Tuesday's Sports Transactions

October 04, 2017 - 12:14 am

BASEBALL

MLB PLAYERS ASSOCIATION — Named Jeffrey Perconte assistant general counsel.

American League

BOSTON RED SOX — Announced the resignation of Red Sox Foundation executive director Gena Borson, effective at the end of the year.

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

MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Purchased a full ownership stake in the Carolina Mudcats (Carolina).

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.

Frontier League

NORMAL CORNBELTERS — Extended the contract of manager Brooks Carey.

RIVER CITY RASCALS — Signed RHP Nate Hoffmann and INFs Ellis Kelly and INF Blake Rowlett.

FOOTBALL
National Football League

NFL — Reduced the suspension of Chicago LB Danny Trevathan from two games to one, for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Green Bay WR Davante Adams in a game on Sept. 28.

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Signed LB Scooby Wright III from the practice squad and LB Connor Harris and OL Vinston Painter to the practice squad.

ATLANTA FALCONS — Placed DT Jack Crawford on injured reserve.

BUFFALO BILLS — Placed S Colt Anderson on injured reserve. Released DE Eric Lee and S Robert Blanton. Signed Ss Trae Elston and Shamarko Thomas and WR Philly Brown.

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.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS — Placed OT Zach Strief on injured reserve.

NEW YORK JETS — Waived TE Will Tye. Released RB Marcus Murphy from the practice squad.

TENNESSEE TITANS — Waived LB Josh Carraway. Released CB Kenneth Durden from the practice squad. Agreed to terms with QB Brandon Weeden. Signed WR C.J. Board to the practice squad.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Released QB Alek Torgersen from the practice squad. Signed QB Joel Stave and OL Jerry Ugokwe to the practice squad.

HOCKEY
National Hockey League

NHL — Suspended Washington RW Tom Wilson for four games for boarding St. Louis F Sammy Blais.

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

BUFFALO SABRES — Agreed to terms with C Jack Eichel on an eight-year contract. Assigned Fs Sean Malone and Alexander Nylander to Rochester (AHL). Placed F Evan Rodrigues and D Justin Falk on injured reserve.

CALGARY FLAMES — Assigned LW Luke Gazdic and F Mark Jankowski to Stockton (AHL) and G Mason MacDonald from Stockton to Kansas City (ECHL). Signed LW Tanner Glass to a one-year contract.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS — Placed F Jordin Tootoo on long-term injured reserve.

COLORADO AVALANCHE — Assigned D Duncan Siemens and David Warsofsky to San Antonio (AHL) and G Joe Cannata to Colorado (ECHL). Claimed D Patrik Nemeth off waivers from Dallas. Placed D Sergei Boikov and LW A.J. Greer on the injured non-roster list.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS — Re-signed F Josh Anderson to a three-year contact.

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.

EDMONTON OILERS — Assigned RW Anton Slepyshev to Bakersfield (AHL). Reassigned C Kyle Platzer from Bakersfield to Wichita (ECHL).

MINNESOTA WILD — Assigned Fs Dante Salituro, Pavel Jenys and Adam Gilmour from Iowa (AHL) to Rapid City (ECHL).

NASHVILLE PREDATORS — Assigned Fs Frederick Gaudreau and Vladislav Kamenev to Milwaukee (AHL). Designated D Ryan Ellis and F Nick Bonino as non-roster.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Assigned D Brian Strait and Fs Joseph Blandisi, Nick Lappin and John Quenneville to Binghamton (AHL).

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

NEW YORK RANGERS — Assigned D Sergey Zborovsky, G Brandon Halverson and Fs Adam Chapie and Dawson Leedahl from Hartford (AHL) to Greenville (ECHL).

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

VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS — Assigned Fs Tomas Hyka, Alex Tuch and Vadim Shipachyov and D Shea Theodore 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.

BAKERSFIELD CONDORS — Loaned RW Zach O'Brien to Wichita (ECHL).

BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS — Assigned F Kellen Jones to Worcester (ECHL).

CHARLOTTE CHECKERS — Assigned D Matt Finn and F Mitchell Heard to Florida (ECHL).

HARTFORD WOLF PACK — Assigned D Brenden Kotyk to Greenville (ECHL).

IOWA WILD — Assigned F Evan Janssen, G Christian Frey and D Michael Sdao and Ian Brady to Rapid City (ECHL).

ONTARIO REIGN — Assigned D Jonathan Racine to Manchester (ECHL).

PROVIDENCE BRUINS — Assigned G Matt Ginn to Atlanta (ECHL).

SPRINGFIELD THUNDERBIRDS — Assigned G Evan Cowley to Manchester (ECHL).

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

SYRACUSE CRUNCH — Assigned G Nic Riopel and F Ty Loney to Adirondack (AHL).

TORONTO MARLIES — Assigned D Jeff King to Orlando (ECHL).

TUCSON ROADRUNNERS — Assigned D Ryan Culkin to Fort Wayne (ECHL).

ECHL

ADIRONDACK THUNDER — Released G Pete Fitzgerald from a tryout agreement.

BRAMPTON BEAST — Signed G Patrick Spano to a tryout agreement.

COLORADO EAGLES — Released G Michael Santaguida from a tryout agreement.

FLORIDA EVERBLADES — Signed F Rob Schremp to a tryout agreement.

FORT WAYNE KOMETS — Signed F Marco Roy to a tryout agreement.

GREENVILLE SWAMP RABBITS — Released Fs Nicholas Plesa, Matthew Plesa and Peter Plesa from tryout agreements.

IDAHO STEELHEADS — Signed F Justin Parizek.

MANCHESTER MONARCHS — Signed RW Sam Kurker to a one-year contract.

NORFOLK ADMIRALS — Signed D Steven Delisle.

SOUTH CAROLINA STINGRAYS — Signed G Jeff Jakaitis to a tryout agreement.

UTAH GRIZZLIES — Released Fs Alex Taulien, Darren McCormick and Nate Mitton from tryout agreements and F Cam Spiro. Signed D Cliff Watson.

WHEELING NAILERS — Released D John Ulichney from a tryout agreement.

WICHITA THUNDER — Released F Igor Nomokonov from a tryout agreement. Signed F Dana Tyrell to a tryout agreement.

WORCESTER RAILERS — Released F Chris Martin from a tryout agreement.

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

BAYLOR — Dismissed OL Ishmael Wilson and CB Jourdan Blake from the football team.

BROWN — Named Kara Willis assistant softball coach.

LOUISVILLE — Named Vince Tyra acting athletic director.

MINNESOTA STATE MANKATO — Announced the resignation of trainer Jeff Chambers.

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

OKLAHOMA CITY — Named Greg Kersgieter senior associate athletic director and Kelly Perry associate athletic director for compliance and academics.

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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