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Monday’s Sports Transactions

June 12, 2018
American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Activated LHP Zach Britton from the 10-day DL. Placed RHP Pedro Araujo on the 10-day DL. Transferred OF Colby Rasmus to the 60-day DL.

BOSTON RED SOX — Activated OF Mookie Betts from the 10-day DL. Optioned 1B Sam Travis to Pawtucket (IL).

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Recalled C/OF Francisco Meja from Columbus (IL). Optioned RHP Evan Marshall to Columbus. Released RHP Matt Belisle from his minor league contract.

DETROIT TIGERS — Optioned RHP Zac Reininger to Toledo (IL).

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Optioned RHP Trevor Oaks to Omaha (PCL).

LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Optioned OF Michael Hermosillo to Salt Lake (PCL). Recalled OF Jabari Blash from Salt Lake.

NEW YORK YANKEES — Sent RHP Luis Cessa on a rehab assignment to Tampa (FSL).

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Sent LHP Ryan Buchter on a rehab assignment to Stockton (Cal).

TAMPA BAY RAYS — Recalled SS Willy Adames from Durham (IL). Placed INF Daniel Robertson on the 10-day DL.

TEXAS RANGERS — Assigned SS Elvis Andrus to Frisco (TL) on a rehab assignment.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Activated RHP Preston Guilmet. Optioned LHP Tim Mayza to Buffalo (IL).

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Optioned 1B Christian Walker to Reno (PCL). Recalled RHP Braden Shipley from Reno.

CHICAGO CUBS — Selected the contract of RHP Anthony Bass from Iowa (PCL). Optioned RHP Cory Mazzoni to Iowa. Transferred RHP Eddie Butler to the 60-day DL.

CINCINNATI REDS — Sent RHP Homer Bailey on a rehab assignment to Louisville (IL).

MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Reinstated 1B Eric Thames from the 10-day DL. Optioned RHP Brandon Woodruff to Colorado Springs (PCL).

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Purchased the contract of RHP Daniel Poncedeleon from Memphis (PCL). Optioned 1B Luke Voit to Memphis. Agreed to terms with 3B Nolan Gorman and assigned him to Johnson City (Appalachian).

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Signed LHP Yhonson Rojas to a minor league contract.

American Association

CLEBURNE RAILROADERS — Traded OF Axel Johnson to Windy City (FL) for future considerations.

LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Signed RHP Scott Kuzminsky.

WICHITA WINGNUTS — Signed OF Hunter Clanin.

Can-Am League

OTTAWA CHAMPIONS — Signed OF Tillman Pugh. Released RHP Noah Gapp.

Frontier League

EVANSVILLE OTTERS — Released 1B Caleb Eldridge.

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS — Released RHP Adam Cornwell.

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS — Signed INF Braxton Morris. Released RHP Mike Anthony.


National Basketball Association

DETROIT PISTONS — Named Dwane Casey coach and agreed to terms with him on a five-year contract.

National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Signed S Travell Dixon. Waived-injured S Jonathan Owens.

BUFFALO BILLS — Named Keith Jennings BLESTO college scout.


NEW YORK GIANTS — Signed OT Jarron Jones and DB Kenneth Durden. Waived OT Tyler Howell.

Canadian Football League

EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Signed FB Pascal Lochard and DB Maurice McKnight. Released RB Chris Amoah.

National Hockey League

CALGARY FLAMES — Signed F Yasin Ehliz and D Marcus Hogstrom to two-way contracts.


COURT OF ARBITRATION FOR SPORT — Announced Sara Errani’s doping suspension was increased from two months to 10 months. Her original two-month ban was served from August to October 2017. That period will count toward her new 10-month suspension.


FLAGLER — Named Chris Kranjc men’s soccer coach.

NORTHWESTERN — Announced freshman QB Hunter Johnson is transferring from Clemson.

NYU — Named Dan Rickard, Danté Milligan and James Altman men’s assistant basketball coaches.

SAINT ANSELM — Named Larry Rocha men’s ice hockey coach.

SAINT JOSEPH’S — Promoted Katie Kuester to women’s assistant basketball coach. Named Christina Foggie director of women’s basketball operations.

TEXAS RIO GRANDE VALLEY — Named Ipek Turkyilmaz women’s assistant basketball coach.

TUSCULUM — Named Ross Cash men’s and women’s golf coach.

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