BALTIMORE ORIOLES – Designated LHP Chris Jones for assignment. Agreed to terms with OF Nelson Cruz on a one-year contract.
DETROIT TIGERS – Agreed to terms with RHPs Jose Ortega, Luke Putkonen and Evan Reed; LHPs Kyle Lobstein and Drew Smyly; INF Nick Castellanos and OF Steven Moya on one-year contracts.
TEXAS RANGERS – Agreed to terms with manager Ron Washington on a contract extension through the 2015 season.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES – Designated INF Chase dArnaud for assignment. Claimed 3B Brent Morel off waivers from Toronto.
LINCOLN SALTDOGS – Signed RHP Marshall Schuler.
WICHITA WINGNUTS – Signed C Chris Matthews and RHP Patrick Mincey.
WINNIPEG GOLDEYES – Signed OF Donnie Webb and INF Amos Ramon.
LONG ISLAND DUCKS – Named OF Lew Ford player-hitting coach.
NEW JERSEY JACKALS – Signed C Danny Rams.
GATEWAY GRIZZLES – Signed RHP Kolt Browder.
SCHAUMBURG BOOMERS – Released OF Jordan Owen.
WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS – Sold the contract of INF Jairo Perez to the New York Mets. Signed RHP Griffin Jones and INF Nick Latta.
NEW YORK KNICKS – Waived G Beno Udrih adn F Metta World Peace.
CHICAGO BEARS – Signed C Taylor Boggs and S Derrick Martin to one-year contracts.
OAKLAND RAIDERS – Signed CB Taiwan Jones to a three-year contract extension.
B.C. LIONS – Signed RB Stefan Logan to a contract extension.
WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS – Named Gene Dahlquist quarterbacks coach.
COLORADO AVALANCHE – Announced the retirement of F Milan Hejduk.
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS – Placed D Fedor Tyutin on injured reserve. Recalled D Dalton Prout from Springfield (AHL).
DETROIT RED WINGS – Assigned D Gleason Fournier to Grand Rapids (AHL).
FLORIDA PANTHERS – Recalled F Drew Shore from San Antonio (AHL). Reassigned D Mike Mottau to San Antonio.
NASHVILLE PREDATORS – Recalled F Simon Moser from Milwaukee (AHL).
NEW JERSEY DEVILS – Reassigned G Maxime Clermont from Albany (AHL) to Orlando (ECHL). Recalled D Eric Gelinas from Albany.
NEW YORK ISLANDERS – Placed C John Tavares on the injured reserve list, retroactive to Feb. 19.
NEW YORK RANGERS – Reassigned F Michael St. Claire from Greenville (ECHL) to Hartford (AHL).
PHOENIX COYOTES – Recalled F Brandon McMillan from Portland (AHL). Assigned D Brandon Gormley to Portland.
ST. LOUIS BLUES – Recalled LW Dmitrij Jaskin from Chicago (AHL).
AHL – Suspended Rockford D Theo Peckham two games.
SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE – Reassigned D Josh McFadden to Cincinnati (ECHL).
KALAMAZOO WINGS – Loaned F Ray Kaunisto to Utica (AHL).
SOUTH CAROLINA STINGRAYS – Released G James Wardrop as emergency backup.
WHEELING NAILERS – Loaned D Barry Goers to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
ALLEN AMERICANS – Waived G Thomas Speer. Recalled G Eric Levine from Peoria (SPHL).
CHICAGO FIRE – Traded D Austin Berry to Philadelphia for allocation money.
ALABAMA – Named Ryan Freeburg assistant volleyball coach.
HOFSTRA – Named Ryszard Gorski mens assistant soccer coach.
LA SALLE – Named Caitlin Rimgaila womens volleyball coach.
NYU – Named Douglas Kimbler baseball coach.
RUTGERS – Named Mike Teel and Michael Zuckerman graduate assistant football coaches.