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Tuesday’s Sports Transactions

June 12, 2018
American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Signed RHP Grayson Rodriguez to a minor league contract.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Sent OF Avisail Garcia to Charlotte (IL) for a rehab assignment.

DETROIT TIGERS — Sent RHP Jordan Zimmermann to West Michigan (MWL) for a rehab assignment.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — signed RHP Daniel Duarte to a minor league contract.

MINNESOTA TWINS — Designated UT Gregorio Petit for assignment. Signed RHP Matt Belisle to a one-year contract. Sent 1B Joe Mauer to Rochester (IL) for a rehab assignment.

TAMPA BAY RAYS — Optioned 1B Ji-Man Choi to Durham (IL). Sent SS Adeiny Hechavarria to Charlotte (IL) for a rehab assignment.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Signed LHP Nick Allgeyer; 1B Jake Brodt; 2B Nicholas Podkul; 3B John Aiello; SSs Jordan Groshans, Addison Barger and Vinny Capra; Cs Christopher Bec, Troy Squires and Francisco Ruiz; OFs Cal Stevenson, Hunter Steinmetz and Adrian Ramos; and RHPs Adam Kloffenstein, Sean Wymer, Joseph Murray, Brad Wilson, Troy Watson, Austin Havekost, Gage Burland, Mike Pascoe, Will McAffer, Cre Finfrock, Cobi Johnson, Joey Pulido and Grant Townsend to minor league contracts.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Signed INF Zack Shannon; LHPs Ryan Ricci, Trevor McKenna and Tyler Jandron; and RHPs Kyler Stout, Ethan Larrison, Josh Green, Brian Christian, Landon Whitson, Andy Toelken, Jacob Stevens, Bryan Menendez, Matthew Ladrech, Justin Garcia and Erin Baldwin to minor league contracts.

CINCINNATI REDS — Signed 2B Brian Rey; OFs Drew Mount and Bren Spillane; LHPs Jacob Wyrick and Connor Curlis; 1B Brandt Stallings and Jay Schuyler; Cs Edward Guzman, Robert Boselli and Hunter Oliver; and RHPs Justin McGregor, Ricky Salinas, Andrew McDonald, Matt Pidich, Yomil Maysonet, Josiah Gray, Ryan Campbell, Lyon Richardson, Alexander Moore, Alberto Gonzales and John Schneider to minor league contracts.

COLORADO ROCKIES — Optioned OF Mike Tauchman to Albuquerque (PCL). Recalled Tom Murphy from Albuquerque.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Reinstated 1B Brad Miller to Colorado Springs (PCL).

NEW YORK METS — Sent 1B Wilmer Flores to St. Lucie (FSL) for a rehab assignment.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — SignedLHP Jaylen Smith; C Nick Matera and Logan O’Hoppe; 3B Alec Bohm, Luke Miller, Connor Litton and Matt Kroon; SSs Jose Mercado, Seth Lancaster and Logan Simmons; OFs Trent Bowles, Ben Aklinski, Corbin Williams and Matt Vierling; and RHPs Austin Ross, Tyler Carr, Eric White, Adam Cox, Mark Potter, James McArthur and Alec Bohm to minor league contracts.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Sent LHP Enny Romero to Bradenton (FSL) for a rehab assignment.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Signed RHP Tommy Parsons to a minor league contract.

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Sent SS Allen Cordoba to Lake Elsinore (Cal) for a rehab assignment. Signed RHP Jake Sims to a minor league contract.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Optioned INF Adrian Sanchez to Syracuse (IL). Reinstated 2B Daniel Murphy from the 10-day DL.

American Association

FARGO-MOORHEAD REDHAWKS — Signed C Steve Zimmerman, Jr.

LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Traded INF Omar Obregon to Windy City for a player to be named. Released RHP Mikey O’Brien.

ST. PAUL SAINTS — Announced RHP Vinny Nittoli signed with Saltillo (Mexican).

WICHITA WINGNUTS — Released RHPs Evan Sanders and Jared Wilson. Signed RHPs Charlie Gillies, John Hayes and Jackson Sigman.

WINNIPEG GOLDEYES — Released OF Victor Cruzado, INF Jordan Edgerton, LHP Kenny Mathews and OF Reynaldo Rodriguez.

Can-Am League



National Football League

GREEN BAY PACKERS — Named Lee Gissendaner personnel executive for player personnel.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Waived/injured DB Aaron Davis. Signed TE Scott Simonson.

OAKLAND RAIDERS — Waived QB Christian Hackenberg and LB Brady Sheldon. Signed DTs Ahtyba Rubin and Frostee Rucker.

Canadian Football League

EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Signed RB Shaquille Cooper, QB Zach Kline, LB Brandon Pittman, WR Miles Shuler, DL Nick Usher, FBs Tanner Green and Pascal Lochard and OL Kwabena Asare, Andrew Peterson and Mason Woods to the practice roster.

National Hockey League

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS — Agreed to terms with D Henri Jokiharju on a three-year contract.

NEW YORK RANGERS — Agreed to terms with G Marek Mazanec on a one-year contract.

National Women’s Soccer League

SKY BLUE FC — Traded F Adriana Leon to Seattle for a 2019 fourth-round draft pick.


ADRIAN — Named Brett Wetzel men’s lacrosse coach.

CHARLESTON SOUTHERN — Named Arlon Harper assistant men’s basketball coach. Promoted Rick Duckett associate head men’s basketball coach.

CHARLOTTE — Announced volleyball players Reeana Richards is transferring from Hampton and Simone Jeffries from N.C. State.

LOUISVILLE — Approved new contract terms for baseball coach Dan McDonnell.

SAN JOSE STATE — Promoted interim baseball coach Brad Sanfilippo to head coach.

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