PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Agreed to terms with INF Yuniesky Betancourt on a minor league contract.
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Agreed to terms with INF Ronny Cedeno on a one-year contract and C Rob Johnson, C J.R. Towles and OF Justin Christian on minor league contracts. Named Bengie Molina assistant hitting coach. Designated LHP Barret Browning for assignment.
AMARILLO SOX — Signed RHP Jake Negrete.
ST. PAUL SAINTS — Signed RHP Dustin Klabunde.
WICHITA WINGNUTS — Acquired RHP Tommy Mendoza from Joliet for a player to be named.
FLORENCE FREEDOM — Placed RHP Andy Clark and OF Drew Rundle on the suspended list. Released OF Willie Holmes.
FRONTIER GREYS — Signed RHP Dakota Laufenberg.
GATEWAY GRIZZLIES — Signed OF Jimmy Brenneman.
JOLIET SLAMMERS — Signed OF Mike Mendoza. Released C Matt Mirabel.
LAKE ERIE CRUSHERS — Signed INF Andrew Davis, RHP Doug Shields and RHP Matt Smith to contract extensions.
NORMAL CORNBELTERS — Released C Trey Manz, LHP Tyler Stovall and INF Jason Thompson.
RIVER CITY RASCALS — Signed RHP Andrew Virgili.
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DALLAS MAVERICKS — Signed G Mike James for the remainder of the season.
HOUSTON ROCKETS — Recalled F-C Donatas Motiejunas from Rio Grande Valley (NBADL).
PHILADELPHIA 76ERS — Signed G Shelvin Mack to a second 10-day contract.
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BUFFALO BILLS — Named Kurt Anderson and Jason Vrable offensive quality control coaches.
CHICAGO BEARS — Signed C Cyhl Quarles to a a reserve/future contract.
CLEVELAND BROWNS — Named Fred Nance senior advisor and special counsel.
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Signed OL Ryan Durand.
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ANAHEIM DUCKS — Reassigned G Frederik Andersen to the Danish national team and F Ryan Lasch from Norfolk (AHL) to Vaxjo (Swedish Elite).
NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Assigned LW Mattias Tedenby to Albany (AHL).
OTTAWA SENATORS — Recalled F Mika Zibanejad from Binghamton (AHL).
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COLUMBUS CREW — Agreed to terms with D/M Agustin Viana.
L.A. GALAXY — Named Chris Klein president.
NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION — Announced an affiliate partnership with Rochester (USL PRO).
VANCOUVER WHITECAPS — Signed M Daigo Kobayashi.
HOFSTRA — Signed volleyball coach Kristina Hernandez to a multiyear contract.
ST. JOSEPH'S (L.I.) — Named Jeanette Dunnigan and Heidi Kissinger women's assistant lacrosse coaches.