Friday's Sports Transactions

January 12, 2018 - 4:57 pm

Major League Baseball

OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF BASEBALL — Suspended Boston minor league RHP Antonio Police (DSL Red Sox) 72 games after testing positive for Boldenone, a performance-enhancing substance. Suspended Seattle minor league OF Eric Filia (Arkansas-Texas) 50 games following a second positive test for a drug of abuse. Suspended Chicago Cubs minor league RHP Wilfre Delgado (DSL Cubs) 72 games for a positive test of Stanozolol, a performance-enhancing substance. Suspended minor league free agent RHP Joel Romero 80 games after testing positive for Stanozolol.

American League

BOSTON RED SOX — Agreed to terms with INF Brock Holt; SS Xander Bogaerts; Cs Sandy Leon and Christian Vazquez; OF Jackie Bradley Jr., and RHPs Joe Kelly and Brandon Workman; and LHPs Drew Pomeranz and Eduardo Rodriguez on one-year contracts.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Agreed to terms with RHPs Kelvin Herrera and Nate Karns on one-year contracts.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Agreed to terms with RHPs Liam Hendriks and Blake Treinen; C Josh Phegley and SS Marcus Semien on one-year contracts. Promoted Troy Smith to vice president of marketing.

SEATTLE MARINERS — Agreed to terms with RHPs David Phelps, Erasmo Ramirez and Nick Vincent; LHP James Paxton and C Mike Zunino on one-year contracts.

TEXAS RANGERS — Agreed to terms with LHP Jake Diekman, RHP Keone Kela and INF Jurickson Profar on one-year contracts.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Agreed to terms with 3B Josh Donaldson, OF Ezequiel Carrera and LHP Aaron Loup on one-year contacts.

National League

CHICAGO CUBS — Agreed to terms with 3B Kris Bryant on a one-year contract.

CINCINNATI REDS — Agreed to terms with RHP Anthony DeSclafani, CF Billy Hamilton and RHP Michael Lorenzen on one-year contracts.

COLORADO ROCKIES — Agreed to terms with OF Charlie Blackmon on a one-year contact.

HOUSTON ASTROS — Agreed to terms with C Evan Gattis, LHP Dallas Keuchel, OF Jake Marisnick and RHPs Lance McCullers Jr. and Brad Peacock on one-year contracts.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Agreed to terms with OF Randal Grichuk, LHP Tyler Lyons, OF Marcell Ozuna and RHP Michael Wacha on one-year contracts.

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Agreed to terms with RHP Kirby Yates; INFs Freddy Galvis and Cory Spangenberg and OF Matt Szczur on one-year contracts.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Agreed to Terms with 2B Joe Panik on a one-year contract.



LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Signed OF Tim Colwell and LHP Will Solomon.

Can-Am League

OTTAWA CHAMPIONS — Signed INF Daniel Bick and INF Steve Nyisztor.

ROCKLAND BOULDERS — Named Shawn Reilly president.

TROIS-RIVIERES AIGLES — Traded INF Carter McEachern to Washington for a player to be named.

National Basketball Association

NBA — Fined Utah G Rodney Hood $35,000 for slapping a phone out of a fan's hand while exiting the court during a Jan. 10 game at Washington.

LOS ANGELES LAKERS — Waived G Vander Blue.

National Football League

BUFFALO BILLS — Fired offensive coordinator Rick Dennison.

CAROLINA PANTHERS — Named Norv Turner offensive coordinator.

CHICAGO BEARS — Named Mark Helfrich offensive coordinator, Chris Tabor special teams coordinator and Charles London running backs coach.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Named Adam Henry wide receivers coach, Ken Zampese quarterbacks coach and Al Saunders senior assistant/special projects. Parted ways with run game coordinator/running backs coach Kirby Wilson, quarterbacks coach David Lee, special teams assistant Shawn Mennenga and special teams quality control coach Stan Watson. Announced special teams coordinator Chris Tabor resigned to join the Chicago Bears.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Named Deland McCullough running backs coach.

OAKLAND RAIDERS — Named Paul Guenther defensive coordinator, Greg Olson offensive coordinator and Rich Bisaccia assistant head coach/special teams coordinator.

Canadian Football League

EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Re-signed WR Derel Walker.

National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS — Agreed to terms with F Andrew Cogliano on a three-year contract extension through the 2020-21 season. Recalled RWs Ondrej Kase and Jared Boll from San Diego (AHL).

BUFFALO SABRES — Assigned D Brendan Guhle and G Linus Ullmark to Rochester (AHL).

DETROIT RED WINGS — Reassigned F Zach Nastasiuk from Grand Rapids (AHL) to Toledo (ECHL).

LOS ANGELES KINGS — Recalled D Kevin Gravel from Ontario (AHL).

NEW YORK RANGERS — Recalled F Vinni Lettieri from Hartford (AHL).

WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Recalled F Travis Boyd from Hershey (AHL).

American Hockey League

BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS — Loaned D Mike Cornell to Worcester (ECHL).

GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS — Assigned F Luke Espositoto to Toledo (ECHL).


ECHL — Suspended Utah's Travis Howe two games and fined him an undisclosed amount for his actions in a Jan. 10 game at Allen.

READING ROYALS — Acquired D Mike Krieg from South Carolina for future considerations.

Major League Soccer

LA GALAXY — Signed G Brian Sylvestre.

NEW YORK CITY FC — Signed M Ismael Tajouri from Austria Wien.

OTTAWA FURY — Named Youssef Dahha goalkeeper coach.

United Soccer League

ATL UTD 2 — Named Scott Donnelly coach.


EAST CAROLINA — Named Daric Riley safeties coach.

NC STATE — Announced RB Nyheim Hines will enter the NFL draft.

PENN STATE — Named David Corley running backs coach.

RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE — Named Morgan Tullar coordinator of recreation and fitness programs.

SOUTH CAROLINA — Signed football coach Will Muschamp to a six-year contract, defensive coordinator Travaris Robinson to a three-year contract and offensive coordinator Bryan McClendon to a two-year contract. Named Marcus Lattimore as director of player development and life skills for football.

UCONN — Named John Dunn offensive coordinator. Announced women's freshman vbasketball G Andra Espinoza-Hunter will transfer.

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