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Tuesday’s Sports Transactions

March 12, 2019
American League

BOSTON RED SOX — Optioned INF Michael Chavis, LHP Josh Taylor, and RHPs Travis Lakins and Chandler Shepherd to Pawtucket (IL) and RHP Denyi Reyes to Portland (EL). Reassigned C Austin Rei, OF Rusney Castillo, INF Tony Renda, 1B Josh Ockimey, and RHPs Mike Shawaryn and Carson Smith to their minor league camp.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Optioned RHP Scott Blewett and INF Kelvin Gutierrez to Omaha (PCL). Assigned LHP Foster Griffin, Cs MJ Melendez and Sebastian Rivero and 1B Samir Duenez to their minor league camp.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES — Optioned LHPs Kolby Allard and Grant Dayton, C Alex Jackson and RHP Jacob Webb to Gwinnett (IL). Reassigned LHPs Thomas Burrows, Corbin Clouse and Tucker Davidson to their minor league camp.

NEW YORK METS — Optioned RHPs Paul Sewald and Jacob Rhame to their minor league camp. Re-assigned RHP Arquimedes Caminero, INFs Andres Gimenez and Dilson Herrera, OFs Rymer Liriano and Tim Tebow, and C Ali Sanchez to their minor league camp.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Optioned RHPs Jesus Liranzo and Aaron Slegers, OF Jason Martin and INF Cole Tucker to Indianapolis (IL). Reassigned RHP Alex McRae to their minor league camp.

American Association

FARGO-MOORHEAD REDHAWKS — Released INF Reynaldo Rodriguez.

KANSAS CITY T-BONES — Traded RHP Pasquale Mazzoccoli to Rockland (Can-Am) for a player to be named. Signed C Roy Morales.

Atlantic League

LONG ISLAND DUCKS — Signed LHP Jake Fisher.

National Basketball Association

ATLANTA HAWKS — Signed F B.J. Johnson to a second 10-day contract.

WASHINGTON WIZARDS — Assigned G Chasson Randle to Capital City (NBAGL).

National Football League

CAROLINA PANTHERS — Re-signed QB Taylor Heinicke to a one-year contract.

CINCINNATI BENGALS — Signed OT Bobby Hart to a three-year contract.

GREEN BAY PACKERS — Released LB Nick Perry.

MIAMI DOLPHINS — Re-signed WR DeVante Parker to a two-year contract.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Re-signed FB Eli Penny.

Canadian Football League

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Signed LBs Dale Warren and Chinedu Oparaku.


ECHL — Suspended Orlando’s Colby McAuley one game and fined him an undisclosed amount for his actions in a March 10 game at Newfoundland. Suspended Norfolk’s Daniel Maggio two games and fined him an undisclosed amount for his actions in a March 9 game at Worcester. Suspended Kansas City’s David Dziurzynski and Cincinnati’s Justin Vaive five games each and fined them undisclosed amounts for their actions in a March 10 game.

WORCESTER RAILERS — Signed D Spencer Trapp and G Tommy Nixon to amateur tryout agreements.

Major League Soccer

NEW YORK CITY FC — Announced G Sean Johnson and F Jonathan Lewis were called to the United States Men’s National Team. Announced D Alex Callens was called to Peru.

ORLANDO CITY SC — Signed D Robin Jansson.

SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES — Announced D Nick Lima was called to the United States Men’s National Team.

SEATTLE SOUNDERS — Announced Jordan Morris and Cristian Roldan were called to the United States Men’s National Team and Jordy Delem was called to Martinique.


NORTH CAROLINA STATE — Reinstated men’s basketball G Eric Lockett.

NYU — Promoted Carl Villanueva to senior associate athletic director and Dominick Ciaccia associate athletic director.

RUTGERS — Dismissed men’s junior basketball F Issa Thiam.