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  • Transactions



American League

BOSTON RED SOX – Agreed to terms with LHP Craig Breslow on a two-year contracts. Named Pedro Martinez special assistant to the general manager.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX – Claimed RHP Zach Stewart off waivers from Pittsburgh.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS – Traded OF Justin Upton and 3B Chris Johnson to Atlanta for INF Martin Prado, RHP Randy Delgado, RHP Zeke Spruill, SS Nick Ahmed and 1B Brandon Drury.



CHICAGO BEARS – Named Pat Meyer assistant offensive line coach.

CLEVELAND BROWNS – Named Brian Baker outside linebackers coach and Jon Embree tight ends coach.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS – Signed DE Marcus Benard, RB James Develin, WR Jeremy Ebert, WR Andre Holmes, QB Mike Kafka, DL Tracy Robertson and LB Jeff Tarpinian to reserve/future contracts.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS – Fired defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo and secondary coach Ken Flajole.



BOSTON BRUINS – Reassigned D Colby Cohen from Providence (AHL) to South Carolina (ECHL).

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS – Assigned D Patrick Cullity from Springfield (AHL) to Idaho (ECHL).

DETROIT RED WINGS – Reassigned RW Andrej Nestrasil and RW Trevor Parkes from Grand Rapids (AHL) to Toledo (ECHL).

NEW YORK RANGERS – Traded F Chad Kolarik to Pittsburgh for F Benn Ferriero. Recalled F Kris Newbury from Connecticut (AHL).

ST. LOUIS BLUES – Assigned D Jeff Woywitka to Peoria (AHL).


PROVIDENCE BRUINS – Returned F Tyler McNeely to South Carolina (ECHL). Recalled G Adam Morrison from South Carolina. Released D Eric Baier from his professional tryout contract.


MARIAN – Named Mark Henninger football coach.

NEW MEXICO STATE – Announced the resignation of football coach DeWayne Walker. Named Doug Martin interim football coach.

TEXAS A&M – Named Jake Spavital co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach and Jeff Banks special teams and tight ends coach.