Tuesday's Sports Transactions

October 03, 2017 - 3:00 pm

BASEBALL
American League

SEATTLE MARINERS — Reassigned third base coach Manny Acta to bench coach, assistant coach Scott Brosius to third base coach, special projects coach Chris Prieto to first base coach. Retained hitting coach Edgar Martinez, pitching coach Mel Stottlemyre Jr. and bullpen coach Nasusel Cabrera; Cabrera in a to-be-determined position. Announced bench coach Tim Bogar and first base coach Casey Candaele will not return.

National League

NEW YORK METS — Named Terry Collins special assistant to the general manager. Announced pitching coach Dan Warthen and trainer Ray Ramirez will not return next season and Warthen has been offered another role in the organization.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Announced the contracts of pitching coach Derek Lilliquist and bullpen coach Blaise Ilsley will not be renewed.

American Association

SIOUX FALLS CANARIES — Released INF Louis Mele.

FOOTBALL
National Football League

ATLANTA FALCONS — Placed DT Jack Crawford on injured reserve.

CAROLINA PANTHERS — Placed WR Damiere Byrd on injured reserve. Signed S Jairus Byrd.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Placed LB Dominique Alexander on injured reserve. Released LB Garrett Sickels from the practice squad. Signed LB Deon King from the practice squad and LB Austin Calitro and WR Rannell Hall to the practice squad.

HOCKEY
National Hockey League

ARIZONA COYOTES — Assigned F Mario Kempe and G Marek Langhamer to Tucson (AHL).

BUFFALO SABRES — Assigned Fs Sean Malone and Alexander Nylander to Rochester (AHL).

CALGARY FLAMES — Assigned LW Luke Gazdic to Stockton (AHL). Signed LW Tanner Glass to a one-year contract.

DETROIT RED WINGS — Signed G Kaden Fulcher to a three-year, entry-level contract. Assigned D Ryan Sproul to Grand Rapids (AHL). Recalled F Matt Lorito from Grand Rapids and placed him on non-roster injured reserve.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS — Loaned Fs Steve Bernier and Stephen Gionta to Bridgeport (AHL).

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS — Traded D Derrick Pouliot to Vancouver for D Andrey Pedan and a 2018 fourth-round draft pick.

VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS — Assigned F Tomas Hyka to Chicago (AHL). Placed F James Neal on the injured-non roster list and D Clayton Stoner on injured reserve. Claimed G Malcom Subban off waivers from Boston.

American Hockey League

AHL — Suspended Charlotte F Steven Lorentz one game.

STOCKTON HEAT — Assigned G Mason McDonald to Kansas City (ECHL).

SOCCER
Major League Soccer

COLUMBUS CREW — Signed M Federico Higuain to a one-year, designated player contract extension.

TENNIS

ITF — Suspended British player Dan Evans one year for testing positive for cocaine.

COLLEGE

BROWN — Named Kara Willis assistant softball coach.

NEW JERSEY CITY — Named Raven Conyers athletics business manager/bookkeeper.

TEXAS RIO GRANDE VALLEY — Named Yannick Denson assistant women's basketball coach.

WAGNER — Named Greg Cusick assistant athletic director for external relations.

WINSTON-SALEM STATE — Named Trevin Goodwin interim director of media relations.

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