Thursday's Sports Transactions

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Optioned RHP Logan Ondrusek to Bowie (EL).

BOSTON RED SOX — Recalled LHP Roenis Elias from Pawtucket (IL). Optioned OF Bryce Brentz to Pawtucket. Activated RHP Sean O’Sullivan from the 15-day DL and assigned him outright to Pawtucket.

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Activated RHP Jeff Manship from the 15-day DL. Optioned LHP TJ House to Columbus (IL).

HOUSTON ASTROS — Recalled KPH Kevin Chapman from Fresno (PCL) and optioned him back to Fresno.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Announced DH/1B Kendrys Morales will drop the appeal of his one-game suspension for returning to the field after being ejected from a game on Aug. 2.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Optioned RHP A.J. Achter to Salt Lake (PCL). Added LHP Brett Oberholtzer to the roster.

MINNESOTA TWINS — Placed LHP Buddy Boshers on the 15-day DL. Selected the contract of LHP Andrew Albers from Rochester (IL).

NEW YORK YANKEES — Recalled RHP Luis Cessa from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Selected the contract of RHP Ben Heller from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Optioned RHP Nick Goody and INF-OF Rob Refsnyder to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

National League

CHICAGO CUBS — Placed RHP Pedro Strop on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Justin Grimm from Iowa (PCL).

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Signed RHP Ronald Bolanos.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Recalled OF Randal Grichuk from Memphis (PCL). Placed 1B Matt Adams on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 10.

American Association

GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS — Traded OF Tillman Pugh to Schaumburg (Frontier) for a player to be named.

JOPLIN BLASTERS — Signed OF Matthew Martinez and LHP Alberto Castillo.


SIOUX FALLS CANARIES — Released OF Rubi Silva.

TEXAS AIRHOGS — Traded OF Burt Reynolds to Laredo for future considerations.

Atlantic League

LONG ISLAND DUCKS — Signed and activated LHP Daniel Herrera. Placed RHP Chris McCoy on the inactive list.

Can-Am League

QUEBEC CAPITALES — Signed RHP Sam Brunner.

ROCKLAND BOULDERS — Signed OF Leandro Castro.

National Football League

BUFFALO BILLS — Released LB Kevin Reddick from the reserve/injured with an injury settlement.

HOUSTON TEXANS — Waived CB Richard Leonard from reserve/injured with an injury settlement.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Signed RB Chase Price and LB Anthony Sarao.

Canadian Football League

CFL — Fined Calgary WR Bakari Grant for a dangerous block in a game against Saskatchewan; Ottawa LB Damaso Munoz and DE Connor Williams for hits to the head in a game against Edmonton; Montreal LB Winston Venable for spearing in a game against the BC Lions; Saskatchewan DL Justin Capicciotti for a dangerous tackle in a game against Montreal; Winnipeg OL Sukh Chungh for a tourist hit and for an unnecessary hit to a vulnerable player and LB Ian Wild for a hit to the head in a game against Edmonton. All fine amounts were undisclosed.

National Hockey League

COLORADO AVALANCHE — Coach and vice president of hockey operations, Patrick Roy, announced his resignation.


PEORIA RIVERMAN — Signed F Al Graves.

Major League Soccer

MLS — Suspended Houston D David Horst, Orlando MF Antonio Nocerino and LA Galaxy MF Jeff Larentowicz one game each and fined them undisclosed amounts for violent conduct in games; Horst against Seattle on Aug. 6, Nocerino against Seattle on Aug. 7 and Larentowicz against the New York Red Bulls on Aug. 7.


AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE — Named Nate Pomeday associate commissioner for men’s basketball.

CASTLETON — Announced the resignation of men’s hockey coach Steve Moffat to become men’s assistant hockey coach at Plattsburgh State.

CLEMSON_Named Mandy Merritt assistant rowing coach.

DAVIS & ELKINS — Named Malorie Stockwell women’s lacrosse coach.

GEORGIA — Announced senior LB Tim Kimbrough will transfer to a Division II school.

GUILFORD — Named Cory Speed men’s soccer coach.

HOLY CROSS — Named Jamie Redding women’s assistant lacrosse coach.

NORTHWEST NAZARENE — Named Steve Steele women’s basketball coach.

OKLAHOMA — Announced the resignation of wrestling coach Mark Cody. Named Michael Lightner interim wrestling coach.

OLD WESTBURY — Named Nikki Spalma women’s assistant volleyball coach.

ST. AUGUSTINE’S — Named Jarita Crump women’s basketball coach.

TEXAS — Named Rachael Kidder volunteer assistant volleyball coach.

USC UPSTATE_Named Tim Brown assistant baseball coach.

WENTWORTH — Announced the resignation of men’s cross country coach Matt Moyen. Promoted assistant men’s cross county coach Dan Roark to coach.

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