|Friday, May 24, 2013 12:56 AM|
By The Associated Press
BALTIMORE ORIOLES—Optioned RHP Jake Arrieta to Norfolk (IL). Designated RHP Alex Burnett for assignment. Promoted RHP Kevin Gausman from Bowie (EL).
CLEVELAND INDIANS—Recalled LHP Scott Barnes. Designated LHP David Huff for assignment.
KANSAS CITY ROYALS—Optioned RHP Kelvin Herrera to Omaha (PCL). Recalled RHP Luis Coleman from Omaha.
TEXAS RANGERS—Placed RHP Derek Lowe on waivers for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release. Signed INF-OF Mark Teahen to a minor league contract.
PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES—Placed 2B Chase Utley on the 15-day DL.
AMARILLO SOX—Signed INF JB Brown.
GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS—Released OF Aljay Davis.
NEW JERSEY JACKALS—Released C Adison Gillett.
EVANSVILLE OTTERS—Sold the contract of 1B Andrew Clark to Chicago (AL).
National Football League
ARIZONA CARDINALS—Signed S Tyrann Mathieu to a four-year contract.
CAROLINA PANTHERS—Signed LB A.J. Klein, RB Kenjon Barner, DT Star Lotulelei and G Edmund Kugbila. Claimed LB Ryan Rau off waivers from Cleveland. Waived-injured TE Logan Brock.
CINCINNATI BENGALS—Signed RB Giovani Bernard.
CLEVELAND BROWNS—Signed WR Tori Gurley. Waived QB Thaddeus Lewis.
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS—Signed LB Caesar Rayford. Waived LB Jake Killeen.
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS—Signed S Sanders Commings.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS—Claimed OT Kevin Haslam off waivers from San Diego. Released OL R.J. Mattes.
NEW YORK GIANTS—Re-signed WR Ramses Barden.
PITTSBURGH STEELERS—Signed WR Justin Brown to a four-year contract and WR Markus Wheaton and CB Terry Hawthorne.
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS—Signed DT Cornellius Carradine and TE Vance McDonald to four-year contracts.
SEATTLE SEAHAWKS—Signed WR Justin Veltung.
TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS—Signed CB Johnthan Banks to a four-year contract.
Canadian Football League
HAMILTON TIGER-CATS—Acquired WR Lyle Leong Jr. from Saskatchewan for DL Jermaine McElveen. Released WR Aaron Kelly.
WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS—Released FB James Green, LS Jordan Matechuk and DE Youri Yenga.
National Hockey League
COLORADO AVALANCHE—Named Patrick Roy coach and vice-president of hockey operations.
CHATTANOOGA—Named Turner Battle men’s assistant basketball coach.
ELON—Announced it was joining the Colonial Athletic Association for the 2014-15 season.
HIGH POINT—Promoted Bryan Norris to assistant athletic director for development.
LEES-MCRAE—Named Brandon Rosser men’s assistant basketball coach.
MONTANA STATE BILLINGS—Removed the interim tag for men’s soccer coach Alex Balog.
MONTANA WESTERN—Named Ryan Nourse athletic director.
OHIO STATE—Named Carson Duggan and Keith Maurice women’s assistant hockey coaches.