Wednesday's Sports Transactions


By The Associated Press

Wednesday, February 13, 2019


COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE — Announced the resignation of vice president of community affairs and educational programming and president of MLB charities Thomas Brasuell, effective Feb. 22.

American League

LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Agreed to terms with RHP Daniel Hudson on a minor league contract.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Placed LHP Sean Manaea on the 60-day IL. Signed LHP Brett Anderson to a one-year contract.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Placed RHP Taijuan Walker on the 60-day IL. Signed C Caleb Joseph to a one-year contract.

NEW YORK METS — Named Tony DeFrancesco manager, Glenn Abbott pitching coach, Joel Chimelis hitting coach, Benny Distefano bench coach, Grant Hufford trainer and Josh Fields performance coach of Syracuse (IL).

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Agreed to terms with RHP Aaron Nola on a four-year contract.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Placed RHP Johnny Cueto on the 60-day IL.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Traded RHP Trevor Gott to San Francisco for cash. Signed LHP Vidal Nuno and OF Hunter Jones to minor league contracts.

National Basketball Association

NBA — Fined Philadelphia C Joel Embiid $25,000 for public criticism of the officiating.

MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES — Signed F Bruno Caboclo to a multi-year contract.


Women’s NBA

LOS ANGELES SPARKS — Signed G/F Tierra Ruffin-Pratt.

National Football League

ATLANTA FALCONS — Agreed to terms with DE Steven Means on a one-year contract extension.

CAROLINA PANTHERS — Named Everette Brown assistant linebackers coach, Ben Jacobs assistant special teams coach. Defensive line coach Sam Mills III has added game management coach responsibilities.

DETROIT LIONS — Re-signed LS Don Muhlbach.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Signed PK Josh Lambo to a four-year contract extension.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Released OL Garry Gilliam.

Canadian Football League

EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Signed OL Qadr Spooner to a one-year contract.

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Agreed to terms with DB Winston Rose on a one-year contract.

National Hockey League

NEW YORK RANGERS — Returned F Vinni Lettieri to Hartford (AHL). Recalled F Ty Ronning from Maine (ECHL) to Hartford.

American Hockey League

HARTFORD WOLF PACK — Released D Matt Petgrave from a professional tryout and returned him to Brampton (ECHL).

MANITOBA MOOSE — Returned D Logan Roe to Florida (ECHL).

STOCKTON HEAT — Recalled F Zach Fischer from Kansas City (ECHL).


ADIRONDACK THUNDER — Traded F Will Smith to Utah.

GREENVILLE SWAMP RABBITS — Released F Garrett Milan.

IDAHO STEELHEADS — Signed F Zach Franko.

INDY FUEL — Traded D Robert Powers to Worcester for F Woody Hudson.

ORLANDO SOLAR BEARS — Signed F David Mazurek.

RAPID CITY RUSH — Traded F Andrew Radjenovic to Kansas City.

WHEELING NAILERS — Added G Tom Comunale as emergency backup.

WICHITA THUNDER — Released G Ted Florence as emergency backup.

Major League Soccer

CINCINNATI — Signed F Kekuta Manneh.

COLUMBUS CREW — Traded the right of first refusal to F Kekuta Manneh to FC Cincinnati for allocation money.

National Premier Soccer League

NEW YORK COSMOS — Signed M Junior Burgos.


RICE — Promoted offensive coordinator Jerry Mack to associate head coach. Dunlevie Family Head Coach Mike Bloomgren announced on Wednesday that offensive coordinator Jerry Mack will become the Owls associate head coach.