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The Journal Gazette

Friday, October 06, 2017 8:20 pm

TRANSACTIONS

BASEBALL

American League

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Promoted Taj Tashombe to vice president of external affairs.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES — Exercised the 2018 contract option on manager Brian Snitker.

BASKETBALL

NBA

MILWAUKEE BUCKS — Signed G Xavier Munford.

TORONTO RAPTORS — Signed G Norman Powell to a four-year contract extension.

FOOTBALL

NFL

HOUSTON TEXANS — Claimed Ben Heeney off waivers from New Orleans. Waived S Kurtis Drummond.

LOS ANGELES CHARGERS — Re-signed K Nick Novak. Waived K Younghoe Koo.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Placed RB Dalvin Cook on injured reserve. Signed RB Stevan Ridley.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Signed S Isaiah Johnson from the practice squad. Released DE Jacquies Smith.

TENNESSEE TITANS — Signed LB Josh Carraway to the practice squad. Released LB Tony Washington Jr. from the practice squad.

HOCKEY

NHL

ANAHEIM DUCKS — Recalled LW Giovanni Fiore from San Diego (AHL).

ARIZONA COYOTES — Named Tom Hoof vice president of marketing.

CALGARY FLAMES — Assigned F Garnet Hathaway to Stockton (AHL).

DETROIT RED WINGS — Aassigned Fs Matt Lorito and Eric Tangradi to Grand Rapids (AHL) and reassigned G Matej Machovsky from Grand Rapids to Toledo (ECHL). Signed F Matt Carey to a professional tryout contract.

LOS ANGELES KINGS — Recalled D Paul LaDue from Ontario (AHL). Placed D Alec Martinez on injured reserve, retroactive to Oct. 3.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Named Chico Resch team ambassador.

OTTAWA SENATORS — Signed D Mark Borowiecki to a two-year contract extension.

VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS — Assigned F Brandon Pirri to Chicago (AHL). Placed G Calvin Pickard on waivers.