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The Journal Gazette

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 1:00 am



American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Agreed to terms with RHPs Cody Anderson, Mike Clevinger, Nick Goody, Julian Merryweather, Ben Taylor and Adama Plutko; OFs Greg Allen, Bradley Zimmer and Tyler Naquin; INFs Willi Castro, Yu Chang, Yandy Diaz and Erik Gonzalez; Cs Eric Haase and Francisco Mejia; LHPs Ryan Merritt, Shawn Morimando and Tyler Olson; SS Francisco Lindor; UTL Rob Refsnyder; and INFs Eric Stamets and Gio Urshela on one-year contracts. Optioned OF Abraham Almonte, C Francisco Mejia, LHP Shawn Morimando and RHPs Julian Merryweather and Adam Plutko to Columbus (IL). Reassigned RHPs Louis Head and Josh Martin; LHP Adam Wilk and INF Bobby Bradley to their minor league camp.

HOUSTON ASTROS — Reassigned RHPs Rogelio Armenteros, Brendan McCurry and Trent Thornton to their minor league camp.

MINNESOTA TWINS — Agreed to terms with RHP Lance Lynn on a one-year contract.

NEW YORK YANKEES — Agreed to terms with 2B Neil Walker on a one-year contract. Released INF Danny Espinosa. Reassigned INF Kyle Holder to their minor league camp.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Agreed to terms with C Jonathan Lucroy on a one-year contract. Reassigned RHPs Grant Holmes and Logan Shore to their minor league camp.

SEATTLE MARINERS — Agreed to terms with RHPs Dan Altavilla, Chasen Bradford, Chase De Jong, Edwin Díaz, Andrew Moore, Max Povse, Nick Rumbelow and Rob Whalen; INFs Mike Ford, Ryon Healy, Taylor Motter and Daniel Vogelbach; Cs David Freitas and Mike Marjama; OFs Ben Gamel, Mitch Haniger, Guillermo Heredia and Cameron Perkins; and LHPs Marco Gonzales, Aríel Miranda, Sam Moll and James Pazos on one-year contracts. Reassigned RHP Johendi Jiminian to their minor league camp.

National League

COLORADO ROCKIES — Agreed to terms on a one-year contract with OF Carlos Gonzalez. Placed RHP Rayan Gonzalez on the 60-day DL.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Optioned INF-OF Tim Locastro, LHP Henry Owens, and RHPs Dennis Santana and Brock Stewart to their minor league camp. Reassigned Cs Keibert Ruiz and Shawn Zarraga; INFs Matt Beaty, Drew Jackson and Edwin Rios; OFs Yusniel Diaz, DJ Peters, Henry Ramos and Travis Taijeron; RHPs Zach Neal, Yaisel Sierra, Joe Broussard, Daniel Corcino, Brian Schlitter and CC Lee; and LHP Brian Moran to their minor league camp.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Agreed to terms with RHP Jake Arrieta on a three-year contract. Designated 1B Tommy Joseph for assignment.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Optioned OF Austin Meadows, RHP Clay Holmes and LHP Jack Leathersich were to Indianapolis (IL). Reassigned SS Cole Tucker, OFs Bryan Reynolds and Jason Martin, RHP Damien Magnifico and C Christian Kelley to their minor league camp.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Optioned LHP Austin Gomber, INF Edmundo Sosa and OF Tyler O’Neill to Memphis (PCL) and RHPs Derian Gonzalez and Conner Greene to Springfield (Texas). Reassigned RHPs Ryan Helsley, Dakota Hudson and Arturo Reyes and INF Tommy Edman to their minor league camp.



ATLANTA FALCONS — Placed second-round tenders on S Ricardo Allen and G Ben Garland.

BALTIMORE RAVENS— Signed OL James Hurst to a four-year contract. Released CB Lardarius Webb.

BUFFALO BILLS — Traded OT Cordy Glenn and 2018 first- (No. 21) and fifth-round (No. 158) draft picks to Cincinnati for a 2018 first- (No. 12) and sixth-round (No. 187) draft picks.

CHICAGO BEARS — Agreed to terms with OL Bradley Sowell on a two-year contact.

DALLAS COWBOYS — Re-signed DT Brian Price.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Released LB Tamba Hali.

LOS ANGELES CHARGERS — Re-signed LB Nick Dzubnar to a two-year contract and WR Geremy Davis to a one-year contract.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS — Announced the retirement of OT Zach Strief.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Re-signed LB Mark Herzlich and G Jon Halapio.

OAKLAND RAIDERS — Released CB Sean Smith and OT Marshall Newhouse. Signed DT Justin Ellis to a three-year contract and WR Griff Whalen to a one-year contract.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Signed P Jeff Locke to a one-year contract and RB Raheem Mostert to his one-year exclusive rights tender.

WASHINGTON — Re-signed K Dustin Hopkins. Placed a second-round tender on OT Ty Nsekhe.



ARIZONA COYOTES — Announced coach Rick Tocchet was granted a leave of absence from the team to deal with a family illness. Named John MacLean interim coach.

ST. LOUIS BLUES — Recalled G Ville Husso from San Antonio (AHL).


GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS — Assigned F Luke Esposito to Toledo (ECHL).

SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE — Recalled G Sam Brittain from Colorado (ECHL).


FORDHAM — Named Joe Gilfedder assistant athletic director for athletic performance.