TEXAS RANGERS – Agreed to terms with C Geovany Soto on a one-year contract.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS – Claimed C Eli Whiteside off waivers from the N.Y. Yankees.
ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS – Sold the contract of RHP Brad Bergesen to Chunichi (Central League-Japan).
ATLANTA BRAVES – Promoted minor league strength and conditioning coordinator Rick Slate to director of strength and conditioning.
SAN DIEGO PADRES – Agreed to terms with RHP Jason Marquis on a one-year contract.
WASHINGTON NATIONALS – Agreed to terms with LHP Zach Duke on a one-year contract.
HOUSTON ROCKETS – Recalled F Terrence Jones from Rio Grande Valley (NBADL).
BUFFALO BILLS – Released LB Kirk Morrison.
CAROLINA PANTHERS – Placed S Sherrod Martin on injured reserve.
PHILADELPHIA EAGLES – Fired defensive line coach Jim Washburn. Named Tommy Brashear defensive line coach.
EDMONTON OILERS – Reassigned RW Toni Rajala from Oklahoma City (AHL) to Stockton (ECHL).
NEW YORK ISLANDERS – Reassigned F Jason Clark from Bridgeport (AHL) to Gwinnett (ECHL).
ST. LOUIS BLUES – Reassigned F Stefan Della Rovere, F Sebastian Wannstrom and D Brett Ponich from Peoria (AHL) to Evansville (ECHL).
ALBANY DEVILS – Signed C Stephen Gionta.
STOCKTON THUNDER – Loaned D Nathan Deck to Oklahoma City (AHL) on a professional tryout agreement.
CHL – Suspended Arizona F/D Kyle Hood and Rapid City D Justin Sawyer four games.
TORONTO FC – Traded D Aaron Maund to Real Salt Lake for F Justin Braun.
FLORIDA – Named Joker Phillips receivers coach and recruiting coordinator.
IDAHO – Named Paul Petrino football coach.
MISSOURI – Announced the resignation of offensive coordinator David Yost.
NYU – Named David Lado men’s and women’s assistant track and field coach.
SOUTH CAROLINA – Signed football coach Steve Spurrier to a two-year contract extension through 2017.