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Saturday’s Sports Transactions

August 5, 2018
American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Traded RHP George Kontos to the N.Y. Yankees for cash.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Sent LHP Eric Skoglund to Omaha (PCL) for a rehab assignment.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Placed LHP Tyler Skaggs on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Wednesday. Recalled RHP Taylor Cole from Salt Lake (PCL).

MINNESOTA TWINS — Placed RHP Matt Magill on paternity leave.

NEW YORK YANKEES — Optioned RHP Tommy Kahnle to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Assigned RHP George Kontos and INF Giovanny Urshela to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Selected the contract of RHP Chance Adams from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

SEATTLE MARINERS — Placed RHP Juan Nicasio on the 10-day DL. Recalled RHP Chasen Bradford from Tacoma (PCL).

TAMPA BAY RAYS — Placed INF Daniel Robertson on the 10-day DL. Selected the contract of INF/OF Brandon Lowe from Durham (IL).

TEXAS RANGERS — Placed OF Delino DeShields on the 7-day DL. Recalled INF/OF Drew Robinson from Round Rock (PCL). Agreed to terms with RHP Drew Hutchinson.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Optioned RHP Brandon Cumpton to Buffalo (IL). Reinstated OF Kevin Pillar from the 10-day DL. Traded INF Giovanny Urshela to the N.Y. Yankees for cash.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Optioned OF Chris Owings to Reno (PCL). Reinstated LHP Andrew Chafin from paternity leave. Signed LHP Sebastian Kessay to a minor league contract.

ATLANTA BRAVES — Optioned RHP Wes Parsons to Gwinnett (IL).

CHICAGO CUBS — Agreed to a four-year player development contract extension with Eugene (NWL).

COLORADO ROCKIES — Sent LHP Chris Rusin to Albuquerque (PCL) for a rehab assignment.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Placed LHP Alex Wood on the 10-day DL. Reinstated LHP Zac Rosscup from the 10-day DL.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Optioned INF/OF Christopher Bostick to Indianapolis. Reinstated OF Corey Dickerson from the 10-day DL. Sent RHP A.J. Schugel to Bradenton (FSL) for a rehab assignment.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Assigned LHP Tyler Lyons outright to Memphis (PCL). Placed OF Dexter Fowler on the 10-day DL. Reinstated 2B Kolten Wong from the 10-day DL.

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Placed OF Wil Myers on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Friday. Recalled OF Franmil Reyes from El Paso (PCL).

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Signed OF Cesar Puello to a minor league contract. Recalled RHP Pierce Johnson and RHP Derek Law from Sacramento (PCL). Optioned INF Kelby Tomlinson and RHP Chris Stratton to Sacramento.

American Association


KANSAS CITY T-BONES — Sold the contract of INF Dylan Tice to the N.Y. Mets.

LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Traded RHP Michael Tamburino to Fargo-Moorhead for two players to be named.

SIOUX FALLS CANARIES — Signed RHPs Dimitri Kourtis and Will Lamarche.

Frontier League

EVANSVILLE OTTERS — Released LHP Sean Adler. Signed LHP Jake Davis and RHP Jeff Thompson.

FLORENCE FREEDOM — Signed OF John Price, Jr.

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS — Signed C Daniel Comstock.

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS — Released RHP Jared Crescentini. Signed RHP Jacob Belinda.

National Football League

CHICAGO BEARS — Waived OL Jack Allen. Signed OL Kaleb Johnson.

CINCINNATI BENGALS — Signed CB C.J. Goodwin, OL Cory Helms and WR Kayaune Ross.

DETROIT LIONS — Waived WR Dom Williams. Signed WR Brian Brown.

GREEN BAY PACKERS — Claimed LB James Hearns off waivers from the Dallas Cowboys.

OAKLAND RAIDERS — Waived PK Giorgio Tavecchio. Signed PK Mike Nugent.

TENNESSEE TITANS — Agreed to terms with Ss Kenny Vaccaro and Jason Thompson.

National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS — Agreed to terms with G John Gibson on an eight-year contract extension.

VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS — Signed F William Karlson to a one-year contract.


MANCHESTER MONARCHS — Re-signed F Matt Marcinew to a one-year contract.

Major League Soccer

NEW YORK RED BULLS — Signed F Brian White.

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