|Thursday’s Sports Transactions|
|Thursday, July 18, 2013 11:39 PM|
BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Announced RHP Jair Jurrjens declined outright assignment and chose free agency.
BOSTON RED SOX — Sent SS Stephen Drew to Portland (EL) for a rehab assignment.
CLEVELAND INDIANS — Sent RHP Zach McAllister to Columbus (IL) for a rehab assignment.
KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Optioned INF Johnny Giavotella and LHP Everett Teaford to Omaha (PCL). Assigned INF Pedro Ciriaco to Omaha. Agreed to terms with C Micah Gibbs on a minor -eague contract.
NEW YORK YANKEES — Sent 3B Alex Rodriguez to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL) for a rehab assignment.
TAMPA BAY RAYS — Sent RHP Brandon Gomes to the GCL Rays for a rehab assignment.
TEXAS RANGERS — Sent RHP Colby Lewis to Frisco (TL) for a rehab assignment. Granted LHP Brad Mills his release so he can sign with Orix (Pacific League-Japan).
TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Sent RHP Sergio Santos and OF Melky Cabrera to Buffalo (IL) and LHP J.A. Happ to Dunedin (FSL) for rehab assignments.
CINCINNATI REDS — Optioned LHP Tony Cingrani to the Arizona League Reds.
MIAMI MARLINS — Sent 2B Chris Valaika to New Orleans (PCL) for a rehab assignment.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Sent RHP Jared Hughes to Altoona (EL) for a rehab assignment.
SAN JOSE GIANTS — Assigned C Hector Sanchez to San Jose (Cal).
AMARILLO SOX — Traded 1B Austin Gallagher to Sioux City for cash and future considerations.
GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS — Signed INF Ryan Brockett. Released LHP Josh Biggs.
NEWARK BEARS — Signed INF Nathan Tomaszewski.
NEW JERSEY JACKALS — Released C Kyle Nisson.
ROCKLAND BOULDERS — Signed RHP Nathaniel Roe.
JOLIET SLAMMERS — Released RHP Evan Anundsen.
WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS — Signed OF Jayce Ray. Acquired INF Chase Tucker from Gary SouthShore (AA) for a player to be named. Released RHP Rey Cotilla and OF Jeff Harkensee.
National Basketball Association
DALLAS MAVERICKS — Agreed to terms with C Samuel Dalembert.
GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS — Signed G Toney Douglas.
MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES — Signed C Ronny Turiaf to a 2-year contract.
ORLANDO MAGIC — Signed F-C Jason Maxiell.
National Football League
NFL — Suspended Indianapolis TE Weslye Saunders eight games for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances.
DALLAS COWBOYS — Announced the retirement of DT Josh Brent.
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS - Agreed to terms with S Josh Evans.
Canadian Football League
WINNIPEG JETS — Signed WR Brett Carter.
National Hockey League
COLORADO AVALANCHE — Agreed to terms with F Matt Duchene on a 5-year contract extension.
EDMONTON OILERS — Signed D Denis Grebeshkov to a 1-year contract.
LOS ANGELES KINGS — Signed RW Dustin Brown to an 8-year contract extension. Named Rob Blake assistant general manager.
MINNESOTA WILD — Re-signed Fs Justin Fontaine and F Carson McMillan to 1-year, 2-way contracts.
NEW YORK ISLANDERS — Agreed to terms with D Thomas Hickey on a 2-year contract.
OTTAWA SENATORS — Signed Binghamton (AHL) coach Luke Richardson and assistant coaches Steve Stirling and Matt Meacham to 1-year contract extensions. Re-signed F Mike Hoffman to a 1-year, 2-way contract.
PITTSBURGH PENGUINS — Signed C Dustin Jeffrey to a 1-year contract.
American Hockey League
CHICAGO WOLVES — Re-signed F Tim Miller.
HARTFORD WOLF PACK — Re-signed F Andrew Carroll.
MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS — Signed D Scott Ford to a 1-year contract.
READING ROYALS — Agreed to terms with D Bryant Molle.
Major League Soccer
D.C. UNITED — Signed F Conor Doyle.
SOUTH ATLANTIC CONFERENCE — Signed commissioner Patrick Britz to a 3-year contract extension through 2015-16.
AUBURN — Dismissed G Shaq Johnson from the men’s basketball team.
MUHLENBERG — Named Steve Finley cross country and assistant track and field coach.
SAINT PETER’S — Named Phyllis Mangina and Dave Scarborough women’s assistant basketball coaches.
SAINT ROSE — Announced Ali Meacham is stepping down as softball coach but will retain her positions of equipment manager and lifeskills coordinator.
SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI — Named Bill McGillis athletic director.
TUSCULUM — Named Cory Pratt cross country coach.