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American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES – Agreed to terms with INF Alex Gonzalez on a minor league contract.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS – Agreed to terms with 3B David Freese and RHP Kevin Jepsen. Signed INF Chad Tracy to a minor-league contract.

TEXAS RANGERS – Agreed to terms with RHP Daniel Bard, RHP Che-Hsuan Lin and RHP Armando Galarraga on minor league contracts. Released RHP Tyler Tufts.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS – Signed manager Kirk Gibson and general manager Kevin Towers to contract extensions.

COLORADO ROCKIES – Agreed to terms with RHP Manny Corpas and RHP Nick Masset on minor league contracts.

NEW YORK METS – Agreed to terms with RHP Kyle Farnsworth on a minor-league contract.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS – Named Fred Stanley special assistant, player personnel; Russ Morman manager for Richmond (EL); Lenn Sakata manager for San Jose (Cal); Andy Skeels hitting coach for Fresno (PCL) and Todd Linden hitting coach for Augusta (SAL). Promoted Shane Turner to director of player development; Steve Decker to coordinator of minor league instruction and hitting; and Carlos Valderrama to manager of the Dominican Summer League Giants.



LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS – Signed G Sasha Vujacic to a 10-day contract.

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS – Recalled G Lorenzo Brown from Delaware (NBADL).



CLEVELAND BROWNS – Named Kyle Shanahan offensive coordinator.

OAKLAND RAIDERS – Named Joe Woods defensive backs coach and Marcus Robertson assistant secondary coach.



ANAHEIM DUCKS – Recalled D Sami Vatanen from Norfolk (AHL).

MONTREAL CANADIENS – Traded D Raphael Diaz to Vancouver for F Dale Weise. Assigned F Christian Thomas to Hamilton (AHL).


ECHL – Suspended Orlando’s C.J. Severyn one game for his actions in a Feb. 1 game at Gwinnett.


MOUNTAIN WEST CONFERENCE – Suspended Wyoming men’s basketball G Josh Adams one game striking an opponent in a Feb. 1 game against Utah State.

ARKANSAS – Reinstated junior basketball F Alandise Harris and sophomore basketball G Michael Qualls from their one-game suspensions.

OKLAHOMA STATE – Dismissed freshman basketball G Stevie Clark.