Wednesday, October 11, 2017 1:00 am
MINNESOTA TWINS — Named Jeremy Zoll director of minor league operations, Daniel Adler director of baseball operations and Brad Steil director of professional scouting. Promoted Ezra Wise to baseball operations assistant.
MIAMI MARLINS — Named Gary Denbo vice president/scouting and player development.
NEW YORK METS — Announced they will purchase the Syracuse Chiefs (IL).
PHILADELPHIA 76ERS — Agreed to terms with C Joel Embiid on a contract extension through the 2022-23 season.
ARIZONA CARDINALS — Released RB Chris Johnson. Placed LS Aaron Brewer on injured reserve. Signed LS Justin Drescher.
BUFFALO BILLS — Signed TE Ryan O’Malley and C Adam Redmond to the practice squad.
CHICAGO BEARS — Placed LB Willie Young on injured reserve.
CLEVELAND BROWNS — Waived/injured OL Matt McCants. Released TE J.P. Holtz from the practice squad. Signed TE Matt Lengel to the practice squad.
NEW ORLEANS SAINTS — Traded RB Adrian Peterson to Arizona for an undisclosed 2018 draft pick.
COLORADO AVALANCHE — Announced an affiliation agreement with Colorado (AHL) beginning with the 2018-19 season.
DETROIT RED WINGS — Reassigned F Zach Nastasiuk and D Vili Saarijarvi from Grand Rapids (AHL) to Toledo (ECHL).
NEW YORK RANGERS — Released LW Andrew Desjardins from a professional tryout agreement. Assigned F Filip Chytil to Hartford (AHL).
ST. LOUIS BLUES — Signed a five-year affiliation agreement with San Antonio (AHL) to begin with the 2018-19 season.
AHL — Approved the Colorado Eagles as an expansion franchise for the 2018-19 season.
GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS — Assigned D Patrick McCarron to Toledo (ECHL).
ECHL — Suspended Orlando F Brandon Platt four games and Idaho D Corbin Baldwin and Colorado LW Jesse Mychan two games.
EAST CAROLINA — Named John Gutekunst football defensive analyst.
IOWA — Announced athletic director Gary Barta is taking an extended leave of absence to fight prostate cancer. Named deputy athletic director Barbara Burke interim athletic director.