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Wednesday’s Sports Transactions

August 9, 2018
American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Sent OF Craig Gentry to Bowie (EL) for a rehab assignment.

BOSTON RED SOX — Optioned INF Tony Renda to Pawtucket (IL). Reinstated 3B Rafael Devers from the 10-day DL.

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Released RHP Zach McAllister. Signed RHP Luis Sanchez to a minor league contract.

DETROIT TIGERS — Placed 1B John Hicks on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Tuesday. Optioned LHP Daniel Stumpf to Toledo (IL). Recalled C Grayson Greiner and RHP Artie Lewicki from Toledo. Selected the contract of RHP Jacob Turner from Toledo.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Placed RHP Nick Tropeano on the 10-day DL. Released 3B Luis Valbuena. Recalled LHP Williams Jerez from Salt Lake (PCL). Sent C Rene Rivera to Inland Empire (Cal) for a rehab assignment.

NEW YORK YANKEES — Optioned RHP Chance Adams to Scranton Wilkes-Barre (IL).

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Signed 1B Viosergy Rosa to a minor league contract.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES — Placed RHP Shane Carle and LHP Max Fried on the 10-day DL. Optioned LHP Kolby Allard to Gwinnett (IL). Assigned RHP Jason Hursh outright to Mississippi (SL).

CINCINNATI REDS — Optioned RHP Jesus Reyes to Louisville (IL). Recalled RHP Robert Stephenson from Louisville.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Recalled SP Pat Venditte from Oklahoma City (PCL). Sent RHP Josh Fields to the AZL Dodgers and LHP Hyun-Jin Ryu to Oklahoma City for rehab assignments.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Traded RHP Jon Perrin to Kansas City for RHP Sal Biasi.

PHILADEPLHIA PHILLIES — Optioned OF Dylan Cozens to Lehigh Valley (IL). Recalled RHP Enyel De Los Santos from Lehigh Valley.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Placed 2B Sean Rodriguez on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Monday. Optioned 1B Jose Osuna to Indianapolis (IL). Designated OF Christopher Bostick for assignment. Reinstated 1B Josh Bell from the 10-day DL. Claimed LHP Buddy Boshers off waivers from Houston.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Placed RHP Kelvin Herrera on the 10-day DL. Optioned RHP Jefry Rodriguez to Syracuse (IL). Recalled RHP Koda Glover from Syracuse.

American Association

KANSAS CITY T-BONES — Released LHP Jayson Aquino.

SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS — Announced RHP Taylor Jordan signed with Fubon (PBL-China).

TEXAS AIRHOGS — Released C Sebastian Murray.

WINNIPEG GOLDEYES — Signed LHP Brennan Bernardino.

Can-Am League

OTTAWA CHAMPIONS — Signed INF Ozney Guillen and C Cyle Figueroa.

Frontier League

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES — Released INF Josh Anthony and C Brian Mayer. Signed C/3B Audie Afenir.


SCHAUMBURG BOOMERS — Signed RHP Quinn DiPasquale.

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS — Released LHP Austin Stephens. Signed LHP Jeff Dally and RHP Augie Gallardo.

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS — Released RHP Aaron Burns. Signed RHP Jesus Balaguer.

National Basketball Association

CLEVELAND CAVALIERS — Named Dr. Rick Celebrini director of sports medicine and performance.

DALLAS MAVERICKS — Signed G Devin Harris to a one-year contract.

National Football League

CAROLINA PANTHERS — Signed OL Tyler Larsen to a two-year contract extension.

GREEN BAY PACKERS — Signed LB James Crawford.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Signed S Mike Basile.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Waived/injured CB David Rivers. Signed DT Nathan Bazata.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Waived/injured DL Tavaris Barnes and LB Alex McCalister. Signed DL Dante Sawyer and LB Cassanova McKinzy.

Canadian Football League

EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Released WR Miles Shuler.

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Released WR Brisly Estime from the practice roster.


READING ROYALS — Signed F Brayden Low to a one-year contract.

Major League Soccer

D.C. UNITED — Acquired G Bill Hamid on a year-and-a-half loan from FC Midtjylland (Superliga-Denmark).

PORTLAND TIMBERS — Traded D Vytautas Andriuskevicius to D.C. United for targeted allocation money.

SEATTLE SOUNDERS — Acquired D Brad Smith on loan from AFC Bournemouth (Premier League-England).

United Soccer League

LA GALAXY II — Signed D Justin Fiddes.


TENNIS INTEGRITY UNIT — Fined Peng Shuai $10,000 and suspended her six months, with $5,000 and three months suspended, and suspended the credentials of her coach, Bertrand Perret, three months for attempting to change her doubles partner at Wimbledon 2017.


COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON — Named Samantha Davis and Andy Russo assistant trainers and Greylin Cleary, Quentin Mullen and Sara Steckman graduate assistant trainers. Announced the retirement of equestrian coach Bob Story.

IOWA — Suspended OT Alaric Jackson and DL Cedrick Lattimore one game.

XAVIER, N.O. — Named Yhann Plummer men’s and women’s track and field and cross country coach.

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