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Friday’s Sports Transactions

November 13, 2015
American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — C Matt Wieters accepted the club’s qualifying offer on a one-year contract.

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Agreed to terms with 2B Michael Martinez on a minor league contract.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Agreed to terms with RHP Marco Estrada on a two-year contract.

National League

HOUSTON ASTROS — OF Colby Rasmus accepted the club’s qualifying offer on a one-year contract.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Named Tom Flanagan farm director.

NEW YORK METS — Agreed to terms with INF/OF Ty Kelly on a minor league contract.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Agreed to terms with LHP James Russell on a minor league contract.

American Association


LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Traded INF CJ Ziegler to Sussex County (Can-Am) for a player to be named.

Frontier League

FLORENCE FREEDOM — Signed LHP Delio Coutinho and OF Brad Young.

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES — Sent C Grant Nelson to Sioux Falls (AA) to complete an earlier trade.

JOLIET SLAMMERS — Sent LHP Pat Dyer to Washington to complete an earlier trade.

RIVER CITY RASCALS — Signed OF Jackson Slaid to a contract extension.

National Football League

NFL — Fined St. Louis CB Lamarcus Joyner $23,152, Denver S T.J. Ward $23,063 and Tennessee LB David Bass $17,363 for their actions during last week’s games.

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Placed DB Cariel Brooks on injured reserve.

DALLAS COWBOYS — Released OT John Wetzel from the practice squad. Signed QB Kellen Moore to the practice squad.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Claimed QB Charlie Whitehurt off waivers from Tennessee.

MIAMI DOLPHINS — Released OT Donald Hawkins from the practice squad.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Released S Brock Vereen from the practice squad. Signed TE Chase Ford to the practice squad.

OAKLAND RAIDERS — Signed TE Gabe Holmes from the practice squad.

National Hockey League

NHL — Suspended Colorado F Gabriel Landeskog two games for an illegal check to the head. Fined Boston F Brad Marchand $5,000 for roughing and Detroit F Teemu Pulkkinen $2,000 for diving/embellishment.

NHL/NHLPA — Named Tampa Bay coach Jon Cooper, San Jose coach Peter DeBoer, Arizona coach Dave Tippett and Edmonton assistant coach Jay Woodcroft assistant coaches fro Team North America.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS — Reassigned D Erik Gustafsson and Viktor Svedberg to Rockford (AHL). Activated D Michal Rozsival and Duncan Keith from long-term injured reserve.

LOS ANGELES KINGS — Assigned G Patrik Bartosak from Ontario (AHL) to Manchester (ECHL).

NASHVILLE PREDATORS — Signed C Anthony Richard to a three-year, entry-level contract.

VANCOUVER CANUCKS — Assigned D/F Mackenzie Stewart from Utica (AHL) to Kalamazoo (ECHL).

American Hockey League

AHL — Suspended Providence LW Dalton Smith three games and Milwaukee LW Kevin Fiala two games.

PROVIDENCE BRUINS — Assigned F Eric Neiley to Atlanta (ECHL).

SAN JOSE BARRACUDA — Assigned F Vincent Arseneau to Allen (ECHL). Recalled F Daniel Doremus from Allen. Returned F Gary Steffes to Allen.

STOCKTON HEAT — Assigned D Ryan Culkin to Adirondack (ECHL). Released G Eric Hartzell from his professional tryout agreement and returned him Idaho (ECHL).


ALLEN AMERICANS — Loaned F Greger Hanson to San Jose (AHL).

FORT WAYNE KOMETS — Released G Larkin Saalfrank as emergency backup. Signed D Nicholas Kuqali. Claimed G Adam Morrison off waivers fromi Greenville.

GREENVILLE SWAMP RABBITS — Released D Davis Vandane.

MISSOURI MAVERICKS — Signed F John Schiavo.

TOLEDO WALLEYE — Signed F Max Gaede.

WHEELING NAILERS — Loaned F Derek Army to Portland (AHL).

WICHITA THUNDER — Released F Todd Fiddler.


NCAA — Granted immediate eligibility to UCF men’s basketball C Tacko Fall. Declared St. John’s men’s basketball G Felix Balamou indefinitely ineligible because of an unspecified rules violation.

HOLY CROSS — Named Armani Rice assistant director of athletics for student-athlete development.

LIMESTONE — Named Megan Sheets men’s and women’s interim swim coach.

MIAMI — Suspended men’s basketball F Kamari Murphy three games.

MISSOURI — Announced the resignation of football coach Gary Pinkel, effective at the end of the season.

N.C. STATE — Agreed to terms with men’s basketball coach Mark Gottfried and women’s basketball coach Wes Moore on contracts through 2020.

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