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BASEBALL

American League

CHICAGO WHITE SOX – Designated C Hector Gimenez for assignment. Optioned OF Jordan Danks to Charlotte (IL). Recalled C Josh Phegley and OF Blake Tekotte from Charlotte.

DETROIT TIGERS – Reinstated OF Matt Tuiasosopo from the 15-day DL. Optioned OF Avisail Garcia to Toledo (IL).

HOUSTON ASTROS – Agreed to terms with LHP Kent Emanuel on a minor league contract.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS – Requested unconditional release waivers on OF Jeff Francoeur.

MINNESOTA TWINS – Designated RHP P.J. Walters for assignment. Reinstated RHP Mike Pelfrey from the 15-day DL.

NEW YORK YANKEES – Sent 3B Alex Rodriguez to Tampa (FSL) for a rehab assignment.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS – Sent 3B Brett Lawrie to Lansing (MWL) for a rehab assignment.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS–Optioned RHP Chaz Roe and OF Tony Campana to Reno (PCL). Recalled LHP Tyler Skaggs and RHP Charles Brewer from Reno.

ATLANTA BRAVES – Optioned RHP Cory Gearrin to Gwinnett (IL). Transferred LHP Jonny Venters to the 60-day DL. Reinstated RHP Luis Ayala from the 15-day DL.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS – Assigned RHP Carlos Marmol outright to Albuquerque (PCL).

NEW YORK METS – Recalled RHP Greg Burke and 1B Ike Davis from Las Vegas (PCL). Designated RHP Brandon Lyon for assignment.

SAN DIEGO PADRES – Optioned RHP Burch Smith to Tucson (PCL). Reinstated INF Everth Cabrera from the 15-day DL.

HOCKEY

NHL

ANAHEIM DUCKS – Traded F Bobby Ryan to Ottawa for RW Jakob Silfverberg, F Stefan Noesen and a 2014 first-round draft pick. Signed F Saku Koivu to a one-year contract.

CALGARY FLAMES – Signed G Karri Ramo to a two-year contract and C Corban Knight to a two-year, entry-level contract. Traded a 2014 fifth-round draft pick to St. Louis for D Kris Russell. Re-signed C Greg Nemiscz to a one-year contract.

CAROLINA HURRICANES – Agreed to terms with D Mike Komisarek and G Anton Khudobin on one-year contracts.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS – Agreed to terms with D Michal Rozsival on a two-year contract and F Michal Handzus on a one-year contract.

COLORADO AVALANCHE – Signed D Andre Benoit to a one-year contract.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS – Signed RW Nathan Horton to a seven-year contract and Fs Cody Bass and Ryan Craig, G Jeremy Smith and D Thomas Larkin.

DALLAS STARS – Signed G Dan Ellis to a two-year contract.

DETROIT RED WINGS – Agreed to terms with F Daniel Alfredsson on a one-year contract. Agreed to terms with F Stephen Weiss on a five-year contract. Signed F Luke Glendening to a one-year, two-way contract.

EDMONTON OILERS – Traded C Shawn Horcoff to Dallas for D Philip Larsen and a 2016 seventh-round draft pick. Signed D Andrew Ference to a four-year contract.

FLORIDA PANTHERS – Agreed to terms with D Mike Mottau on a one-year, two-way contract.

MINNESOTA WILD – Signed D Keith Ballard. Re-signed D Jared Spurgeon.

NASHVILLE PREDATORS – Signed F Viktor Stalberg to a four-year contract. Signed G Carter Hutton to a one-year contract.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS – Re-signed G Evgeni Nabokov C Peter Regin to one-year contracts. Agreed to terms with RW Pierre-Marc Bouchard on a one-year contract.

OTTAWA SENATORS – Signed F Clarke MacArthur to a two-year contract.

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS – Signed G Ray Emery and G Yann Danis to one-year contracts and C Claude Giroux to an eight-year contract.

PHOENIX COYOTES – Signed G Thomas Greiss to a one-year contract, C Mike Ribeiro to a four-year contract and D Michael Stone to a three-year contract. Re-signed F Kyle Chipchura to a multi-year contract and D Chris Summers to a one-year contract.

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS – Signed D Rob Scuderi to a four-year contract.

SAN JOSE SHARKS – Re-signed D Scott Hannan to a one-year contract. Signed F Tyler Kennedy to a two-year contract.

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING – Signed F Geoff Walker to a one-year, two-way contract and F Jonathan Drouin to a three-year, entry-level contract. Signed C Valtteri Filppula to a five-year contract.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS – Agreed to terms with C Tyler Bozak on a five-year contract.

VANCOUVER CANUCKS–Signed F Brad Richardson and D Yannick Weber.

ECHL

SOUTH CAROLINA STINGRAYS – Agreed to terms with F Andrew Cherniwchan. Re-signed F Eric Alexander.

COLLEGE

BRIDGEWATER (VA.) – Named Danielle Hawkins women’s lacrosse coach.

UAB – Named Bill Lansden senior associate athletic director for external affairs.

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