The Journal Gazette
Wednesday, January 26, 2022 1:00 am




American League

CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Agreed to terms with OF Oscar Colas and Erick Hernandez from Cuba on minor league contracts.

National League

CHICAGO CUBS — Named Matt Dorey vice president of player personnel and Jared Banner vice president of player development, Andrew Basset to director of pro scouting/special assistant to the president and general manager, Garrett Chiado director of pro analytics, Chris Jones director of research and development, Dan Codos architect of baseball systems in research and development, Alex Smith assistant director of major league data, Danny Hultzen major league pitching strategist, Adam Unes assistant director of minor league operations, Jacob Eisenberg assistant director of research and development, Ryan Otero assistant director of pitching incentives, Eli Shayer to senior software engineer/analyst of research & development, Kyle Chin manager of baseball technology & systems, Zack Brusso software engineer of baseball systems, Sam Abrams coordinator of pro scouting, Ben Martin analyst/research & development/development coach, Bryan Guo assistant of baseball operations, Sarah Ketring assistant of minor league operations, Jasmine Horan analyst of research & development/pro personnel, Allyson Darragh coordinator of minor league operations & player support, Steve Boros and Jason Cooper to senior pro personnel specialists, Jake Ciarrachi and Kyle Phillips special assignment scouts, Thad Weber pro personnel specialist, Max Brill and Steven Nagy pro scouts, Matt Sherman regional supervisor of amateur scouting and Manuel Rodríguez manager of international operations.



PHOENIX SUNS — Agreed to terms with general manager James Jones on a contract extension.



ATLANTA FALCONS — Announced TE Lee Smith is retiring.

BUFFALO BILLS — Signed CB Olaijah Griffin to a reserve/future contract.

CINCINNATI BENGALS — Signed DT Damion Square to the practice squad. Released DT Doug Costin from the practice squad.

GREEN BAY PACKERS — Signed QBs Kurt Benkert and Danny Etling, WR Chris Blair, CB Kabion Ento, S Innis Gaines, LBs La’Darius Hamilton and Ray Wilborn, C Michal Menet, K J.J. Molson and T/G Cole Van Lanen to reserve/future contracts.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Announced WR Josh Gordon cleared waivers and was re-signed to the practice squad. Activated DT Khalen Saunders from injured reserve.

LOS ANGELES RAMS — Released K Ryan Santoso and LS Carson Tinker from the practice squad. Signed WR Warren Jackson and TE Kyle Markway to the practice squad.

MIAMI DOLPHINS — Signed DB D’Angelo Ross to a reserve/future contract.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Signed DL Daniel Ekuale to a reserve/future contract.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Waived S Jarrod Wilson.

TENNESSEE TITANS — Fired linebacker coach Jim Haslett and assistant special team coach Matt Edwards. Signed DBs Shyheim Carter and Rodney Clemons and LB Nate Hall to reserve/future contracts.



ARIZONA COYOTES — Reassigned RW Hudson Fasching to Tucson (AHL) from the taxi squad.

BOSTON BRUINS — Recalled RW Jesper Froden from Providence (AHL) to the taxi squad. Returned D John Moore to Providence from loan.

COLORADO AVALANCHE — Reassigned G Trent Miner to Colorado (AHL) from Utah (ECHL).

NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Placed G Mackenzie Blackwood on injured reserve. Recalled G Akira Schmid from Utica (AHL) loan.

OTTAWA SENATORS — Recalled D Lassi Thomson from Belleville (AHL) loan.

ST. LOUIS BLUES — Reassigned C Dakota Joshua, D Calle Rosen and LW Alexey Toropchenko to Springfield (AHL).

SAN JOSE SHARKS — Recalled G Zachary Sawchenko from San Jose (AHL) to the taxi squad.

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — Reassigned G Amir Miftakhov to Syracuse (AHL) from Orlando (ECHL).

VANCOUVER CANUCKS — Recalled D Ashton Sautner from Abbotsford (AHL) to the taxi squad.


CINCINNATI CYCLONES — Signed F Bair Gendunov to a standard player contract (SPC). Placed F Brandon Yeamans on the reserve list.

FORT WAYNE KOMETS — Signed D Gabriel Belley-Pelletier to the active roster.

IOWA HEARTLANDERS — Activated G Jack Berry from the reserve list. Loaned G Corbin Kaczperski to Syracuse (AHL).

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