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American League

BOSTON RED SOX – Optioned OF Jackie Bradley Jr., LHP Drake Britton and C Ryan Lavarnway to Pawtucket (IL).

DETROIT TIGERS – Agreed to terms with 1B Miguel Cabrera on a 10-year contract.

SEATTLE MARINERS – Optioned RHPs Blake Beavan and Brandon Maurer, LHP Lucas Luetge and INF Nick Franklin to Tacoma (PCL). Reassigned RHPs Zach Miner, Dominic Leone, Ramon Ramirez and Carson Smith; C Humberto Quintero; and OF Endy Chavez to minor league camp. Selected the contracts of LHPs Roenis Elias and Joe Beimel from Tacoma. Designated OF Xavier Avery and INF Carlos Triunfel for assignment.

TEXAS RANGERS – Claimed C Chris Gimenez off waivers from Oakland. Designated LHP Michael Kirkman for assignment.

National League

CHICAGO CUBS – Released 2B Ryan Roberts.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES – Optioned RHP Jonathan Pettibone to Lehigh Valley (IL).

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS – Assigned OF Joey Butler outright to Memphis (PCL). Purchased the Memphis Redbirds (PCL).



NBA – Fined Brooklyn G Jorge Gutierrez $15,000 for making excessive contact above the shoulders during Wednesday’s game.

NEW JERSEY NETS – Signed G Jorge Gutierrez to a multiyear contract.

SACRAMENTO KINGS – Signed F-C Willie Reed for the remainder of the season.



OAKLAND RAIDERS – Signed RB Maurice Jones-Drew and DL C.J. Wilson.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES – Released WR DeSean Jackson. Signed QB Mark Sanchez to a one-year contract.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS – Re-signed CB Perrish Cox to a one-year contract.




PITTSBURGH PENGUINS – Assigned G Eric Hartzell from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL) to Wheeling (ECHL).

SAN JOSE SHARKS – Reassigned F Freddie Hamilton to Worcester (AHL).

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING – Assigned F Danick Gauthier from Syracuse (AHL) to Florida (ECHL).


PROVIDENCE BRUINS – Assigned F Scott Campbell and D Joe Lavin to South Carolina (ECHL).

SYRACUSE CRUNCH – Assigned D Jordan Henry to Florida (ECHL).

UTICA COMETS – Recalled D Jeremie Blain from Kalamazoo (ECHL).


ALASKA ACES – Added G Hector Toth as emergency backup.

BAKERSFIELD CONDORS – Added G Ben Gaskins as emergency backup.

GREENVILLE ROAD WARRIORS – Claimed F Tim Coffman off waivers from Alaska.

KALAMAZOO WINGS – Signed F Shane Berschbach.

SOUTH CAROLINA STINGRAYS – Signed D Dan Ford and F Stephan Vigier.

WHEELING NAILERS – Signed D Alex Boak and F Jarrett Burton to amateur tryout agreements.



COLORADO RAPIDS – Signed G Clint Irwin and D Chris Klute.

L.A. GALAXY – Loaned G Brian Rowe, F Chandler Hoffman and D Tommy Meyer to L.A. Galaxy II (USL PRO).

TORONTO FC – Signed M Issey Nakajima-Farran.


CHICAGO RED STARS – Signed M/D Julie Johnston, M Vanessa Di Bernardo and F Hayley Brock.


GEORGE WASHINGTON – Signed men’s basketball coach Mike Lonergan to a contract extension through 2020-21 season.

GEORGIA TECH – Suspended RB Dennis Andrews and WR Anthony Autry two games.

MINNESOTA – Fired women’s basketball coach Pam Borton.