Tuesday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on March 26, 2013 at 2:01 PM

Updated Tuesday, Mar 26 at 2:02 PM

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES_Reassigned OF Lew Ford to their minor league camp.

BOSTON RED SOX_Released 1B Lyle Overbay.

CLEVELAND INDIANS_Re-signed RHP Daisuke Matsuzaka and RHP Matt Capps to minor league contracts.

DETROIT TIGERS_Placed OF Avisail Garcia on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 23. Optioned Luke Putkonen to Toledo (IL).

HOUSTON ASTROS_Released SS Tyler Greene.

MINNESOTA TWINS_Reassigned RHP P.J. Walters and RHP Samuel Deduno to minor league camp.

NEW YORK YANKEES_Claimed RHP Dan Otero off waivers from San Francisco.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES optioned INF Tyler Pastornicky, OF Jose Constanza and RHP David Carpenter to Gwinnett (IL).

MIAMI MARLINS_Optioned RHP Jacob Turner and LHP Dan Jennings to New Orleans (PCL). Reassigned INF Nick Green, INF Matt Downs, OF Jordan Brown, LHP Zach Phillips and INF Kevin Kouzmanoff to their minor league camp. Agreed to terms with OF Matt Diaz on a minor league contract.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS_Placed INF Taylor Green on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 22 and RHP Mark Rogers on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 25.


ST. LOUIS CARDINALS_Placed 3B David Freese on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 23. Optioned LHP Sam Freeman to Memphis (PCL). Recalled INF Ryan Jackson from Memphis.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS_Selected the contract of RHP Chad Gaudin from Fresno (PCL).

WASHINGTON NATIONALS_Granted RHP Chris Young his unconditional release.

American Association

LAREDO LEMURS_Acquired INF Anthony Scelfo from Florence for a player to be named.


WINNIPEG GOLDEYES_Released OF Mike Coles, LHP Chris Salamida, RHP Brian Beuning and LHP Zach Baldwin.

Atlantic League

SUGAR LAND SKEETERS_Signed C Koby Clemens.

Can-Am League

NEW JERSEY JACKALS_Signed RHP Jon Lucas and OF Mitch LeVier.

QUEBEC CAPITALES_Signed LHP Kyle Regnault and C Jean-Luc Blaquiere.

National Basketball Association

OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER_Assigned G DeAndre Liggins and C Daniel Orton to Tulsa (NBADL).

National Football League

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS_Re-signed OT Sebastian Vollmer.

OAKLAND RAIDERS_Signed OT Alex Barron.

National Hockey League

BOSTON BRUINS_Signed D Matt Bartkowski to a one-year contract extension through the 2013-14 season and D Chris Casto to an entry-level contract.

DALLAS STARS_Assigned F Reilly Smith and D Joe Morrow to Texas (AHL).

OTTAWA SENATORS_Reassigned F Dave Dziurzynski to Binghamton (AHL).

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING_Assigned D Brian Lee to Syracuse (AHL).

American Hockey League

AHL_Suspended Rochester RW Jonathan Parker two games for an illegal check to the head of an opponent in a March 24 game at San Antonio. Suspended Portland C Andy Miele one game for an illegal check to the head of an opponent in a March 23 game against St. John's.

BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS_Signed D Ben Rosen to an amateur tryout contract.


ECHL_Suspended Florida's Brent Henley one game and fined him an undisclosed amount for his actions in March 23 game against Cincinnati. Fined Fort Wayne's Tim Hegarty an undisclosed amount for his actions in a March 23 game at Elmira. Fined Orlando's Ryan Cruthers an undisclosed for his actions in a March 24 game against Cincinnati. Fined Wheeling coach Clark Donatelli an undisclosed amount for his actions in March 24 game at Kalamazoo.


HOLY CROSS_Named Rocco DiMeco outside linebackers coach.

SLIPPERY ROCK_Named Eric Thatcher linebackers coach.

TROY_Named Phil Cunningham men's basketball coach.