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Tuesday, April 16, 2013 8:44 AM


By The Associated Press


American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS—Transferred RHP Matt Albers to the family medical emergency list. Acquired C Chris Wallace from Houston for LHP Eric Berger and assigned Wallace to Akron (EL).

MINNESOTA TWINS—Recalled OF Oswaldo Arcia from Rochester (IL).

SEATLLE MARINERS—Placed RHP Stephen Pryor on the 15-day DL.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Selected the contract of RHP Ramon Ortiz from Buffalo (IL). Designated OF Casper Wells for assignment.

National League

CINCINNATI REDS—Placed RHP Johnny Cueto on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Justin Freeman from Louisville (IL). Transferred OF Ryan Ludwick to the 60-day DL.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS—Placed RHP Shawn Tolleson on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 13. recalled RHP Josh Wall from Albuquerque (PCL).

PITTSBURGH PIRATES—Optioned RHP Phil Irwin to Indianapolis (IL). Recalled OF Alex Presley from Indianapolis.

American Association

AMARILLO SOX—Traded LHP Todd Privett to San Angelo to complete an earlier trade.

EL PASO DIABLOS—Signed LHP Kevin Brahney.



KANSAS CITY T-BONES—Signed LHP Kyle Roliard.

LAREDO LEMURES—Signed RHP Milciades Santana.

SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS—Signed RHP Ryan Zimmerman and LHP Josh Poytress.

Can-Am League

NEWARK BEARS—Released RHP Pedro Rivera.

NEW JERSEY JACKALS—Signed INF Nick Giarraputo.

QUEBEC CAPITALES—Released RHP TJ Stanton, OF Josh Garton, INF Ivan Nacarrata and RHP Guillaume Duguay,


Frontier League

FLORENCE FREEDOM—Signed 1B Bo Folkinga and RHP Justice French.

NORMAL CORNBELTERS—Signed OF Santiago Chirino and OF Manny Ramirez-Osborne.

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS—Signed INF Brandon Brewer and C Chris Cowell.

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS—Traded OF Matt Fleishman to Long Island (Atlantic) for a player to be named. Signed C Jim Vahalik.


National Basketball Association

NBA—Rescinded one of Demarcus Cousins’ technical fouls, allowing him to play instead of serving an automatic one-game suspension.

NEW YORK KNICKS—Waived F-C Solomon Jones.

Women’s National Basketball Association

WASHINGTON MYSTICS—Acquired C Quanitra Hollingsworth from New York for a 2013 third-round draft pick.


National Football League

CINCINNATI BENGALS—Re-signed RB Bernard Scott.

CLEVELAND BROWNS—Signed K Shayne Graham.

DENVER BRONCOS—Announced CB Tony Carter signed his exclusive-rights free agent tender.

DETROIT LIONS—Re-signed RB Joique Bell, RB Shaun Chapas, WR Kris Durham, OT Jason Fox, DB Ricardo Silva, WR Brian Robiskie and DE Willie Young.


KANSAS CITY CHIEFS—Signed LB Akeem Jordan.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS—Signed QB Seneca Wallace to a one-year contract.

NEW YORK JETS—Signed T Austin Howard to his one-year restricted free agent tender.

OAKLAND RAIDERS—Announced DB Brandian Ross, OL Alex Parsons and RB Jeremy Stewart have signed their exclusive rights tenders.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES—Released QB Trent Edwards.

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS—Signed TE Dallas Walker to a three-year contract.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS—Announced CB Tramaine Brock has signed his one-year tender.


National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS—Reassigned F Peter Holland to Norfolk (AHL).

EDMONTON OILERS—Fired general manager Steve Tambellini.

MINNESOTA WILD—Assigned D Mathew Dumba from Red Deer (WHL) to Houston (AHL).

NEW YORK ISLANDERS—Activated D Joe Finley and D Brian Strait from the injured reserve list.

PHOENIX COYOTES—Recalled F Nick Johnson and G Chad Johnson from Portland (AHL). Signed F Tobias Rieder to a three-year entry-level contract.

WASHINGTON CAPITALS—Re-signed C Ryan Stoa to a one-year contract.

American Hockey League

HAMILTON BULLDOGS—Recalled D Antoine Corbin from San Francisco (ECHL).

NORFOLK ADMIRALS—Released F Brayden Irwin from his professional tryout contract, who will rejoin Florida (ECHL).

PROVIDENCE BRUINS—Recalled F Alden Hirschfeld from the South Carolina (ECHL). Announced D Ryan Button was reassigned to the team from South Carolina.

SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE—Reassigned F John McFarland to Cincinnati (ECHL).


ECHL—Fined Cincinnati’s Mathieu Aubin an undisclosed amount for his actions in an April 13 game against Toledo. Fined Elmira coach Dwight Mullins an undisclosed amount for his actions following an April 13 game against Florida.


CHIVAS USA—Loaned G Patrick McLain to L.A. Blues (USL).


EASTERN ILLINOIS—Announced the resignation women’s basketball coach Lee Buchanan.

GEORGETOWN—Announced sophomore F Otto Porter Jr. will enter the NBA draft.

GEORGIA—Announced sophomore G Kentavious Caldwell-Pope will enter the NBA draft.

ILLINOIS—Named Matt Sinclair assistant director of football player personnel and relations.

ILLINOIS STATE—Named Barb Smith women’s basketball coach.

KANSAS—Suspended senior TE Nick Sizemore for the first three games of the season for an unspecified violation of team rules.

KENTUCKY—Announced freshman F Nerlens Noel will enter the NBA draft.

LOYOLA (NO)—Announced the resignation of volleyball coach Tommy Harold to take the same position at Nicholls State.

MARS HILL—Named Mark Lane men’s assistant basketball coach.

MARYLAND—Announced sophomore C Alex Len will enter the NBA draft.

NORFOLK STATE—Announced the resignation of men’s basketball coach Anthony Evans to take the same position at Florida International.

SAN DIEGO STATE—Named Justin Hutson men’s assistant basketball coach.

STATEN ISLAND—Named Becca Faulds assistant sports information director.

VIRGINIA—Announced sophomore basketball G Paul Jesperson is transferring.


Last Updated on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 10:41 AM

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