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American League

NEW YORK YANKEES – Acquired RHP Kyle Haynes from Pittsburgh to complete an earlier trade.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS – Acquired OF Billy Burns from Washington for LHP Jerry Blevins.

SEATTLE MARINERS – Agreed to terms with OF-1B Corey Hart on a one-year contract.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS – Promoted Tony Perezchica to minor league field & infield coordinator and Dan Carlson to minor league pitching coordinator.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS – 3B Jerry Hairston Jr. announced his retirement.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES – Agreed to terms with RHP Charlie Morton on a three-year contract.

SAN DIEGO PADRES – Acquired a player to be named or cash considerations from Houston for RHP Anthony Bass and a player to be named or cash considerations.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS – Agreed to terms with RHP Angel Castro on a one-year contract.



CHARLOTTE BOBCATS – Signed F Chris Douglas-Roberts from Texas (NBADL). Waived F James Southerland.

GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS – Signed C Hilton Armstrong from Santa Cruz (NBADL).


DELAWARE 87ERS – Named Larry Meli chief operating officer.



NHL – Suspends Ottawa D Jared Cowen two games for an illegal check to the head of Buffalo F Zemgus Girgensons during a Dec. 10 game.

DALLAS COWBOYS – Activated DE Edgar Jones off the injured reserve/return list.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS – Signed RB Bradley Randle to the practice squad.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS – Placed S Jeron Johnson on injured reserve. Signed S Perrish Cox. Signed LB Mike Taylor to the practice squad.

TENNESSEE TITANS – Signed DE Adewale Ojomo to the practice squad



NHL – Suspends Ottawa D Jared Cowen two games for an illegal check to the head of Buffalo F Zemgus Girgensons during a Dec. 10 game.

DETROIT RED WINGS – Recalled G Petr Mrazek from Grand Rapids (AHL). Reassigned G Jared Coreau from Toledo (ECHL).

NEW YORK ISLANDERS – Recalled F Ryan Strome from Bridgeport (AHL).

OTTAWA SENATORS – Reassigned F Mike Hoffman to Binghamton (AHL).


BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS – Reassigned F Nick Larson to Stockton (ECHL). Loaned D Mike Dalhuisen to Stockton.


NASCAR – Named Brent Dewar chief operating officer. Promoted chief marketing officer Steve Phelps and senior vice president of racing operations Steve O’Donnell to executive vice presidents and general counsel Gary Crotty to chief legal officer.



LA GALAXY – Named Matt Reis goalkeeper coach.

NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION – Announced the retirement of G Matt Reis.


BOISE STATE – Named Bryan Harsin football coach.

VIRGINIA UNION – Named Joe Taylor director of athletics.