Friday’s Sports Transactions
|Major League Baseball|
OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF BASEBALL — Suspended Colorado minor league pitcher Luis De Avila (DSL-Rockies 2) 72 games after testing positive for Boldenone, a performance-enhancing substance and Baltimore minor league pitcher William Rios (Aberdeen-NYP) 50 games following a second positive test for a drug of abuse, both violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Claimed INF Hanser Alberto off waivers from San Francisco. Designated LHP Donnie Hart for assignment.
SEATTLE MARINERS — Optioned RHP Ruben Alaniz to Tacoma (PCL) and LHP Ricardo Sanchez to Arkansas (Texas). Reassigned RHPs Jack Anderson and Max Povse to their minor league camp.
TEXAS RANGERS — Agreed to terms with RHPs Luke Farrell, Nick Gardewine, Jonathan Hernandez, Wei-Chieh Huang, Ariel Jurado, Jose Leclerc, Jordan Romano, and Connor Sadzeck; LHPs Kyle Bird, Brock Burke, Taylor Hearn, Brett Martin, Yohander Mendez, Joe Palumbo, CD Pelham, and Jeffrey Springs; Cs Isiah Kiner-Falefa and Jose Trevino; INFs Ronald Guzman and Patrick Wisdom, and OFs Willie Calhoun, Joey Gallo, Scott Heineman, and Carlos Tocci on one-year contracts.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Claimed RHP Jake Barrett off waivers from San Francisco. Placed RHP Chad Kuhl on the 60-day injured list.
SAN DIEGO PADRES — Signed RHP Adam Warren to a one-year contract. Placed LHP Jose Castillo on the 60-day injured list.
|National Basketball Association|
ATLANTA HAWKS — Signed F B.J. Johnson to a 10-day contract.
|National Football League|
PHILADELPHIA EAGLES — Agreed to terms with DE Brandon Graham on a three-year contract extension.
|Canadian Football League|
MONTREAL ALOUETTES — Re-signed OL Luc Brodeur-Jourdain to a one-year contract.
|National Hockey League|
DALLAS STARS — Signed RW Tye Felhaber to a three-year, entry-level contract.
NASHVILLE PREDATORS — Signed G Troy Grosenick to a one-year contract.
OTTAWA SENATORS — Fired coach Guy Boucher. Named Marc Crawford interim coach.
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — Signed F Jimmy Huntington to a three-year, entry-level contract.
ATLANTA GLADIATORS — Agreed to terms with D Josh Victor. Loaned D Jose Hernandez and F Patrick Okonkwo to ATL UTD 2 (USL).
|Major League Soccer|
ATLANTA UNITED — Signed M Anderson Asiedu.
D.C. UNITED — Signed F Quincy Amarikwa.
COLORADO RAPIDS — Acquired $50,000 in Targeted Allocation Money in 2020 from the LA Galaxy for Colorado’s number one spot in the waiver list.
LA GALAXY — Signed D Julian Araujo.
ORLANDO CITY SC — Signed D Kamal Miller.
TORONTO FC — Agreed to terms with F Jozy Altidore on a three-year contract extension through 2022.
|National Women’s Soccer League|
SKY BLUE FC — Signed D Caprice Dydasco and G Didi Haracic.
WASHINGTON SPIRIT — Re-signed M Meggie Dougherty Howard, D-F Mallory Eubanks, F Ashley Hatch, M Tori Huster, F Arielle Ship and M Andi Sullivan.
EAST CAROLINA — Named Alex Keddie senior associate athletics director for compliance.
OHIO STATE — Suspended men’s sophomore basketball F Kaleb Wesson indefinitely for violating an athletic department policy.
RICE — Announced associate head coach and offensive coordinator Jerry Mack will coach the running backs. Named Drew Svoboda special teams coordinator and offensive assistant and Mike Kershaw wide receivers coach.