Monday's Sports Transactions

September 25, 2017 - 10:38 pm

BASEBALL
American Association

GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS — Released LHP Andy Roberts.

TEXAS AIRHOGS — Exercised the 2018 contract options for LHP Josh Blanco, RHP TJ Bozeman, RHP Luis De La Cruz, RHP Cal Drummond, LHP Michael Freeman, RHP Leuirs Gomez, RHP Kevin Hilton, RHP Austin Kubitza, LHP Mario Mendoza, RHP Sebastian Murray, RHP Jesse Pratt, C Ryan Wagner, OF Charley Thurber, INF Casio Grider, INF Alvaro Rondon, INF Trevor Sealey, INF Jake Taylor, INF Beamer Weems, INF Ryne Willard, OF Denis Phipps and OF Levi Scott.

Can-Am League

SUSSEX COUNTY MINERS — Exercised the 2018 contract options on the following players LHP Alex Demchak, RHP Kody Kerski, LHP Mark McCoy, LHP Kenny Roder, RHP Billy Roth, RHP Michael Tamburino, RHP Gianni Zayas, C Nate Irving, C Brian Mayer, INF Jarred Mederos and OF Alexi Colon. Released INF CJ Retherford and OF Carlos Lopez.

BASKETBALL
National Basketball Association

ATLANTA HAWKS — Acquired G-F DeAndre Liggins and cash considerations from the Los Angeles Clippers for draft considerations. Signed G John Jenkins.

CHICAGO BULLS — Signed G Jarell Eddie and F Jaylen Johnson.

NEW YORK KNICKS — Acquired C Enes Kanter, F Doug McDermott and a 2018 second-round draft pick from Oklahoma City for F Carmelo Anthony. Waived G Chasson Randle.

FOOTBALL
National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Signed TE Ricky Seals-Jones from the practice squad. Released LB Philip Wheeler.

CINCINNATI BENGALS — Announced LB Vontaze Burfict was granted by the NFL a three-day roster exemption, which allows him to return to team activities after serving a league suspension for Games 1-3.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Signed LB Garrett Sickels to the practice squad.

DETROIT LIONS — Signed OT Dan Skipper to the practice squad. Released OT Storm Norton from the practice squad.

GREEN BAY PACKERS — Signed LS Taybor Pepper. Placed LS Brett Goode on injured reserve.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Waived WR Matt Hazel.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Re-signed CB Jomal Wiltz to the practice squad. Released CB Robert Nelson from the practice squad.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Signed LB Mark Nzeocha from the Dallas Cowboys practice squad to a one-year contract. Placed DL Tank Carradine on injured reserve.

Canadian Football League

EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Signed Ks Brett Lauther and Swayze Waters.

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Traded WR Brett Blaszko to Saskatchewan for a conditional 2018 draft pick.

HOCKEY
National Hockey League

NHL — Suspended N.Y. Rangers F Andrew Desjardins for two preseason games for an illegal check to the head of New Jersey F Miles Wood during a game on Sept. 23.

ARIZONA COYOTES — Assigned G Adin Hill and Cs Michael Latta and Tyler Gaudet to Tucson (AHL).

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS — Assigned D Viktor Svedberg to Rockford (AHL).

DETROIT RED WINGS — Assigned RW Zach Nastasiuk, D Dan Renouf and G Matej Machovsky to Grand Rapids (AHL). Released Fs Mike Borkowski, Austen Brassard, Connor Crisp, Luke Esposito and Dominik Shine; D Simon Denis, Pat McCarron and Kevin Tansey; and G Pat Nagle from their tryout contracts.

LOS ANGELES KINGS — Assigned G Matthew Villalta to Sault Ste. Marie (OHL). Signed F Jaret Anderson-Dolan to a three-year entry-level contract. Released Fs Brandon Prust and Shane Harper from their professional tryout agreements.

NASHVILLE PREDATORS — Assigned Fs P.C. Labrie, Trevor Smith, Emil Pettersson and Yakov Trenin; D Alexandre Carrier, Petter Granberg, Jack Dougherty and Andrew O'Brien; and G Anders Lindback to Milwaukee (AHL).

NEW YORK RANGERS — Assigned C Daniel Catenacci, LW Cole Schneider and D Brandon Crawley to Hartford (AHL). Released F Scott Kosmachuk from his professional tryout agreement and and assigned him to Hartford.

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — Assigned Fs Anthony Cirelli, Adam Erne, Mathieu Joseph, Tye McGinn, Matthew Peca, Mitchell Stephens and Dennis Yan and D Erik Cernak, Jamie McBain, Ben Thomas and Daniel Walcott to Syracuse (AHL) and F Brett Howden to Moose Jaw (WHL).

ECHL

MANCHESTER MONARCHS — Signed LW Kevin Morris.

LACROSSE
National Lacrosse League

BUFFALO BANDITS — Signed F Zach Tomkinson and D Justin Pychel, John Rae and Ethan Schott to one-year contracts.

COLLEGE

HOFSTRA — Named Matt Wessinger assistant baseball coach.

TENNESSEE — Named David Neville assistant coach for sprints, hurdles and relays.

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