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Friday’s Sports Transactions

February 1, 2019
BASEBALL
American League

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.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Agreed to terms with RHP Greg Holland on a one-year contract. Designated RHP Jake Barrett for assignment.

BASKETBALL
Women’s National Basketball Association

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.

FOOTBALL
National Football League

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.

Canadian Football League

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.

HOCKEY
National Hockey League

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.

SOCCER
Major League Soccer
United Soccer League

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).

COLLEGE

SAINT ROSE — Named Mike Perno men’s basketball coach.

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