Thursday’s Sports Transactions
TAMPA BAY RAYS — Traded OFs Mallex Smith and Jake Fraley to Seattle for C Mike Zunino, OF Guillermo Heredia and LHP Michael Plassmeyer.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Signed 3B Jung Ho Kang to a one-year contract.
CHICAGO DOGS — Exercised 2019 options on OF Jonathan Moroney and LHP Kylin Turnbull.
FARGO-MOORHEAD REDHAWKS — Signed INF Leobaldo Pina.
MILWAUKEE MILKMEN — Signed LHP Aaron Ford and RHP Myles Smith.
ST. PAUL SAINTS — Exercised the 2019 option on C Justin O’Conner.
|National Football League|
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Signed DB Greg Mabin from the practice squad and C Tarvarus McFadden to the practice squad.
|Canadian Football League|
EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Signed QB Jeremiah Briscoe.
XFL — Named Doug Whaley senior vice president for football operations.
|National Hockey League|
NEW YORK RANGERS — Assigned C Boo Nieves to Hartford (AHL).
USA SWIMMING — Named Simone Manuel and Ryan Murphy ambassadors of the USA Swimming Foundation.
EARLHAM — Announced the resignation of football coach Nick Johnson.
TUSCULUM — Announced the resignation of women’s volleyball coach Michael Robinson.