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American League

BOSTON RED SOX – Sent 3B Will Middlebrooks to Pawtucket (IL) for a rehab assignment.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX – Claimed RHP Angel Sanchez off waivers from Tampa Bay and optioned him to Winston-Salem (Carolina). Agreed to terms with C Jhoandro Alfaro and INFs Felix Mercedes, Ricky Mota and Amado Nunez on minor league contracts.

HOUSTON ASTROS – Optioned LHP Kevin Chapman to Oklahoma City (PCL). Reinstated RHP Anthony Bass from the 15-day DL. Agreed to terms with RHP Franklin Perez, SS Miguelangel Sierra and C Brandon Benavente on minor league contracts.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS – Reinstated LHP Tyler Skaggs from the 15-day DL.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS – Optioned RHP Michael Mariot to Omaha (PCL). Recalled RHP Casey Coleman from Omaha.

MINNESOTA TWINS – Placed 1B Joe Mauer on the 15-day DL. Recalled 1B/OF Chris Colabello from Rochester (IL).

NEW YORK YANKEES – Agreed to terms with RHP Deshorn Lake on a minor league contract. Sent LHP CC Sabathia to Trenton (EL) for a rehab assignment.

TAMPA BAY RAYS – Recalled LHP Jeff Beliveau from Durham (IL).

TORONTO BLUE JAYS – Agreed to terms with RHP Jeff Hoffman and C Max Pentecost on minor league contracts.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES – Optioned RHP Juan Jaime to Gwinnett (IL). Reinstated RHP David Carpenter from the 15-day DL.

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS – Agreed to terms with C Nate Irving on a minor league contract.

CINCINNATI REDS – Traded RHP Jair Jurrjens to Colorado for 1B Harold Riggins. Optioned RHP Raisel Iglesias to Louisville (IL).

COLORADO ROCKIES – Sent LHP Brett Anderson to Colorado Springs (PCL) for a rehab assignment.

MIAMI MARLINS – Placed RHP A.J. Ramos on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Friday. Recalled 1B Justin Bour from New Orleans (PCL).

NEW YORK METS – Agreed to terms with RHPs Daniel Guzman and Agustin Castilla, OF Claudio Geraldo and SSs Yoel Romero, Edgardo Fermin and Hansel Moreno on minor league contracts.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES – Placed OF Domonic Brown on paternity leave. Recalled OF Aaron Altherr from Reading (EL). Reinstated RHP Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez from the 60-day DL and optioned him to Reading. Transferred RHP Mike Adams to the 60-day DL. Sent C Wil Nieves to the GCL Phillies for a rehab assignment.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS – Recalled OF Oscar Taveras from Memphis (PCL). Sent 2B Kolten Wong to Memphis for a rehab assignment.

SAN DIEGO PADRES – Placed SS Everth Cabrera on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Tuesday. Selected the contract of 3B Brooks Conrad from El Paso (PCL). Transferred LHP Troy Patton to the 60-day DL. Agreed to terms with OF Seth Smith on a three-year contract.

Frontier League

JOLIET SLAMMERS – Signed LHP Tyler Thicke.



BROOKLYN NETS – Named Lionel Hollins coach.



NFL – Named Charles Way head of player engagement department.

BALTIMORE RAVENS – Traded LB Rolando McClain and a 2016 seventh-round draft pick to Dallas for a 2016 seventh-round draft pick.


ORLANDO PREDATORS – Announced DB Dee Webb and OL Bryan Collins have been assigned by the league.



ANAHEIM DUCKS – Signed G Jason LaBarbera to a one-year contract.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS – Agreed to terms with D Kyle Cumiskey on a one-year contract.

DALLAS STARS – Signed C Vernon Fiddler to a two-year contract.

DETROIT RED WINGS – Signed D Kyle Quincey to a two-year contract and F Andy Miele to a one-year contract.

FLORIDA PANTHERS – Agreed to terms with G Sam Brittain on an entry-level contract and D Blake Parlett on a one-year, two-way contract.

MINNESOTA WILD – Agreed to terms with RW Joel Rechlicz on a one-year, two-way contract.

NASHVILLE PREDATORS – Signed C Olli Jokinen to a one-year contract.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS – Re-signed Fs Steve Bernier and Stephen Gionta.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS – Signed Fs Mikhail Grabovski and Nikolai Kulemin to four-year contracts.

NEW YORK RANGERS – Agreed to terms with F Chris Bourque.

SAN JOSE SHARKS – Signed F John Scott to a one-year contract.

WINNIPEG JETS – Agreed to terms with G Michael Hutchinson on a two-year contract and D Will O’Neill on a one-year, two-way contract.


HERSHEY BEARS – Named Troy Mann coach adn Bryan Helmer assistant coach.


IDAHO STEELHEADS – Agreed to terms with D Quinn Sproule.


INDYCAR – Fined Dale Coyne Racing $10,000 for a pair of technical violations during Saturday’s Grand Prix of Houston Race 1.



PORTLAND TIMBERS – Waived M Aaron Long.


BIG TEN CONFERENCE – Promoted Diane Dietz to deputy commissioner, public affairs; Scott Chipman to associate commissioner, communications; Robin Jentes to assistant commissioner, branding; Jade Burroughs promoted to director, branding; Kerry Kenny to director, compliance; Jessica Palermo to director, championships; and Alex Macht to assistant director, video services. Named Kristina Minor assistant director, compliance.

ALBANY (NY) – Named Chelsea Martin graduate assistant manager.

ARMSTRONG STATE – Named Brian English assistant baseball coach.

CARTHAGE – Named C.J. Cuneo women’s lacrosse coach.

GEORGE WASHINGTON – Named Melissa Dunne women’s assistant basketball coach.

GEORGETOWN – Named Erik Supplee assistant baseball coach.

HOLY CROSS – Named Jordan Nies men’s assistant lacrosse coach.

LYNCHBURG – Named Jon Waters athletic director.

NEW JERSEY CITY – Named Jaci Timko softball coach and academic advisor.

NORTH TEXAS – Suspended LB Sed Ellis and TE Chris Loving indefinitely from the football team.