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Tuesday’s Sports Transactions

November 21, 2018
BASEBALL
American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Designated INF Engelb Vielma for assignment. Selected the contract of RHP Dillon Tate from Bowie (EL).

BOSTON RED SOX — Acquired RHP Colten Brewer from San Diego Padres for INF Esteban Quiroz. Requested unconditional release waivers on RHP William Cuevas. Sent RHP Austin Maddox outright to Pawtucket (IL). Selected the contracts of INF Michael Chavis, RHP Travis Lakins and LHP Josh Taylor from Pawtucket (IL); LHP Darwinzon Hernandez from Portland (EL); and RHP Denyi Reyes from Salem (Carolina).

CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Selected the contracts of RHP Dylan Cease and LHP Kodi Medeiros from Birmingham (SL) and RHP Jordan Stephens and C Seby Zavala from Charlotte (IL).

HOUSTON ASTROS — Selected the contracts of RHP Rogelio Armenteros and C Garrett Stubbs from Fresno (PCL) and RHP Bryan Abreu from Quad Cities (MWL).

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Selected the contracts of RHPs Arnaldo Hernandez and Josh Staumont from Omaha (PCL) and RHP Scott Blewett from Northwest Arkansas (TL).

MINNESOTA TWINS — Signed 3B Randy Cesar and RHPs Preston Guilmet and Zack Weiss to minor league contracts. Selected the contracts of SS Nick Gordon and OF LaMonte Wade from Rochester (IL).

NEW YORK YANKEES — Selected the contract of RHP Joe Harvey from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).

SEATTLE MARINERS — Agreed to terms with C Jeff Mathis on a two-year contract. Shifted first base coach Chris Prieto to third base coach. Named Perry Hill first base/infield coach.

TEXAS RANGERS — 3B Adrian Beltre announced his retirement. Claimed INF Jack Reinheimer off waivers from the Chicago Cubs. Assigned RHPs Eddie Butler and Ronald Herrera outright to Nashville (PCL). Signed C Jeff Mathis to a two-year contract through the 2020 season.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Assigned RHPs Artie Lewicki and Braden Shipley outright to Reno (PCL). Selected the contracts of RHP Taylor Clarke, 3B Kevin Cron and RHP Joel Payamps from Reno (PCL) and RHP Bo Takahashi and RHP Emilio Vargas from Jackson (SL).

ATLANTA BRAVES — Selected the contracts of C Alex Jackson and RHPs Jacob Webb, Patrick Weigel from Gwinnett (IL) and Huascar Ynoa from Florida (FSL).

CHICAGO CUBS — Announced the resignation of pitching coach Jim Hickey.

CINCINNATI REDS — Selected the contract of RHP Jimmy Herget from Louisville (IL).

COLORADO ROCKIES — Selected the contracts of RHP Ryan Castellani and OF RF Sam Hilliard from Hartford (EL); 3B Josh Fuentes from Albuquerque (PCL); and RHP Justin Lawrence from Lancaster (Cal). Designated 1B Jordan Patterson for assignment.

MIAMI MARLINS — Claimed RHP Julian Fernandez off waivers from San Francisco.

NEW YORK METS — Released RHP Jenrry Mejia.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Selected the contracts of SS Arquimedes Gamboa, RHP Edgar Garcia and RHP Adonis Medina.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Designated RHPs Conner Greene and Derian Gonzalez for assignment. Agreed to terms with LHPs Tommy Layne and Hunter Cervenka, C Joe Hudson and RHPs Mike Hauschild, Williams Perez and Harold Arauz on minor league contracts. Selected the contracts of LHP Genesis Cabrera, RHP Ryan Helsley, OF Lane Thomas and INF Ramon Urias from Memphis (PCL).

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Agreed to terms with C Kurt Suzuki on a two-year contract.

Frontier League

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES — Named James Frisbie pitching coach.

SCHAUMBURG BOOMERS — Signed RHP Dylan Stutsman to a contract extension. Signed RHP Erik Martinez.

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS — Signed OF Joe Becht and RHP Dan Hlad to contract extensions.

BASKETBALL
National Basketball Association

NBA — Fined Golden State F Kevin Durant $25,000 for directing inappropriate language toward a fan during a Nov. 17 game at Dallas.

NBA G League

NBAGL — Named Allison Feaster professional path initiative leader and Rod Strickland professional path program manager.

FOOTBALL
National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Re-signed CB David Amerson. Promoted CB Chris Jones and WR Jalen Tolliver from the practice squad. Released DE Vontarrius Dora and CB Jamar Taylor.

CINCINNATI BENGALS — Signed DE Kasim Edebali. Placed LB Preston Brown on injured reserve. Signed WR Hunter Sharp and DE Aaron Wallace to the practice squad. Placed DT Andrew Brown on the practice squad/injured list.

DENVER BRONCOS — Placed G Max Garcia on injured reserve. Signed OT Cyrus Kouandijo. Waived CB-KR Adam Jones.

DETROIT LIONS— Signed S Don Carey. Waived DE Eric Lee. Released CB Horace Richardson from the practice squad.

GREEN BAY PACKERS — Signed WR Teo Redding to the practice squad.

HOUSTON ASTROS — Signed OT David Steinmetz to the practice squad. Released CB Andre Chachere from the practice squad.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Placed CB D.J. Killings on injured reserve. Waived CB Arthur Maulet. Signed C Josh Andrews from Philadelphia’s practice squad. Promoted RB Jonathan Williams from the practice squad.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Placed TE O.J. Howard on injured reserve. Signed DB Josh Shaw. Signed DE Demone Harris to the practice squad.

Alliance of American Football

AAF — Signed QB Aaron Murray and allocated him to Atlanta.

HOCKEY
National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS — Reassigned G Kevin Boyle to San Diego (AHL).

ARIZONA COYOTES — Assigned D Robbie Russo to Tucson (AHL).

CALGARY FLAMES — Assigned D Dalton Prout to Stockton (AHL) for conditioning.

DALLAS STARS — Recalled G Landon Bow from Texas (AHL).

DETROIT RED WINGS — Assigned C Wade Megan to Grand Rapids (AHL).

EDMONTON OILERS — Fired coach Todd McLellan. Named Ken Hitchcock coach.

NASHVILLE PREDATORS — Reassinged F Rocco Grimaldi to Milwaukee (AHL).

NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Assigned D Steven Santini to Binghamton (AHL) for long-term injury conditioning.

SOCCER
Major League Soccer

NASHVILLE — Signed F Daniel Rios from Club Deportivo Guadalajara (Liga MX-Mexico).

COLLEGE

NOTRE DAME — Announced senior F Elijah Burns is leaving the men’s basketball program.

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