Wednesday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on April 17, 2013 at 5:35 PM

Major League Baseball

MLB_Suspended Boston RHP Gerson Bautista (DSL-Red Sox) 50 games after testing positive for Metabolites of Stanozolol and Boston LHP Miguel Pena (Carolina) 50 games after a second positive test for a drug of abuse under the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

American League

CHICAGO WHITE SOX_Recalled OF Jordan Danks from Charlotte (IL). Optioned RHP Deunte Heath to Charlotte. Placed LHP Charlie Leesman on waivers for the purpose of granting his unconditional release.

CLEVELAND INDIANS_Placed OF Michael Bourn on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Corey Kluber from Columbus (IL).

MINNESOTA TWINS_Placed OF Darin Mastroianni on the 15-day DL. Recalled OF Oswaldo Arcia from Rochester (IL).

American Association

AMARILLO SOX_Signed OF David Fox.



GRAND PRAIRIE AIR HOGS_Traded RHP Jake Cowan and RHP Adam Miller to Sugar Land for future considerations.

KANSAS CITY T-BONES_Signed C Trevor Coleman. Released INF Karexon Sanchez.

WINNIPEG GOLDEYES_Signed INF Nate Sansom and LHP Brendan Lafferty.

Can-Am League

NEWARK BEARS_Signed LHP Sergio Espinosa and RHP Brian Chandler. Released RHP Greg Lane and OF Bryce Lane.

ROCKLAND BOULDERS_Signed LHP Taylor Wink, C Ricky Pacione and OF Donnie Webb. Released RHP Phil Negus.

Frontier League


ROCKFORD AVIATORS_Signed RHP Jacob Nicholson. Released RHP Cody Hallahan, LHP Chris Kirk, and INF Cameron Sherrer. Placed RHP Brett Scarpetta on the retired list.

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS_Signed RHP Michael Kershner and RHP John Omahen.

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS_Traded RHP Chandler Barnard and C Pat Trettel to the El Paso (AA) for RHP Shawn Blackwell and a player to be named.


National Basketball Association

MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES_Signed F Donte Greene and F-C Willie Reed to multiyear contracts.

NEW YORK KNICKS_Announced the retirement of F Rasheed Wallace. Signed C Earl Barron for the remainder of the season.

National Football League

GREEN BAY PACKERS_Signed LB Clay Matthews to a five-year contract extension.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS_Signed CB Antoine Winfield.

Canadian Football League

HAMILTON TIGER-CATS_Agreed to terms with QB Brian Brohm.

National Hockey League

NHL_Suspended Montreal F Ryan White five games for a check to the head of Philadelphia D Kent Huskins during an April 15 game.

ANAHEIM DUCKS_Reassigned G John Gibson to Norfolk (AHL) from Kitchener (OHL).

NEW YORK RANGERS_Recalled F Chris Kreider from Connecticut (AHL).

ST. LOUIS BLUES_Recalled F Andrew Murray from Peoria (AHL).

WINNIPEG JETS_Assigned D Zach Redmond to the St. John's (AHL).

American Hockey League

CONNECTICUT WHALE_Signed D Charlie Dodero and F Michael Kantor to amateur tryout agreements. Announced F Jason Wilson, F Danny Hobbs, F Jordie Johnston and G Scott Stajcer have been assigned to the team from Greenville (ECHL).


NASCAR_Suspended seven members of Penske Racing for bringing unapproved parts to Texas Motor Speedway on the cars of Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano last weekend. Suspended Keselowski's crew chief Paul Wolfe, car chief Jerry Kelley, team engineer Brian Wilson and Penske competition director Travis Geisler for the next six points races, including the non-points Sprint All-Star race, and fined Wolfe $100,000. Suspended Logano's crew chief Todd Gordon, car chief Raymond Fox and team engineer Samuel Stanley for the next six points races, and fined Gordon $100,000. Fined Martin Truex Jr. and owner Michael Waltrip six championship points, and crew chief Chad Johnston $25,000 for having a front end that was too low.


U.S. SKI AND SNOWBOARD ASSOCIATION_Named Martin Guyer eastern regional alpine coach and Michelle Demchar alpine domestic program manager.


CINCINNATI_Agreed to terms with men's basketball coach Mick Cronin to a contract extension through the 2017-18 season.

DAYTON_Signed women's basketball coach Jim Jabir to a contract extension through the 2019-20 season.

EAST CAROLINA_Named Brandon Crisp assistant volleyball coach.

FLORIDA GULF COAST_Named Joe Dooley men's basketball coach.

FLORIDA STATE_Announced junior QB Clint Trickett was released from his scholarship and will transfer.

GEORGE MASON_Named Christopher Lewis women's assistant basketball coach.

ILLINOIS_Announced graduate-student basketball F Jon Ekey has transferred from Illinois State and sophomore basketball G Aaron Crosby has transferred from Seton Hall.

ILLINOIS-CHICAGO_Signed men's basketball coach Howard Moore to a three-year contract extension through the 2017-18 season.

MICHIGAN_Announced junior G Tim Hardaway Jr. will enter the NBA draft.

RICE_Announced sophomore G Julian DeBose has requested and received his release from his basketball scholarship.

SETON HALL_Named Fred Hill men's assistant basketball coach.

SOUTH CAROLINA_Signed women's basketball coach Dawn Staley to a three-year contract extension through 2018-19.