Wednesday's Sports Transactions

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Associated Press

Posted on June 11, 2014 at 7:07 PM

BASEBALL
American League

BOSTON RED SOX — Signed OF Andres Torres to a minor league contract and assigned him to Lowell (EL).

CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Agreed to terms with RHP Spencer Adams, LHP Jace Fry, C Brett Austin, RHP Zach Thompson, OF Louie Lechich, SS Jake Peter, SS John Ziznewski, LHP Brian Clark and 2B Jake Jarvis on minor league contracts.

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Agreed to terms with RHP Jordan Carter, 2B Drake Roberts and LHP David Speer on minor league contracts.

HOUSTON ASTROS — Signed 1B A.J. Reed to a a minor league contract. Agreed to terms with RHP Ryan Thompson, RHP Vince Wheeland, LHP Zach Davis, INF Mott Hyde, RHP Brandon McNitt and RHP Keegan Yuhl on minor league contracts.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Agreed to terms with RHPs Todd Eaton, Corey Ray and Evan Beal; LHPs Eric Stout, Ian Tompkins, Timothy Hill, Cole Way, Foster Griffin, Eric Skoglund, Emilio Ogando and Brennan Henry; SSs Corey Toups, Mike Hill and Dawon Burt; OFs Logan Moon and Robert Pehl; 1B Joshua Banuelos and Ryan O'Hearn; and Cs Chase Valot and Kyle Pollock on minor league contracts.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Placed LHP Tyler Skaggs on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Friday. Recalled LHP Hector Santiago from Salt Lake (PCL).

MINNESOTA TWINS — Optioned C Josmil Pinto to Rochester (IL).

NEW YORK YANKEES — Reinstated RHP Shawn Kelley from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Matt Daley to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).

SEATTLE MARINERS — Optioned RHP Taijuan Walker to Tacoma (PCL). Traded C Manny Pina to Detroit for a player to be named. Activated 1B-OF Logan Morrison from the 15-day DL. Placed 1B Justin Smoak placed on 15-day DL, retroactive to June 10.

TAMPA BAY RAYS — Optioned C Ali Solis to Durham (IL). Reinstated C Ryan Hanigan from the 15-day DL.

TEXAS RANGERS — Placed RHP Tanner Scheppers on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Ben Rowen from Round Rock (PCL).

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Optioned OF Kevin Pillar to Buffalo (IL). Recalled RHP Bobby Korecky from Buffalo.

National League

CHICAGO CUBS — Agreed to terms with C/OF Kyle Schwarber on a minor league contract and assigned him to Boise (NWL). Announced a four-year player development contract extension with Tennessee (SL) through the 2018 season.

COLORADO ROCKIES— Recalled LHP Tyler Matzek from Colorado Springs (PCL). Optioned RHP Chad Bettis to Colorado Springs.

NEW YORK METS — Signed SS Milton Ramos, 3B Eudor Garcia, RHP Josh Prevost, C Tyler Moore, LHP Brad Wieck, 1B Dash Winningham, LHP Kelly Secreast, RHP Connor Buchmann, RHP Alex Durham, RHP Erik Manoah, C Darryl Knight, LHP David Roseboom, RHP Bryce Beeler, 2B William Fulmer, RHP Nicco Blank and RHP Alex Palsha to minor league contracts.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Placed LHP Francisco Liriano on the 15-day DL. Reinstated RHP Stolmy Pimentel from the 15-day DL. Agreed to terms with INF Tyler Filliben, OF Michael Suchy and RHPs Tyler Eppler, Alex McRae and Eric Dorsch on minor league contracts.

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Assigned LHP Jason Lane outright to El Paso (PCL).

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Signed RHP Ronnie Williams, 3B Julian Barzilli and RHP Davis Ward to minor league contracts and assigned them to the Gulf Coast League. Signed SS Andrew Sohn, RHP Daniel Poncedeleon, RHP Cody Schumacher to minor league contracts and assigned them to State College (NY-Penn). Signed CF Blake Drake, 1B Casey Grayson, C Cole Lankford and RHP Josh Wirsu to minor league contracts and assigned them to Johnson City (Appalachian).

American Association

AMARILLO SOX — Released OF Jeremy Williams and RHP Brian Oliver. Signed 1B Kyle Nichols and LHP Josh Spence.

GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS — Signed RHP Travis McGee.

GRAND PRAIRIE AIRHOGS — Signed RHP Brett Wallach and LHP Ben Whitmore.

LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Signed INFs Luis Nunez and Anthony Viger.

Can-Am League

NEW JERSEY JACKALS — Released OF Carlos Mesa.

ROCKLAND BOULDERS — Released RHP Rich Ruff.

TROIS-RIVIERES AIGLES — Signed OF Alexandre LaGarde.

Frontier League

FLORENCE FREEDOM — Signed 1B Caleb Bryson, LHP Brent Choban, OF Jason Kalusa and INF Mike Wilson. Released SS Niko Gallego, RHP Greg McDaniel and OF James Roche.

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES — Signed 1B Nick Backlund and SS Michael Massi.

FRONTIER GREYS — Signed C Michael Vaughn.

ROCKFORD AVIATORS — Signed OF Nick Fisher and RHP Kyle Hassna. Released OF Cohl Walla.

SCHAUMBURG BOOMERS — Signed OF Ryan Solberg.

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS — Signed OF Casey Roche and INF Kevin Taylor.

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS — Signed 1B Connor Lewis.

FOOTBALL
National Football League

NFL — TE Tony Scheffler announced his retirement.

ATLANTA FALCONS — Waived TE Andrew Szczerba and P Matt Yoklic.

CINCINNATI BENGALS — Signed OT Will Svitek and CB Victor Hampton. Released CB Brandon Burton and LB Bruce Taylor.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Signed RB Terrance West.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Placed DE Fili Moala on injured reserve. Signed DE Gannon Conway.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Released OL R.J. Mattes.

HOCKEY
American Hockey League

SPRINGFIELD FALCONS — Re-signed D Denny Urban to a one-year contract.

MOTORSPORTS

INDYCAR — Fined driver Sebastien Bourdais $10,000 and placed him on probation for the remainder of the season for improper conduct on-track during the Firestone 600. Fined Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing $5,000 for a technical violation on its No. 67 entry driven by Josef Newgarden. Penalized Honda a total of 30 Engine Manufacturer Championship points for three engine changes under mileage in the Nos. 14, 25 and 28 entries.

SOCCER
Major League Soccer

PHILADELPHIA UNION — Fired assistant coach and technical director Rob Vartughian.

North American Soccer League

ARMADA FC — Named Jose Luis Villarreal coach.

COLLEGE

NORTHEAST CONFERENCE — Promoted Benjamin Shove to assistant commissioner for sport services and Erin Bean to media relations assistant. Named Kyle Turner director of new media and communications.

BRIDGEWATER (VA.) — Named Jordon Robinson men's and women's tennis coach.

FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON — Signed men's soccer coach Seth Roland to a three-year contract extension, through the 2017 season.

FLORIDA — Announced the resignation of receivers coach Joker Phillips. Named Chris Leak receivers coach.

INDIANA — Announced QB Tre Roberson is leaving the school and will transfer.

LSU — Suspended junior S Jalen Mills indefinitely after his arrest on a battery charge.

MARQUETTE — Named Travis Diener director of player personnel for men's basketball.

MOUNT ST. MARY'S — Named Melissa Kolbe women's assistant basketball coach and recruiting coordinator.

ST. CATHERINE — Named Michele Edlin golf coach.

STANFORD — Named Patrick Jeffrey diving coach.

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