Friday’s Sports Transactions
HOUSTON ASTROS — Agreed to terms with LHP Wade Miley on a one-year contract.
KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Promoted Lonnie Goldberg to assistant general manager/amateur scouting; Dr. Daniel Mack to assistant general manager/research and development and Guy Stevens to senior director of research and development/strategy.
NEW YORK YANKEES — Agreed to terms with RHPs Danny Farquhar, David Hale and Brady Lail; Cs Kellin Deglan, Francisco Diaz, Ryan Lavarnway and Jorge Saez and INF Giovanny Urshela on minor league contracts.
ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Agreed to terms with RHP Greg Holland on a one-year contract. Designated RHP Jake Barrett for assignment.
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INDIANA FEVER — Re-signed F Natalie Achonwa and Gs Shenise Johnson and Erica Wheeler.
MINNESOTA LYNX — Signed F Karima Christmas-Kelly.
PHOENIX MERCURY — Re-signed G Briann January to a multiyear contract.
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CAROLINA PANTHERS — Announced the retirement of DE Julius Peppers.
GREEN BAY PACKERS— Named Shawn Mennenga special teams coordinator and Wendel Davis and Christian Parker as defensive quality control coaches. Retained assistant special teams coach Maurice Drayton.
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EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Signed DL Kwaku Boateng to a contract extension through the 2020 season.
WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Signed RB Jalen Simmons and DB Mykkele Thompson.
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CAROLINA HURRICANES — Reassigned D Haydn Fleury to Charlotte (AHL).
PITTSBURGH PENGUINS — Acquired Fs Nick Bjugstad and Jared McCann from Florida for Fs Derick Brassard and Riley Sheahan, a second- and two fourth-round 2019 draft picks.
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NORTH CAROLINA FC — Announced D Manny Perez signed with Celtic FC (Scotland) and was loaned back to the team.
OTTAWA FURY — Announced the renewal of its affiliation with Montreal (MLS).
SAINT ROSE — Named Mike Perno men’s basketball coach.