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Transactions

BASEBALL

American League

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.

National League

PITTSBURGH PIRATES – Designated INF Chase d’Arnaud for assignment. Claimed 3B Brent Morel off waivers from Toronto.

American Association

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.

Atlantic League

LONG ISLAND DUCKS – Named OF Lew Ford player-hitting coach.

Can-Am League

NEW JERSEY JACKALS – Signed C Danny Rams.

Frontier League

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.

BASKETBALL

NBA

NEW YORK KNICKS – Waived G Beno Udrih adn F Metta World Peace.

FOOTBALL

NFL

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.

CFL

B.C. LIONS – Signed RB Stefan Logan to a contract extension.

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS – Named Gene Dahlquist quarterbacks coach.

HOCKEY

NHL

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

AHL – Suspended Rockford D Theo Peckham two games.

SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE – Reassigned D Josh McFadden to Cincinnati (ECHL).

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).

CHL

ALLEN AMERICANS – Waived G Thomas Speer. Recalled G Eric Levine from Peoria (SPHL).

SOCCER

MLS

CHICAGO FIRE – Traded D Austin Berry to Philadelphia for allocation money.

COLLEGE

ALABAMA – Named Ryan Freeburg assistant volleyball coach.

HOFSTRA – Named Ryszard Gorski men’s assistant soccer coach.

LA SALLE – Named Caitlin Rimgaila women’s volleyball coach.

NYU – Named Douglas Kimbler baseball coach.

RUTGERS – Named Mike Teel and Michael Zuckerman graduate assistant football coaches.

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