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Monday’s Sports Transactions

May 14, 2018
American League

BOSTON RED SOX — Activated RHP Steven Wright. Placed RHP Hector Velázquez on the 10-day DL.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Recalled INF-OF Hunter Dozier from Omaha (PCL). Placed 1B Lucas Duda on the 10-day DL.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Sent RHP Blake Wood on a rehab assignment to Inland (Cal).

NEW YORK YANKEES — Reinstated INF/OF Brandon Drury from the 10-day DL and optioned him to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Transferred the rehab assignments for 1B Greg Bird and OF Billy McKinney to Trenton (EL).

SEATTLE MARINERS — Selected INF Gordon Beckham from Tacoma (PCL). Placed INF Robinson Cano on the 10-day DL.

National League

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Sent RHP Alex Reyes on a rehab assignment to Peoria (MWL).

National Football League

CHICAGO BEARS — Signed WR Matt Fleming, DB John Franklin III, OL Jeremi Hall, DB Tyrin Holloway and OL Matt McCants. Released OL Travis Averill, LB Howard Jones, OL Cameron Lee and LB Nyles Morgan.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Signed QB Brogan Roback, DB Tigie Sankoh and LB Genard Avery.

LOS ANGELES CHARGERS — Signed WR Justice Liggins and DE Patrick Afriyie.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Waived CB Brandon Dixon, OT Adam Bisnowaty, LB Derrick Mathews, CB C.J. Goodwin, TE Stephen Baggett and CB Bryon Fields. Signed G Chris Scott, CB Chris Lewis-Harris, G Malcolm Bunche, WR Alonzo Russell, DB Mike Jones and RB Robert Martin.

OAKLAND RAIDERS — Signed P Johnny Townsend,

TENNESSEE TITANS — Agreed to terms with TE Anthony Firsker, DB Joseph Este, LB Robert Spillane, LB Tobenna Okeke and DE Connor Flagel. Waived QB Tyler Ferguson, CB Elijaah Goins, CB Ryan McKinley and RB Larry Rose.

Canadian Football League

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Signed WRs Tyrone Pierre and Daniel Petermann, K Felix Mernard-Briere and DB Tharold Simon.

National Hockey League

NHL — Fined Washington D Michal Kempny $2,419.35 for cross-checking Tampa Bay F Cedric Paquette during a May 13 game at Tampa.

American Hockey League

AHL — Suspended Manitoba F Patrice Cormier one game for his actions in a May 11 game at Rockford.


ECHL — Suspended Fort Wayne’s Dennis Kravchenko and Colorado’s Gabriel Verpaelst five games each, and Fort Wayne’s Daniel Maggio and Colorado’s Joey Ratelle three games apiece, and fined them undisclosed amounts for their part in an altercation before the start of a May 13 game.


NCAA — Named Dean Blandino football’s director of instant replay and Anthony Holman managing director for championships operations and playing rules.

DAVIS & ELKINS — Named Evan Merrill men’s lacrosse coach.

VANDERBILT — Named Shereka Wright women’s associate head basketball coach.

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