Saturday's Sports Transactions



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BASEBALL
American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Sent DH Jason Giambi to Akron (EL) for a rehab assignment.

HOUSTON ASTROS — Optioned RHP Josh Zeid to Oklahoma City (PCL).

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Recalled LHP Danny Duffy from Omaha (PCL). Optioned 2B Johnny Giavotella to Omaha.

MINNESOTA TWINS — Placed OF Josh Willingham on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 7. Recalled RHP Michael Tonkin from Rochester (IL).

SEATTLE MARINERS — Traded RHP Hector Noesi to Texas for a player to be named or cash considerations.

TAMPA BAY RAYS — Recalled OF Kevin Kiermaier from Durham (IL).

TEXAS RANGERS — Transferred INF Jurickson Profar to the 60-day DL.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES — Sent LHP Mike Minor to Rome (SAL) for a rehab assignment.

CHICAGO CUBS — Optioned RHP Brian Schlitter to Iowa (PCL). Recalled LHP Chris Rusin from Iowa.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Sent RHP Mike Adams to Lehigh Valley (IL) for a rehab assignment.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Signed general manager John Mozeliak to a two-year contract extension through the 2018 season.

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Sent OF Cameron Maybin to El Paso (PCL) for a rehab assignment.

HOCKEY
National Hockey League

CAROLINA HURRICANES — Reassigned F Zach Boychuk to Charlotte (AHL).

DALLAS STARS — Recalled F Chris Mueller from Texas (AHL).

MONTREAL CANADIENS — Signed G Dustin Tokarski to a two-year contract extension.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Assigned D Eric Gelinas to Albany (AHL).

PHOENIX COYOTES — Recalled F Tyler Gaudet from Sault Ste. Marie (OHL). Signed F Dan O'Donoghue to a two-year, entry-level contract.

WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Recalled C Peter LeBlanc from Hershey (AHL). Signed C Chandler Stephenson to a three-year, entry-level contract.

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