|Sports Transactions 2/25/13|
|Written by Staff Reports|
|Tuesday, February 26, 2013 12:19 PM|
Monday’s Sports Transactions
By The Associated Press
MLB—Announced the retirements of umpires Ed Rapuano, Tim Tschida and Derryl Cousins. Promoted umpires Jim Joyce, Ted Barrett and Fieldin Culbreth to crew chiefs. Named Vic Carapazza, Manny Gonzalez and Alan Porter full-time umpires.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Claimed 1B Lars Anderson off waivers from the Chicago White Sox.
AMARILLO SOX—Signed 1B/OF Joe Weik and LHP Kurt Elliott.
EL PASO DIABLOS—Signed INF Miguel Chacoa.
GRAND PRAIRIE AIR HOGS—Released INF Bryan Frichter, OF Jonny Kaplan and LHP Ronnie Morales.
ST. PAUL SAINTS—Signed OF Brandon Tripp.
FLORENCE FREEDOM—Signed RHP Jeff Arnold. Released 2B Pierre LePage.
JOLIET SLAMMERS—Placed SS Brad Netzel on the retired list.
SCHAUMBURG BOOMERS—Signed 2B Jordan Marks.
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS—Signed RHP Blake Nation.
WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS—Sold the contract of C.J. Gillman to the Colorado Rockies.
National Basketball Association
HOUSTON ROCKETS—Signed C Tim Ohlbrecht.
OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER—Signed G Derek Fisher.
Women’s National Basketball Association
ATLANTA DREAM—Named Julie Plank assistant coach.
CONNECTICUT SUN—Signed G Johannah Leedham.
NEW YORK LIBERTY—Signed F Katie Smith. Re-signed G-F Essence Carson.
National Football League
NEW ORLEANS SAINTS—Named Wesley McGriff secondary coach.
PHILADELPHIA EAGLES—Released DT Cullen Jenkins.
Canadian Football League
EDMONTON ESKIMOS—Signed LB Rennie Curran.
MONTREAL ALOUETTES—Signed LB Ejiro Kuale to a three-year contract and DB Kendric Burney to a two-year contract.
WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS—Named Carl Franks defensive backs coach.
National Hockey League
NHL—Suspended San Jose F Ryane Clowe two games for leaving the bench on a legal line change and starting an altercation during Friday’s game against Chicago.
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS—Assigned F Sean Collins to Springfield (AHL). Recalled C Cody Goloubef from Springfield.
DETROIT RED WINGS—Re-signed D Brian Lashoff to a three-year contract.
FLORIDA PANTHERS—Reassigned G Jacob Markstrom to San Antonio (AHL).
NEW JERSEY DEVILS—Reassigned LW Jean-Sebastien Berube from Trenton (ECHL) to Albany (AHL).
NEW YORK RANGERS—Reassigned G Scott Stajcer from Connecticut (AHL) to Greenville (ECHL). Assigned F Christian Thomas to Connecticut.
PHOENIX COYOTES—Signed D David Schlemko to a two-year contract.
ST. LOUIS BLUES—Reassigned G Paul Karpowich from Peoria (AHL) to Evansville (ECHL).
WASHINGTON CAPITALS—Re-signed D John Erskine and G Braden Holtby to two-year contract extensions.
American Hockey League
ALBANY RIVER RATS—Recalled C Kelly Zajac from Trenton (ECHL).
PROVIDENCE BRUINS—Recalled F Justin Courtnall from South Carolina (ECHL).
National Lacrosse League
COLORADO MAMMOTH—Activated G Tye Belanger from the physically-unable-to-perform list. Released G Matt Roik.
HOLY CROSS—Named Cameron Parker assistant equipment manager.
MIAMI (OHIO)—Named Andrew Marlatt football special teams coordinator.
NEW MEXICO—Reinstated QB David Vega to the football team.
TENNESSEE—Named Anthony Parker football offensive graduate assistant and Derrick Lett football administrative intern.
UMASS-DARTMOUTH—Named Doug Chapman women’s tennis coach.