Saturday’s Sports Transactions
TEXAS RANGERS — Named Eric McMahon assistant major league strength and conditioning coach. Released LHP Jonathon Niese from minor league contract.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Signed INF Danny Espinosa to a minor league contract. Claimed LHP Sam Moll off waivers from Seattle.
CINCINNATI REDS — Optioned C Stuart Turner to Louisville (IL). Reassigned LHP Kyle Crockett and RHP Jimmy Herget to Louisville (IL).
PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Extended their player development contract with the Altoona Curve (NYP) through the 2022 season.
SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Optioned IF Ryder Jones to Sacramento (PCL).
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NBA — Fined Phoenix Fs Jared Dudley and Marquese Chriss $25,000 each, for their roles in an on-court incident with 6:55 remaining in the third quarter of a March 15 game at Utah.
LOS ANGELES LAKERS — Assigned C Thomas Bryant to South Bay (NBAGL).
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ARIZONA CARDINALS — Signed OL Justin Pugh to a five-year contract.
BALTIMORE RAVENS — RB Danny Woodhead announced his retirement.
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Released DT Johnathan Hankins.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Signed DE Adrian Clayborn, RB Jeremy Hill and OL Matt Tobin.
NEW YORK JETS — Acquired a 2018 first-round (No. 3) draft pick from Indianapolis for a 2018 first- (No. 6), second- (No. 37) and (No. 49) draft picks, and a 2019 second-round draft pick.
OAKLAND RAIDERS — Signed LB Kyle Wilber and DL Tank Carradine.
SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Signed WR Jaron Brown and S Maurice Alexander.
TENNESSEE TITANS — Released DL Sylvester Williams.
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HARTFORD WOLF PACK — Reassigned F Dawson Leedahl to Greenville (ECHL).
READING ROYALS — Announced F Steven Swavely was recalled by Lehigh Valley (AHL).
WORCESTER RAILERS — Signed F Jake Randolph.
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SKY BLUE FC — Placed D Erin Simon on the 45-day DL.
NORTHWESTERN — Announced men’s sophomore basketball G Isiah Brown will transfer.