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Transactions

BASEBALL

American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS – Designated LHP Josh Outman for assignment. Reinstated RHP Zach McAllister from the 15-day DL.

DETROIT TIGERS – Designated RHP Evan Reed for assignment. Selected the contract of RHP Chad Smith from Toledo (IL).

KANSAS CITY ROYALS – Optioned LHP Donnie Joseph to Omaha (PCL). Recalled RHP Louis Coleman from Omaha. Sent 3B Danny Valencia to Omaha for a rehab assignment.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS – Agreed to terms with LHP Wade LeBlanc on a minor league contract.

MINNESOTA TWINS – Sent OF Aaron Hicks to New Britain (EL) for a rehab assignment.

National League

LOS ANGELES DODGERS – Agreed to terms with RHP Grant Holmes on a minor league contract.

MIAMI MARLINS – Optioned RHP Sam Dyson to New Orleans (PCL). Reinstated RHP Nathan Eovaldi from paternity leave. Agreed to terms with RHP Brad Penny on a minor league contract.

NEW YORK METS – Optioned OF Matt den Dekker to Las Vegas (PCL). Recalled OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis from Las Vegas.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS – Agreed to terms with OF Chase Raffield on a minor league contract.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS – Optioned LHP Xavier Cedeno to Syracuse (IL). Reinstated LHP Gio Gonzalez from the 15-day DL. Sent OF Jeff Kobernus to Harrisburg (EL) for a rehab assignment.

Frontier League

EVANSVILLE OTTERS – Signed INF Phillip Wilson.

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES – Signed LHP Kerry Kelley. Released RHP Jake Stephens.

RIVER CITY RASCALS – Signed OF Chretien Matz.

SCHAUMBURG BOOMERS – Signed RHP Eddie Cody.

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS – Released RHP Jordan Mejia.

BASKETBALL

NBA

CHARLOTTE BOBCATS – Announced F Josh McRoberts has opted out of his contract and become a free agent.

FOOTBALL

NFL

CAROLINA PANTHERS – Signed DE Mario Addison and S Colin James to two-year contracts and OT Nate Chandler to a three-year contract extension.

CINCINNATI BENGALS – Released HB Jeff Scott.

DALLAS COWBOYS – Signed DE DeMarcus Lawrence. Waived TE Evan Wilson from injured reserve.

HOUSTON TEXANS – Released QB T.J. Yates.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS – Signed TE Dallas Clark to a one-day contract and announced his retirement. Released LB Justin Hickman.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS – Signed QB Blake Bortles to a four-year contract.

NEW YORK JETS – Released RB Mike Goodson.

OAKLAND RAIDERS – Claimed OT Emmett Cleary off waivers from Tampa Bay. Released WR David Gilreath.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS – Signed DE Stephon Tuitt to a four-year contract and RB Jordan Hall.

CFL

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS – Signed WR Mark Dell, RB Kyle Bolton and LB Mike Cornell.

HOCKEY

NHL

LOS ANGELES KINGS – Promoted assistant coach John Stevens to associate head coach. Re-signed assistant coach Davis Payne and goaltending coach Bill Ranford.

MONTREAL CANADIENS – Signed D David Makowski on a one-year AHL contract.

ECHL

GWINNETT GLADIATORS – Acquired F Brandon MacLean and D Joe Stejskal from Florida (ECHL) to complete earlier trades.

COLLEGE

ALBANY (NY) – Named Sareea Freeman women’s assistant volleyball coach.

ASSUMPTION – Named Christine Lowthert associate director of athletics for compliance and senior women’s administrator.

LINCOLN MEMORIAL – Announced the resignation of women’s basketball coach Roger Hodge.

RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE – Named Michael Byrnes men’s basketball coach.

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