Tuesday’s Sports Transactions
BOSTON RED SOX — Designated C/UT Blake Swihart for assignment. Selected the contracts of C Sandy León and RHP Erasmo Ramírez from Pawtucket (IL).
NEW YORK YANKEES — Placed 1B Greg Bird on the 10-day IL, retroactive to April 14. Selected the contract of 1B Mike Ford from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Transferred OF Jacoby Ellsbury to the 60-day IL.
OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Optioned RHP Chris Bassitt to Las Vegas (PCL).
TAMPA BAY RAYS — Placed LHP Blake Snell on the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Emilio Pagan from Durham (IL).
ATLANTA BRAVES — Placed LHP Johnny Venters on the 10-day IL.
CINCINNATI REDS — Optioned OF Phillip Ervin to Louisville (IL).
COLORADO ROCKIES — Recalled OF Yonathan Daza from Albuquerque (PCL). Placed OF Noel Cuevas on the 10-day IL.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Optioned INF Kevin Kramer to Indianapolis (IL). Reinstated RHP Kyle Crick from the 10-day IL.
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Optioned RHP Giovanny Gallegos and SS Yairo Munoz to Memphis (PCL). Recalled 3B Drew Robinson from Memphis. Sent RHP Luke Gregerson to Palm Beach (FSL) for a rehab assignment.
CHICAGO DOGS — Signed RHP Carlos Zambrano.
ST. PAUL SAINTS — Signed OF Burt Reynolds.
SUGAR LAND SKEETERS — Sold the contract of RHP Christian Bergman to the Seattle Mariners.
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ARIZONA CARDINALS — Signed OL Brant Weiss to a one-year contract.
ATLANTA FALCONS — Signed DE Chris Odom to a two-year contract and OT John Wetzel on a one-year contract.
CHICAGO BEARS — TE Zach Miller announced his retirement.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Signed WR Demaryius Thomas. Re-signed DB Jonathan Jones.
OAKLAND RAIDERS — Signed DE Benson Mayowa.
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CAROLINA HURRICANES — Recalled F Patrick Brown from Charlotte (AHL) on an emergency basis.
LOS ANGELES KINGS — Named Todd McLellan coach.
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GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS — Signed G Filip Larsson to an amateur tryout.
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MONTREAL IMPACT — Acquired M Omar Browne on loan from Independiente de La Chorrera (Liga Panameña de Fútbol-Panama).
ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE — Announced the retirement of supervisor of women’s basketball officials Charlene Curtis.
BUFFALO — Named Angres Thorpe assistant men’s basketball coach.
FORDHAM — Named Evan Durand tight ends coach/co-recruiting coordinator.
PROVIDENCE — Junior F Alpha Diallo declared for the NBA draft.
SAINT JOSEPH’S — Named Brenden Straughn men’s assistant basketball coach.
ST. NORBERT — Announced the resignation of women’s soccer coach Dennis Detrie.
TENNESSEE — Junior women’s basketball G Evina Westbrook will transfer.
VIRGINIA — Junior G Kyle Guy declared for the NBA draft.