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Thursday’s Sports Transactions

June 14, 2018
American League

BOSTON RED SOX — Signed 3B Triston Casas; RHPs Durbin Feltman and Andrew Politi; OF Devlin Granberg; 2B Jarren Duran, Grant Williams and Jonathan Ortega and LHP Brian Brown to minor league contracts.

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Activated OF Brandon Guyer from the 10-day DL. Designated Melky Cabrera for assignment.

OAKLAND A’S — Recalled RHPs Chris Bassitt and Carlos Ramirez from Nashville (PCL). Optioned LHP Danny Coulombe to Nashville. Placed RHP Trevor Cahill on the 10-day DL, retroactive to June 11.

TEXAS RANGERS — Optioned INF Hanser Alberto to Round Rock (PCL).

National League

COLORADO ROCKIES — Reinstated RHP Adam Ottavino from the 10-day DL. Optioned LHP Jerry Vasto to Albuquerque (PCL).

NEW YORK METS — Signed RHPs Tylor Megill, Allan Winans, Mitch Hickey and Brian Metoyer; C Hayden Senger and OF David Miranda.

ST. LOUIS CARDINLAS — Agreed to terms with 2B Nick Dunn and Josh Shaw; RHPs Edgar Gonzalez, Chris Holba, Francisco Justo, Kyle Leahy, Cole Aker, Michael Baird, Troy Montemayor, Connor Coward, Perry DellaValle, Ty Cohen, Chris Rivera and Tommy Parsons; 3B Brendan Donovan; LF Lars Nootbaar; Cs Brandon Purcell, Christian Caudle and Matt Duce; 1B Kevin Woodall, Jr.; LHPs Evan Sisk and Eli Kraus; SS Kevin Vargas; CF Justin Toerner and RF Andrew Warner to minor league contracts.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Announced Theodore N. Lerner stepped down as managing principal owner of the team and Mark D. Lerner will serve in the role. Signed a two-year player development contract extension with Auburn (NYP) through the 2020 season.

Midwest League

QUAD CITIES RIVER BANDITS — Announced OF Chandler Taylor was transferred from the GCL Astros. Transferred OF Jake Meyers to Buies Creek (Cal).

American Association

FARGO-MOORHEAD REDHAWKS — Released RHP David Ernst and OF Randolph Oduber. Signed INF Reynaldo Rodriguez.

ST. PAUL SAINTS — Released LHP Jeff Malm. Sold the contract of 2B Josh Allen to the New York Mets.

SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS — Signed INF Jordan Edgerton.

SIOUX FALLS CANARIES — Released RHP James Patterson.

Can-Am League

QUEBEC CAPITALES — Signed INF T.J. White. Released OF Stephen Gaylor.

ROCKLAND BOULDERS — Released LHP Marc Huberman.

National Basketball Association

MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES — Named Sam Mitchell assistant coach.

National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Signed P Andy Lee to a two-year contract extension through the 2020 season.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Signed K Ross Martin. Waived LB DeMarquis Gates.

DETROIT LIONS — Signed TE Sean McGrath. Waived TE Wes Saxton.

NEW YORK JETS — Signed DL Courtney Upshaw. Waived DL Chris Jones.

TENNESSEE TITANS — Agreed to terms with LB Harold Landry. Signed WR Brandon Shippen and CB Jarell Carter. Waived WR Zach Pascal and CB Jeremy Boykins.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Signed OT Geron Christian.

National Hockey League

ARIZONA COYOTES — Acquired F Hudson Fasching from the Buffalo Sabres for D Brandon Hickey and F Mike Sislo.

BUFFALO SABRES — Signed G Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen to a three-year, entry level contract.

American Hockey League

ROCHESTER AMERICANS — Re-signed D Andrew MacWilliam and Arvin Atwal to one-year contracts.

Major League Soccer

LA GALAXY — Signed D Sheanon Williams. Released D Emrah Klimenta.


INTERCOLLEGIATE TENNIS ASSOCIATION — Named Stormy Nesbit digital media manager.

TENNIS INTEGRITY UNIT — Banned Argentine player Federico Coria eight months and fined him $10,000 for anti-corruption offenses. Six months of the ban and half of the fine were suspended on condition there were no further offenses by Coria.

UTSA — Named Mike Bazemore as executive senior associate athletics director for finance and strategic initiatives.


KANSAS STATE — Named Sadie Murren director of women’s basketball administration.

MEMPHIS — Named Jason Motte baseball director of player development.

RUTGERS — Named Brea Richardson coordinator of swimming and diving operations.

WAKE FOREST — Suspended junior QB Kendall Hinton and sophomore TE Thomas Cole for the first three games of the season for a violation of team rules.

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