Wednesday's Sports Transactions

January 17, 2018 - 5:00 pm

American League

BOSTON RED SOX — Agreed to terms with 2B Ivan De Jesus Jr. and Cs Oscar Hernandez and Dan Butler on minor league contracts.

TEXAS RANGERS — Agreed to terms with C Jesus Moreno on a minor league contract.

American Association

SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS — Released LHP Cody Forsythe.

WICHITA WINGNUTS — Signed C John Nester.

WINNIPEG GOLDEYES — Sold the contract of INF Wes Darvill to the L.A. Dodgers.

Can-Am League

OTTAWA CHAMPIONS — Signed RHPs Austin Chrismon and Jordan Kurokawa and OF Steve Brown.

National Football League

BUFFALO BILLS — Signed S Kelcie McCray to a reserve/future contract.

GREEN BAY PACKERS — Promoted Ed Policy to chief operating officer and general counsel.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS — Announced the contract of offensive coordinator Todd Haley will not be renewed.

National Hockey League

NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Assigned G Ken Appleby to Binghamton (AHL). Recalled D Steven Santini from Binghamton.

National Lacrosse League

BUFFALO BANDITS — Placed T Mark Steenhuis and D Matthew Bennett on injured reserve. Activated D Ryan Wagner from injured reserve and T Liam Patten from the practice squad. Signed F Zach Heereweyers and D Bill O'Brien to the practice squad.

Major League Soccer

PHILADELPHIA UNION — Agreed to terms with G Andre Blake on a multi-year contract. Named Pat Noonan assistant coach and Tim Hanley goalkeeping coach.

PORTLAND TIMBERS — Acquired W Andy Polo on loan from Monarcas Morelia (La Liga-Mexico).

SPORTING KANSAS CITY — Signed F Zach Wright.


NCAA — Named Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens chairman of the College Football Playoff selection committee, beginning next season. Named Florida athletic director Scott Stricklin, Georgia Tech athletic director Todd Stansbury, Oklahoma athletic director Joe Castiglione, former Clemson and Rice coach Ken Hatfield, former player Ronnie Lott and former Arizona Republic sports columnist Paola Boivin to the selection committee.

ALBANY (N.Y.) — Named Brian Gordon assistant women's soccer coach.

ALMA — Promoted assistant women's soccer coach Meghan Gorsuch to head coach.

AUBURN — Named JB Grimes offensive line coach.

DAVIS & ELKINS — Added women's golf as a varsity sport to begin play in the 2018-19 academic year.

EAST CAROLINA — Named Don Mahoney offensive line coach.

TEXAS — Named Herb Hand offensive line coach and co-offensive coordinator.

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