Tuesday's Sports Transactions

March 13, 2018 - 5:00 pm

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Optioned RHP Alec Asher to Norfolk (IL).

MINNESOTA TWINS — Optioned LHPs Adalberto Mejia and Stephen Gonsalves and RHPs Aaron Slegers and John Curtiss to Rochester (IL) and RHP Fernando Romero to Chattanooga (SL).

NEW YORK YANKEES — Optioned C Kyle Higashioka and INF Gleyber Torres to Scranton/Wilkes/Barre (IL) and reassigned them to minor league camp.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Optioned RHP Lou Trivino and LHP Jairo Labourt to Nashville (PCL).

TEXAS RANGERS — Optioned OF Willie Calhoun, INF Ronald Guzman, C/INF Isiah Kiner-Falefa and RHP Connor Sadzeck to Round Rock (PCL) and C Jose Trevino to Frisco (TL). Assigned INFs Hanser Alberto and Christian Lopes, OF Scott Heineman, LHP David Hurlbut and RHPs Austin Bibens-Dirkx, Paolo Espino, Reed Garrett, Adrian Sampson and Tayler Scott to minor league camp.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Optioned C Reese McGuire to Buffalo (IL).

National League

CINCINNATI REDS — Assigned INF Dilson Herrera outright to Louisville (IL).

National Basketball Association

ATLANTA HAWKS — Signed G Damion Lee to a 10-day contract.

LOS ANGELES LAKERS — Signed F Travis Wear to a second 10-day contract.

NEW YORK KNICKS — Signed F Troy Williams for the remainder of the season.

Women's NBA

MINNESOTA LYNX — Signed G Tanisha Wright.


DELAWARE 87ERS — Claimed G Jared Brownridge off waivers.

National Football League

NFL — Named Maryann Turcke chief operating officer.

ATLANTA FALCONS — Signed CB Leon McFadden and OL Austin Pasztor to one-year contract extensions.

BALTIMORE RAVENS — Released RB Danny Woodhead.

BUFFALO BILLS — Agreed to terms with DT Kyle Williams on a one-year contract.

DETROIT LIONS — Re-signed S Tavon Wilson.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Announced the retirement of LB Paul Posluszny.

MIAMI DOLPHINS — Released LB Lawrence Timmons.

National Hockey League

BUFFALO SABRES — Recalled G Linus Ullmark from Rochester (AHL).

NEW YORK RANGERS — Recalled D Ryan Sproul from Hartford (AHL).

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS — Loaned G Anthony Stolarz to Reading (ECHL).

WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Reassigned D Madison Bowey to Hershey (AHL).

American Hockey League

AHL — Suspended Iowa G Niklas Svedberg, Rochester F Justin Bailey and Syracuse D Ben Thomas one game.

BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS — Agreed to terms with D Tyler Mueller to an amateur tryout agreement.

SAN DIEGO GULLS — Recalled RW Austin Ortega from Utah (ECHL).


BIG EAST CONFERENCE — Signed commissioner Val Ackerman to a three-year contract extension through June 30, 2021.

BARUCH — Promoted associate head men's soccer coach Dima Kamenshchik to head coach.

EMORY — Named Misha Jackson women's basketball coach.

IOWA STATE — Announced sophomore men's basketball G Jakolby Long intends to transfer to another school.

PRESBYTERIAN — Announced the resignation of women's basketball coach Todd Steelman.

WASHINGTON STATE — Announced women's basketball coach June Daugherty will not return next season.

YALE — Named Kristen O'Rourke assistant field hockey coach.

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