Friday’s Sports Transactions
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.
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.
GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS — Signed INF Jarred Mederos.
LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Traded INF CJ Ziegler to Sussex County (Can-Am) for a player to be named.
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.