Saturday’s Sports Transactions
BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Claimed C Pedro Severino off waivers from Washington. Designated INF Stevie Wilkerson for assignment.
BOSTON RED SOX — Agreed to terms with LHP Chris Sale on a five-year contract for 2020-24. Reassigned C Juan Centeno and OF Gorkys Hernandez to their minor league camp. Optioned INF Tzu-Wei Lin, LHP Bobby Poyner and RHP Marcus Walden to Pawtucket (IL) and LHP Darwinzon Hernandez to Portland (EL).
CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Optioned OF Nicky Delmonico to Charlotte (IL).
CLEVELAND INDIANS — Optioned RHP Nick Goody to Columbus (IL). Reassigned OF Trayce Thompson to their minor league camp.
HOUSTON ASTROS — Optioned LHP Reymin Guduan and INF AJ Reed to their minor league camp.
KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Optioned RHP Heath Fillmyer to Omaha (PCL).
NEW YORK YANKEES — Acquired OF Mike Tauchman from Colorado for LHP Phillip Diehl. Optioned RHP Jonathan Loaisiga to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Reassigned LHP Nestor Cortes Jr., OF Estevan Florial and RHP David Hale to their minor league camp.
SEATTLE MARINERS — Optioned OF Braden Bishop and RHP Dan Altavilla to Tacoma (PCL).
TEXAS RANGERS — Announced the retirement of RHP Jason Hammel.
CHICAGO CUBS — Optioned INF Ian Happ, C Taylor Davis and RHPs Alec Mills and Dillon Maples to Iowa (PCL). Released RHP Junichi Tazawa. Reassigned INF Cristhian Adames and OF Johnny Field to the minor league camp.
CINCINNATI REDS — Reassigned RHPs Anthony Bass and Matt Bowman to their minor league camp.
COLORADO ROCKIES — Optioned RHP Carlos Estevez and INF Pat Valaika to Albuquerque (PCL). Reassigned C Brett Nicholas to their minor league camp.
NEW YORK METS — Signed INF Ruben Tejada to a minor league contract. Reassigned OFs Carlos Gomez and Rajai Davis; INF Adeiny Hechavarria; and LHPs Ryan O’Rourke and Hector Santiago to their minor league camp.
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Agreed to terms with 1B Paul Goldschmidt on a five-year contract for 2020-24.
SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Acquired OF Michael Reed from Minnesota for OF John Andreoli and cash considerations. Designated LHP Steven Okert for assignment. Traded OF Matt Joyce to Atlanta for cash.
WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Optioned RHP Joe Ross to Fresno (PCL) and C Spencer Kieboom and RHP Erick Fedde to Harrisburg (EL). Reassigned INF Carter Kieboom, RHPs Henderson Alvarez III, Aaron Barrett and Scott Copeland and LHP Vidal Nuno III to their minor league camp.
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DETROIT LIONS — Signed CB Rashaan Melvin.
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DALLAS STARS — Recalled C Justin Dowling from Texas (AHL).
NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Assigned Fs Joey Anderson, Blake Pietila, John Quenneville, Eric Tangradi and D Josh Jacobs to Binghamton (AHL).
WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Recalled D Tyler Lewington from Hershey (AHL).
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GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS — Recalled D Trevor Hamilton from Toledo (ECHL).
ECHL — Suspended Jacksonville’s Everett Clark one game for his actions in a March 22 game at Norfolk.