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Tuesday’s Sports Transactions

November 3, 2015
American League

BOSTON RED SOX — Exercised their 2016 contract option on RHP Clay Buchholz.

DETROIT TIGERS — Reinstated RHP Joe Nathan from the 60-day DL.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Reinstated RHPs Miguel Almonte, Louis Coleman, Jeremy Guthrie, Greg Holland and Michael Mariot; LHP Scott Alexander; C Francisco Pena; 2B Omar Infante; SS Orlando Calixte; 3B Cheslor Cuthbert; and OFs Lane Adams, Jorge Bonifacio, Reymond Fuentes, Jonny Gomes and Terrance Gore.

MINNESOTA TWINS — Reinstated LHP Logan Darnell and RHP Ryan Pressly from the 60-day DL. Named Dustin Morse senior director, communications and Chris Iles senior director, content. Announced the resignation of senior director corporate communications and broadcast Kevin Smith.

NEW YORK YANKEES — Released RHP Chris Martin.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Announced RHP Dan Otero was claimed off waivers by Philadelphia.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Reinstated 2B Maicer Izturis and OF Michael Saunders from the 60-day DL. Exercised the 2016 contract options on OF Jose Bautista, 1B-DH Edwin Encarnacion and RHP R.A. Dickey. Declined the 2016 contract option on INF Maicer Izturis, making him a free agent.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Agreed to terms with 3B Randy Federico on a minor league contract.

CINCINNATI REDS — Reinstated C Devin Mesoraco from the 60-day DL.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Assigned C Juan Centeno, 1B Matt Clark, RHP Johnny Hellweg, LHP Cesar Jimenez and OF Logan Schafer outright to Colorado Springs (PCL). Reinstated RHPs Michael Blazek and Jimmy Nelson from the 60-day DL.

NEW YORK METS — Reinstated Cs Johnny Monell and Anthony Recker, LHP Dario Alvarez, 3B Eric Campbell, 2B Dilson Herrera, SSs Matt Reynolds and Ruben Tejada, OF LF Eric Young Jr. and RHPs Erik Goeddel, Akeel Morris, Carlos Torres, Logan Verrett and Gabriel Ynoa.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Reinstated SS Cesar Hernandez and LHPs Elvis Araujo, Matt Harrison, Mario Hollands and Cliff Lee from the 60-day DL.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Reinstated RHP Carlos Martinez from the 60-day DL.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Reinstated 2B Joe Panik, OF Juan Perez and Cs Hector Sanchez and Andrew Susac from the 60-day DL.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Named Dusty Baker manager.

National Football League

DALLAS COWBOYS — Waived RB Joseph Randle.

MIAMI DOLPHINS — Placed DE Cameron Wake on injured reserve. Released CB Trovon Reed from the practice squad. Signed OT John Ulrick. Signed LB Terrell Manning and DB Gary Shamiel to the practice squad.


TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Placed OT Reid Fragel on injured reserve.

TENNESSEE TITANS — Fired coach Ken Whisenhunt. Named assistant head coach/tight ends coach Mike Mularkey interim head coach.

National Hockey League

ARIZONA COYOTES — Named Mitchell Ziets arena consultant.

American Hockey League

SPRINGFIELD FALCONS — Announced F Michael Bunting was assigned to the team. Signed D Keith Aulie to a professional tryout contract.


MANCHESTER MONARCHS — Loaned F Darik Angeli to Portland (AHL).


CLEMSON — Announced men’s junior basketball G Austin Ajukwa will transfer.