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The Journal Gazette

Thursday, October 05, 2017 1:00 am



American League

CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Assigned C Rob Brantly; RHPs Brad Goldberg and Chris Volstad; LHP David Holmberg and OF Rymer Liriano outright to Charlotte (IL). Announced Goldberg will remain in the organization as a non-roster player and Brantly, Holmberg, Liriano and Volstad will become minor-league free agents.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Announced hitting coach Dave Hansen will not return next season.

TEXAS RANGERS — Fired bullpen coach Brad Holman. Exercised their 2019 contract option on manager Jeff Banister. Announced first base coach Hector Ortiz will become the bullpen coach and remain the team’s catching instructor. Released 1B-DH Prince Fielder.

National League

CHICAGO CUBS — Claimed RHP Luke Farrell off waivers from Cincinnati. Designated RHP Felix Pena for assignment.

CINCINNATI REDS — Announced RHPs Alejandro Chacin and RHP Asher Wojciechowski cleared waivers and sent them outright to Louisville (IL). Announced RHP Nick Travieso was reinstated from the 60-day DL, cleared waivers and was sent outright to Louisville.



NEW YORK KNICKS — Waived F Jamel Artis.


SEATTLE STORM — Named Dan Hughes coach.



ARIZONA CARDINALS — Signed LB Vontarrius Dora to the practice squad.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Signed WR Bryce Treggs from Philadelphia’s practice squad. Waived-injured WR Jordan Leslie.

HOUSTON TEXANS — Signed S Marcus Cromartie. Placed RB Tyler Ervin on injured reserve.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS — Placed LB Alex Anzalone on injured reserve.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Signed C Jon Halapio from the practice squad. Waived LB Deontae Skinner. Signed OL Anthony Fabiano to the practice squad.

NEW YORK JETS — Signed DL Ed Stinson and LB Obum Gwacham. Placed LB Dylan Donahue on injured reserve. Signed LB Freddie Bishop to the practice squad.



BUFFALO SABRES — Acquired D Zach Redmond from Montreal for F Nicolas Deslauriers.

CALGARY FLAMES — Signed RW Jaromir Jagr to a one-year contract.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS — Signed Bryan Bickell has signed a one-day contract so he can retire with the Blackhawks. Placed F Marian Hossa on long-term injured reserve. Signed D Cody Franson to a one-year contract. Recalled F Alex DeBrincat and D Gustav Forsling from Rockford (AHL). Acquired F Andreas Martinsen from Montreal for F Kyle Baun and assigned Martinsen to Rockford.

MINNESOTA WILD — Signed LW Daniel Winnik to a one-year contract.


GEORGIA TECH — Signed men’s basketball coach Josh Pastner to a one-year contract extension through the 2022-23 season.