Friday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on December 1, 2012 at 1:36 AM

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES_Failed to offer INF Mark Reynolds, INF Omar Quintanilla and RHP Stu Pomeranz 2013 contracts.

BOSTON RED SOX_Named Victor Rodriguez major league assistant hitting coach. Failed to offer RHP Scott Atchison, LHP Rich Hill and OF Ryan Sweeney 2013 contracts.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX_Failed to offer RHP Anthony Carter and INF Dan Johnson 2013 contracts. Announced RHP Philip Humber was claimed off waivers by Houston.

CLEVELAND INDIANS_Agreed to terms with RHP Blake Wood on a one-year contract and with RHP Fernando Nieve on a minor league contract. Claimed INF Mike McDade off outright waivers from Toronto. Failed to offer INF Jack Hannahan, LHP Rafael Perez and LHP Chris Seddon 2013 contracts.

DETROIT TIGERS_Failed to offer LHP Daniel Schlereth a 2013 contract.

HOUSTON ASTROS_Claimed RHP Philip Humber off waivers from the Chicago White Sox and agreed to terms with him on a one-year contract.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS_Agreed to terms with 2B Chris Getz on a one-year contract. Sent LHP Ryan Verdugo and C Adam Moore outright to Omaha (PCL). Failed to offer OF Derrick Robinson a 2013 contract.

MINNESOTA TWINS_Failed to offer RHP Lester Oliveros a 2013 cvontract.

NEW YORK YANKEES_Agreed to terms with RHP Mariano Rivera on a one-year contract.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS_Announced RHP Jim Miller was claimed off waivers by the New York Yankees. Agreed to terms with 1B Daric Barton and INF Adam Rosales on one-year contracts. Designated RHP Sandy Rosario for assignment. Failed to offer OF Jermaine Mitchell a 2013 contract.

SEATTLE MARINERS_Agreed to terms with RHP Josh Kinney. Failed to offer INF Robert Andino a 2013 contract and then agreed to terms with him on a one-year contract. Announced OF Scott Cousins was claimed off waivers by the Los Angeles Angels.

TAMPA BAY RAYS_Failed to offer OF Ben Francisco a 2013 contract.

TEXAS RANGERS_Failed to offer C Geovany Soto, INF-OF Brandon Snyder and RHP Jake Brigham 2013 contracts.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS_Failed to offer C Bobby Wilson a 2013 contract.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS_Released RHP Brad Bergesen. Failed to offer C Wilbert Nieves a 2013 contract.

ATLANTA BRAVES_Traded RHP Tommy Hanson to the Los Angeles Angels for RHP Jordan Walden. Claimed RHP David Carpenter off waivers from Boston. Failed to offer RHP Jair Jurrjens and RHP Peter Moylan 2013 contracts.

CHICAGO CUBS_Failed to offer INF Ian Stewart, RHP Zach Putnam and RHP Jaye Chapman 2013 contracts. Assigned RHP Casey Coleman outright to Iowa (PCL).

CINCINNATI REDS_Failed to offer OF Kristopher Negron and OF Denis Phipps 2013 contracts.

MIAMI MARLINS_Claimed 1B/OF Joe Mahoney off waivers from Baltimore.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS_Failed to offer LHP Manuel Parra a 2013 contract.

NEW YORK METS_Failed to offer OF Andres Torres, RHP Mike Pelfrey and RHP Manny Acosta 2013 contracts.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES_Failed to offer OF Nathan Schierholtz a 2013 contract.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES_Agreed to terms with C Russell Martin on a two-year contract and RHP Charlie Morton on a one-year contract. Acquired RHP Zach Thornton from Oakland for RHP Chris Resop. Acquired RHP Jhondaniel Medina from Baltimore for INF Yamaico Navarro. Designated RHP Jeff Karstens for assignment and failed to offer him a 2013 contract.

SAN DIEGO PADRES_Failed to offer LHP Juan Oramas a 2013 contract.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS_Failed to offer RHP Brian Wilson a 2013 contract.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS_Failed to offer C Jesus Flores, LHP Thomas Gorzelanny and LHP John Lannan 2013 contracts.

American Association

WICHITA WINGNUTS_Released INF Jake Kahaulelio.

National Basketball Association

NBA_Fined the San Antonio Spurs organization $250,000 for sending four players home before their Nov. 29 game in Miami.

HOUSTON ROCKETS_Assigned F Terrence Jones and reassigned G Scott Machado to Rio Grande Valley (NBADL).

TORONTO RAPTORS_Signed G-F Mickael Pietrus. Waived F Dominic McGuire.

National Football League

NFL_Fined Cincinnati OT Andrew Whitworth, Oakland DL Desmond Bryant, Oakland DL Lamarr Houston, Oakland DL Tommy Kelly and Oakland DL Matt Shaughnessy, $26,250 each for fighting in a Nov. 25 game. Fined Washington CB DeAngelo Hall $20,000 for a horse-collar tackle and $15,750 for a late hit in a Nov. 22 game at Dallas. Fined Green Bay S Jerron McMillian $21,000 for helmet-to-helmet contact with defenseless New York Giants tight end Martellus Bennett in a Nov. 25 game and Carolina RB Mike Tolbert $21,000 for a blindside block during a kickoff against Philadelphia in a Nov. 26 game. Fined New Orleans DT Brodrick Bunkley $20,000 for kicking the back of the helmet of San Francisco OL Alex Boone in a Nov. 25 game. Fined Houston DE J.J. Watt $15,750 for roughing the passer in a Nov. 22 game at Detroit, Kansas City OL Donald Stephenson $15,750 for unnecessary roughness in a Nov. 25 game against Denver, Chicago LB Brian Urlacher $15,750 for a horse-collar tackle on Minnesota RB Adrian Peterson; and St. Louis DE Chris Long $15,750 for striking Arizona QB Ryan Lindley in the head. Fined Chicago QB Jay Cutler $10,000 for throwing the ball at Minnesota CB AJ Jefferson in a Nov. 25 game and Baltimore WR Anquan Boldin $7,875 for a late hit in a Nov. 25 game against San Diego.

OAKLAND RAIDERS_Suspended LB Rolando McClain for two games for conduct detrimental to the team.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES_Named Anne Gordon senior vice president of media and communications.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS_Promoted LB Michael Wilhoite from the practice squad and signed him to a two-year contract. Signed S Eddie Whitley to the practice squad.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS_Signed LB Mario Addison to the practice squad.

Canadian Football League

CFL_Fined Toronto DL Adriano Belli an undisclosed amount for unnecessary rough play during the Grey Cup.

American Hockey League

AHL_Suspended Rockford RW Andrew Shaw one game for a boarding incident during a Nov. 28 game at Chicago.

ALBANY DEVILS_Loaned C Kelly Zajac to Trenton (ECHL).

Central Hockey League

ARIZONA SUNDOGS_Waived F Mikael Bedard and F Don Maloney, Jr. Signed F Kevin Petovello. Placed D David Schlemko on team suspension.

DENVER CUTTHROATS_Signed F Chris Greene.

TULSA OILERS_Signed G Mike Garman.

Major League Soccer

NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION_Exercised the 2013 contract options on G Matt Reis, G Bobby Shuttleworth, D Kevin Alston, D Darrius Barnes, D Stephen McCarthy, D A.J. Soares, D Chris Tierney, MF Ryan Guy, MF Lee Nguyen, MF Sainey Nyassi, MF Clyde Simms, MF Juan Toja, F Diego Fagundez, F Dimitry Imbongo and F Saer Sene. Declined the 2013 contract options on MF Fernando Cardenas, MF Benny Feilhaber, MF Blair Gavin and G Tim Murray.


DOANE_Announced the retirement of volleyball coach Cindy Meyer.

GEORGIA STATE_Named Trent Miles football coach.

HOFSTRA_Suspended freshman F Jimmy Hall, freshman G Kentrell Washington, freshman G Dallas Anglin and sophomore G Shaquille Stokes indefinitely, after being arraigned for burglarizing campus dorm rooms.

ST. JOHN'S_Named Corey Muscara pitching coach.

TEXAS TECH_Named Gibbs Keeton assistant soccer coach.

THIEL_Named Aaron McGuiness women's soccer coach, Amanda Brewer women's volleyball coach and Amy Schafer assistant athletic director.