Tuesday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on December 18, 2012 at 3:05 PM

Updated Tuesday, Dec 18 at 3:06 PM

American League

BOSTON RED SOX — Agreed to terms with RHP Koji Uehara on a one-year contract.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Named Julio Vinas manager and Britt Burns pitching coach of Birmingham (SL); Ryan Newman manager of Winston-Salem (Carolina); Tommy Thompson manager of Kannapolis (SAL); Pete Rose Jr. manager of Great Falls (Pioneer); Bobby Magallanes manager of Bristol (Appalachian); Doug Sisson minor league outfield/baserunning instructor; and Vance Law special assistant to player development.

HOUSTON ASTROS — Designated RHP Mickey Storey for assignment.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Agreed to terms with 2B Luis Rodriguez on a minor league contract.

MINNESOTA TWINS — Agreed to terms with RHP Mike Pelfrey on a one-year contract.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Traded OF Collin Cowgill to the N.Y. Mets for INF Jefry Marte. Agreed to terms with SS Hiroyuki Nakajima on a two-year contract.

National League

LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Named Pat Listach minor league infield coordinator; Todd Takayoshi assistant minor league hitting coordinator; Rick Knapp minor league pitching coordinator; John Shoemaker Camelback Ranch-Glendale coordinator of instruction; Franklin Stubbs hitting coach of Albuquerque (PCL); Jody Reed manager, Hector Berrios pitching coach and Orv Franchuk hitting coach of Chattanooga (SL); Carlos Subero manager and Johnny Washington hitting coach of Rancho Cucamonga (Cal); Razor Shines manager, Bill Simas pitching coach and Mike Eylward hitting coach of Great Lakes (MWL); Esteban Lopez hitting coach of Ogden (Pioneer); and P.J. Forbes manager of the Arizona League Dodgers.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Named Rick Tomlin minor league pitching coordinator; Bob Skube coach and Aaron Hoback trainer for Nashville (PCL); Steve Patera trainer of Huntsville (SL); Tony Diggs manager and Dwayne Hosey coach of Helena (Pioneer); Nestor Corredor manager and Greg Barajas trainer of the Arizona League Brewers.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Agreed to terms with LHP John Lannan on a one-year contract.

American Association


Women's National Basketball Association

WASHINGTON MYSTICS — Named Mike Thibault coach and general manager.

Premier Basketball League

ROCHESTER RAZORSHARKS — Named Cliff Levingston coach.

National Football League

BUFFALO BILLS — Signed OL Kraig Urbik to a contract extension.

Canadian Football League

TORONTO ARGONAUTS — Released PK/P Noel Prefontaine.

National Hockey League

WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Reassigned F Stanislav Galiev and D Brett Flemming from Reading (ECHL) to Hershey (AHL).

American Hockey League

AHL — Suspended Lake Erie LW Patrick Bordeleau three games.

National Lacrosse League

WASHINGTON STEALTH — Traded G Kevin Croswell to Philadelphia for a 2013 third-round draft pick.

Major League Soccer

COLUMBUS CREW — Re-signed M Danny O'Rourke to a one-year contract.

D.C. UNITED — Released M Stephen King and D Michael Chabala.

FC DALLAS — Signed F Wesley "Pipico" Silva.

PORTLAND TIMBERS — Acquired D/M Mobi Fehr.

SPORTING KANSAS CITY — Signed F Claudio Bieler as a designated player.


JACKSONVILLE STATE — Named Bill Clark football coach.