Friday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on February 1, 2013 at 10:35 PM

American League

CHICAGO WHITE SOX_Claimed 1B Lars Anderson off waivers from Arizona.

NEW YORK YANKEES_Agreed to terms with DH Travis Hafner on a one-year contract. Designated OF Russ Canzler for assignment.

SEATTLE MARINERS_Agreed to terms with RHP Blake Beavan, LHP Lucas Luetge, RHP Chance Ruffin, INF Francisco Martinez, INF Kyle Seager, INF Justin Smoak, OF Julio Morban, OF Carlos Peguero, OF Eric Thames and OF Casper Wells on one-year contracts.

National League

CINCINNATI REDS_Agreed to terms with LHP Manny Parra on a one-year contract and with C Miguel Olivo on a minor league contract. Designated RHP Todd Redmond for assignment.

FLORIDA MARLINS_Agreed to terms with RHP Jonathan Albaladejo, RHP John Maine, RHP Doug Mathis, RHP Chad Qualls, RHP Kevin Slowey, RHP Jordan Smith, RHP Mitch Talbot, RHP Michael Wuertz, LHP Zach Phillips, C Craig Tatum, INF Matt Downs, INF Nick Green, INF Kevin Kouzmanoff, INF Ed Lucas, INF Chris Valaika, OF Jordan Brown and OF Austin Kearns on minor league contracts.

NEW YORK METS_Agreed to terms with OF Marlon Byrd on a minor league contract.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS_Agreed to terms LHP Marc Rzepczynski on a one-year contract.

American Association

AMARILLO SOX_Signed INF Jody Martinez and RHP Corey Madden.

EL PASO DIABLOS_Sold the contract of C Zane Chavez to Baltimore (AL).

GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS_Acquried RHP Ian Durham from Florence for a player to be named.

KANSAS CITY T-BONES_Released RHP Matt Mitchell.

LINCOLN SALTDOGS_Signed INF Mike Provencher and LHP Mosies Melendez.

National Basketball Association

NBA_Suspended Los Angeles Clippers F Matt Barnes one game for striking Greg Stiemsma during a Jan. 30 game at Minnesota.

National Basketball Association


National Football League

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS_Signed DL Armond Armstead.

National Hockey League

BOSTON BRUINS_Recalled F Jamie Tardif from Providence (AHL).

MONTREAL CANADIENS_Reassigned F Mike Blunden to Hamilton (AHL).

NEW JERSEY DEVILS_Assigned RW Matt Anderson to Albany (AHL).

PHOENIX COYOTES_Recalled F Andy Miele from Portland (AHL). Assigned G Chad Johnson to Portland.

American Hockey League

NORFOLK ADMIRALS_Signed F Brayden Irwin to a professional tryout contract.

PROVIDENCE BRUINS_Recalled F Alden Hirschfeld from South Carolina (ECHL).


GWINNETT GLADIATORS_Annoiunced F Doug Jones was called up by San Antonio (AHL) and G Mike Lee was reassigned to Portland (AHL).

IDAHO STEELHEADS_Signed F Mike Towns and G Grant Rollheiser.

READING ROYALS_Signed D Anthony Pisano. Released D James Sanford.

STOCKTON THUNDER_Announced G Tyler Bunz was reassigned to the team from Oklahoma City (AHL).

Major League Soccer

PORTLAND TIMBERS_Announced that the club and F Kris Boyd came to a mutual agreement to terminate his contract.

North American Soccer League

NEW YORK COSMOS_Named Alecko Eskandarian assistant coach.


EVANSVILLE_Announced G Jordan Jahr has been kicked off the mens basketball team for violations of team rules.

FORDHAM_Named Dimitar Brzov men's tennis coach.

LSU_Agreed to terms with football coach Les Miles on a seven-year contract.

MICHIGAN_Named Mike DeBord sport administrator for Olympic sports teams.

MIDDLE TENNESSEE_Named Geep Wade offensive line coach.

NEW MEXICO STATE_Named interim football coach Doug Martin football coach.

PFEIFFER_Announced the retirement of athletic director Mary Ann Sunbury.

WAGNER_Named Bridgette Mitchell women's assistant basketball coach.