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Monday’s Sports Transactions


American League

DETROIT TIGERS – Agreed to terms with RHP Max Scherzer on a one-year contract.

HOUSTON ASTROS – Traded SS Jed Lowrie adn RHP Fernando Rodriguez to Oakland for 1B Chris Carter, RHP Brad Peacock and C Max Stassi.

National League

COLORADO ROCKIES – Named Bob Apodaca assistant minor league pitching coordinator; Mark Strittmatter minor league catching coordinator; Andy Stover assistant minor league rehabilitation coordinator; Andy McKay minor league peak performance coordinator; Glenallen Hill manager, Dave Schuler pitching coach, Dave Hajek coach and Mike Jasperson strength and conditioning trainer for Colorado Springs (PCL); Duane Espy development supervisor, Kevin Riggs manager, Darryl Scott pitching coach, Darin Everson hitting coach, Chris Dovey medical trainer and Brian Buck strength and conditioning trainer for Tulsa (TL); Fred Nelson development supervisor and Dave Burba pitching coach for Modesto (Cal); Marv Foley development supervisor and Fred Ocasio manager of Asheville (SAL); Ron Gideon development supervisor, Drew Saylor manager, Frank Gonzales pitching coach, Warren Schaeffer coach and Casey Papas medical trainer for Tri-City (NWL); and Tony Diaz development supervisor, Anthony Sanders manager, Lee Stevens hitting coach and John Duff medical trainer for Grand Junction (Pioneer).

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS – Claimed INF Tony Abreu off waivers from Kansas City.



SAN ANTONIO SPURS – Recalled C Aron Baynes from Austin (NBADL).



CINCINNATI BENGALS – Reinstated LB Brandon Joiner from the reserve/did not report list.

DETROIT LIONS – Released WR Titus Young.



BOSTON BRUINS – Recalled F Ryan Spooner from Providence (AHL) on an emergency basis.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS – Placed D Adrian Aucoin on injured reserve, retroactive to Jan. 29. Recalled D Cody Goloubef from Springfield (AHL).

DALLAS STARS – Activated F Derek Roy and G Cris Nilstorp from injured reserve. Assigned Nilstorp and D Jordie Benn to Texas (AHL).

DETROIT RED WINGS – Recalled G Petr Mrazek and F Tomas Tatar from Grand Rapids (AHL). Reassigned G Thomas McCollum to Grand Rapids. Placed D Brendan Smith on injured reserve.


SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE – Recalled F Garrett Wilson from Cincinnati (ECHL).


TRENTON DEVILS – Loaned LW Jean-Sebastien Berube to Albany (AHL).


BOISE STATE – Suspended S Lee Hightower and TE Hayden Plinke from school.

CINCINNATI – Named Dan McNally men’s assistant soccer coach.