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Friday’s Sports Transactions

July 28, 2018

NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM — Elected Arte Moreno to the board of directors.

American League

CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Designated RHP Chris Volstad for assignment. Recalled RHP Thyago Vieira from Charlotte (IL). Selected the contract of RHP Tyler Danish from Charlotte.

DETROIT TIGERS — Optioned LHP Ryan Carpenter to Toledo (IL).

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Traded 3B Mike Moustakas to the Milwaukee Brewers for OF Brett Phillips and RHP Jorge Lopez.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Optioned RHP Dayan Diaz to Inland Empire (Cal). Optioned OF Jabari Blash to Salt Lake (PCL). Selected OF Eric Young Jr. from Salt Lake. Transferred LHP John Lamb to the 60-day DL.

MINNESOTA TWINS — Acquired RHP Jorge Alcala and OF Gilberto Celestino from the Houston Astros for RHP Ryan Pressly.

NEW YORK YANKEES — Placed OF Aaron Judge on the 10-day DL. Recalled INF Tyler Wade from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).

SEATTLE MARINERS — Signed RHP Jordan Desgujin to a minor league contract.

TAMPA BAY RAYS — Designated C Adam Moore for assignment. Selected the contract of C Michael Perez from Durham (IL).

TEXAS RANGERS — Traded LHP Cole Hamels and cash to the Chicago Cubs for RHPs Eddie Butler and Rollie Lacy and a player to be named.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Acquired INF Eduardo Escobar from the Minnesota Twins for RHP Jhoan Duran and OFs Gabriel Maciel and Ernie De La Trinidad. Recalled SS Ildemaro Vargas from Reno (PCL). Placed INF Jake Lamb on the 10-day DL. Designated INF Jack Reinheimer for assignment.

ATLANTA BRAVES — Acquired LHP Jonny Venters for $250,000 of international signing bonus pool allocation. 

CHICAGO CUBS — Recalled RHP Alec Mills from Iowa (PCL).

CINCINNATI REDS — Optioned RHP Austin Brice to Louisville (IL). Designated LHP Kyle Crockett for assignment. Recalled RHP Keury Mella and LHP Wandy Peralta from Louisville.

COLORADO ROCKIES — Assigned 2B Daniel Castro outright to Albuquerque (PCL). Reinstated RHP German Márquez from the paternity list. Optioned OF Raimel Tapia to Albuquerque. Reinstated OF David Dahl from the 10-day DL and optioned him to Albuquerque. Transferred RHP Mike Dunn from the 10-day to the 60-day DL.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Activated RHP Joakim Soria. Optioned RHP Jacob Barnes to Colorado Springs (PCL).

NEW YORK METS — Assigned 2B Ty Kelly outright to Las Vegas (PCL). Designated OF Matt den Dekker for assignment. Signed OF Austin Jackson to a one-year contract.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Acquired INF Asdrubal Cabrera from the New York Mets for RHP Franklyn Kilome. Optioned RHP Drew Anderson to Lehigh Valley (IL). Recalled LHP Ranger Suarez from Lehigh Valley.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Recalled RHP Alex McRae from Indianapolis (IL). Optioned RHP Michael Feliz to Indianapolis.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Traded RHP Sam Tuivailala to Seattle for RHP Seth Elledge and assigned Elledge to Springfield (TL). Designated LHP Tyler Lyons and RHP Greg Holland for assignment. Placed LHP Brett Cecil on the 10-day DL, retroactive to July 23. Selected the contract of RHP Dakota Hudson from Memphis (PCL). Recalled RHP Daniel Poncedeleon and LHP Tyler Webb from Memphis and RHP Luke Weaver from Peoria (MWL).

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Optioned 2B Kelby Tomlinson and LHP Ty Blach to Sacramento (PCL). Sent 2B Joe Panik to Sacramento for a rehab assignment.

American Association

KANSAS CITY T-BONES — Traded OF Dexter Kjerstad to Winnipeg for a player to be named. Signed OF Logan Moon.

Can-Am League

QUEBEC CAPITALES — Released RHP Ryan Searle. Signed INF Zach Wilson.

SUSSEX COUNTY MINERS — Released OF Alex Glenn.

United Shore Professional Baseball League

UTICA UNICORNS — Announced RHP Jake Mayer was signed by the Seattle Mariners.

National Basketball Association

LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS — Waived G C.J. Williams.

National Football League

NFL — Suspended New York Jets WR ArDarius Stewart without pay for the first two games of the regular season for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances.

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Released DE Moubarek Djeri. Signed S Tre Boston to a one-year contract.

ATLANTA FALCONS — Agreed to terms with OT Jake Matthews on a five-year contract extension.

CHICAGO BEARS — Signed OL Jack Allen. Waived DL Bunmi Rotimi.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Signed DL Zaycoven Henderson and WR Blake Jackson.

LOS ANGELES CHARGERS — Placed TE Hunter Henry, G Forest Lamp and CB Jason Verrett on the PUP list. Placed G Brett Boyko and S Derwin James on active-NFI list.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Signed WR Paul Turner. Released TE Troy Niklas.

OAKLAND RAIDERS — Placed G-OT Vadal Alexander and DE Khalil Mack on the reserve-did not report list.

TENNESSEE TITANS — Agreed to terms with OT Taylor Lewan on a multi-year contract extension and TE Delanie Walker on a two-year contract extension.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Signed QB Colt McCoy to a contract extension through 2019.

National Hockey League

WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Re-signed F Tom Wilson to a six-year contract.

American Hockey League

BAKERSFIELD CONDORS — Named Sam Kim video coordinator and Chad Drown trainer. Announced Edmonton Oilers goaltending development coach Sylvain Rodrigue will work for the team full-time.

Major League Soccer

NEW YORK CITY FC — Acquired M Valentin Castellanos on loan from Club Atletico Torque (Primera Division-Uruguay).


CONFERENCE CAROLINAS — Named Megan Zimlich conference officer for the 2018-19 academic year.

ALABAMA — Signed football coach Nick Saban to an eight-year contract through the 2025 season.

FLORIDA — Announced freshman CB Justin Watkins is leaving school and graduate DL Adam Shuler is transferring from West Virginia.

HAMPTON — Named Kevin Darcy women’s soccer coach.

NORTH CAROLINA — Announced junior TB Antonio Williams will be eligible to play this season.

ST. NORBERT — Announced the resignation of baseball coach Tom Winske to accept an assistant coaching position at Central Michigan.

SAN FRANCISCO — Signed men’s basketball coach Kyle Smith to a multi-year contract extension.

TEXAS — Suspended LB Demarco Boyd.

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