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Tuesday’s Sports Transactions

June 5, 2018
American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Recalled C Austin Wynns from Norfolk (IL).

BOSTON RED SOX — Placed LHP Drew Pomeranz on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Saturday. Recalled RHP Brandon Workman from Pawtucket (IL). Sent RHP Tyler Thornburg to Pawtucket for a rehab assignment.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Recalled C Kevan Smith from Charlotte (IL). Added RHP Juan Minaya from Charlotte as 26th man.

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Optioned OF Bradley Zimmer to Columbus (IL). Reinstated OF Lonnie Chisenhall from the 10-day DL.

DETROIT TIGERS — Optioned RHP Sandy Baez to Erie (EL). Assigned SS Pete Kozma outright to Toledo (IL). Signed RHP Gerson Moreno to a minor league contract.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Placed RHP Daniel Gossett on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Monday. Optioned RHP Josh Lucas to Nashville (PCL). Reinstated RHP Liam Hendriks from the 10-day DL. Recalled C Josh Phegley from Nashville.

TAMPA BAY RAYS — Placed RHP Chris Archer on the 10-day DL. Recalled RHP Diego Castillo from Durham (IL). Optioned RHP Yonny Chirinos to Durham.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Optioned OF Socrates Brito to Reno (PCL). Selected the contract of 3B Kristopher Negron from Reno. Sent RHP Shelby Miller to Jackson (SL) for a rehab assignment.

CINCINNATI REDS — Optioned RHP Jackson Stephens to Louisville (IL). Released RHP Kevin Shackelford. Reinstated RHP Anthony DeSclafani from the 60-day DL.

COLORADO ROCKIES — Optioned INF Daniel Castro to Albuquerque (PCL). Recalled OF Mike Tauchman from Albuquerque.

NEW YORK METS — Optioned RHP Gerson Bautista to Las Vegas (PCL). Designated LHP Budday Baumann for assignment. Reinstated 3B Todd Frazier and RHP Anthony Swarzak from the 10-day DL.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Assigned RHP Drew Hutchison outright to Lehigh Valley (IL). Sent SS J.P. Crawford to Lehigh Valley for a rehab assignment.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Optioned C Carson Kelly and RHP Mike Mayers to Memphis (PCL). Designated C Steven Baron for assignment. Reinstated C Yadier Molina and RHP Carlos Martinez from the 10-day DL. Selected the contract of RHP Preston Guilmet from Memphis (PCL).

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Optioned RHP Pierce Johnson to Sacramento (PCL). Reinstated LHP Madison Bumgarner from the 60-day DL.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Optioned RHP Jefry Rodriguez to Harrisburg (EL). Placed RHP Jeremy Hellickson on the 10-day DL. Reinstated LHP Matt Grace from the 10-day DL and LHP Tim Collins from paternity leave.

American Association

CHICAGO DOGS — Released INF Matt Telesco.

GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS — Released RHP Chris Powell. Signed RHP Jeremy Holcombe.

LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Released LHP Kyle Kinman.

SIOUX FALLS CANARIES — Claimed OF Jordan Smith off waivers from St. Paul. Signed RHP Neal Kunik.

Frontier League

EVANSVILLE OTTERS — Signed 2B David Cronin.

FLORENCE FREEDOM — Signed OF Jimmy Heck and UT Chandler Rodriguez. Released C Nick Crouse and OF Cutter McDowell.

JOLIET SLAMMERS — Signed RHP Ottavio Dattolo. Released RHP Matt Sandoval.

LAKE ERIE CRUSHERS — Released 1B/OF Conner Simonetti.

NORMAL CORNBELTERS — Signed UT Joel Davis, OF Tony Holton, LHP Ryan Lawlor and INF Samuel Vega. Released INFs Tyler Beckwith and Michael Centeno.

RIVER CITY RASCALS — Released LHP Anthony Paesano.

SCHAUMBURG BOOMERS — Traded 1B Kewby Meyer to Lake Erie. Signed OF Zach Weigel to a contract extension.



National Football League

CHICAGO BEARS — Placed TE Zach Miller on the PUP list.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Terminated the contract of LB Tank Carder. Signed LB Mychal Kendricks.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Signed P Taylor Symmank.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS — Placed OL Jerald Hawkins and TE Jake McGee on injured reserve. Signed OT Bryce Harris and TE Ryan Malleck to one-year contracts.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Waived DB Trovon Reed.


XFL — Named Oliver Luck commissioner.

National Hockey League

CALGARY FLAMES — Renewed their affiliation with Kansas City (ECHL).

DETROIT RED WINGS — Named Ben Simon coach of Grand Rapids (AHL).

LOS ANGELES KINGS — Promoted Nelson Emerson to director of player personnel and Glen Murray to director of player development. Named Richard Seeley general manager and Jaroslav Modry assistant coach of Ontario (AHL). Reassigned Ontario director of hockey operations Hubie McDonough to scout.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS — Fired coach Doug Weight and general manager Garth Snow.

ST. LOUIS BLUES — Named Drew Bannister coach of San Antonio (AHL).

American Hockey League

BAKERSFIELD CONDORS — Signed LWs Braden Christoffer and Evan Polei, RW Ryan Van Stralen and D Logan Day and Marc-Olivier Crevier-Morin to one-year contracts.


ATLANTA GLADIATORS — Announced coach and general manager of hockey operations Chuck Weber will not return next season.


USA CYCLING — Named Tim Johnson USA Cycling Foundation development director.

Major League Soccer

ATLANTA UNITED — Signed F Yosef Samuel to a short-term agreement.


MEN’S BASKETBALL COLLEGIATE OFFICIATING CONSORTIUM — Named Jim Haney assistant coordinator of men’s officiating, assigned to America East Conference beginning next season.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BASKETBALL COACHES — Announced West Virginia coach Bob Huggins and Missouri coach Cuonzo Martin accepted invitations to join the board of directors.

APPALACHIAN STATE — Extended the contract of men’s basketball coach Jim Fox two years through the 2020-21 season.

AUSTIN PEAY — Named Lisa Varytimidis associate athletics director and senior woman administration.

GETTYSBURG — Named Michael Kovach assistant men’s soccer coach.

HOUSTON — Announced senior QB Quentin Dormady is transferring from Tennessee.

LANDER — Named Samantha Pinchoff women’s tennis coach.

LOYOLA (MD.) — Named Brenden Straughn assistant men’s basketball coach.

NYU — Named Meg Barber women’s basketball coach.

ST. BONAVENTURE — Named Sean Neal assistant men’s basketball coach.

TEXAS RIO GRANDE VALLEY — Named Anna Nimz associate head women’s basketball coach.

TUSCULUM — Promoted assistant baseball coach and recruiting coordinator Brandon Steele to head coach.

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