|Monday’s Sports Transactions-Dec. 17|
|Written by Staff Reports|
|Tuesday, December 18, 2012 10:16 AM|
By The Associated Press
COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE — Suspended Tampa Bay minor league OF Cody Rogers 50 games for refusing to take an offseason drug test.
DETROIT TIGERS — Agreed to terms with RHP Anibal Sanchez on a five-year contract.
HOUSTON ASTROS — Agreed to terms with DH Carlos Pena on a one-year contract.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Traded C John Buck, C Travis d’Arnaud, RHP Noah Syndergaard and OF Wuilmer Beccera to the N.Y. Mets for RHP R.A. Dickey, C Josh Thole and C Mike Nickeas. Agreed to terms with Dickey on a three-year contract.
CHICAGO CUBS — Agreed to terms with 3B Ian Stewart on a one-year contract. Designated LHP Jeff Beliveau for assignment. Agreed to terms with RHP Chang-Yong Lim on a minor league contract.
MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Agreed to terms with INF Donnie Murphy on a minor league contract.
GATEWAY GRIZZLIES — Signed INF Alex Guthrie to a contract extension.
LAKE ERIE CRUSHERS — Traded 3B Jason Taylor to River City for SS Max Casper, RHP Doug Shields and RHP Jason Sullivan.
WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS — Sold the contract of RHP Mike Recchia to the Baltimore Orioles.
National Basketball Association
NBA — Promoted Mike Bass to executive vice president, communications.
MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES — Assigned G Josh Selby to Reno (NBADL). Recalled G Tony Wroten from Reno.
National Football League
NFL — Suspended Washington T Jordan Black four games for violating the league’s policy on performance enhancing substances.
ARIZONA CARDINALS — Re-signed OL Mike Gibson. Released DT Ricky Lumpkin.
CHICAGO BEARS — Placed DT Matt Toeaina on injured reserve. Signed T Cory Brandon from the practice squad.
CLEVELAND BROWNS — Released DB Dimitri Patterson.
Canadian Football League
HAMILTON TIGER-CATS — Named Kent Austin coach.
National Hockey League
DALLAS STARS — Reassigned D Hubert Labrie from Idaho (ECHL) to Texas (AHL).
DETROIT RED WINGS — Reassigned D Gleason Fournier and F Andrej Nestrasil from Toledo (ECHL) to Grand Rapids (AHL).
American Hockey League
GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS — Recalled F Luke Glendening from Toledo (ECHL).
SPRINGFIELD FALCONS — Released D Chris Reed from a professional tryout agreement and returned him to Cincinnati (ECHL).
SOUTH CAROLINA STINGRAYS — Traded F Daniel Koger to Bakersfield for F Robby Dee.
Major League Soccer
NEW YORK RED BULLS — Signed M Juninho.
CINCINNATI — Announced QB Brendon Kay has been granted an extra year of eligibility by the NCAA.
SAN JOSE STATE — Named Ron Caragher football coach.
TEMPLE — Named Matt Rhule football coach.
UC DAVIS — Named Ron Gould football coach.
WEST VIRGINIA — Announced WR Stedman Bailey will enter the NFL draft.