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Wednesday’s Sports Transactions

August 29, 2018
American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Placed LHP Andrew Miller on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Tyler Olson from Columbus (IL).

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Traded 1B Lucas Duda to Atlanta for cash considerations.

National League

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Named Mike Passanisi manager of baseball information.

Atlantic League

LONG ISLAND DUCKS — Activated C Dioner Navarro. Placed C Wagner Gomez on the inactive list.

American Associaton

CHICAGO DOGS — Released LHP Scott Barnes.

LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Exercised the 2019 contract options on RHPs J.R. Bunda, Cortland Cox, Derek Gordon, Jake Hohensee, Shairon Martis, Austin Robichaux and Brad Thoutt; INFs T.J. Bennett, Christian Ibarra, Dan Johnson, Ivan Marin, Jamey Smart, Curt Smith and Cesar Valera; OFs Brandon Jacobs, Randolph Oduber and Alex Glenn; Cs Daniel Herrera and Dashenko Ricardo; and LHPs Kyle Kinman, Trevor Lubking and Eric Wooten.

WICHITA WINGNUTS — Released INF Jared Reaves.

National Basketball Association

DETROIT PISTONS — Named Bernard Condevaux medical director and Jim Scholler athletic trainer.

SAN ANTONIO SPURS — Signed F Quincy Pondexter.

National Football League


DETROIT LIONS — Waived OL Beau Nunn. Waived-injured DT Toby Johnson.

GREEN BAY PACKERS — Signed QB Aaron Rodgers to a four-year contract extension.

HOUSTON TEXANS — Waived-injured LB Ben Heeney.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS — Acquired QB Teddy Bridgewater and a sixth-round draft pick from the New York Jets for a third-round draft pick.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Waived-injured WR Max McCaffrey.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Signed WR Tyler Lockett to a three-year contract extension. Acquired QB Brett Hundley from Green Bay for an undisclosed 2019 draft pick.

Canadian Football League

EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Added DL Arnaud Gascon-Nadon. Moved LS Tanner Doll to the suspended list.

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Signed DE Gerald Rivers to the practice roster. Released WR Tyrone Pierre from the practice roster.

National Hockey League

NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Named Martin Brodeur executive vice president of business development.


WORCESTER RAILERS — Promoted Michael Fisher to vice president of ticket sales and HC memberships. Named Jacqueline Avola corporate fulfilment coordinator and David Salter chief scout for Canada’s Atlantic provinces.


INTERNATIONAL CANOE FEDERATION — Suspended kayaker Inna Osypenko-Radomska four years for refusing a doping test.

Major League Soccer

D.C. UNITED — Placed G David Ousted on the DL.

SEATTLE SOUNDERS — Announced the retirement of F Clint Dempsey.


PENN STATE — Named Chris Grosse assistant athletic director for marketing.

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