Tuesday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on March 4, 2014 at 6:00 PM

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Agreed to terms with LHP Johan Santana on a minor league contract.

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Agreed to terms with RHPs Austin Adams, Corey Kluber, C.C. Lee and Bryan Shaw; LHPs T.J. House and Colt Hynes; and INF Lonnie Chisenhall on one-year contracts. Named Gregg Langbehn major league replay coordinator.

National League

CHICAGO CUBS — Named Ted Lilly special assistant to the president of baseball operations and general manager.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Optioned RHP Pedro Baez, OF Nick Buss, RHP Stephen Fife, RHP Yimi Garcia and LHP Jarret Martin to their minor league camp. Reassigned RHP Sam Demel, C Griff Erickson, LHP Daniel Moskos, C Chris O'Brien and LHP Chris Reed to their minor league camp.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Agreed to terms with LHP Mike Gonzalez on a minor league contract.

American Association

AMARILLO SOX — Signed INF Joe Weik and RHP Joe Zeller.


WICHITA WINGNUTS — Traded RHP Andrew Aizenstadt to Gateway for a player to be named.

Atlantic League

LONG ISLAND DUCKS — Signed RHP Shaun Garceau.

Frontier League


FLORENCE FREEDOM — Signed RHP Casey Henn to a contract extension. Signed C Joe Staley.

FRONTIER GREYS — Signed RHP Ryan Hartman.

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES — Acquired RHP Andrew Aizenstadt from Wichita for a player to be named. Signed INF Hunter Ridge.

JOLIET SLAMMERS — Signed RHP John Kukuruda.

SCHAUMBURG BOOMERS — Placed LHP Cameron Roth on the retired list.

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS — Sold the contract of C John Nester to San Diego (NL). Placed INF Jason Ganek, OF Kenny Gregory and INF Cannon Lester on the retired list.

National Basketball Association

CHARLOTTE BOBCATS — Signed C Justin Hamilton to a 10-day contract.

DALLAS MAVERICKS — Assigned G Gal Mekel to Texas (NBADL).

MILWAUKEE BUCKS — Signed F Tony Mitchell to a 10-day contract.

Women's National Basketball Association

ATLANTA DREAM — Named Teresa Edwards assistant coach.

National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Named Buddy Morris strength and conditioning coach.

ATLANTA FALCONS — Re-signed DT Corey Peters to a one-year contract. Announced the retirement of RB Jason Snelling.

DETROIT LIONS — Released G Leroy Harris. Signed DT Corvey Irvin.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Released G Uche Nwaneri.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES — Released WR Jason Avant.

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS — Released CB Derek Cox, CB Johnny Patrick and FB Le'Ron McClain.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Waived RB Jawan Jamison and RB Davin Meggett. Terminated the contracts of DE Adam Carriker, TE Richard Quinn and P Sav Rocca.

Canadian Football League

B.C. LIONS — Announced the retirement of QB Buck Pierce.

National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS — Traded F Dustin Penner to Washington for a 2014 fourth-round draft pick. Traded G Viktor Fasth to Edmonton for a 2014 fifth-round draft pick and a 2015 third-round draft pick.

CAROLINA HURRICANES — Agreed to terms with G Anton Khudobin on a two-year contract.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS — Acquired D David Rundblad and D Mathieu Brisebois from Phoenix for a 2014 second-round draft pick. Assigned Brisebois to Rockford (AHL).

DALLAS STARS — Traded D Stephane Robidas to Anaheim for a conditional 2014 fourth-round draft pick. Recalled F Chris Mueller from Texas (AHL).

EDMONTON OILERS — Traded G Ilya Bryzgalov to Minnesota for a 2014 fourth-round draft pick.

FLORIDA PANTHERS — Traded D Mike Weaver to Montreal for a 2015 fifth-round draft pick.

MINNESOTA WILD — Signed RW Zack Mitchell to a three-year, entry-level contract. Reassigned F Stephane Veilleux to Iowa (AHL).

NEW YORK ISLANDERS — Traded D Andrew MacDonald to Philadelphia for C Matt Mangene, a 2014 third-round draft pick and a 2015 second-round draft pick.

OTTAWA SENATORS — Traded F Jeff Costello to Vancouver for D Patrick Mullen and assigned him to Binghamton (AHL).

PHOENIX COYOTES — Recalled D David Rundblad from Portland (AHL).

VANCOUVER CANUCKS — Traded G Roberto Luongo and F Steve Anthony to Florida for G Jacob Markstrom and F Shawn Matthias.

WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Reassigned LW Nicolas Deschamps to Hershey (AHL).

American Hockey League

AHL — Suspended Binghamton D Fredrik Claesson and Toronto C Jerred Smithson one game.


ECHL — Suspended Orlando F C.J. Severyn indefinitely. Increased the one-game suspension of Idaho D to two games.

Southern Professional Hockey League

PEORIA RIVERMEN — Signed F Robert Vanwynsberghe to a three-game tryout.

National Lacrosse League

COLORADO MAMMOTH — Fired coach Bob Hamley and assistant coaches Ed Comeau and Sean Ferris.

Major League Soccer

COLORADO RAPIDS — Signed MF Jose Mari.

LA GALAXY — Signed D James Riley.

SEATTLE SOUNDERS — Traded M Alex Caskey to D.C. United for a 2016 third-round draft pick.

SPORTING KANSAS CITY — Signed M Alex Martinez.

VANCOUVER WHITECAPS — Signed G Marco Carducci.


CASTLETON — Named Benjamin Stockwell director of athletic communications.

CLEMSON — Suspended DE Corey Crawford, OL David Beasley, OL Shaq Anthony and CB Garry Peters one game for violating team rules.

DELAWARE — Named Rachel Chupein women's assistant soccer coach.

FRESNO STATE — Named Marcus Woodson secondary coach.

TCU — Named Kenny Perry cornerbacks coach.