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Wednesday’s Sports Transactions

October 21, 2015
National League

SEATTLE MARINERS — Named Andy McKay director of player development.

National League

LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Claimed RHP Lisalverto Bonilla off waivers from Texas and placed him on the 60-day DL.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Named Rick Kranitz bullpen coach and John McLaren catching coach.

American Association

AMARILLO THUNDERHEADS — Exercised the 2016 option on RHP Alex Koronis.

FARGO-MOORHEAD REDHAWKS — Released INF Jordan Tescher and RHP Alex Koronis.

Frontier League

FLORENCE FREEDOM — Signed RHP Jeremy Gooding to a contract extension.

RIVER CITY RASCALS — Signed 2B Casey Rodrigue to a contract extension. Signed LHP Shane Bay.


MILWAUKEE BUCKS — Waived G Jorge Gutierrez and Fs Marcus Landry and Josh Powell.

SAN ANTONIO SPURS — Waived Gs Jimmer Fredette and Keifer Sykes, C Youssou Ndoye and F Deshaun Thomas.

National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Released DE Lawrence Okoye from the practice squad. Signed CB Carrington Byndom and DT Olsen Pierre to the practice squad.

BALTIMORE RAVENS — Released RB Akeem Hunt from the practice squad. Signed DE Nordly Capi and Sheldon Price to the practice squad.

CHICAGO BEARS — Signed CB Bryce Callahan from the practice squad and S Demontre Hurst to the practice squad.

DETROIT LIONS — Released G Taylor Boggs. Claimed OT Michael Ola off waivers from San Diego. Placed RB Zach Zenner on injured reserve. Signed RB George Winn from the practice squad and WR Ryan Spadola and RB Marion Grice to the practice squad.

HOUSTON TEXANS — Released RB Daryl Richardson from the practice squad. Signed LB Steven Means to the practice squad.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Released LB Amarlo Herrera and DB Shaun Prater. Released QB Alex Tanney from the practice squad. Signed DB Dewey McDonald from the practice squad and TE Sam McGrath to the practice squad.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Placed RB Corey Grant and WR Tony Washington on injured reserve. Released DE Ziggy Hood. Released QB Jeff Tuel from the practice squad.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Signed LB Josh Keyes to the practice squad.

MIAMI DOLPHINS — Released RB Bronson Hill from the practice squad. Signed TE Brandon Williams from the practice squad and CB Trovon Reed to the practice squad.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Signed RB Joey Iosefa to the practice squad.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS — Released LB Anthony Spencer and P Brandon Fields. Released WR R.J. Harris from the practice squad. Signed WR T.J. Graham.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Waived DB Cooper Taylor. Released OT Xavier Proctor from the practice squad. Signed CB Leon McFadden off Arizona’s practice squad and TE Jerome Cunningham and OL Adam Gettis to the practice squad.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES — Waived-non-football injury DE B.J. McBryde.

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS — Signed DB Adrian Phillips from the practice squad and NT Chuka Ndulue to the practice squad.

TENNESSEE TITANS — Waived FB Connor Neighbors. Signed LB Markus Pierce-Brewster to the practice squad.

National Hockey League

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS — Placed D Duncan Keith on long-term injured reserve.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS — Fired coach Todd Richards. Named John Tortorella coach.

FLORIDA PANTHERS — Assigned D Josh Brown from Portland (AHL) to Manchester (ECHL).

NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Assigned F Reid Boucher to Albany (AHL).

NEW YORK ISLANDERS — Assigned D Loic Leduc and F Carter Verhaeghe from Bridgeport (AHL) to Missouri (ECHL).

NEW YORK RANGERS — Assigned F Tanner Glass to Hartford (AHL).

ST. LOUIS BLUES — Placed F Paul Stastny on injured reserve. Assigned F Zach Pochiro from Chicago (AHL) to Quad City (ECHL).

VANCOUVER CANUCKS — Assigned D Anton Cederholm from Utica (AHL) to Kalamazoo (ECHL).

American Hockey League

BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS — Returned D Patrick Cullity to Missouri (ECHL).

ONTARIO REIGN — Recalled F Jordan Samuels-Thomas from Manchester (ECHL).

ROCHESTER AMERICANS — Recalled F Allen McPherson from Elmira (ECHL).

STOCKTON HEAT — Assigned F Mitchell Heard to Adirondack (ECHL).


ECHL — Suspended South Carolina D Wade Epp two games and fined him an undisclosed amount.

ADIRONDACK THUNDER — Released D C.J. Chartrain.


READING ROYALS — Signed F Matt Hatch. Traded F Jonathan Parker to Allen.

UTAH GRIZZLIES — Signed D/F Ryan Misiak.


UNITED SOCCER LEAGUE — Named Tom Veit chief marketing officer off the USL and its properties.


DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA — Named John Nakpodia women’s assistant basketball coach.

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