Friday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on June 14, 2013 at 5:00 PM

Updated Friday, Jun 14 at 5:06 PM


MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL — Suspended Arizona RHP Ian Kennedy 10 games, INF Eric Hinske five games and Kirk Gibson one game and L.A. Dodgers RHP J.P. Howell, INF/OF Skip Shumaker and hitting coach Mark McGwire two games and manager Don Mattingly and RHP Ronald Belisario one game for their parts in Tuesday's brawl. Named Chris Conroy umpire.

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Optioned RHP Kevin Gausman to Norfolk (IL). Recalled RHP Jake Arrieta from Norfolk.

BOSTON RED SOX — Optioned RHPs Alfredo Aceves and Alex Wilson to Pawtucket (IL). Recalled RHP Rubby De La Rosa from Pawtucket. Agreed to terms with C Jake Romanski; RHPs Taylor Grover and Kyle Martin; 2B Carlos Asuaje and Reed Gragnani; and OF Forrestt Allday on minor league contracts.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Sent OF Dewayne Wise to Charlotte (IL) for a rehab assignment.

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Agreed to terms with RHP Casey Shane and LHP Matthew Whitehouse on minor league contracts. Sent RHP Blake Wood to Lake County (MWL) for a rehab assignment.

DETROIT TIGERS — Reinstated OF Austin Jackson from the 15-day DL. Optioned OF Avisail Garcia to Toledo (IL). Agreed to terms with RHPs Jonathon Crawford, Brett Huber, Johnnie Kirkland, Zac Reininger, Tanner Bailey, Buck Farmer, Calvin Drummond, Jonathan Maciel, Austin Pritcher and Scott Sitz; LHPs Ryan Beck and Joe Mantiply; Cs Austin Green and Duncan McAlpine; OFs Kasey Coffman and Ben Verlander; SS Curt Powell; 1B Dominic Ficociello; and 2B Taylor Johnson on minor league contracts.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Agreed to terms with 1B Dennis Raben on a minor league contract.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Assigned 3B Chris Nelson outright to Salt Lake (PCL). Agreed to terms with RHPs Keynan Middleton, Harrison Cooney, Grant Gordon, Ryan Etsell, Brian Loconsole, Trevor Foss, Alan Busenitz, Michael Smith, Alex Blackford, Clinton Sharp, Dan Tobik and Benjamin Carlson; OFs Riley Good, Chad Hinshaw, Mark Shannon, Miguel Hermosillo, Taylor Johnson, Michael Fish, Eric Aguilera and Brandon Bayardi; LHPs Nate Smith, Jonah Wesely, Cole Swanson, Matt Hernandez and Colin O'Keefe; SSs Angel Rosa, Alex Allbritton, Jon Pellant and Nathan Goro; Cs Stephen McGee, Cambric Moye and Eric Weiss; and 3Bs Cal Towey and Garrett Cannizaro on minor league contracts.

MINNESOTA TWINS — Agreed to terms with RHP Cody Eppley on a minor league contract.

NEW YORK YANKEES — Placed INF Kevin Youkilis on the 15-day DL. Optioned 3B David Adams and RHP Adam Warren to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Selected the contracts of OF Thomas Neal and RHP Chris Bootcheck from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Transferred INF Eduardo Nunez to the 60-day DL. Assigned LHP Cesar Cabral outright to Trenton (EL).

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Optioned LHP Hideki Okajima to Sacramento (PCL). Selected the contract of RHP Dan Otero from Sacramento. Transferred LHP Brett Anderson to the 60-day DL. Agreed to terms with OF Billy McKinney and SS Chad Pinder on minor league contracts.

SEATTLE MARINERS — Sent 1B Justin Smoak to Tacoma (PCL) for a rehab assignment. Agreed to terms with C Henry Blanco. Designated C Kelly Shoppach for assignment.

TAMPA BAY RAYS — Optioned RHP Jake Odorizzi to Durham (IL). Reinstated RHP Alex Cobb from the bereavement list.

TEXAS RANGERS — Sent 2B Ian Kinsler to Frisco (TL) for a rehab assignment.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Assigned 3B Andy LaRoche outright to Buffalo (IL).

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Agreed to terms with OFs Zachary Esquerra and Taylor Ratliff; SSs Ryan Gebhardt and Randy McCurry; 3B Jordan Parr; 1B Ryan Kinsella; C Grant Nelson; and RHP Alex Byo on minor league contracts.

CHICAGO CUBS — Optioned LHP Brooks Raley to Iowa (PCL).

CINCINNATI REDS — Agreed to terms with LHP Zach Duke on a minor league contract.

COLORADO ROCKIES — Placed INF Troy Tulowitzki on the 15-day DL. Recalled INF Josh Rutledge from Colorado Springs (PCL). Traded OF Carl Thomore to the Chicago White Sox. Agreed to terms with RHPs Jerad McCrummen, Matt Pierpont and Konner Wade; OFs Michael Tauchman and Sean Dwyer; 3B Michael Benjamin; and LHP Alex Rodriguez on minor league contracts.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Designated C Ramon Hernandez for assignment. Reinstated C A.J. Ellis from the 15-day DL.

MIAMI MARLINS — Sent RHP Henderson Alvarez to Jupiter (FSL) for a rehab assignment.

NEW YORK METS — Agreed to terms with RHPs Kevin McGowan, Ricky Knapp, Brent McMinn, Gaither Bumgardner and Cameron Griffin; OFs Champ Stuart and Patrick Biondi; INFs Luis Guillorme and Jeff McNeil; C Colton Plaia; and 1B Zachary Mathieu.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Optioned RHP Tyler Cloyd and INF Cesar Hernandez to Lehigh Valley (IL). Recalled UT Michael Martinez and LHP Jake Diekman from Lehigh Valley. Agreed to terms with RHP Mark Meadors, Mark Leiter, Matthew Southard, Will Morris, Christopher Burgess, Matt Soren, Tyler Buckley, David Whitehead, Lee Ridenhour and Shane Martin; LHPs Christopher O'Hare, Cody Forsythe and Rob Marcello; 3Bs Sam Dove and Logan Pierce; OFs Cord Sandberg, Justin Parr and Nick Ferdinand; and Cs Andrew Knapp and Corey Bass on minor league contracts.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Sent RHP Jeanmar Gomez to Indianapolis (IL) for a rehab assignment. Agreed to terms with LHP Blake Taylor, INFs Trae Arbet and Danny Collins, RHP Shane Carle and C Max Rossiter on minor league contracts.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Optioned RHP Michael Wacha to Memphis (PCL). Reinstated RHP Jake Westbrook from the 15-day DL. Agreed to terms with RHPs Mike Mayers, Andrew Pierce, Kyle Grana and Kyle Webb; LHP Chase Brookshire; OFs James Bosco and Brian Vigo-Suarez and C Alex DeLeon on minor league contracts.

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Optioned LHP Tommy Layne and OF Jaff Decker to Tucson (PCL). Reinstated RHP Huston Street from the 15-day DL. Acquired INF Pedro Ciriaco from Boston for a player to be named or cash considerations. Designated INF James Darnell for assignment.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Designated RHP Ramon Ramirez for assignment. Optioned 1B Brett Pill to Fresno (PCL). Recalled C Hector Sanchez and RHP Jake Dunning from Fresno.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Sent 2B Danny Espinosa to Syracuse (IL) for a rehab assignment.

American Association

EL PASO DIABLOS — Released RHP Ryan Bean and LHP Adam Tollefson. Signed RHP Marshall Schuler.


SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS — Signed 1B Luke Murton.

SIOUX FALLS CANARIES — Released C Steve Domecus.

WICHITA WINGNUTS — Traded RHP Tyler White to River City for C Scott Dalrymple. Released C Stephen Yoo.

Can-Am League

TROIS-RIVIERES AIGLES — Signed C John Bobillo.

Frontier League

FLORENCE FREEDOM — Signed RHP Chad Martin. Released RHP Corey Deighan.

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES — Placed RHP Phil Reamy on the retired list.

JOLIET SLAMMERS — Signed C Kolin Conner and RHP Chris Deboo. Released RHP Jairo Acevedo, C Kieran Bradford and OF Erick Gaylord.

NORMAL CORNBELTERS — Signed C Kevin Franchetti.

ROCKFORD AVIATORS — Named James Frisbie manager.

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS — Signed OF Austin Montgomery.

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS — Signed OF Carlo Testa. Released RHP Scott Mueller.

United League

ALEXANDRIA ACES — Announced the retirement of P Brandon Creath. Activated P Mike Loseke.

SAN ANGELO COLTS — Traded OF Mike Mobbs to Wichita (AA) for future considerations. Activated P Kristian Bueno.

National Basketball Association

NBA — Fined Miami C Chris Bosh $5,000 for violating the league's anti-flopping rules during Thursday's game.

Women's National Basketball Association

WNBA — Suspended Phoenix F Candice Dupree one game for making contact with an official.

National Football League

ATLANTA FALCONS — Signed CB Robert Alford.

BUFFALO BILLS — Signed QB EJ Manuel.

CHICAGO BEARS — Signed OT A.J. Lindeman to a three-year contract.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Claimed DE Austen Lane off waivers from Jacksonville. Released DT Daniel Muir.

MIAMI DOLPHINS — Signed OL Dallas Thomas.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Released PK David Ruffer.SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Agreed to terms with QB Tarvaris Jackson on a one-year contract.

Canadian Football League

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Released Ps Brett Cameron and Tim Hutchinson; LB Chad Faulcon; DL Marcus Hyde; and DBs Sam Pope and Jawann Westerman.

National Hockey League

DETROIT RED WINGS — Agreed to terms with F Drew Miller on a three-year contract.

NASHVILLE PREDATORS — Traded F Bobby Butler to Florida for D T.J. Brennan.

American Hockey League

AHL — Approved the relocation of the Peoria Rivermen to Utica, N.Y.

Major League Soccer

COLUMBUS CREW — Traded an international roster slot to FC Dallas for a 2014 fourth-round supplemental draft pick.

Major Indoor Soccer League

MISL — Awarded a franchese to St. Louis to begin play in the 2013-14 season.


CENTRAL INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION — Elected Virginia Union president Dr. Claude G. Perkins chair, Virginia State president Dr. Keith T. Miller vice-chair and Chowan president Dr. M. Christopher White secretary of the executive committee.

WESTERN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE — Named Jeff Hurd commissioner.

BROWN — Named Todd Beckerman wrestling coach.

ETSU — Named Bob Bolen and Thomas Carr men's assistant basketball coaches.

SACRED HEART — Named Joel Beal and Jared Waimon men's assistant hockey coaches.

VANDERBILT — Named Ashley Earley women's assistant basketball coach.

WAKE FOREST — Named Will Murphy men's basketball video coordinator.