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BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Optioned LHP Mike Belfiore to Norfolk (IL). Reassigned RHP Tim Alderson and LHP Nick Additon to minor league camp.
BOSTON RED SOX — Agreed to terms with Ps Drake Britton, Rubby De La Rosa, Felix Doubront, Anthony Ranaudo, Allen Webster, Alex Wilson, Brandon Workman and Steven Wright; Cs Dan Butler, Ryan Lavarnway and Christian Vazquez; INFs Xander Bogaerts, Garin Cecchini, Brock Holt and Will Middlebrooks; and OFs Jackie Bradley Jr., Bryce Brentz, Alex Hassan and Daniel Nava on one-year contracts.
KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Released RHP Brad Penny from his minor league contract.
SEATTLE MARINERS — Announced the resignation of third base coach John Stearns. Promoted Tacoma (PCL) manager Rich Donnelly to third base coach.
TEXAS RANGERS — Optioned RHP Matt West to Myrtle Beach (Carolina). Assigned C Jose Felix to minor league camp. Added C Patrick Cantwell from minor league camp.
SAN DIEGO PADRES — Claimed OF Alex Castellanos off waivers from Texas. Placed LHP Cory Luebke on the 60-day DL.
AMARILLO SOX — Signed RHPs Casey Beck and Mike Nannini.
LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Signed RHP Joe Bisenius.
ST. PAUL SAINTS — Signed RHPs Dustin Klabunde, Mackenzie King and Nick Barnese.
WICHITA WINGNUTS — Signed C Mike McCarthy.
NEW JERSEY JACKALS — Signed RHP Ryan Fennell.
|National Basketball Association|
NBA — Suspended Milwaukee F Ersan Ilyasova one game for punching Sacramento F Reggie Evans in the stomach during Wednesday's game.
|National Football League|
DALLAS COWBOYS — Released C Phil Costa.
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Agreed to terms with P Pat McAfee on a five-year contract.
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Re-signed QB Chad Henne on a two-year contract.
MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Re-signed CB/PR Marcus Sherels.
SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Signed OL Lemuel Jeanpierre and S Jeron Johnson to one-year contract extensions.
TENNESSEE TITANS — Agreed to terms with DE Ropati Pitoitua on a multi-year contract.
|Canadian Football League|
B.C. LIONS — Announced the retirement of C Angus Reid.
EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Signed DTs Cedric McKinley and Daniel Ross.
WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Signed QB Robert Marve and WR Mario Urrutia. Named Buck Pierce running backs coach.
|National Hockey League|
DETROIT RED WINGS — Assigned RW Teemu Pulkkinen to Grand Rapids (AHL).
PHOENIX COYOTES — Recalled D Brandon Gormley from Portland (AHL).
WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Reassigned D Cameron Schilling to Hershey (AHL).
READING ROYALS — Loaned D Mike Banwell to Springfield (AHL).
|Major League Soccer|
D.C. UNITED — Named Amos Magee assistant coach and U-23 team head coach.
FC DALLAS — Re-signed M Victor Ulloa. Terminated the contract of F Eric Hassli.
NEW YORK RED BULLS — Signed Ds Chris Duvall and Ambroise Oyongo and M Eric Stevenson.
ARKANSAS — Fired women's basketball coach Tom Collen.
JACKSONVILLE STATE — Named Terry Gamble volleyball coach.