|Sports Transactions - March 25, 2013|
|Tuesday, March 26, 2013 7:59 AM|
Monday’s Sports Transactions
BOSTON RED SOX—Reassigned INF Xander Bogaerts, INF Jonathan Diaz and INF Drew Sutton to their minor league camp.
CLEVELAND INDIANS—Optioned C Yan Gomes and INF Cord Phelps to Columbus (IL). Selected the contract of INF Jason Giambi from Columbus (IL) and placed him on the 15-day DL. Placed RHP Frank Herrmann on the 60-day DL. Released RHP Matt Capps from his minor league contract. Designated OF Ezequiel Carrera for assignment.
DETOIT TIGERS—Sent LHP Kyle Lobstein outright to Erie (EL) and traded C Curt Casali to Tampa to retain the rights to Lobstein, a Rule 5 Draft selection.
HOUSTON ASTROS—Optioned RHP Chia-Jen Lo to Oklahoma City (PCL). Traded OF Mike Kvasnicka to Minnesota for RHP Gonzalo Senudo.
KANSAS CITY ROYALS—Released LHP George Sherrill and OF Xavier Nady from their minor league contracts. Optioned OF David Lough to Omaha (PCL).
TAMPA BAY RAYS—Traded LHP Kyle Lobstein to Detroit for C Curt Casali.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Placed 3B Brett Lawrie on the 15-day DL. Optioned C Josh Thole and OF Anthony Gose to Buffalo (IL). Assigned RHP David Bush to their minor league camp.
MILWAUKEE BREWERS—Agreed to terms with RHP Kyle Lohse on a three-year contract.
AMARILLO SOX—Signed INF Joe Anthonsen.
LINCOLN SALTDOGS—Signed LHP Nathan Moreau.
ST. PAUL SAINTS—Signed RHP Robert Coe.
SIOUX FALLS PHEASANTS—Traded INF Cesar Nicolas to Southern Maryland to complete an earlier trade.
LONG ISLAND DUCKS—Signed RHP Leo Rosales, LHP Matt Way and RHP Ian Snell.
NEW JERSEY JACKALS—Released LHP Dustin Birosak.
ROCKLAND BOULDERS—Signed C Billy Alvino and LHP Rob Savarese.
EVANSVILLE OTTERS—Signed 1B Eduardo Gonzalez.
FLORENCE FREEDOM—Signed LHP Brent Choban to a contract extension.
JOLIET SLAMMERS—Signed INF Bobby Burk.
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS—Signed OF Alan Cheatham and INF Jon Eisen.
WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS—Signed OF Anthony Renteria.
National Basketball Association
CHARLOTTE BOBCATS—Signed G Jannero Pargo to a second 10-day contract.
DALLAS MAVERICKS—Signed G Justin Dentmon to a 10-day contract.
LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS—Signed F DaJuan Summers to a second 10-day contract.
National Football League
ATLANTA FALCONS—Announced the retirement of C Todd McClure.
CHICAGO BEARS—Agreed to terms with OT Jonathan Scott on a one-year contract.
CINCINNATI BENGALS—Agreed to terms with CB Adam Jones and WR Brandon Tate.
CLEVELAND BROWNS—Signed DB Kevin Barnes to a one-year contract.
NEW YORK GIANTS—Re-signed OL Kevin Boothe.
TENNESSEE TITANS—Agreed to terms with DE Ropati Pitoitua.
National Hockey League
CAROLINA HURRICANES—Agreed to terms with F Alexander Semin on a five-year contract extension.
DALLAS STARS—Activated D Aaron Rome from injured reserve.
DETROIT RED WINGS—Reassigned C Calle Jarnkrok from Brynas (Sweden) to Grand Rapids (AHL).
NASHVILLE PREDATORS—Reassigned D Ryan Ellis to Milwaukee (AHL). Activated F Patric Hornqvist off injured reserve.
OTTAWA SENATORS—Signed F Buddy Robinson to a three-year entry-level contract.
PITTSBURGH PENGUINS—Acquired D Doug Murray from San Jose for two second-round draft picks.
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING—Named Jon Cooper coach. Named Rob Zettler coach and Martin Raymond assistant coach for Syracuse (AHL).
TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS—Called up D Jesse Blacker from Toronto (AHL).
American Hockey League
BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS—Released F Sean Wiles from his professional tryout contract.
HAMILTON BULLDOGS—Signed D Matt Grassi to an amateur tryout contract.
PROVIDENCE BRUINS—Announced G Adam Morrison was assigned to the team from Utah (ECHL).
SPRINGFIELD FALCONS—Announced D Austin Madaisky was reassigned to the team from Evansville (ECHL).
SOUTH CAROLINA STINGRAYS—Signed F Eric Alexander.
U.S. VOLLEYBALL—Named UCLA men’s volleyball coach John Speraw coach for the U.S. men’s national volleyball team to complete in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics. SOCCER
Major League Soccer
PHILADELPHIA UNION—Reached a mutual contract termination with MF Freddy Adu, who signed with Esporte Clube Bahia (Brazil). Acquired MF Jose Kleberson from Esporte Clube Bahia.
COLONIAL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION—Announced George Mason will leave the conference for the Atlantic 10, effective July 1.
BAKER—Announced the retirement of wrestling coach Jimmy May.
HOFSTRA—Named Jonathan Dorin men and women’s assistant tennis coach and John Jordan volunteer assistant golf coach.
JACKSON STATE—Named Wayne Brent men’s basketball coach.
MINNESOTA—Fired men’s basketball coach Tubby Smith.
SEATTLE—Named Nikola Petrovic as associate head volleyball coach and Dan Ahiers assistant volleyball coach.
SOUTH ALABAMA—Named Matthew Graves men’s basketball coach.
XAVIER—Named Greg Christopher director of athletics.