Tuesday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on June 25, 2013 at 10:36 PM


MLB_Suspended Free agent LHP Mike O'Connor for 50 games following a positive test for metabolites of Trenbolone under baseball's minor league drug program. The penalty will take effect when O'Connor signs with another big league club.

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES_Agreed to terms with RHP Hunter Harvey and OF Josh Hart on minor league contracts.

BOSTON RED SOX_Selected the contract of INF Brandon Snyder from Pawtucket (IL). Recalled RHP Pedro Beato from Pawtucket. Transferred C David Ross to the 60-day DL. Optioned 3B Will Middlebrooks to Pawtucket. Placed LHP Franklin Morales on the 15-day DL, retroactive to June 23.

CLEVELAND INDIANS_Sent RHP Chris Perez to Mahohing Valley (NYP) for a rehab assignment.

DETROIT TIGERS_Agreed to terms with RHP Joe Jimenez on a minor league contract.

HOUSTON ASTROS_Recalled INFs Brett Wallace and Jake Elmore from Oklahoma City (PCL).

KANSAS CITY ROYALS_Recalled LHP Will Smith from Omaha (PCL). Optioned RHP Kelvin Herrera to Omaha. Reinstated LHP Danny Duffy from the 60-day DL and optioned him to Omaha. Designated LHP Francisley Bueno for assignment. Announced OF Quintin Berry accepted his outright assignment to Omaha.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS_Acquired OF Collin Cowgill from the New York Mets for OF Kyle Johnson.

MINNESOTA TWINS_Recalled RHP Kyle Gibson from Rochester (IL).

NEW YORK YANKEES_Sent RHP Michael Pineda to Trenton (EL) for a rehab assignment.

TAMPA BAY RAYS_Sent RHP Brandon Gomes to Charlotte (FSL) for a rehab assignment. Agreed to terms with 2B Tyler Young and OF Thomas Milone on a minor league contract.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS_Reinstated 2B Aaron Hill from the 15-day DL. Sent 3B Eric Chavez to Reno (PCL) for a rehab assignment. Optioned LHP Joe Paterson to Reno. Announced the suspension of OF Eric Hinske was reduced to one game from five by Major League Baseball.

CHICAGO CUBS_Designated RHP Carlos Marmol for assignment. Selected the contract of LHP Brian Bogusevic from Iowa (PCL).

CINCINNATI REDS_Placed 2B Brandon Phillips on the paternity list. Reinstated OF Chris Heisey from the 15-day DL. Recalled INF Henry Rodriguez from Louisville (IL). Optioned OF Donald Lutz to Pensacola (SL).

COLORADO ROCKIES_Assigned RHP Logan Kensing outright to Colorado Springs (PCL).

LOS ANGELES DODGERS_Activated OF Matt Kemp from the 15-day DL.

NEW YORK METS_Agreed to terms with RHP Giancarlo Alvarado on a minor league contract.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES_Assigned UTL Michael Martinez outright to Lehigh Valley (IL).

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS_Agreed to terms with 1B Mason Katz and RHP Steven Farnworth on minor league contracts.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS_Recalled LHP Mike Kickham from Fresno (PCL). Placed RHP Chad Gaudin on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Friday.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS_Placed RHP Dan Haren on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Sunday. Recalled 1B/OF Tyler Moore from Syracuse (IL). Sent OF Bryce Harper to Potomac (Carolina) for a rehab assignment.

American Association

EL PASO DIABLOS_Signed RHP Devin Thaut.

FARGO-MOORHEAD REDHAWKS_Traded RHP Pete Levitt to New Jersey (Can-Am) for a player to be named.

GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS_Traded INF Steve Liddle to Southern Illinois (Frontier) for a player to be named.

KANSAS CITY T-BONES_Released LHP Devin Anderson.

LAREDO LEMURS_Signed LHP James Mannara.

LINCOLN SALTDOGS_Sold the contract of RHP Eddie McKiernan to the Arizona Diamondbacks.

ST. PAUL SAINTS_Signed RHP Hugh Adams.


Can-Am League

NEWARK BEARS_Signed OF Charlie Stewart. Released OF Victor Torres.


JOLIET SLAMMERS_Signed OF Robby Kuzdale.


NORMAL CORNBELTERS_Signed LHP Jason Boyer, 3B Ryan Lashley, 1B Jason Matusik and C Tyler Shover.



United League

SAN ANGELO COLTS_Signed C Nate Alter and placed him on the inactive list.

National Basketball Association

LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS_Named Doc Rivers coach and senior vice president of basketball operations. Traded an undisclosed future first-round draft pick to Boston for Rivers.

NEW YORK KNICKS_Announced G-F J.R. Smith has declined his contract option, making him a free agent. Extended a qualifying offer to F Chris Copeland.

MIAMI HEAT_Announced F James Jones and F Rashard Lewis have exercised their options for the 2013-14 season.

SACRAMENTO KINGS_Named Brendan Malone assistant coach.

National Football League

DALLAS COWBOYS_Signed C Travis Frederick and DT Jerome Long.

TENNESSEE TITANS_Promoted Dennis Polian to assistant director of football administration/pro scout. Named Luke Steckele special assistant to the head coach and Mike Yowarsky and James Kirkland scouts.

Canadian Football League

TORONTO ARGONAUTS_Signed WR-KR Chad Owens to a two-year contract extension.

National Hockey League

CAROLINA HURRICANES_Agreed to terms with F Brett Sutter on a one-year contract.

FLORIDA PANTHERS_Named Peter Horachek coach and Chuck Weber director of hockey operations and associate head coach of San Antonio (AHL). Promoted San Antonio assistant coach Jason Cipolla to Panthers video coach.

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS_Bought out the remainder the contract for G Ilya Bryzgalov.

VANCOUVER CANUCKS_Named John Tortorella coach.


UTAH GRIZZLIES_Announced the resignation of coach Kevin Colley.


BIG 12 CONFERENCE_Named Austin Anderson and Braxton Banning as Will Hancock communications assistants and Riannon Rowley digital media assistant.

ARMY_Named Quinton Ferrell men's assistant basketball coach.

BAYLOR_Named Toyelle Wilson and Sytia Messer women's assistant basketball coaches.

BERRY_Named Justin Montgomery defensive line coach.

HOFSTRA_Announced the resignation of women's assistant basketball coach Jessica Mannetti, to take the head coaching position at Sacred Heart.

PENN STATE_Announced men's senior basketball G Allen Roberts has transferred from Miami (Ohio). Named Andrew Jones men's graduate assistant basketball coach.

SOUTHERN IDAHO_Announced retirement of men's basketball coach Steve Gosar. Named Jeremy Cox men's basketball coach.

WISCONSIN-OSHKOSH_Announced the resignation of men's and women's tennis coach Steve Francour to take the same position at Lawrence.