BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Agreed to terms with RHP Edgmer Escalona on a one-year contract. Selected the contracts of C Michael Ohlman and LHP Time Berry from Frederick (Carolina) and RHP Eddie Gamboa from Norfolk (IL).
BOSTON RED SOX — Selected the contract of OF Bryce Brentz and RHP Anthony Ranaudo from Pawtucket (IL) and 3B Garin Cecchini from Portland (EL).
CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Claimed INF Jake Elmore off waivers from Houston. Selected the contracts of INF Carlos Sanchez and OF Trayce Thompson from Charlotte (IL).
CLEVELAND INDIANS — Named Matt Quatraro major league assistant hitting coach. Selected the contracts of RHP Bryan Price from Columbus (IL); RHP Austin Adams, INF Jesus Aguilar and OF Carlos Moncrief from Akron (EL); and INF Erik Gonzalez from Carolina (SL). Designated INF Cord Phelps for assignment.
DETROIT TIGERS — Acquired 2B Ian Kinsler from the Texas Rangers for 1B Prince Fielder and cash considerations. Selected the contracts of LHP Kyle Lobstein, RHP Justin Miller and 1B Jordan Lennerton from Toledo (IL); SS Eugenio Suarez and CF Daniel Fields from Erie (EL); and RHP Jose Valdez and RF Steven Moya from Lakeland (FSL).
HOUSTON ASTROS — Claimed INF Ryan Jackson off waivers from St. Louis. Released RHP John Ely. Sent OF J.D. Martinez outright to Oklahoma City (PCL).
KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Selected the contracts of OF Lane Adams, INF Christian Colon, and RHP Michael Mariot from Omaha (PCL) and INF Cheslor Cuthbert from Northwest Arkansas (Texas). Designated LHP Noel Arguelles and INF Irving Falu for assignment. Announced RHP Felipe Paulino refused his outright assignment to Omaha and elected to become a free agent.
MINNESOTA TWINS — Selected the contracts of LHP Logan Darnell from Rochester (IL), OF Max Kepler and INFs Jorge Polanco from Cedar Rapids (MWL); and Kennys Vargas from Fort Myers (FSL). Sent RHP B.J. Hermsen outright to Rochester (IL). Agreed to terms with RHPs Deolis Guerra, Lester Oliveros and Virgil Vazquez; LHP Aaron Thompson; OFs Jermaine Mitchell, Chris Rahl and Wilkin Ramirez; INFs Jason Bartlett, James Beresford, Doug Bernier, Deibinson Romero; and C Dan Rohlfing on minor league contracts.
NEW YORK YANKEES — Acquired INF Dean Anna from San Diego for RHP Ben Paullus and added Anna to the 40-man roster. Selected the contracts of OF Slade Heathcott from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL), RHPs Shane Greene and Bryan Mitchell and C Gary Sanchez from Trenton (EL) and RHP Jose Campos from Charleston (SAL).
OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Selected the contract of RHP Raul Alcantara from Stockton (Cal).
SEATTLE MARINERS — Selected the contracts of RHP Logan Bawcom, 1B/DH Ji-Man Choi, OF James Jones and OF Stefen Romero frpm Tacoma (PCL).
TAMPA BAY RAYS — Agreed to terms with RHP Sam Runion on a minor league contract. Selected the contract of 1B Vince Belnome, LHP C.J. Riefenhauser and RHP Kirby Yates from Durham (IL). Selected the contract of RHP Jesse Hahn from Charlotte (SL).
TEXAS RANGERS — Claimed RHP Shawn Tolleson off waivers from the Los Angeles Dodgers. Selected the contracts of RHPs Lisalverto Bonilla and Ben Rowen and INF Luis Sardinas. Announced LHP Edwar Cabrera cleared waivers and was assigned outright to the minor leagues.
ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS_Selected the contract of OF Ender Inciarte and RHP Bo Schultz from Mobile (SL). Designated LHP Tony Sipp for assignment.
CHICAGO CUBS — Selected the contracts of INF Arismendy Alcantara and RHP Dallas Beeler from Tennessee (SL).
CINCINNATI REDS — Selected the contracts of C Tucker Barnhart, OF Juan Duran, OF Ryan LaMarre and RHP Chad Rogers.
COLORADO ROCKIES — Selected the contracts of OF Kent Matthes from Colorado Springs (PCL); LHP Tyler Matzek and OF Kyle Parker from Tulsa (TL); LHP Kraig Sitton from Modesto (Cal); and RHP Raul Fernandez, LHP Jayson Aquino and INF Rosell Herrera from Asheville (SAL).
LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Selected the contracts of RHPs Pedro Baez and Yimi Garcia and LHP Jarret Martin from Albuquerque (PCL). Agreed to terms C J.C. Boscan, INFs Brendan Harris and Clint Robinson and LHP Daniel Moskos on minor league contracts.
MIAMI MARLINS — Selected the contract of LHP Grant Dayton, RHP Michael Brady, C J.T. Realmuto and OF Brent Keys from Jacksonville (SL). Selected the contract of RHP Angel Sanchez and RHP Jose Urena from Jupiter (FSL).
MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Promoted Jessica Brown to director-ticket technology and services and Caitlin Moyer director-new media.
NEW YORK METS — Selected the contracts of LHP Steven Matz from Savannah (SAL); RHPs Jeff Walters and Erik Goeddel from Binghamton (EL), and RHP Jacob deGrom from Las Vegas (PCL).
PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Selected the contracts of OFs Aaron Altherr and Kelly Dugan from Clearwater (FSL) and C Tommy Joseph and LHP Rob Rasmussen from Lehigh Valley (IL).
PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Selected the contracts of RHP Casey Sadler and OF Gregory Polanco from Indianpolis (IL); INF Alen Hanson from Altoona (EL), and LHP Joely Rodriguez from Bradenton (FSL).
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Signed manager Mike Matheny to a three-year contract extension. Announced the retirement of RHP Chris Carpenter. Selected the contracts of OF Oscar Taveras, OF Mike O'Neill and INF Greg Garcia from Memphis (PCL).
SAN DIEGO PADRES — Agreed to terms with RHP Josh Johnson on a one-year contract. Selected the contracts of RHP Keyvius Sampson from Tucson (PCL), RHP Donn Roach and LHP Juan Oramas from San Antonio (TL). Designated RHP Brad Brach, RHP Miles Mikolas, LHP Jose De Paula and OF Jaff Decker for assignment.
WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Agreed to terms with RHP Chris Young and RHP Gabriel Alfaro on minor league contracts. Selected the contracts of Aaron Barrett from Harrisburg (EL); and of LHP Sammy Solis and OF Michael Taylor from from Potomac (Carolina). Designated LHPs Fernando Abad and Tyler Robertson for assignment.
TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS — Traded RHP Chris Squires to the Kansas City (AA) for a player to be named.
NBA — Fined Boston F Gerald Wallace $10,000 for using profane language during his postgame media availability session following a Nov. 19 game at Houston.
PHILADELPHIA 76ERS — Signed G Elliot Williams and G Lorenzo Brown.
NFL — Fined San Francisco LB Ahmad Brooks $15,570 by the NFL for his hit on New Orleans QB Drew Brees during a Nov. 17 game.
BUFFALO BILLS — Signed OT J.J. Uunga.
CINCINNATI BENGALS — Signed DT Christo Bilukidi. Released DT Kheeston Randall.
CLEVELAND BROWNS — Signed WR Josh Cooper from the practice squad. Placed WR Armanti Edwards on the injured reserve list. Signed WR Reggie Dunn to the practice squad.
DETROIT LIONS — Released TE Martell Webb from the practice squad. Signed RB Steven Miller to the practice squad. Placed RB Montell Owens on injured reserve. Released TE Martell Webb from the practice squad.
GREEN BAY PACKERS — Signed G Andrew Tiller to the practice squad. Released G Bryan Collins from the practice squad.
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Signed RB Chris Rainey.
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Signed OL Chandler Burden to the practice squad. Released FB Toben Opurum from the practice squad.
NEW YORK JETS — Signed LB Jermaine Cunningham.
OAKLAND RAIDERS — Placed DB D.J. Hayden on the injured reserve list. Activated LB Miles Burris from the PUP list. Re-signed DL Brian Sanford. Signed DT Ricky Lumpkin to the practice squad.
CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS — Recalled F Jeremy Morin from Rockford (AHL).
DALLAS STARS — Recalled D Kevin Connauton from Texas (AHL).
DETROIT RED WINGS — Recalled LW Trevor Parkes from Toledo (ECHL). Agreed to terms with LW Andreas Athanasiou on a three-year entry-level contract.
MINNESOTA WILD — Recalled F Jason Zucker from Iowa (AHL).
PHOENIX COYOTES — Recalled F Tim Kennedy from Portland (AHL).
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — Reassigned D Dmitry Korobov to Syracuse (AHL).
GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS — Announced C Louis-Marc Aubry and D Nick Jensen were reassigned to Toledo (ECHL).
WORCESTER SHARKS Signed F Dan DaSilva to a professional tryout agreement.
COLUMBUS CREW — Named Asher Mendelsohn director of soccer operations.
D.C. UNITED — Announced the resignation of assistant coach Josh Wolff to take the same position at Columbus.
SEATTLE SOUNDERS FC — Signed MF Brad Evans to a multiyear contract.
SAN ANTONIO SCORPIONS — Named Alen Marcina coach.
WASHINGTON SPIRIT — Acquired MF Christine Nairn from Seattle for the discovery rights to F Kim Little.
ATP — Named Chris Kermode executive chairman & president, effective Jan. 1, 2014.
EASTERN COLLEGE ATHLETIC CONFERENCE — Appointed Danny McCabe of Adelphi to the ECAC Board of Directors for a four-year term.
FELICIAN — Named Chris Foye softball coach.
OAKLAND — Reinstated men's basketball players Duke Mondy and Dante Williams after serving two-game suspensions for violation of team policies.
SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT STATE —Announced the retirement of football coach Rich Cavanaugh, effective Jan. 1, 2014.
YESHIVA — Announced the addition of women's softball as a varsity sport starting in the spring of 2014.