Monday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on August 19, 2013 at 5:00 PM

Updated Monday, Aug 19 at 5:03 PM

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Sent 3B Wilson Betemit to Frederick (Carolina) for a rehab assignment. Recalled DH Danny Valencia from Norfolk (IL).

HOUSTON ASTROS — Acquired 1B Japhet Amador and OF Leonardo Heras from Diablos Rojos del Mexico (Mexican) for cash considerations. Called up LHP Wade LeBlanc from Oklahoma City (PCL). Optioned OF Marc Krauss to Oklahoma City.

MINNESOTA TWINS — Optioned RHP Kyle Gibson to Rochester (IL).

TAMPA BAY RAYS — Activated OF Desmond Jennings from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Brandon Gomes to Durham (IL).

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Reinstated SS Munenori Kawasaki from the paternity list. Optioned RHP Thad Weber to Buffalo (IL).

National League

CHICAGO CUBS — Activated OF Brian Bogusevic from the 15-day DL.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Reinstated RHP Brian Wilson from the 15-day DL. Optioned OF-1B Scott Van Slyke to Albuquerque (PCL).

MIAMI MARLINS — Placed 3B Placido Polanco on the seven-day DL. Selected the contract of INF Gil Velazquez from New Orleans (PCL). Transferred OF Marcell Ozuna to the 60-day DL.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Sent RHP James McDonald to the GCL Pirates for a rehab assignment.

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Recalled RHP Brad Boxberger from Tucson (PCL). Designated RHP Sean O'Sullivan for assignment.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Acquired OF David DeJesus from the Chicago Cubs for a player to be named. Released OF Roger Bernardina.

Eastern League

TRENTON THUNDER_Announced RHP Bryan Mitchell and RHP Manny Barreda were assigned to the team from Tampa (FSL) and INF Saxon Butler was assigned to Tampa.

American Association

EL PASO DIABLOS — Signed RHP Charlie Hejny.

GRAND PRAIRIE AIR HOGS — Signed RHP Curtis Camilli.

ST. PAUL SAINTS — Released C Adam Seaman.

WICHITA WINGNUTS — Signed LHP James Giulietti.

Can-Am League

ROCKLAND BOULDERS — Released RHP Nathaniel Roe.

Frontier League

EVANSVILLE OTTERS — Released 1B James Maxwell.

FLORENCE FREEDOM — Acquired RHP Jordan Conley from Southern Maryland (Atlantic) for future considerations. Signed RHP Patrick Robinson and C Brian Sheehan. Released RHP Dan Jensen and C Wes Meadows.

FRONTIER GREYS — Traded OF Justin Vasquez to Schaumburg for OF Bubba Dotson and LHP Devon Pearson. Released LHP Alfonso Cardenas. Signed OF Mike Bolling.

JOLIET SLAMMERS — Signed RHP Anthony Figliola. Released RHP Jonathan Gonzalez and RHP Ian Haley.

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS — Acquired RHP Nelson Curry from Rio Grande Valley (United) for a player to be named.

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS — Traded RHP Shawn Sanford to Schaumburg Boomers for a player to be named.

National Basketball Association

CHARLOTTE BOBCATS — Signed F Anthony Tolliver.

National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Released P Will Batson, C Kyle Quinn and G-C Scott Wedige.

BALTIMORE RAVENS — Released CB Chris Johnson.

BUFFALO BILLS — Released PK Rian Lindell.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Acquired G-C John Moffitt from Seattle for DL Brian Sanford.

DALLAS COWBOYS — Waived/injured LB Alex Albright, DT Travis Chappelear and DE Toby Jackson.

DETROIT LIONS — Waived LB Cory Greenwood.

HOUSTON TEXANS — Activated WR DeVier Posey from the active/PUP list.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Placed RB Dan Moore on the waived-injured list.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Released WR Mohamed Massaquoi and G-C Jason Spitz.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Traded WR Jon Baldwin to San Francisco for WR A.J. Jenkins.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Released CB Jacob Lacey.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Reached an injury settlement with TE Brandon Ford. Released LB A.J. Edds, OL R.J. Mattes and DL Scott Vallone.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS — Terminated the contracts of QB Seneca Wallace, WR Steve Breaston and WR Patrick Crayton. Placed DE Kenyon Coleman on injured reserve. Waived DB A.J. Davis, WR Jarred Fayson, G Ricky Henry, LB Chase Thomas and DB Dion Turner.

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS — Placed WR Danario Alexander on the waived-injured list.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Traded G John Moffitt to Cleveland for DL Brian Sanford. Released K Carson Wiggs. Signed DT Dewayne Cherrington.

TENNESSEE TITANS — Activated TE Delanie Walker from the PUP list.

Canadian Football League

EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Signed K-P Hugh O'Neill.

Women's Indoor Football League

WIFL — Signed coach Rick Reeder to a three-year contract.

National Hockey League

MONTREAL CANADIENS — Signed G Dustin Tokarski to a one-year, two-way contract.


IDAHO STEELHEADS — Agreed to terms with F Taylor Vause.


EASTERN COLLEGE ATHLETIC CONFERENCE — Named Greg Dumais field director of hockey operations for Division III ice hockey.

HAMPDEN-SYDNEY — Named Nick Goins linebackers coach and special teams coordinator.

NORTHLAND — Named Ernie May baseball coach.

RANDOLPH-MACON — Named Joe Meehan men's assistant basketball coach.

WAKE FOREST — Dismissed S Duran Lowe from the football team, for violating an undisclosed university policy.