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American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES – Agreed to terms with RHP Ryan Webb on a two-year contract.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX – Acquired OF Adam Eaton from Arizona for LHP Hector Santiago and a player to be named or cash considerations. Agreed on a six-year player development extension with Charlotte (IL) and four-year extensions with Kannapolis (SAL) and Great Falls (Pioneer).

HOUSTON ASTROS – Released OF Eric Thames.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS – Named Phillip Wellman manager Arkansas (Texas).

TEXAS RANGERS – Agreed to terms with C J.P. Arencibia on a one-year contract.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS – Traded LHP Hector Santiago and LHP Tyler Skaggs to the Los Angeles Angels for INF-OF Mark Trumbo and a player to be named or cash considerations.

COLORADO ROCKIES – Acquired LHP Brett Anderson and cash considerations from Oakland for LHP Drew Pomeranz and RHP Chris Jensen.

MIAMI MARLINS – Agreed to terms with 1B Garrett Jones on a two-year contract.



ARIZONA CARDINALS – Placed S Tyrann Mathieu on injured reserve. Signed S Curtis Taylor from the practice squad.

BALTIMORE RAVENS – Placed WR Brandon Stokley on injured reserve. Re-signed RB Bernard Scott.

CLEVELAND BROWNS – Signed RB Edwin Baker from the practice squad of Houston. Waived QB Caleb Hanie. Re-signed LB Justin Staples to the practice squad. Released LB Jonathan Stewart from the practice squad.

GREEN BAY PACKERS – Activated C/G JC Tretter from the PUP list. Placed WR Myles White on injured reserve.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS – Placed OT Rashad Butler on the reserve/left squad list.

TENNESSEE TITANS – Re-signed OL Kevin Matthews. Released TE Visanthe Shiancoe.



NHL – Suspended Toronto D Dion Phaneuf two games for his hit from behind on Boston D Kevan Miller during a Dec. 8 game.



COLORADO RAPIDS – Announced the retirement of M Pablo Mastroeni.


NCAA – Placed Southeastern Louisiana on probation for four years and fined it $25,000.

BOWLING GREEN – Promoted special teams coordinator and tight ends coach Adam Scheier to interim football coach.

MISSISSIPPI – Signed football coach Hugh Freeze to a one-year extension through 2017.

OREGON – Suspended TE Pharaoh Brown for the Alamo Bowl.

WAKE FOREST – Named Dave Clawson football coach.