erik Davis to Syracuse (IL).

American Association

EL PASO DIABLOS_Signed RHP Anthony Smith.

GRAND PRAIRIE AIR HOGS_Released RHP Cole Green and RHP Marshall Schuler.

Can-Am League

NEW JERSEY JACKALS_Released RHP David Filak.

QUEBEC CAPITALES_Released OF Dany Deschamps.

Frontier League

EVANSVILLE OTTERS_Signed RHP Pat Goelz. Released RHP Mark Willinsky.


FRONTIER GREYS_Acquired OF J.J. Muse from the El Paso (AA) for a player to be named.

SCHAUMBURG BOOMERS_Acquired LHP Josh Renfro from Grand Prairie (AA) to complete a previous trade. Signed RHP Preston Hatcher. Released LHP Delvin Perez.

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS_Sold the contract of RHP Mike Recchia to Chicago (AL). Signed OF Nathan Pittman.

National Football League

CHICAGO BEARS_Waived CB Maurice Jones.

DENVER BRONCOS_Released RB Willis McGahee. Signed RB Montee Ball and CB Kayvon Webster.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS_Waived DE Austen Lane and CB Trey Wilson. Signed CB Lionel Smith and P Ken Parrish.

MIAMI DOLPHINS_Signed WR Joe Hastings and DT Tracy Robertson. Waived WR Courtney Gardner and FB Ina Liaina.


PHILADELPHIA EAGLES_Agreed to terms with QB Matt Barkley on a four-year contract.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS_Signed QB Landry Jones to a four-year contract.

ST. LOUIS RAMS_Signed WR Tavon Austin, LB Alec Ogletree, S T.J. McDonald, WR Stedman Bailey, OL Barrett Jones, CB Brandon McGee and RB Zac Stacy.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS_Signed WR Derek Hagan. Waived WR Jheranie Boyd.

TENNESSEE TITANS_Agreed to terms with WR Justin Hunter.

National Hockey League

DALLAS STARS_Signed D Kevin Connauton to a three-year contract through the 2015-16 season.

MONTREAL CANADIENS_Signed D Davis Drewiske to a two-year contract extension through the 2014-15 season.

PHOENIX COYOTES_Re-signed vice president of hockey operations and assistant general manager Brad Treliving to a multiyear contract extension.

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS_Agreed to terms with C Evgeni Malkin on an eight-year contract extension.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS_Signed RW Colton Orr to a two-year contract extension and G Drew MacIntyre to a one-year contract.

American Hockey League

SPRINGFIELD FALCONS_Re-signed RW Trent Vogelhuber to a one-year contract.

Major League Soccer

TORONTO FC_Placed MF Terry Dunfield on waivers.

North American Soccer League

NEW YORK COSMOS_Signed MF Marcos Senna.

National Women's Soccer League



BLOOMFIELD_Named David Caputo women's basketball coach.

ETSU_Named Laura Barry women's assistant basketball coach.

MOUNT OLIVE_Named Montel Jones men's assistant basketball coach.

NORTHWESTERN_Named Brian James men's assistant basketball coach.

OLD DOMINION_Named Trina Patterson women's assistant basketball coach.

UCONN_Announced the retirement of men's assistant basketball coach George Blaney.