Wednesday’s Sports Transactions
DETROIT TIGERS — Optioned LHP Ryan Carpenter to Toledo (IL).
HOUSTON ASTROS — Agreed to terms with RHP Ryan Pressly on a three-year contract.
MINNESOTA TWINS — Released 1B Lucas Duda. Reassigned RHPs Ryan Eades and Jake Reed, LHP Justin Nicolino and C Wynston Sawyer to minor league camp.
TAMPA BAY RAYS — Agreed to terms with INF/OF Brandon Lowe on a six-year contract.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Optioned OF Anthony Alford and C Reese McGuire to Buffalo (IL).
ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Optioned OF Tim Locastro to Reno (PCL).
LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Optioned RHP Jaime Schulta to Oklahoma City (PCL).
MIAMI MARLINS — Optioned LHP Jarlin Garcia to New Orleans (PCL).
MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Released RHP Josh Tomlin.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Optioned RHP Jake Barrett to Indianapolis (IL). Reassigned INF Alfredo Reyes to minor league camp.
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Optioned LHP Austin Gomber and RHP Daniel Ponce de Leon to the Memphis (PCL).
SUGAR LAND SKEETERS — Re-signed RHP Konner Wade.
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DETROIT PISTONS — Assigned Gs Khyri Thomas and Svi Mykhailiuk to Grand Rapids (NBAGL).
|NBA G League|
WESTCHESTER KNICKS — Acquired G Matthew Fisher-Davis from the available player pool.
|National Football League|
CHICAGO BEARS — Re-signed P Pat O’Donnell to a two-year contract and QB Tyler Bray to a one-year contract.
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Re-signed S Clayton Geathers.
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SAN DIEGO FLEET — Waived OL Brandon Hodges. Re-signed WR Shay Fields.
|National Hockey League|
DETROIT RED WINGS — Signed G Jimmy Howard to a one-year contract extension. Recalled D Libor Sulak from Grand Rapids (AHL) under emergency conditions.
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GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS — Signed LW Troy Loggins to a three-year contract and C Chase Pearson to an amateur tryout.
HARTFORD WOLF PACK — Recalled F Drew Melanson from Maine (ECHL). Released F Greg Chase from a professional tryout.
HERSHEY BEARS — Signed F Joe Snively to an amateur tryout agreement.
MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS — Signed C Thomas Novak to an amateur tryout.
ATLANTA GLADIATORS — Signed F Brady Fleurent and D Tyler Andrews.
READING ROYALS — — Signed D Sam Becker.
USADA — Announced cycylist Joseph Baratto accepted a one-year suspension for an anti-doping rule violation.
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TORONTO — Loaned F Jon Bakero to Phoenix (USL Championship).
ALABAMA — Approved new contracts for offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian and defensive coordinator Pete Golding.
MORGAN STATE — Fired men’s basketballl coach Todd Bozeman.