Friday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on June 13, 2014 at 4:11 PM

Updated Friday, Jun 13 at 4:11 PM

Major League Baseball

MLB — Suspended Baltimore minor-league RHP Eduardo Gamboa (Norfolk-IL) 50 games after testing positive for exogenous Testosterone, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Recalled LHP Kyle Crockett from Columbus (IL). Optioned LHP Nick Hagadone to Columbus. Signed CF Greg Allen, SS Alexis Pantoja and RHP Dominic DeMasi to minor league contracts.

MINNESOTA TWINS — Placed OF Aaron Hicks on the 15-day DL, retroactive to June 10. Reinstated OF Sam Fuld from the 15-day DL. Recalled C Eric Fryer from Rochester (IL).

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Placed INF Alberto Callaspo on the paternity list. Recalled INF Andy Parrino from Sacramento (PCL). Agreed to terms with RHP Daniel Gossett, RHP Jordan Schwartz, RHP Branden Kelliher, LHP Mike Fagan, RHP Corey Miller, RHP Joel Seddon, 2B Max Kuhn, 3B Jose Brizuela, LHP Michael Nolan, RHP Koby Guana, RHP Brendan McCurry, RHP Dawson Brown, RHP Rob Huber, CF J.P. Sportman, RHP Corey Walter, LHP Cody Stull, LHP Derek Beasley and 1B John Nogowski on minor-league contracts.

SEATTLE MARINERS — Extended the player development contract with Everett (NWL) through the 2016 season.

TAMPA BAY RAYS — Claimed RHP Angel Sanchez off waivers from Miami.

National League

MIAMI MARLINS — Activated 2B Rafael Furcal from the 60-day DL.

NEW YORK METS — Signed OF Michael Katz, RHP James Duff, RHP Tyler Badamo and RHP Matt Blackham on minor league contracts.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Activated 1B Matt Adams from the 15-day DL. Optioned OF Oscar Taveras to Memphis (PCL).

American Association

SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS — Signed RHP Alex Burnett and OF Tim Colwell.


Can-Am League

ROCKLAND BOULDERS — Traded C Justin Dalles to Windy City (FL) for a player to be named.

USA Baseball

USAB — Named Shaun Cole director of the 18U National Team program.

National Basketball Association

CHARLOTTE HORNETS — Announced the resignation of president of basketball operations Rod Higgins. Announced general manager Rich Cho will assume responsibility for the team's basketball operations.

MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES — Named Sidney Lowe assistant coach.

National Football League

DETROIT LIONS — Signed TE Eric Ebron to a four-year contract. Released CB Chris Houston.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Placed S Corey Lynch on injured reserve.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS— Released CB Brandon Flowers.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Signed Josh Cooper. Waived WR Jean Lestar.

TENNESSEE TITANS — Agreed to terms with WR Rico Richardson. Waived/injured LB James Gayle.

National Hockey League

EDMONTON OILERS — Announced Bob Nicholson was named vice-chairman of Oilers Entertainment Group.

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS — Signed D Kimmo Timonen to a one-year contract extension.


READING ROYALS — Acquired the rights to F Kyle Bodie from Toledo to complete the future considerations element of an earlier trade.

North American Soccer League

NEW YORK COSMOS — Signed D Roversio to a multiyear contract extension.

National Women's Soccer League

NWSL — Suspended Chicago MF Julianne Sitch two games for use of excessive force against Seattle MF Keelin Winters during a June 7 match.


BOWLING GREEN — Named Jeff Clapacs director of operations for men's basketball.

CHARLOTTE — Named Bo Robinson assistant baseball coach.

CLEMSON — Named Ari Smith women's volleyball assistant coach and recruiting coordinator.

DAYTON — Named Simon Harris women's assistant basketball coach.

EASTERN WASHINGTON — Signed men's basketball coach Jim Hayford to five-year contract.

LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE — Agreed to terms with football coach Mark Hudspeth on a six-year contract extension.

MANHATTAN — Named Alison Fitzgerald assistant director of athletics/compliance.

MICHIGAN STATE — Announced men's sophomore basketball G Bryn Forbes is transferring from Cleveland State.

NEBRASKA — Named Teddy Owens director of operations for men's basketball.