Wednesday’s Sports Transactions
COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE — Announced the resignation of vice president of community affairs and educational programming and president of MLB charities Thomas Brasuell, effective Feb. 22.
LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Agreed to terms with RHP Daniel Hudson on a minor league contract.
OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Placed LHP Sean Manaea on the 60-day IL. Signed LHP Brett Anderson to a one-year contract.
ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Placed RHP Taijuan Walker on the 60-day IL. Signed C Caleb Joseph to a one-year contract.
NEW YORK METS — Named Tony DeFrancesco manager, Glenn Abbott pitching coach, Joel Chimelis hitting coach, Benny Distefano bench coach, Grant Hufford trainer and Josh Fields performance coach of Syracuse (IL).
PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Agreed to terms with RHP Aaron Nola on a four-year contract.
SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Placed RHP Johnny Cueto on the 60-day IL.
WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Traded RHP Trevor Gott to San Francisco for cash. Signed LHP Vidal Nuno and OF Hunter Jones to minor league contracts.
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NBA — Fined Philadelphia C Joel Embiid $25,000 for public criticism of the officiating.
MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES — Signed F Bruno Caboclo to a multi-year contract.
PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS — Signed C Enes Kanter.
LOS ANGELES SPARKS — Signed G/F Tierra Ruffin-Pratt.
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ATLANTA FALCONS — Agreed to terms with DE Steven Means on a one-year contract extension.
CAROLINA PANTHERS — Named Everette Brown assistant linebackers coach, Ben Jacobs assistant special teams coach. Defensive line coach Sam Mills III has added game management coach responsibilities.
DETROIT LIONS — Re-signed LS Don Muhlbach.
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Signed PK Josh Lambo to a four-year contract extension.
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Released OL Garry Gilliam.
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EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Signed OL Qadr Spooner to a one-year contract.
WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Agreed to terms with DB Winston Rose on a one-year contract.
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NEW YORK RANGERS — Returned F Vinni Lettieri to Hartford (AHL). Recalled F Ty Ronning from Maine (ECHL) to Hartford.
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HARTFORD WOLF PACK — Released D Matt Petgrave from a professional tryout and returned him to Brampton (ECHL).
MANITOBA MOOSE — Returned D Logan Roe to Florida (ECHL).
STOCKTON HEAT — Recalled F Zach Fischer from Kansas City (ECHL).
ADIRONDACK THUNDER — Traded F Will Smith to Utah.
GREENVILLE SWAMP RABBITS — Released F Garrett Milan.
IDAHO STEELHEADS — Signed F Zach Franko.
INDY FUEL — Traded D Robert Powers to Worcester for F Woody Hudson.
ORLANDO SOLAR BEARS — Signed F David Mazurek.
RAPID CITY RUSH — Traded F Andrew Radjenovic to Kansas City.
WHEELING NAILERS — Added G Tom Comunale as emergency backup.
WICHITA THUNDER — Released G Ted Florence as emergency backup.
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CINCINNATI — Signed F Kekuta Manneh.
COLUMBUS CREW — Traded the right of first refusal to F Kekuta Manneh to FC Cincinnati for allocation money.
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NEW YORK COSMOS — Signed M Junior Burgos.
RICE — Promoted offensive coordinator Jerry Mack to associate head coach. Dunlevie Family Head Coach Mike Bloomgren announced on Wednesday that offensive coordinator Jerry Mack will become the Owls associate head coach.