Monday's Sports Transactions



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BASEBALL
American League

NEW YORK YANKEES — Optioned RHP Shane Greene to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).

SEATTLE MARINERS — Sent RHPs Taijuan Walker and Stephen Pryor to Tacoma (PCL) for rehab assignments.

TAMPA BAY RAYS — Optioned LHP Jeff Beliveau to Durham (IL). Recalled RHP Brad Boxberger from Durham (IL).

TEXAS RANGERS — Selected the contract of RHP Colby Lewis from Round Rock (PCL). Designated RHP Daniel McCutchen for assignment.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Optioned RHP Will Harris to Reno (PCL). Selected the contract of RHP Mike Bolsinger from Reno. Transferred RHP David Hernandez to the 60-day DL.

NEW YORK METS — Traded C Blake Forsythe to Oakland for future considerations.

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Signed INF Jedd Gyorko to a six-year contract through the 2019 season.

American Association

AMARILLO SOX — Signed INF Brian Bistagne.

LAREDO LEMURS — Signed RHP Mike Piazza. Traded LHP Richard Salazar to Rockland (Can-Am) for a player to be named.

SIOUX FALLS CANARIES — Signed INF Shelby Ford. Released OF Marcos Rodriguez.

Can-Am League

NEW JERSEY JACKALS — Signed RHP Chris Balcom-Miller. Released OF Chris Curran and RHP Michael Londino.

ROCKLAND BOULDERS — Signed RHP Scott Weismann.

TROIS-RIVIERES AIGLES — Signed INF Travis Weaver, RHP Nick Sarianides and 1B Kyle Nichols.

Frontier League

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES — Signed 1B Ben Waldrip.

NORMAL CORNBELTERS — Released RHP Luis Noel.

SCHAUMBURG BOOMERS — Signed LHP Hunter Ackerman, OF Matt Petrone and OF Nick Schulz.

BASKETBALL
National Basketball Association

NBA — Suspended Sacramento F Marcus Cousins one game for receiving his 16th technical foul of the 2013-14 season in an April 13 game against Minnesota.

CHICAGO BULLS — Waived F Tornike Shengelia. Signed F Greg Smith for the remainder of the season.

DETROIT PISTONS — Announced the resignation of president of basketball operations Joe Dumars, who will remain as an advisor.

WNBA

NEW YORK LIBERTY — Traded F Alyssa Thomas, F Kelsey Bone and a 2015 first-round draft pick to Connecticut for F Tina Charles.

FOOTBALL
National Football League

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Signed FB Chris Pressley.

DETROIT LIONS — Claimed DE Kourtnei Brown off waivers from Buffalo.

Canadian Football League

HAMILTON TIGER-CATS — Announced the retirement of OL Marwan Hage.

HOCKEY
National Hockey League

NHL — Fined Philadelphia F Scott Hartnell $5,000 for spearing Carolina D Brett Bellemore during Sunday's game.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS — Reassigned D Thomas Larkin to Springfield (AHL).

DETROIT RED WINGS — Assigned G Petr Mrazek to Grand Rapids (AHL). Reassigned D Richard Nedomlel and G Jared Coreau from Toledo (ECHL) to Grand Rapids.

FLORIDA PANTHERS — Reassigned D Colby Robak to San Antonio (AHL).

MONTREAL CANADIENS — Reassigned F Stefan Fournier from Wheeling (ECHL) to Hamilton (AHL).

NASHVILLE PREDATORS — Announced they will not renew the contract of coach Barry Trotz.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Assigned Fs Mike Sislo and Tim Sestito and D Jon Merrill and Adam Larsson to Albany (AHL).

NEW YORK ISLANDERS — Reassigned D Ryan Pulock to Bridgeport (AHL). Returned Fs John Persson, Johan Sundstrom, Mike Halmo, Justin Johnson and Brett Gallant and D Scott Mayfield and Matt Donovan to Bridgeport.

WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Reassigned D Julien Brouillette and C Peter LeBlanc to Hershey (AHL).

American Hockey League

BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS — Released F Jesse Root from an amateur tryout agreement.

SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE — Announced Fs Logan Shaw, Wade Megan and Trevor Lewis have been reassigned to Cincinnati (ECHL).

SPRINGFIELD FALCONS — Recalled F Alex Aleardi from Evansville (ECHL).

SOCCER
Major League Soccer

CHIVAS USA — Signed D Michael Nwiloh.

National Women's Soccer League

SKY BLUE FC — Signed M Meg Morris.

WINTER SPORTS

USA LUGE — Elected Dwight Bell president, Erin Warren treasurer and Mary Ann Deignan secretary.

COLLEGE

NCAA — Promoted Jonathan Duncan to vice president of enforcement.

ARKANSAS — Named Christy Smith assistant women's basketball coach.

CHOWAN — Named Dawn Peipher volleyball coach.

CLEMSON — Dismissed QB Chad Kelly.

GEORGETOWN — Named Natasha Adair women's basketball coach.

GONZAGA —Promoted assistant women's basketball coach, Lisa Fortier, to women's basketball coach.

HOFSTRA — Named Sarah Dalrymple assistant field hockey coach.

MAINE — Fired men's basketball coach Ted Woodward.

MICHIGAN STATE — Announced sophomore G Gary Harris will enter the NBA draft.

OAKLAND — Announced men's basketball G Max Hooper is transferring from St. John's.

OHIO STATE — Announced men's basketball C Trevor Thompson is transferring from Virginia Tech.

UT MARTIN — Named Jermaine Johnson and Thomas Gray men's assistant basketball coaches.

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