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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 — Sent RHP Tyler Thornburg to Pawtucket (IL) for a rehab assignment.

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

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.

TAMPA BAY RAYS — Optioned RHP Yonny Chirinos to Durham (IL).

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.

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 to Memphis (PCL).

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Optioned RHP Jefry Rodriguez to Harrisburg (EL).

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.

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

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

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.


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


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.

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

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

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