|Jan. 15 Transactions|
|Written by Staff Reports|
|Tuesday, January 15, 2013 11:14 AM|
By The Associated Press
COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE — Suspended free agent C Bryan Henry and Tampa Bay C David Wendt 50 games for violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Agreed to terms with RHP Tommy Hunter on a one-year contract.
OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Agreed to terms with manager Bob Melvin on a a two-year contract extension through the 2016 season and C George Kottaras on a one-year contract.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Agreed to terms with OF Colby Rasmus on a one-year contract and OF Adam Loewen on a minor league contract.
ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Agreed to terms with RHP J.J. Putz on a two-year contract.
CINCINNATI REDS — Agreed to terms with C Nevin Ashley, INF Emmanuel Burriss, INF Cesar Izturis, OF Derrick Robinson, RHP Nick Christiani, LHP Wilkin De La Rosa, RHP Justin Freeman, RHP Drew Hayes, RHP Chad Rogers, C Tucker Barnhart, C Corky Miller, INF Kristopher Negron, OF Billy Hamilton, OF Ryan LaMarre and OF Denis Phipps on minor league contracts.
LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Agreed to terms with OF Delvy Castillo, SS Ravel Hernandez, OF Ariel Sandoval and RHP Miguel Urena on minor league contracts.
KANSAS CITY T-BONES — Signed LHP Devin Anderson and RHP Brian Murphy. Traded SS Spiker Helms to River City (Frontier) for a player to be named.
SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS — Released INF Mike Murphy.
SIOUX FALLS PHEASANTS — Signed RHP Kirk Clark.
WICHITA WINGNUTS — Signed RHP Junior Guerra. Released RHP Edgar R. Martinez.
FRONTIER GREYS — Signed OF Mark Micowski.
GATEWAY GRIZZLIES — Signed C Landon Hernandez to a contract extension.
JOLIET SLAMMERS — Signed RHP Jacob Sanchez to a contract extension. Signed INF Alex Jones and RHP Dan Marcacci.
ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS — Signed LHP Chris Kirk, OF Logan Lotti, and INF Cameron Sherrer.
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS — Signed LHP Nick Gillung, 1B Daniel Kassouf, LHP Dayne Quist, and LHP Richard Sullivan.
WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS — Placed 1B Ryan Cuneo on the retired list. BASKETBALL
National Basketball Association
HOUSTON ROCKETS — Recalled F Terrence Jones from Rio Grande Valley (NBADL).
SAN ANTONIO SPURS — Recalled G Cory Joseph from Austin (NBADL).
NBA Development League
RIO GRANDE VALLEY VIPERS — Announced G Patrick Beverley was recalled by Houston (NBA).
National Football League
BUFFALO BILLS — Named Danny Crossman special teams coordinator.
DETROIT LIONS — Named Curtis Modkins running backs coach/run game coordinator, Bobby Johnson tight ends coach, Tim Lappano wide receivers coach and Jeremiah Washburn offensive line coach. Announced special teams coordinator Danny Crossman will not return.
GREEN BAY PACKERS — Signed TE Brandon Bostick, QB B.J. Coleman, T Andrew Datko, C Garth Gerhart, G Joe Gibbs, LB Micah Johnson, CB James Nixon and S Chaz Powell to reserve/future contracts.
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Named Jimmy Raye vice president of football operations.
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Named John Dorsey general manager.
TENNESSEE TITANS — Signed G Casey Studdard, WR Michael Calvin and WR Roberto Wallace to reserve/future contracts.
National Hockey League
BOSTON BRUINS — Recalled F Ryan Spooner, F Jamie Tardif, D Matt Bartkowski and D David Warsofsky from Providence (AHL).
CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS — Recalled F Jimmy Hayes from Rockford (AHL).
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS — Recalled F Cam Atkinson, F Matt Calvert, F Ryan Johansen, D Tim Erixon, D John Moore and D David Savard from Springfield (AHL).
DALLAS STARS — Traded D Mark Fistric to Edmonton for a 2013 third-round draft pick.
MONTREAL CANADIENS — Reassigned F Ian Schultz from Utah (ECHL) to Hamilton (AHL). Traded D Brendon Nash to Florida for D Jason DeSantis.
NASHVILLE PREDATORS — Recalled D Victor Bartley from Milwaukee (AHL).
NEW YORK RANGERS — Reassigned F Jason Wilson from Greenville (ECHL) to Connecticut (AHL).
TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS — Reassigned F Tyler Brenner from Bakersfield (ECHL) to Toronto (AHL).
VANCOUVER CANUCKS — Signed D Jim Vandermeer.
American Hockey League
HAMILTON BULLDOGS — Signed F Riley Armstrong and D Mark Isherwood to professional tryout contracts.
PEORIA RIVERMEN — Announced F Phil McRae, F Evgeny Grachev, F Andrew Murray, D Cade Fairchild and D Mark Cundari were recalled by St. Louis (NHL).
SPRINGFIELD FALCONS — Announced D Anton Blomqvist was reassigned to Evansville (ECHL).
Major League Soccer
D.C. UNITED — Signed F Michael Seaton.
COLLEGEECAC — Announced the retirement of commissioner Rudy Keeling.
ANGELO STATE — Named Shayla Sabin women’s assistant soccer coach.
FIU — Named Josh Conklin defensive coordinator.
ILLINOIS — Named Bill Cubit offensive coordinator.
LIMESTONE — Named Craig Kerr offensive coordinator.
NEW JERSEY CITY — Named Robert Cole men’s and women’s assistant volleyball coach.
NOTRE DAME — Announced RB Cierre Wood will enter the NFL draft.
SOUTHERN CAL — Fired men’s basketball coach Kevin O’Neill. Named men’s assistant basketball coach Bob Cantu interim coach.
SPRING HILL — Named Ben Hoefs men’s and women’s bowling coach.
TEXAS — Reinstated QB Case McCoy and LB Jordan Hicks to the football team.
TCU — Announced QB Casey Pachall has rejoined the football team.
UC SANTA BARBARA — Announced the retirement of women’s volleyball coach Kathy Gregory.
WYOMING — Suspended G Luke Martinez indefinitely from the men’s basketball team.