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American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES – Acquired RHP Preston Guilmet from Cleveland for OF Torsten Boss, and optioned him to Norfolk (IL). Transferred OF Nolan Reimold to the 60-day DL.

BOSTON RED SOX – Signed INF Ryan Roberts. Optioned INF Brock Holt to Pawtucket (IL). Transferred RHP Steven Wright to the 60-day DL.

CLEVELAND INDIANS – Traded LHP Colt Hynes to the L.A. Dodgers for RHP Duke von Schamann. Promoted Court Berry-Tripp to assistant director of baseball information.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS – Placed LHP Tim Collins and LHP Francisley Bueno on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Michael Mariot and LHP Donnie Joseph from Omaha (PCL).

MINNESOTA TWINS – Placed INF-OF Jason Bartlett on the 15-day DL. Recalled C-OF Chris Herrmann from Rochester (IL).

NEW YORK YANKEES – Traded INF Eduardo Nunez to Minnesota for LHP Miguel Sulbaran.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS – Optioned RHP Evan Scribner to Sacramento (PCL). Reinstated RHP Ryan Cook from the 15-day DL. Sent OF Craig Gentry to Sacramento (PCL) for a rehab assignment.

TEXAS RANGERS – Placed LHP Joe Saunders on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Saturday. Recalled RHP Daniel McCutchen from Frisco (Texas).

National League

CINCINNATI REDS – Reinstated C Devin Mesoraco from the 15-day DL. Optioned C Tucker Barnhart to Louisville (IL).

COLORADO ROCKIES – Optioned OF Corey Dickerson to Colorado Springs (PCL). Reinstated LHP Boone Logan from the 15-day DL.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS – Designated OF Mike Baxter for assignment. Optioned RHP Colt Hynes to Albuquerque (PCL). Sent RHP Chad Billingsley to Rancho Cucamonga (Cal) for a rehab assignment.

Frontier League

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES – Released LHP Drew Bryson.

LAKE ERIE CRUSHERS – Signed LHP Brent Choban and 1B Russell Moldenhauer to contract extensions.


WASHINGTON WILD THINGS – Traded 3B Joe Poletsky to the Frontier Greys for a player to be named.



CHICAGO BULLS – Signed G-F Ronnie Brewer for the remainder of the season.

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS – Signed G-F Adonis Thomas to a 10-day contract.



CAROLINA PANTHERS – Signed WR Jason Avant to a one-year contract.

DETROIT LIONS – Signed CB Cassius Vaughn to a one-year contract.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS –Retained S Rafael Bush by matching the offer from Atlanta.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS – Signed S Major Wright and WR Lavelle Hawkins. Released LB Marvin Booker.

TENNESSEE TITANS — Waived DE Adewale Ojomo.



NHL – Suspended Philadelphia F Zac Rinaldo four games for an illegal check to the head of Buffalo D Chad Ruhwedel during an April 6 game.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS – Recalled F Jack Skille from Springfield (AHL).

FLORIDA PANTHERS – Recalled F Drew Shore from San Antonio (AHL). Reassigned F Bobby Butler to San Antonio.

NASHVILLE PREDATORS – Reassigned F Colton Sissons to Milwaukee (AHL).

NEW YORK ISLANDERS – Recalled F Brett Gallant from Bridgeport (AHL) on an emergency basis. Returned F Johan Sundstrom to Bridgeport.

NEW YORK RANGERS – Recalled F Jesper Fast from Hartford (AHL).

PHOENIX COYOTES – Signed D Justin Hache to a three-year entry-level contract.

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING – Promoted chief operating officer Steve Griggs to president. Signed vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman to a four-year contract extension.

WINNIPEG JETS – Called up F Carl Klingberg from the St. John’s (AHL).


BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS – Reassigned F Ben Rosen to Stockton (ECHL).

IOWA WILD – Returned D Bryce Aneloski to Orlando (ECHL).

MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS – Signed D Mikko Vainonen to an amateur tryout contract.

SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE – Signed D Shayne Taker to an amateur tryout contract.

SPRINGFIELD FALCONS – Signed F T.J. Tynan to an amateur tryout agreement.


COLORADO EAGLES – Released F Todd Fiddler.

ELMIRA JACKALS – Released F Will Frederick.

GWINNETT GLADIATORS – Loaned D Jonathan Narbonne to Hamilton (AHL) and D Daniel Spivak to Team Israel. Signed D Nolan Descoteaux.

KALAMAZOO WINGS – Released D Tyler Hinds. Claimed D Nathan Martine off waivers from Fort Wayne.

ORLANDO SOLAR BEARS – Released G Tim Heneroty as emergency backup.

READING ROYALS – Added G Josh Watson as emergency backup.

WHEELING NAILERS – Released F Jarrett Burton from an amateur tryout agreement.


WATKINS GLEN INTERNATIONAL – Named Jeff Nelson corporate sales executive.


U.S. SOCCER FEDERATION – Fired women’s national team coach Tom Sermanni.


ARIZONA STATE – Announced Eric Musselman, men’s associate head basketball coach, is leaving the program to pursue other opportunities.

AUBURN – Named Chuck Person men’s assistant basketball coach.

CAMPBELL – Named Ed Joyce men’s assistant soccer coach.

FLORIDA ATLANTIC – Named Michael Curry men’s basketball coach.

INDIANA STATE – Named Jeff Mills defensive line coach.

IOWA STATE – Announced men’s junior basketball C Percy Gibson is transferring following the end of the spring semester.

MANHATTAN – Named Matt Grady men’s interim basketball coach until men’s basketball coach Steve Masiello receives his degree from the University of Kentucky.

MARQUETTE – Named Chris Carrawell men’s assistant basketball coach.

MANHATTAN — Named Matt Grady men’s interim basketball coach until men’s basketball coach Steve Masiello receives his degree from the University of Kentucky.

MINNESOTA – Named Marlene Stollings women’s basketball coach.

MISSOURI – Suspended WR Dorial Green-Beckham indefinitely.

OKLAHOMA STATE – Announced junior G Marcus Smart will enter the NBA draft.