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Tuesday’s Sports Transactions

May 7, 2019
American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Recalled RHP Jefry Rodriguez from Columbus (IL). Optioned RHP Jon Edwards to Columbus.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Reinstated RHP Cody Allen, INF Zack Cozart and RHP-DH Shohei Ohtani from the IL. Designated OF Peter Bourjos and RHP Chris Stratton for assignment. Optioned INF Luis Rengifo to Salt Lake (PCL).

National League

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Reinstated 3B Anthony Rendon from the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Erick Fedde from Harrisburg (EL). Optioned INF Carter Kieboom to Fresno (PCL). Placed LHP Tony Sipp on the 10-day IL. Optioned OF Mike Gerber, LHP-RHP Pat Venditte to Sacramento. Designated OF Gerardo Parra outrighted to AAA Sacramento and elected free agency. o IF Yangervis Solarte designated for assignment. (con’d)

American Association


KANSAS CITY T-BONES — Traded RHP Robbie Gordon to Rockland (Can-Am) for a player to be named.

Atlantic League

LONG ISLAND DUCKS — Announced the contract of INF Ivan De Jesus Jr. was purchased by the Chicago White Sox. Activated C Wagner Gomez to the active list.

National Football League

BUFFALO BILLS — Named A.J. Highsmith and Mike Szcabo area scouts. Promoted Dennis Hickey to senior national scout.

CINCINNATI BENGALS — Claimed HB Darrin Hall off waivers from Cleveland.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Signed CB Terrence Alexander and S Isaiah Wharton. Waived S Jordan Martin.

OAKLAND RAIDERS — Signed WR Jalin Marshall. Acquired a conditional 2021 seventh-round draft pick from Chicago for WR K Eddy Piñeiro.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Signed OL Wesley Johnson to a one-year contract. Waived TE Marcus Lucas.

TENNESSEE TITANS — Released WR Roger Lewis.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Named Kyshoen Jarrett defensive quality control coach.

National Hockey League

CALGARY FLAMES — Signed D Carl-Johan Lerby to a two-year entry-level contract.

EDMONTON OILERS — Named Ken Holland general manager and president of hockey operations.

MONTREAL CANADIENS — Signed D Otto Leskinen to a two-year, entry-level contract.

American Hockey League

AHL — Suspended Charlotte D Dennis Robertson one game after being assessed a match penalty for an illegal check to the head of an opponent and Hershey D Tyler Lewington one game for his actions in a May 4 game.


USADA — Announced weightlifter Ernest Prempeh accepted a four-year suspension for an anti-doping rule violation.

Major League Soccer

COLUMBUS CREW — Acquired $100,000 in general allocation money and a 2020 second-round selection in the SuperDraft from Atlanta for M Justin Meram.

FC CINCINNATI — Fired coach Alan Koch. Named Yoann Damet interim search.

LA GALAXY — Acquired M Favio Alvarez on loan from Atlético Tucumán (Argentina) through the use of targeted allocation money.

North American Soccer League

SKY BLUE FC — Signed D Gina Lewandowski.


BROWN — Named Heather Marini offensive quality control coach, Isaac Whitney defensive quality control coach, Andrew Goodman director of football operations and Paul Frisone coordinator of football operations & player development.

CLEMSON — Announced men’s sophomore basketball G Nick Honor has transferred from Fordham.

MIAMI — Announced men’s senior basketball C Nysier Brooks is transferring from Cincinnati.

TULANE — Announced women’s junior basketball G Arsula Clark is transferring from Louisiana-Monroe.