Saturday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on March 31, 2013 at 1:36 AM

American League

BOSTON RED SOX_Released OF Ryan Sweeney. Reassigned OF Mitch Maier to Pawtucket (IL).

TEXAS RANGERS_Optioned RHP Cory Burns and RHP Josh Linblom to Round Rock (PCL).

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS_Agreed to terms with 1B Paul Goldschmidt on a five-year contract.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS_Sent RHP Kevin Gregg, INF Afredo Amezaga, OF Alex Castellanos, OF Elian Herrera, C Matt Wallach, RHP Stephen Fife, RHP Josh Wall and RHP Peter Moylan to their minor league camp.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS_Purchased the contract of C Guillermo Quiroz. Reassigned OF Cole Gillespie to minor league camp.

National Football League

MIAMI DOLPHINS_Signed CB Brent Grimes to a one-year contract.

National Hockey League

NHL_Suspended Tampa Bay F Nate Thompson two games for delivering an illegal check to the head of New Jersey F Matt D'Agostini during a March 29 game.

BUFFALO SABRES_Traded D Jordan Leopold to the St. Louis Blues for a 2013 second-round draft pick and a conditional 2013 fifth-round draft pick.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS_Recalled F Jeremy Morin from Rockford (AHL).

DALLAS STARS_Recalled F Toby Petersen from Texas (AHL).

DETROIT RED WINGS_Traded D Kent Huskins to Philadelphia for a conditional 2014 seventh-round draft pick.

FLORIDA PANTHERS_Returned F Greg Rallo to San Antonio Rampage (AHL).

ST. LOUIS BLUES_Assigned G Jake Allen to Peoria (AHL).


ECHL_Suspended Greenville's Jason Wilson pending a review and fined him an undisclosed amount for his actions in March 29 game against South Carolina.

WHEELING NAILERS_Announced G Scott Darling was to the team by Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).


UCLA_Named Steve Alford men's basketball coach.