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Friday’s Sports Transactions

April 5, 2019
BASEBALL
Major League Baseball

MLB — Promoted Yerik Perez to director of Dominican Republic operations.

National League

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Activated INF Jedd Gyorko from the 10-day IL. Optioned INF-OF Drew Robinson to Memphis (PCL).

BASKETBALL
National Basketball Association

MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES — Signed C Tyler Zeller for the remainder of the season. Waived G Dusty Hannahs.

FOOTBALL
National Football League

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Signed S Morgan Burnett, QB Garrett Gilbert and WR Damon Sheehy-Guiseppi.

DETROIT LIONS — Signed RB C.J. Anderson.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Re-signed OT J’Marcus Webb.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Signed S Derron Smith and CB Duke Thomas.

HOCKEY
National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS — Reassigned D Andy Welinski to San Diego (AHL).

ARIZONA COYOTES — Signed G Erik Kallgren to a two-year entry-level contract. Assigned G Adin Hill to Tucson (AHL).

NASHVILLE PREDATORS — Signed F Lukas Craggs to a two-year entry-level contract.

ST. LOUIS BLUES — Recalled F Chris Thorburn from San Antonio (AHL).

WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Signed D Bobby Nardella to a two-year entry-level contract.

American Hockey League

GRAND RAPIDS GROFFINS — Signed D Eric Sweetman to a professional tryout.

SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE — Signed G Joel Hofer to an amateur tryout agreement. Assigned D Dylan Bredo and G Evan Fitzpatrick to Tulsa (ECHL).

ECHL

ECHL — suspended Greenville’s Chad Duchesne two games and fined him an undisclosed amount for his actions in an April 3 game at Norfolk.

COLLEGE

GEORGIA STATE — Named Rob Lanier men’s basketball coach.

KANSAS — Graduate men’s basketball F K.J. Lawson announced he plans to transfer.

VANDERBILT — Named Jerry Stackhouse men’s basketball coach.