Wednesday's Sports Transactions

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Recalled LHP Vidal Nuno from Norfolk (IL). Optioned RHP Logan Verrett to Norfolk.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Placed C Geovany Soto on the 10-day DL, retroactive to May 8. Recalled C Kevan Smith from Charlotte (IL).

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Selected the contracts of RHPs Al Alburquerque and Seth Maness from Omaha (PCL). Designated INF Christian Colon and 1b-OF Peter O’Brien for assignment. Optioned RHP Jakob Junis to Omaha.

MINNESOTA TWINS — Claimed LHP Adam Wilk off waivers from the New York Mets.

NEW YORK YANKEES — Optioned RHP Chad Green to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).

SEATTLE MARINERS — Selected the contract of RHP Sam Gaviglio from Tacoma (PCL). Placed RHP Hisashi Iwakuma on the 10-day DL, retroactive to May 7. Transferred RHP Evan Marshall to the 60-day DL.

National League

CINCINNATI REDS — Optioned RHP Rookie Davis to Louisville (IL).

MIAMI MARLINS — Placed SS Adeiny Hechavarria on the 10-day DL. Selected the contract of INF Stephen Lombardozzi from New Orleans (PCL). Designated RHP Joe Gunkel for assignment.

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Claimed RHP Jose Valdez off waivers from the Los Angeles Angels and optioned him to El Paso (PCL). Transferred LHP Christian Friedrich to the 60-day DL.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Recalled RHP Reyes Moronta from Richmond (SL).

American Association

LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Released RHP Taylor Stanton.

TEXAS AIRHOGS — Released INF Nic Wilson, INF Dan Kennon, INF Caleb Bryson and OF Jon Crank.

GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS — Signed RHP Tyler Harris, RHP Laetten Galbraith and INF Randy Santiesteban.

CLEBURNE RAILROADERS — Signed LHP Axel Johnson and RHP Reinaldo Lopez.

Can-Am League

QUEBEC CAPIATLES — Signed C Maxx Tissenbaum and RHP Karl Gelinas.

SUSSEX COUNTY MINERS — Signed OFs Jay Austin and Mike Schwartz.

National Basketball Association

NBA — Fined Boston G Isaiah Thomas $25,000 for directing inappropriate language toward a fan during a May 7 game at Washington.

National Football League

NFL — Promoted Alberto Riveron to senior vice president of officiating.

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Released WRs Harvey Binford, Chris Hubert and Marvin Hall, and CB-S Trevon Hartfield.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Signed CB Robert McClain. Waived LS Dax Dellenbach.

Canadian Football League

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Signed OL Dominick Jackson.

National Hockey League

NHL — Fined Nashville D P.K. Subban $2,000 for diving/embellishment during a May 2 game against St. Louis.


NASCAR — Suspended Aric Almirola’s crew chief Drew Blickensderfer three races, fined him $65,000 and docked him 35 points for a failed inspection at Talladega Superspeedway.

North American Soccer League

NASL — Announced the addition of a new franchise in Orange County, Calif. in 2018.


NJCAA — Named Dr. Christopher J. Parker executive director beginning July 17.

CREIGHTON — Freshman men’s basketball G-F Kobe Paras announced he will transfer to Cal State Northridge.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA — Named John Nakpodia women’s basketball coach.

GEORGIA — Announced women’s sophomore basketball G Jenna Staiti is transferring from Maryland.

NEVADA — Signed men’s basketball coach Eric Musselman to a five-year extension through 2021-22.

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