Thursday's Sports Transactions

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Recalled RHP Tyler Wilson from Norfolk (IL). Optioned LHP Richard Bleier to Norfolk.

BOSTON RED SOX — Placed INF Marco Hernandez on the 10-day DL. Selected the contract of RHP Kyle Kendrick from Pawtucket (IL). Transferred RHP Tyler Thornburg to the 60-day DL.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Placed RHP Nate Jones on the 10-day DL, retroactive to May 1. Selected the contract of LHP David Holmberg from Charlotte ( IL). Transferred LHP Carlos Rodon to the 60-day DL.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Placed C Josh Phegley on the seven-day concussion DL. Recalled C Bruce Maxwell from Nashville (PCL).

TEXAS RANGERS — Activated RHP A.J. Griffin from the 10-day DL. Optioned RHP Anthony Bass to Round Rock (PCL).

National League

CINCINNATI REDS — Recalled RHP Austin Brice from Louisville (IL). Optioned LHP Cody Reed to Louisville.

American Association


LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Released LHP Zak Wasserman.

ST. PAUL SAINTS — Signed RHP Connor Little, RHP Jason Creasy and RHP Robert Coe.

WICHITA WINGNUTS — Signed RHP Colby Suggs.

Can-Am League

OTTAWA CHAMPIONS — Signed INF Brian Bistagne.

ROCKLAND BOULDERS — Released RHP Brett Palanski.


National Football League

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Agreed to terms with LBs B.J. Bello, Ladell Fleming and Kenneth Olugbode; OL Josh Boutte; DBs J.D. Harmon, Alvin Hill, Kai Nacua and Channing Stribling; DLs Jamal Marcus and Karter Schult, and TE Taylor McNamara.

DENVER BRONCOS — Named Tom Heckert senior personnel advisor, A.J. Durso director of pro personnel, Brian Stark director of college scouting, Nick Schiralli eastern regional scout, Darren Mougey was been named western regional scout, Bryan Chesin midwest area scout and Patrick Walsh player personnel assistant.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Signed WR Trey Griffey, Jerome Lane, Johnathan Howard and Bruce Natson; OLs Deyshawn Bond, Christopher Muller and Jerry Ugokwe; TEs Darrell Daniels and Colin Jeter; RBs Dalton Crossan and Brandon Radcliff; C Thomas Hennessy; CB Reginald Porter; P Rigoberto Sanchez; LB Garrett Sickels; DE Jhaustin Thomas and QB Phillip Walker.

LOS ANGELES CHARGERS — Named Jim Rushton chief revenue officer.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Released DT Sterling Bailey, T Marquis Lucas and S Cedric Thompson.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Signed DLs Brandon Banks and Ondre Pipkins; Gs Tyler Catalina and Kyle Kalis; WRs Levern Jacobs, Zach Pascal and James Quick, and S Fish Smithson.


ECHL — Promoted Ryan Crelin to chief operating officer.


NASCAR — Penalized Joey Logano and Team Penske a L1 penalty for a rear suspension violation in a race at Richmond International Raceway last Sunday. The team was fined $50,000 and docked 25 driver points and 25 owner points. Crew chief Todd Gordon was suspended two races.

Major League Soccer

D.C. UNITED — Signed D Chris Korb to a multiyear contract.

FC DALLAS — Signed G Carlos Avilez to a USL contract.


LITTLE EAST CONFERENCE — Announced Castleton will join the conference for the 2018-19 academic year and participate in 18 of the 19 championships offered by the conference.

COLUMBIA (MO.) — Named Taylor Possail to women’s basketball coach.

CUMBERLAND (TENN.) — Named Karen Martinez men’s and women’s tennis coach, effective June 30th.

PENN STATE — Named Sarah Brown women’s gymnastics coach.

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