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Wednesday’s Sports Transactions

April 3, 2019

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL — Promoted Matt Bourne to senior vice president/communications.

MLB/MLBPA — Announced the resignation of executive director of the Baseball Tomorrow Fund Cathy Bradley.

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Designated RHP Pedro Araujo for assignment. Selected the contract of RHP Matt Wotherspoon from Norfolk (IL).

CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Placed SS Tim Anderson on paternity leave. Recalled RHP Jose Ruiz from Charlotte (IL).

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Released RHP Ben Taylor. Signed manager Terry Francona to a two-year contract extension.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Designated RHP Chris Ellis for assignment. Selected the contract of RHP Homer Bailey from Omaha (PCL).

NEW YORK YANKEES — Reinsted LHP CC Sabathia from the suspended list and placed him on the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Jonathan Loaisiga from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).

SEATTLE MARINERS — Optioned RHP Nick Rumbleow to Tacoma (PCL). Transferred RHP Hunter Strickland to the 60-day IL. Sent RHP Shawn Armstrong to Tacoma (PCL) for a rehab assignment.

TEXAS RANGERS — Traded RHP Connor Sadzeck to Seattle for RHP Grant Anderson.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Recalled OF Anthony Alford from Buffalo (IL).

National League

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Transferred RHP Jacob Nix to the 60-day IL, retroactive to Monday, April 1.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Placed SS Trea Turner on the 10-day IL. Recalled SS Adrian Sanchez from Fresno (PCL).

National Football League

ATLANTA FALCONS — Signed S Kemal Ishmael and G Adam Gettis to one-year contracts.

BUFFALO BILLS — Agreed to terms with G Quinton Spain on a one-year contract.

CHICAGO BEARS — Re-signed LS Patrick Scales to a one-year contract.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Signed TE/FB Orson Charles.

OAKLAND RAIDERS — Signed WR Ryan Grant.

National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS — Reassigned C Chase De Leo, RW Kiefer Sherwood and D Jake Dotchin to San Diego (AHL).

ARIZONA COYOTES — Recalled G Adin Hill from Tucson (AHL).

CALGARY FLAMES — Recalled C Dillon Dube from Stockton (AHL) on an emergency basis.

Major League Soccer

NEW YORK CITY FC — Traded a 2019 international spot to the LA Galaxy for allocation money.

USL Championship

USL — Suspended Austin D Sean McFarlane one game.


NCAA — Granted a waiver to Indiana freshman QB Jack Tuttle to play next season.

BROWN — Named Vinny Marino offensive coordinator, Tim Weaver defensive coordinator, Michael McCarthy offensive line coach, Ryan Mattison tight ends coach and recruiting coordinator, Mike Donovan defensive line coach, Darryl Jackson defensive back coach and special teams coordinator, Eric Bunker running backs coach, Willie Edwards outside linebackers coach, Seitu Smith quarterbacks coach and Paul Frisone coodinator of football operations and player personnel.

EMORY & HENRY — Named Anne Crutchfield director of athletics.

FAIRFIELD — Named Jay Young men’s basketball coach.

HOFSTRA — Singed men’s basketball coach Joe Mihalich to a contract extension through the 2023-24 season.

ST. NORBERT — Announced it is joining the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference.

TEMPLE — Named Monté Ross associate head men’s basketball coach.

TENNESSEE — Junior G Jordan Bone declared for the NBA draft.

VANDERBILT — Freshman F/C Simisola Shittu declared for the NBA draft.

VIRGINIA TECH — Announced men’s basketball coach Buzz Williams is leaving to take the same position at Texas A&M.

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