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Friday’s Sports Transactions

February 2, 2019
American League

HOUSTON ASTROS — Agreed to terms with LHP Wade Miley on a one-year contract.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Promoted Lonnie Goldberg to assistant general manager/amateur scouting; Daniel Mack to assistant general manager/research and development and Guy Stevens to senior director of research and development/strategy.

NEW YORK YANKEES — Agreed to terms with RHPs Danny Farquhar and David Hale; Cs Kellin Deglan, Francisco Diaz, Ryan Lavarnway and Jorge Saez and INF Giovanny Urshela on minor league contracts.

SEATTLE MARINERS — Sent RHP Max Povse outright to Tacoma (PCL).

TEXAS RANGERS — Agreed to terms with RHP Jason Hammel on a minor league contract.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Agreed to terms with RHP Greg Holland on a one-year contract. Designated RHP Jake Barrett for assignment.

CHICAGO CUBS — Agreed to terms with RHP Tony Barnette on a one-year contract. Sent LHP Ian Clarkin outright to Iowa (PCL).

NEW YORK METS — Announced INF Gavin Cecchini cleared outright waivers and assigned him to Syracuse (IL).

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Claimed OF John Andreoli off waivers from Texas (AL).

Frontier League

FLORENCE FREEDOM — Signed LHP Karl Craigie.

RIVER CITY RASCALS — Signed C Adam McGinnis.

National Basketball Association

CHICAGO BULLS — Waived F Carmelo Anthony. Traded a protected 2020 second-round draft pick to Oklahoma City for G-F Timothé Luwawu-Cabarrot and cash.

Women’s National Basketball Association

DALLAS WINGS — Re-signed Fs Glory Johnson and Kayla Thornton and C Cayla George.

INDIANA FEVER — Re-signed F Natalie Achonwa and Gs Shenise Johnson and Erica Wheeler.

LOS ANGELES SPARKS — Re-signed G Karlie Samuelson.

MINNESOTA LYNX — Signed F Karima Christmas-Kelly.

PHOENIX MERCURY — Re-signed G Briann January to a multiyear contract.

WASHINGTON MYSTICS — Re-signed G Natasha Cloud.

National Football League

BALTIMORE RAVENS — Promoted Matt Weiss to running backs coach.

CAROLINA PANTHERS — Announced the retirement of DE Julius Peppers.

GREEN BAY PACKERS— Named Shawn Mennenga special teams coordinator and Wendel Davis and Christian Parker as defensive quality control coaches. Retained assistant special teams coach Maurice Drayton.

Canadian Football League

EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Signed DL Kwaku Boateng to a contract extension through the 2020 season. Signed LB Caleb Bailey, DB B.J. Clay and DL Ben Sorensen.

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Signed RB Jalen Simmons and DB Mykkele Thompson.

National Hockey League

CAROLINA HURRICANES — Reassigned D Haydn Fleury to Charlotte (AHL).

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS — Acquired Fs Nick Bjugstad and Jared McCann from Florida for Fs Derick Brassard and Riley Sheahan, a second- and two fourth-round 2019 draft picks.


READING ROYALS — Announced G Callum Booth was reassigned to the team from Charlotte (AHL).

United Soccer League

NORTH CAROLINA FC — Announced D Manny Perez signed with Celtic FC (Scotland) and was loaned back to the team.

NORTH TEXAS SC — Named Michel Garbini and Alex Aldaz assistant coaches.

OTTAWA FURY — Announced the renewal of its affiliation with Montreal (MLS).


NCAA — Declared Kansas F Silvio De Sousa ineligible for the remainder of this season and next season after his name surfaced in the FBI probe into college basketball corruption.

HAMILTON — Named Jim Lister men’s and women’s rowing coach.

SAINT ROSE — Named Mike Perno men’s basketball coach.

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