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Transactions

BASEBALL

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES – Optioned OF Jimmy Paredes to Norfolk (IL).

CHICAGO WHITE SOX – Placed RHP Zach Putnam on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Andre Rienzo from Charlotte (IL).

KANSAS CITY ROYALS – Traded INF/OF Jimmy Paredes to Baltimore for cash considerations.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS – Placed OF Grant Green on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Monday. Recalled INF C.J. Cron from Salt Lake (PCL).

MINNESOTA TWINS – Recalled RHP Ryan Pressly from Rochester (IL) and INF Jorge Polanco from Fort Myers (FSL). Traded 1B/DH Kendrys Morales to Seattle for RHP Stephen Pryor and optioned Pryor to Rochester.

NEW YORK YANKEES – Agreed to terms with 2B Billy Fleming on a minor league contract.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS – Designated RHP Jim Johnson for assignment. Recalled RHP Evan Scribner from Sacramento (PCL).

SEATTLE MARINERS – Optioned RHPs Blake Beavan and Taijuan Walker to Tacoma (PCL).

TEXAS RANGERS – Optioned RHP Corey Knebel to Round Rock (PCL). Selected the contract of RHP Nate Adcock from Round Rock. Transferred 1B Mitch Moreland to the 60-day DL. Sent LHP Joseph Ortiz to Frisco (TL) for a rehab assignment.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES – Placed RHP Anthony Varvaro on paternity leave. Recalled RHP Gus Schlosser from Gwinnett (IL).

COLORADO ROCKIES – Assigned RHP Jair Jurrjens outright to Colorado Springs (PCL). Traded LHP Chris Capuano to the N.Y. Yankees for cash.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS – Sent SS Erisbel Arruebarrena to AZL Dodgers for a rehab assignment.

NEW YORK METS – Optioned OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis to Las Vegas (PCL). Recalled INF Wilmer Flores from Las Vegas. Assigned RHP Buddy Carlyle outright to Las Vegas (PCL).

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS – Agreed to terms with 2B Jake Gronsky on a minor league contract.

BASKETBALL

NBA

CLEVELAND CAVALIERS – Signed G Andrew Wiggins.

PHOENIX SUNS – Released G Dionte Christmas.

FOOTBALL

NFL

NFL – Suspended Baltimore RB Ray Rice two games and fined an additional game check for conduct detrimental to the NFL in violation of the league’s personal conduct policy.

ATLANTA FALCONS – Agreed to terms with WR Roddy White on a four-year contract extension.

BUFFALO BILLS – Claimed C Jared Wheeler off waivers from Carolina. Waived-injured CB Brandon Smith.

CAROLINA PANTHERS – Signed G Fernando Velasco and C Kevin Matthews. Released C Jared Wheeler and LB Billy Boyko.

CINCINNATI BENGALS – Claimed WR Conner Vernon off waivers from Cleveland. Signed WR Jeremy Johnson. Placed OL Andrew Whitworth on the PUP list. Waived P T.J. Conley.

CLEVELAND BROWNS – Activated OL Chris Faulk and Jeremiah Warren, DL Jacobbi McDaniel and RB Terrance West from the non-football injury list. Released RB Jourdan Brooks and WR Kenny Shaw. Signed LB Edgar Jones.

DALLAS COWBOYS – Placed G Ronald Leary and DE Anthony Spencer on the PUP list and DT Amobi Okoye on the active/non-football illness list.

GREEN BAY PACKERS – Signed LB Korey Jones. Released LB Shaun Lewis.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS – Placed FB Stanley Havili on the PUP list.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS – Signed OT Ryan Harris and LB Josh Mauga. Released LB DeRon Furr. Placed FB James Baker on the reserve/did not report list.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS – Placed DE Ronald Talley on active/non-football injury list. Claimed LB Brandon Magee off waivers from Cleveland.

TENNESSEE TITANS – Agreed to terms with OT Taylor Lewan.

HOCKEY

NHL

MONTREAL CANADIENS – Agreed to terms with C Lars Eller on a four-year contract.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS – Agreed to terms with G Kevin Poulin on a one-year, two-way contract.

VANCOUVER CANUCKS – Signed C Jared McCann to an entry-level contract.

WINNIPEG JETS – Agreed to terms with D Keaton Ellerby on a one-year, two-way contract.

ECHL

READING ROYALS – Agreed to terms with D Jordan Heywood on a one-year contract.

MOTORSPORTS

INDYCAR – Fined Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing $5,000 for a technical violation on its entry driven by Luca Filippi for a car weight violation following Toronto Race 1 qualifying and A.J. Foyt Racing $1,000 for an underwing height violation following Toronto Race 2.

SOCCER

MLS

NEW YORK CITY FC – Signed M Frank Lampard.

COLLEGE

HOUSTON – Named Greg Evans assistant softball coach.

TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN – Named Willie Watson men’s assistant basketball coach.

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