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The Associated Press | October 22, 2013 11:20 PM EST | AP

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HOUSTON ASTROS_Named Brent Strom pitching coach, Pat Listach first base coach, Craig Bjornson bullpen coach and Ralph Dickenson assistant hitting coach.

MINNESOTA TWINS_Added Paul Molitor to their major league coaching staff.

ATLANTA BRAVES_Announced the retirement of special assistant to the general manager Dick Balderson. Named Jeff Schugel special assistant to the general manager/major league scout.

CINCINNATI REDS_Named Bryan Price manager.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS_Agreed to terms with INF Alexander Guerrero on a four-year contract. Designated RHP Peter Moylan for assignment. Declined to exercise the contract option for bench coach Trey Hillman.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS_Agreed to terms with RHP Tim Lincecum on a two-year contract through the 2015 season.

GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS_Released RHP Will Krout, RHP Billy Spottiswood, C Craig Maddox and INF Ryan Brockett.

WINNIPEG GOLDEYES_Exercised the 2014 options on LHP Gabe Aguilar, C Luis Alen, INF Yurendell deCaster, RHP Kaohi Downing, C Jordan Guida, INF Casey Haerther, LHP Mark Hardy, RHP Matthew Jackson, RHP Patrick Keating, RHP Chris Kissock, LHP Brandon Lafferty, INF Josh Mazzola, INF Amos Ramon, RHP Matt Rusch, OF Ray Salder, LHP Chris Salamida, OF Ryan Scoma and RHP Taylor Sewitt.

QUEBEC CAPITALES_Traded RHP Dustin Crenshaw and a player to be named to Gary SouthShore (AA) for LHP Ari Ronick.

ROCKLAND BOULDERS_Exercised the 2014 option on LHP Garrett Johnson.

JOLIET SLAMMERS_Sold the contract of 2B Marquis Riley to Atlanta (NL). Sent RHP Mike Barsotti to Washington to complete a previous trade.

RIVER CITY RASCALS_Signed RHP Nick Kennedy and RHP Andy Urban to contract extensions.

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS_Traded LHP Nick Capito to Fargo-Moorhead (AA) for a player to be named. Signed RHP Mike Devine to a contract extension.

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS_Signed C Michael Allen and RHP Jonathan Kountis.

DALLAS MAVERICKS_Waived C Fab Melo, F Renaldo Balkman, F Devin Ebanks and G-F D.J. Kennedy.

ARIZONA CARDINALS_Signed WR Teddy Williams. Released LB Kenny Demens. Re-signed LB Kenny Demens to the practice squad. Released LB Zack Nash from the practice squad.

ATLANTA FALCONS_Signed LB Thomas Howard. Waived LB Jamar Chaney.

CLEVELAND BROWNS_Signed WR Brian Tyms off Miami's practice squad. Waived WR Tori Gurley.

DALLAS COWBOYS_Signed WR Lanear Sampson to the practice squad.

DETROIT LIONS_Released TE Tony Scheffler. Signed OT Barry Richardson.

GREEN BAY PACKERS_Signed RB Michael Hill to the practice squad. Released WR Reggie Dunn from the practice squad.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS_Signed CB Jalil Brown. Waived TE Dominique Jones. Released FB Robert Hughes from the practice squad.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS_Terminated the contract of CB Jacob Lacey. Claimed CB Shaun Prater off waivers.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS_Placed FB Spencer Ware on injured reserve. Signed FB Michael Robinson. Released WR Josh Lenz from the practice squad. Signed WR Ricardo Lockette and G Zach Allen to the practice squad.

ST. LOUIS RAMS_Agreed to terms with QB Brady Quinn.

LPGA_Promoted Tina Barnes-Budd to Senior Director, Social Media Marketing & Communications and Kelly Thesier to Director, Media Communications.

ANAHEIM DUCKS_Recalled RW Devante Smith-Pelly from Norfolk (AHL).

DETROIT RED WINGS_Assigned D Xavier Ouellet Grand Rapids (AHL).

EDMONTON OILERS_Recalled F Ben Eager and F Tyler Pitlick from Oklahoma City (AHL).

OTTAWA SENATORS_Recalled F Mika Zibanejad from Binghamton (AHL).

PHOENIX COYOTES_Recalled F Brandon Yip from Portland (AHL). Assigned F Tim Kennedy to Portland.

IDAHO STEELHEADS_Announced G Josh Robinson was reassigned to the team by Texas (AHL).

ALLEN AMERICANS_Signed G David Brown.

WICHITA THUNDER_Suspended F RG Flath two games. Assigned F Jason Wilson by the New York Rangers. Signed F Jared Walker. Placed F Matt Summers on the 30-day injured reserve. Waived F Nik Yaremchuk and F Jake Hendrickson.

VANCOUVER WHITECAPS_Announced the retirement of D Young-Pyo Lee at the end of the season.

NEW YORK COSMOS_Signed coach Giovanni Savarese to a multiyear contract extension.

NCAA_Placed Miami's athletic program on three years probation. Miami's football team will lose nine scholarships and the men's basketball team will lose three scholarships over the next three years. Suspended Missouri men's basketball coach Frank Haith five games for inadequately monitoring his former assistants' interactions with Miami booster Nevin Shapiro and failing to promote an atmosphere of compliance with its rules while coach of the Hurricanes' men's basketball team.

ASSUMPTION_Named Brian Lang assistant director of athletics for recreation.