Wednesday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on February 6, 2013 at 5:01 PM


MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PLAYERS ASSOCIATION — Promoted chief labor counsel Dave Prouty to general counsel.

American League

LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Agreed to terms with 3B Alberto Callaspo on a two-year contract.

National League

CINCINNATI REDS — Agreed to terms with RHP Mike Leake on a one-year contract.

COLORADO ROCKIES — Agreed to terms with RHP Miguel Batista and RHP Chris Volstad on minor league contracts.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Agreed to terms with INF Alex Gonzalez on a one-year contract.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Agreed to terms with LHP Jonathan Sanchez on a minor league contract.

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Claimed RHP Fautino De Los Santos off waivers from Milwaukee.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Agreed to terms with 1B Micah Owings on a minor league contract.

American Association

LAREDO LEMURS — Signed C Brian Peterson, RHP Chris Pack, INF Matt Tucker and OF John Allen.

LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Signed OF Matt Forgatch.

United League

SAN ANGELO COLTS — Traded C Salvador Paniagua to York (Atlantic) for future considerations.

National Football League

CINCINNATI BENGALS — Named Hue Jackson running backs coach.

GREEN BAY PACKERS — Announced the retirement of WR Donald Driver.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Released RB Ahmad Bradshaw and DT Chris Canty.

Canadian Football League

EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Signed QB Jacory Harris nad RB Kyle Exume.

National Hockey League

NHL — Fined Columbus F Brandon Dubinsky $10,000 for boarding L.A. Kings D Rob Scuderi during Tuesday's game.

CALGARY FLAMES — Signed G Danny Taylor to a one-year, two-way contract.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS — Assigned C Ryan Johansen to Springfield (AHL).

PHOENIX COYOTES — Assigned C Alexandre Bolduc to Portland (AHL).

ST. LOUIS BLUES — Reassigned F Anthony Nigro from Evansville (ECHL) to Peoria (AHL).

WINNIPEG JETS — Reassigned F Mark Scheifele to Barrie (OHL).

American Hockey League

AHL — Suspended Bridgeport LW Brandon DeFazio one game.


READING ROYALS — Loaned D Adam Comrie to Worcester (AHL).

Major League Soccer

PORTLAND TIMBERS — Signed D Dylan Tucker-Gangnes.

National Women's Soccer League

PORTLAND THORNS — Signed M Becky Edwards, M Allie Long, M Nikki Washington and D Nikki Marshall.


LYNDON STATE — Named Laura Laramee women's tennis coach, in addition to her duties as women's tennis coach.

NEBRASKA — Announced RB Braylon Heard and DT Chase Rome have left the football program.

TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN — Announced the additions of women's soccer program to being in 2014 and men's soccer in 2015.