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American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS – Agreed to terms with OF Nick Swisher on a four-year contract.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS – Agreed to terms with RHP Blaine Boyer on a minor league contract.

TEXAS RANGERS – Agreed to terms with RHP Jason Frasor on a one-year contract. Designated C Eli Whiteside for assignment.



ERIE BAYHAWKS – Traded F Mychel Thompson and G Donald Sloan to Sioux Falls, who sent G Andrew Goudelock to Rio Grande Valley and a 2013 second-round draft pick to Erie. Rio Grande Valley sent F Mike Singletary to Erie.



CLEVELAND BROWNS– Signed DL Kendrick Adams, TE Dan Gronkowski and DB Kent Richardson to reserve/future contracts.

NEW YORK JETS – Signed LS Travis Tripucka to a reserve/future contract.

OAKLAND RAIDERS – Signed RB Jon Hoese, NT Johnny Jones and WR Isaiah Williams to reserve/future contracts.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS – Reinstated CB Brandon Browner from the suspended list.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS – Signed S Sean Baker, LS Andrew DePaola, TE Drake Dunsmore, LB Joe Holland, TE Zach Miller, DE Ernest Owusu, T Mike Remmers, CB James Rogers, DB Nick Saenz and QB Adam Weber.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS – Signed S Devin Holland to a reserve/future contract.



ST. LOUIS BLUES – Reassigned F Jay Barriball from Peoria (AHL) to Bloomington (CHL).


HAMILTON BULLDOGS – Loaned D Brendon Nash to San Antonio.

SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE – Loaned D Jason DeSantis to Hamilton.

SPRINGFIELD FALCONS – Signed LW Scott Howes to a professional tryout contract. Assigned LW Wade MacLeod to Evansville (ECHL).


READING ROYALS – Signed G Drew MacIntyre.


MICHIGAN STATE – Announced RB Le’Veon Bell will enter the NFL draft.