Tuesday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on February 6, 2013 at 1:35 AM

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES_Claimed INF Russ Canzler off waivers from the New York Yankees. Designated C Luis Martinez for assignment.

BOSTON RED SOX_Named Dana Levangie bullpen coach.

CLEVELAND INDIANS_Agreed to terms with OF Jeremy Hermida and C Omir Santos on a minor league contract.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS_Agreed to terms with RHP Hiroyuki Kobayashi on a minor league contract.

SEATTLE MARINERS_Agreed to terms with LHP Anthony Fernandez, RHP Yoervis Medina and INF Vinnie Catricala on one-year contracts.

TAMPA BAY RAYS_Agreed to terms with RHP Kyle Farnsworth and 2B Kelly Johnson on one-year contracts. Designated INF Reid Brignac and INF Elliot Johnson for assignment.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS_Agreed to terms with OF Gerardo Parra on a one-year contract.

CHICAGO CUBS_Announced RHP Lendy Castillo cleared waivers and was assigned outright to Iowa (PCL).

LOS ANGELES DODGERS_Invited RHP Peter Moylan and C Jesus Flores to spring training.

MIAMI MARLINS_Agreed to terms with RHP Jon Rauch on a one-year contract. Designated OF Bryan Petersen for assignment.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS_Agreed to terms with RHP Ramon Ramirez on a minor league contract.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS_Agreed to terms with C Chris Snyder and RHP Jeremy Accardo on minor league contracts.

Minor League Baseball

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL_Named Mary Marandi senior manager, corporate communications and Gabe Rendon sales and account coordinator for the marketing department.

Frontier League

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS_Signed INF Gerardo Avila to a contract extension.

National Basketball Association

NBA_Suspended Los Angeles Lakers F Metta World Peace one game for grabbing Detroit's Brandon Knight around the neck and striking him in the jaw during a Feb. 3 game at Detroit.

Women's National Basketball Association

INDIANA FEVER_Signed F Tamika Catchings, G Briann January and G Shavonte Zellous to multiyear contracts.

LOS ANGELES SPARKS_Signed G Lindsey Harding.

National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS_Named Amos Jones special teams coordinator, James Bettcher outside linebackers coach, Brentson Buckner defensive line coach, Mike Caldwell linebackers coach, Rick Christophel tight ends coach, Darryl Drake wide receivers coach, Kevin Garver offensive assistant coach, Steve Heiden assistant special teams/assistant tight ends coach, Stump Mitchell running backs coach, Tom Pratt Pass rush specialist, Nick Rapone defensive backs coach, Kevin Ross cornerbacks coach and Larry Zierlein assistant offensive line coach. Announced Freddie Kitchens will switch from tight ends to quarterbacks coach and Ryan Slowik will switch from outside linebackers coach to defensive assistant/assistant defensive backs coach.

CAROLINA PANTHERS_Named Bruce DeHaven assistant special teams coach and Lance Taylor assistant wide receivers/quality control coach.

CINCINNATI BENGALS_Named Adam Zimmer assistant defensive backs coach.

CLEVELAND BROWNS_Released DL Frostee Rucker.

DALLAS COWBOYS_Promoted Wes Phillips to tight ends coach. Named Frank Pollack assistant offensive line coach.

DETROIT LIONS_Released G Stephen Peterman and DE Kyle Vanden Bosch.

NEW YORK GIANTS_Released LB Michael Boley.

NEW YORK JETS_Fired Dave DeGuglielmo. Named Mike Devlin offensive line coach, Steve Hagen tight ends coach, Ron Heller assistant offensive line coach, Pierre Ngo assistant strength and conditioning coach, Jeff Weeks assistant defensive line/linebackers coach and Louie Aguiar assistant special teams coach.

Canadian Football League

HAMILTON TIGER-CATS_Named Jeff Reinebold special teams coordinator and James Stanley assistant defensive backs coach.

MONTREAL ALOUETTES_Acquired RB Jerome Messam from Edmonton Eskimos for a 2013 sixth-round draft pick. Released DL Luc Mullinder.

National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS_Sent F Devante Smith-Pelly to Norfolk (AHL).

COLORADO AVALANCHE_Claimed RW Aaron Palushaj off waivers from Montreal.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS_Activated LW Matt Calvert off injured reserve. Reassigned C Jonathan Audy-Marchessault to Springfield (AHL).

NEW YORK ISLANDERS_Agreed to terms with F Brett Gallant on a one-year, entry-level contract.

NEW YORK RANGERS_Assigned F Brandon Mashinter to Connecticut (AHL).

PHOENIX COYOTES_Recalled D Chris Summers. Assigned D David Rundblad to Portland (AHL).

American Hockey League

AHL_Suspended Texas LW Mike Hedden one game for a boarding incident in a Feb. 1 game at Houston.

ALBANY DEVILS_Signed D Stefan Stepanov.


ELMIRA JACKALS_Announced D Kyle Bushee was returned to Binghamton (AHL).

GWINNETT GLADIATORS_Announced G Mike Lee was assigned to the team from Portland (AHL).


WATKINS GLEN INTERNATIONAL_Named Andrew Smith director of marketing and promotions.

Major League Soccer



VSI TAMPA BAY FC_Signed F Karamba Janneh, MF Shawn Chin and MF Jamie McGuinness.


ASSUMPTION_Named Bob Chesney football coach.

EAST CAROLINA_Named Julie Torbett volleyball coach.

FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON_Named Christina Reuter women's assistant soccer coach.

MAINE_Agreed to terms with football coach Jack Cosgrove on a three-year contract through June 2016.

NOTRE DAME_Signed men's soccer coach Bobby Clark to a multiyear contract extension.

OLD DOMINION_Fired men's basketball coach Blaine Taylor. Named Jim Corrigan men's interim basketball coach through the remainder of the season.

OLD WESTBURY_Named Brianna Day women's assistant lacrosse coach.

SALVE REGINA_NAmed Kevin Gilmartin football coach.

WINTHROP_Named Todd Riedel assistant director of strength and conditioning.