Tuesday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on September 3, 2013 at 6:06 PM

American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Activated OF Ryan Raburn from the 15-day DL.

HOUSTON ASTROS — Acquired C Matt Pagnozzi from Atlanta Braves for cash considerations.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Recalled LHP Donnie Joseph and INF Johnny Giavotella from Omaha (PCL) and RHP Wade Davis and RHP Louis Coleman from Wilmington (Carolina). Purchased the contracts of INF Pedro Ciriaco and INF Carlos Pena from Omaha. Designated OF Edinson Rinconing for assignment. Placed LHP Noel Arguelles on the 60-day DL.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Recalled LHP Tommy Milone from Stockton (Cal) and RHP Evan Scribner from Sacramento (PCL). Purchased the contract of RHP Pat Neshek from Sacramento. Designated LHP Hideki Okajima for assignment. Released C Luke Montz.

SEATTLE MARINERS — Recalled RHP Erasmo Ramirez, RHP Chance Ruffin, RHP Hector Noesi, INF Carlos Triunfel from Tacoma (PCL). Selected the contract of LHP James Paxton from Tacoma. Added Tacoma hitting coach Howard Johnson to its staff.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES — Recalled OF Evan Gattis from Gwinnett (IL).

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Recalled RHP Jared Hughes, OF Andrew Lambo, LHP Jeff Locke and C Tony Sanchez from Altoona (EL). Activated RHP Jason Grilli from the 15-day DL.

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Signed OF Will Venable to a two-year contract extension through the 2015 season. Recalled RHP Anthony Bass, RHP Brad Boxberger and RHP Brad Brach from Tucson (PCL).

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Recalled 1B Brock Peterson and INF Ryan Jackson from Memphis (PCL) and RHP Michael Wacha, LHP Tyler Lyons and RHP Carlos Martinez from Springfield (Texas). Purchased the contract of C Audry Perez from Memphis.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Selected the contract SS Zach Walters from Syracuse (IL). Recalled OF Corey Brown, LHP Xavier Cedeno, INF-OF Jeff Kobernus and OF Eury Perez from Syracuse.

Midwest League

QUAD CITIES RIVER BANDITS — Announced the resignation of executive director of Modern Woodmen Park Stefanie Brown.

American Association

LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Traded 1B Ian Gac to Southern Maryland for a player to be named.

ST. PAUL SAINTS — Traded RHP Anthony Claggett to York for a player to be named. Traded INF Brian Burgamy to Sugar Land for future considerations.

SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS — Exercised the 2014 contract options on RHP Cody Hall, RHP Mike Hepple, RHP John Holdzkom, LHP Mike Jefferson, RHP Kyle Kingsley, LHP Ryan Lucero, RHP Andy Noga, RHP Preston Olson, RHP Joe Zeller, C Alberto Espinosa, C Adrian Martinez, INF Leugim Barroso, INF Anthony Kaskadden, INF Luke Murton, INF Jeff Squier, OF Peter Barrows, OF Yusuke Inoguchi, OF Sam Judah and OF Eliezer Mesa.

National Basketball Association

PHOENIX SUNS — Announced the team and F Michael Beasley agreed to terminate his contract.

TORONTO RAPTORS — Waived G-F Quentin Richardson.

National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Signed LB Kenny Demens, DT Anthony McCloud and WR Sam McGuffie to the practice squad.

ATLANTA FALCONS — Signed OT Jeremy Trueblood. Waived OT Terren Jones. Reached an injury settlement with G Phillipkeith Manley.

BUFFALO BILLS — Signed K Dan Carpenter.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Agreed to terms with K Billy Cundiff. Placed OL Jason Pinkston on injured reserve/designated.

DALLAS COWBOYS — Acquired DE Caesar Rayford from Indianapolis for an undisclosed draft pick.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Signed TE Dominique Jones from the practice squad. Signed TE Justice Cunningham to the practice squad.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Placed S Sanders Commings on injured reserve. Signed S Bradley McDougald. Signed G Rishawn Johnson to the practice squad.

MIAMI DOLPHINS — Signed G Danny Watkins to a one-year contract. Waived C Josh Samuda.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Signed TE Matthew Mulligan. Signed OT Jordan Devey and OT R.J. Dill to the practice squad.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS — Signed WR Robert Meachem to a one-year contract. Placed LB Jonathan Vilma on injured reserve.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Signed TE Derek Carrier to the practice squad.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Placed CB Danny Gorrer on the injured reserve/return list. Re-signed DT Gary Gibson. Signed WR Skye Dawson to the practice squad. Released OL Jace Daniels.

Women's Indoor Football League

WIFL — Signed QB Maegan Larsen and WR Courtney Larsen.

American Hockey League

CHICAGO WOLVES — Signed D Brent Regner.


SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE — Named Conner Moreno assistant director of operations.

BENTLEY — Named Kerry Hausdorf women's lacrosse coach.

LEHIGH — Named Kyle Griffin men's assistant basketball coach.

SAINT FRANCIS (PA.) — Named Danielle Hemerka women's assistant basketball coach.

SAINT ROSE — Named Greg Roman women's tennis coach.

WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE — Named Dave Joyce men's and women's assistant swimming and diving coach.