Tuesday's Sports Transactions

March 13, 2018 - 10:33 pm

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Optioned RHP Alec Asher to Norfolk (IL). Agreed to terms with LHP Hunter Cervenka on a minor league contract.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Optioned LF Daniel Palka and SS Jose Rondon to Charlotte (IL); RF Eloy Jimenez and LHP Ian Clarkin to Birmingham (SL); and CF Luis Alexander and RF Micker Adolfo to Winston-Salem (Carolina).

DETROIT TIGERS — Optioned LHP Ryan Carpenter, C Grayson Greiner and CF Mike Gerber to Toledo (IL); SS Sergio Alcantara and RHP Sandy Baez to Erie (EL); and RHP Eduardo Jimenez to Lakeland (FSL).

MINNESOTA TWINS — Optioned LHPs Adalberto Mejia and Stephen Gonsalves and RHPs Aaron Slegers and John Curtiss to Rochester (IL) and RHP Fernando Romero to Chattanooga (SL).

NEW YORK YANKEES — Optioned C Kyle Higashioka and INF Gleyber Torres to Scranton/Wilkes/Barre (IL) and reassigned them to minor league camp.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Optioned RHP Lou Trivino, OF Ramon Laureano, INF Jorge Mateo and LHP Jairo Labourt to Nashville (PCL).

TEXAS RANGERS — Optioned OF Willie Calhoun, INF Ronald Guzman, C/INF Isiah Kiner-Falefa and RHP Connor Sadzeck to Round Rock (PCL) and C Jose Trevino to Frisco (TL). Assigned INFs Hanser Alberto and Christian Lopes, OF Scott Heineman, LHP David Hurlbut and RHPs Austin Bibens-Dirkx, Paolo Espino, Reed Garrett, Adrian Sampson and Tayler Scott to minor league camp. Assigned C Brett Nicholas outright to Round Rock.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Optioned C Reese McGuire to Buffalo (IL). Optioned C Danny Jansen to Buffalo (IL).

National League

CHICAGO CUBS — Optioned RHPs Jen-Ho Tseng, Alec Mills, Cory Mazzoni and Luke Farrell; 2B David Bote and LHPs Rob Zastryzny and Dario Alvarez to Iowa (PCL). Reassigned INF Chesny Young and OF Jacob Hannemann to their minor league camp.

CINCINNATI REDS — Assigned INF Dilson Herrera outright to Louisville (IL).

NEW YORK METS — Optioned RHPs Gerson Bautista, Jamie Callahan, Marcos Molina and Corey Oswalt to their minor league camp. Reassigned RHP Kevin McGowan and OF Tim Tebow to their minor league camp.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Agreed to terms with LHP Tim Berry on a minor league contract.

Frontier League

EVANSVILLE OTTERS — Signed INF Ryan Long to a contract extension.

LAKE ERIE CRUSHERS — Signed RHP Drake Robison.

RIVER CITY RASCALS — Signed RHP Reginald Johnson.


WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS — Released C Scott Morton.

National Basketball Association

ATLANTA HAWKS — Signed G Damion Lee to a 10-day contract.

LOS ANGELES LAKERS — Signed F Travis Wear to a second 10-day contract.

NEW YORK KNICKS — Signed F Troy Williams for the remainder of the season.

Women's NBA

MINNESOTA LYNX — Signed G Tanisha Wright.


DELAWARE 87ERS — Claimed G Jared Brownridge off waivers.

National Football League

NFL — Named Maryann Turcke chief operating officer.

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Released RB Adrian Peterson.

ATLANTA FALCONS — Signed CB Leon McFadden and OL Austin Pasztor to one-year contract extensions.

BALTIMORE RAVENS — Released RB Danny Woodhead.

BUFFALO BILLS — Agreed to terms with DT Kyle Williams on a one-year contract.

CHICAGO BEARS — Place right of first refusal tenders on WR Joshua Bellamy, DB Bryce Callahan and WR Cameron Meredith.

DETROIT LIONS — Re-signed S Tavon Wilson.

GREEN BAY PACKERS — Released WR Jordy Nelson.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Announced the retirement of LB Paul Posluszny.

MIAMI DOLPHINS — Released LB Lawrence Timmons.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES — Released TE Brent Celek.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Re-signed WR Mike Evans to a five-year contract and TE Cameron Brate to a six-year contract.

Canadian Football League

EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Extended the contract of DL Mike Moore through the 2019 season.

National Hockey League

BUFFALO SABRES — Recalled G Linus Ullmark from Rochester (AHL).

NEW YORK RANGERS — Recalled D Ryan Sproul from Hartford (AHL).

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS — Loaned G Anthony Stolarz to Reading (ECHL).

ST. LOUIS BLUES — Reassigned G Ville Husso to San Antonio (AHL).

WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Reassigned D Madison Bowey to Hershey (AHL).

American Hockey League

AHL — Suspended Iowa G Niklas Svedberg, Rochester F Justin Bailey and Syracuse D Ben Thomas one game.

BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS — Agreed to terms with D Tyler Mueller to an amateur tryout agreement.

SAN DIEGO GULLS — Recalled RW Austin Ortega from Utah (ECHL).


READING ROYALS — Signed F Viktor Liljegren to an amateur try-out contract.


BIG EAST CONFERENCE — Signed commissioner Val Ackerman to a three-year contract extension through June 30, 2021.

BARUCH — Promoted associate head men's soccer coach Dima Kamenshchik to head coach.

EMORY — Named Misha Jackson women's basketball coach.

IOWA STATE — Announced sophomore men's basketball G Jakolby Long intends to transfer to another school.

PRESBYTERIAN — Announced the resignation of women's basketball coach Todd Steelman.

WASHINGTON STATE — Announced women's basketball coach June Daugherty will not return next season.

YALE — Named Kristen O'Rourke assistant field hockey coach.

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