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American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES–Promoted Brady Anderson to vice president of baseball operations, Ned Rice director of major league administration, Mike Snyder assistant director of player personnel and Bill Wilkes manager of baseball operations.

SEATTLE MARINERS–Agreed to terms with RHP Carter Capps, RHP Brandon Maurer, INF Alex Liddi and OF Michael Saunders on one-year contracts.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS–Named Paul Quantrill as a consultant to the organization.

National League

PITTSBURGH PIRATES–Exercised the 2014 club option for manager Clint Hurdle and have added a club option for 2015.



ATLANTA DREAM–Acquired G Jasmine Thomas and a 2013 second-round draft pick from Washington for its 2013 first- and second-round draft picks.



NFL–Named Alberto Riveron senior director of officiating.

BUFFALO BILLS–Re-signed OL Colin Brown.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS–Released TE Kevin Boss and WR Steve Breaston.


NEW ORLEANS SAINTS–Released TE David Thomas and CB Johnny Patrick.

NEW YORK JETS–Released LB Bart Scott, LB Calvin Pace, S Eric Smith, OL Jason Smith, and TE Josh Baker.



NHL–Fined Minnesota F Devin Setoguchi $8,108.11 for high-sticking Detroit D Kyle Quincey in a Feb. 17 game at Minnesota.

ANAHEIM DUCKS–Assigned D Nate Guenin and D Hampus Lindholm to Norfolk (AHL). Reassigned G Jeff Deslauriers to Fort Wayne (ECHL).

BOSTON BRUINS–Called up F Lane MacDermid from Providence (AHL).


IDAHO STEELHEADS–Announced D Jace Coyle was reassigned to Texas (AHL).


NEW MEXICO–Named Apollo Wright running backs coach.

RUTGERS–Named Ron Prince offensive coordinator and Dave Cohen defensive coordinator.

STANFORD–Named Kurt Svoboda senior assistant athletics director of media relations and communications.