|Sports transactions - April 1, 2013|
|Tuesday, April 02, 2013 8:40 AM|
Monday’s Sports Transactions
By The Associated Press
MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL — Named Michael Hand chief marketing officer.
BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Promoted Einar Diaz to assistant coach.
CHICAGO CUBS — Placed 2B Darwin Barney on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 31. Selected the contract of 2B Alberto Gonzalez from Iowa (PCL). Designated RHP Robert Whitenack for assignment.
LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Recalled INF Justin Sellers from Albuquerque (PCL).
AMARILLO SOX — Released RHP Matt Lackie. Traded OF Oscar Garcia and RHP Jake Negrette to San Angelo to complete an earlier trade.
KANSAS CITY T-BONES — Signed C Mike Thomas.
ST. PAUL SAINTS — Signed LHP Matt Meyer.
LONG ISLAND DUCKS — Signed INF Bryant Nelson and OF Adam Bailey. Placed INF Shawn Williams on the reserved/retired list.
ROCKLAND BOULDERS — Released LHP Gustavo Chacin. Traded RHP Jonathan Velasquez to Camden for cash.
FLORENCE FREEDOM — Signed LHP Dan Osterbrock.
WASHINGTON WILD THINGS — Named Rich Pasquale bench/hitting coach.
National Basketball Association
HOUSTON ROCKETS — Recalled F Terrence Jones from Rio Grande Valley (NBADL).
PHILADELPHIA 76ERS — Signed G Justin Holiday. Waived G Jeremy Pargo.
National Football League
NFL — Suspended Baltimore S Christian Thompson four games for violating the league’s substance abuse policy.
ARIZONA CARDINALS — Signed QB Brian Hoyer, RB William Powell and DE Ronald Talley to one-year contracts. Released QB John Skelton.
CINCINNATI BENGALS — Re-signed CB Terence Newman to a two-year contract.
CLEVELAND BROWNS — Traded QB Colt McCoy and an undisclosed 2013 draft pick to San Francisco for two undisclosed 2013 draft picks.
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Agreed to terms with WR Darrius Heyward-Bey.
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Announced the resignation of chief financial officer Bill Prescott. Promoted business planning manager Kelly Flanagan to vice president of finance and planning. Released DT C.J. Mosley.
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Signed LB Edgar Jones. Released LB Andy Studebaker.
NEW ORLEANS SAINTS — Agreed to terms with DE Kenyon Coleman and QB Luke McCown on one-year contracts.
SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Traded QB Matt Flynn to Oakland for a 2014 fifth-round draft pick and a conditional 2015 draft pick.
TENNESSEE TITANS — Agreed to terms with WR Kevin Walter and OL Chris Spencer on one-year contracts.
National Hockey League
ANAHEIM DUCKS — Assigned F Harry Zolnierczyk to Norfolk (AHL).
CALGARY FLAMES — Traded D Jay Bouwmeester to St. Louis for a conditional first-round draft pick, 2013 fourth-round draft pick, D Mark Cundari and G Reto Berra.
CAROLINA HURRICANES — Activated G Dan Ellis from injured reserve. Assigned G John Muse to Charlotte (AHL).
CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS — Reassigned F Brandon Bollig to Rockford (AHL). Acquired F Michal Handzus from San Jose for a 2013 fourth-round draft pick.
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS — Assigned C Nick Drazenovic to Springfield (AHL).
DALLAS STARS — Recalled F Francis Wathier from Texas (AHL). Assigned F Toby Petersen to Texas (AHL). Assigned F Brett Ritchie from Niagara (OHL) to Texas.
EDMONTON OILERS — Signed D Ladislav Smid to a four-year contract extension.
MINNESOTA WILD — Reassigned G Darcy Kuemper to Houston (AHL).
NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Activated LW Dainius Zubrus from injured reserve.
NEW YORK ISLANDERS — Agreed to terms with F Anders Lee on a two-year, entry-level contract. Reassigned F Ryan Strome to Bridgeport (AHL).
PHILADELPHIA FLYERS — Traded F Harry Zolnierczyk to Anaheim for F Jay Rosehill.
ST. LOUIS BLUES — Recalled G Brian Elliott from his conditioning assignment at Peoria (AHL).
SAN JOSE SHARKS — Reassigned G Alex Stalock to Worcester (AHL).
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — Signed F Tanner Richard to a three-year, entry-level contract and D Luke Witkowski to a two-year contract. Agreed to terms with F B.J. Crombeen on a two-year contract extension. Recalled F Mike Angelidis from Syracuse (AHL). Reassigned F Dana Tyrell to Syracuse.
WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Assigned G Philipp Grubauer to Hershey (AHL).
American Hockey League
HAMILTON BULLDOGS — Signed F Olivier Archambault to an amateur tryout contract and D Adam Ross to a professional tryout contract.
PEORIA RIVERMEN — Released F Mike Pelech from his professional tryout contract.
SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE — Returned F Josh Birkholz, F David Pacan, D Brian O’Hanley and G Brian Foster to Cincinnati (ECHL).
TORONTO MARLIES — Signed G Garret Sparks to an amateur tryout contract. ECHL
READING ROYALS — Announced D Brett Flemming was assigned to the team from Hershey (AHL), G Mark Owuya was assigned to the team from Toronto (AHL), F Danick Paquette was assigned to Hershey and D Joe Sova was assigned to Charlotte (AHL). Announced F David Civitarese was recalled by Hershey. Released D Bobby Shea from his amateur tryout agreement. Signed D Bobby Shea. Released D Chris Saracino.
CONFERENCE USA — Announced Western Kentucky will join the league, effective July 1, 2014.
COLUMBIA — Named Stephanie Glance women’s basketball coach.
GEORGIA SOUTHERN — Named Mark Byington men’s basketball coach.
HIGH POINT — Named Jake Hong assistant volleyball coach.
KENTUCKY — Announced G Archie Goodwin will enter the NBA draft.
N.C. STATE — Announced F C.J. Leslie will enter the NBA draft. Announced men’s basketball G Rodney Purvis intends to transfer.
PITTSBURGH — Fired women’s basketball coach Agnus Berenato.
SAINT AUGUSTINE’S — Named Ben Coates offensive coordinator, Cory Peoples defensive backs coach and Darrin Hicks quarterbacks coach.
SOUTHERN CAL — Named Andy Enfield men’s basketball coach.