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Wednesday’s Sports Transactions

June 7, 2018
American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Named Troy Scott vice president of ballpark operations. Signed RHP Jose Martinez to a minor league contract.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Sent C Alfredo Gonzalez outright to Charlotte (IL).

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Sent OF Tyler Naquin on a rehab assignment to Columbus (IL).

HOUSTON ASTROS — Activated OF Josh Reddick from the 10-day DL. Optioned INF J.D. Davis to Fresno (PCL).

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Acquired RHP Elvis Luciano and LHP Gabe Speier from Arizona for OF Jon Jay and assigned Luciano to Burlington (Appalachian) and Speier to Northwest Arkansas (Texas).

LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Placed SS Andrelton Simmons on 10-day DL. Recalled UTL Kaleb Cowart from Salt Lake City (PCL).

MINNESOTA TWINS — Optioned RHP Zack Littell to Rochester (IL).

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Placed OF Matt Joyce on the 10-day DL, retroactive to June 3. Selected the contract of OF Nick Martini from Nashville (PCL). Signed RHP Edwin Jackson to a minor league contract.

SEATTLE MARINERS — Released LHP Marc Rzepczynski.

National League

LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Selected the contract of LHP Caleb Ferguson from Oklahoma City (PCL). Optioned RHP Pedro Baez to Oklahoma City.

MIAMI MARLINS — Optioned RHP Odrisamer Despaigne to New Orleans (PCL). Selected the contract of RHP Ben Meyer from New Orleans.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Sent LF Eric Thames on a rehab assignment to Colorado Springs (PCL).

NEW YORK METS — Claimed LHP P.J. Conlon off waivers from Los Angeles Dodgers and optioned him Las Vegas (PCL). Designated 3B Phillip Evans for assignment.

PHILDELPHIA PHILLIES — Activated SS J.P. Crawford from the 10-day DL. Optioned INF Mitch Walding to Lehigh Valley (IL).

American Association


ST. PAUL SAINTS — Activated RHP Jake Esch from the disabled list.

SIOUX FALLS CANARIES — Released OF Ty Morrison and RHP Grady Wood.

WICHITA WINGNUTS — Released OF Nick Kaye.

Atlantic League

LONG ISLAND DUCKS — Activated LHP Andrew Barbosa. Place RHP Matt Marsh on the inactive list.

Frontier League

SCHAUMBURG BOOMERS — Released RHP Neil Kozikowski.

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS — Released INF Anthony Critelli.


National Football League

GREEN BAY PACKERS — Released WR Colby Pearson.

MIAMI DOLPHINS — Signed LB Jerome Baker, TE Durham Smythe and RB Kalen Ballage.

NEW YORK JETS — Signed S J.J. Wilcox. Waived LB Freddie Bishop.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Signed DB Antone Exum Jr. to a one-year contract.

Canadian Football League

EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Transferred WR Peter Berryman to the suspended list.

National Hockey League

MINNESOTA WILD — Named Dean Evason assistant coach. Announced the contract of assistant coach John Anderson will not be renewed.

Major League Soccer

NEW YORK RED BULLS — Signed G Brian White to a short-term agreement.

PORTLAND TIMBERS — Signed Ms Andre Lewis, Marvin Loría, Darixon Vuelto and Renzo Zambrano to a short-term agreement.

SEATTLE SOUNDERS — Signed D Rodrigue Ele, D Nick Hinds, F Shandon Hopeau, F David Olsen, M Ray Saari and M Marlon Vargas to short-term agreements.

U.S. Soccer Federation

USSF — Named Earnie Stewart general manager of the U.S. Men’s National Team.


CUMBERLAND — Named Robert Clayton pitching coach.

FLAGLER — Named Amber Howell women’s assistant basketball coach.

FLORIDA — Agreed to terms with softball coach Tim Walton on a 10-year contract extension.

GETTYSBURG — Named Christina Wakefield women’s assistant soccer coach.

SOUTH CAROLINA STATE — Named Audra Smith women’s basketball coach.

SC UPSTATE — Named Tim McLane interim tennis coach.

TEXAS RIO GRANDE VALLEY — Named Blake Huber women’s assistant basketball coach.

WAGNER — Named Jill DiSanti field hockey coach and Tommy Turgeon of director of operations for women’s basketball coach.


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