|Sports Transaction - Mar. 4, 2013|
|Written by Staff Reports|
|Tuesday, March 05, 2013 10:15 AM|
Monday’s Sports Transactions
By The Associated Press
BOSTON RED SOX—Optioned LHP Drake Britton to Portland (EL). Reassigned INF/OF Justin Henry and SS Deven Marrero to their minor league camp. Agreed to terms with LHP Drake Britton, RHP Rubby De La Rosa, LHP Felix Doubront, RHP Clayton Mortensen, RHP Junichi Tazawa, RHP Allen Webster, RHP Alex Wilson, RHP Steven Wright, C Daniel Butler, C Ryan Lavarnway, C Christian Vazquez, INF Mike Carp, INF Pedro Ciriaco, INF Mauro Gomez, INF Brock Holt, INF Will Middlebrooks, OF Alex Hassan, OF Ryan Kalish and OF Daniel Nava on one-year contracts.
LOS ANGELES ANGELS—Optioned Steven Geltz to Salt Lake (PCL). Released Hiroyuki Kobayashi.
ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS—Reassigned INF Jon Griffin, RHP Warner Madrigal, RHP Evan Marshall and OF Jeremy Reed to the minor league camp.
CHICAGO CUBS—Named Justin Piper as general manager, Mesa spring training operations. Agreed to terms with RHP Michael Bowden, RHP Alberto Cabrera, RHP Rafael Dolis, RHP Trey McNutt, RHP Hector Rondon, RHP Arodys Vizcaino, RHP Robert Whitenack, LHP Brooks Raley, LHP Chris Rusin, LHP Travis Wood, C Welington Castillo, C Steve Clevenger, INF Darwin Barney, INF Junior Lake, INF Anthony Rizzo, INF Christian Villanueva, INF Josh Vitters, INF Logan Watkins, OF Brett Jackson, OF Dave Sappelt and OF Matt Szczur on one-year contracts.
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS—Reassigned C Adam Ehrlich, C Jesus Montero and INF Starlin Rodriguez to their minor league camp.
KANSAS CITY T-BONES—Signed INF Karexon Sanchez.
SIOUX FALLS PHEASANTS—Signed RHP Kyle Ruwe.
WICHITA WINGNUTS—Signed INF Jake Kahaulelio and OF Derek Perren.
WINNIPEG GOLDEYES—Signed C Luis Alen.
LONG ISLAND DUCKS—Signed RHP John Brownell and RHP Nick DeBarr.
EVANSVILLE OTTERS—Signed OF Deaun Williams.
FLORENCE FREEDOM—Signed OF Kyle Bluestein to a contract extension.
JOLIET SLAMMERS—Signed INF Kyle Maunus to a contract extension. Signed OF Matthew Scruggs.
LAKE ERIE CRUSHERS—Signed LHP Del Howell.
WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS—Signed OF Lyndon Estill.
National Football League
BALTIMORE RAVENS—Signed QB Joe Flacco to a six-year contract.
DALLAS COWBOYS—Released S Gerald Sensabaugh.
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS—Signed DT Fili Moala to a contract extension.
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS—Signed P Dustin Colquitt to a five-year contract. Designated OT Branden Albert as their franchise player. Agreed to terms with WR Dwayne Bowe on a multiyear contract.
MIAMI DOLPHINS—Designated DT Randy Starks as their franchise player.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS—Released OL Kyle Hix and FB Spencer Larsen.
PITTSBURGH STEELERS—Agreed to terms with CB William Gay on a three-year contract.
Canadian Football League
WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS—Released DB Brady Browne.
National Hockey League
NHL—Suspended Buffalo F Patrick Kaleta five games for boarding New York Rangers F Brad Richards during a March 3 game.
ANAHEIM ANGELS—Recalled LW Brandon McMillan from Norfolk (AHL).
CAROLINA HURRICANES—Recalled G Justin Peters from Charlotte (AHL). Placed G Cam Ward on injured reserve.
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS—Placed D John Moore on injured reserve.
DALLAS STARS—Signed F Taylor Peters to a three-year entry level contract.
OTTAWA SENATORS—Reassigned F Derek Grant to Binghamton (AHL).
PHOENIX COYOTES—Assigned F Rob Klinkhammer to Portland (AHL).
SAN JOSE SHARKS—Recalled F Bracken Kearns from Worcester (AHL).
TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS—Traded F Mike Brown to Edmonton Oilers for a conditional 2014 fourth-round draft pick.
WASHINGTON CAPITALS—Signed D Steven Oleksy to a one-year contract and recalled him from Hershey (AHL).
American Hockey League
PEORIA RIVERMEN—Recalled F Andre Bouvet-Morrissette from Evansville (ECHL).
SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE—Recalled G Brian Foster from Cincinnati (ECHL).
BUFFALO STATE—Named Mark Howlett men’s soccer coach.
CULVER-STOCKTON—Named Blake Ordell men’s soccer coach.
JOHN JAY—Named Carol Kashow director of athletics, effective March 11.
MICHIGAN—Named Roy Manning outside linebackers coach.
MICHIGAN STATE—Named Jim Bollman co-offensive coordinator and tight ends coach. football coach. Added the title of assistant head coach to defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi. Announced quarterbacks coach Dave Warner will be a co-offensive coordinator and shift to running backs coach. Announced running backs Brad Salem will move to quarterbacks coach and named him the recruiting coordinator.
SAINT LOUIS—Named Blake Schneider assistant soccer coach.