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The Associated Press | March 12, 2014 11:31 PM EST | AP

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BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Assigned RHP Brock Huntzinger, LHP Eduardo Rodriguez and INF Ivan De Jesus to minor league camp.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Optioned LHP Charlie Leesman to Charlotte (IL) and OFs Jared Mitchell and Trayce Thompson to Birmingham (SL). Reassigned C Miguel Gonzalez, RHPs Deunte Heath and Omar Poveda, LHP Scott Snodgress and OF Keenyn Walker to minor league camp.

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Optioned RHP Austin Adams, LHP T.J. House, INFs Jesus Aguilar and Jose Ramirez and OF Carlos Moncrief to Columbus (IL) and INF Erik Gonzalez to Carolina (Carolina). Reassigned INFs Francisco Lindor and Joey Wendle, Cs Jake Lowery and Roberto Perez, OF Tyler Naquin and C/INF Tony Wolters to minor league camp.

NEW YORK YANKEES — Optioned LHP Nik Turley and OF Slade Heathcott to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL) and C Gary Sanchez to Trenton (EL).

SEATTLE MARINERS — Named Roy Howell manager of Tacoma (PCL).

TEXAS RANGERS — Assigned RHPs Nate Adcock and Armando Rodriguez and INF Rougned Odor to minor league camp. Optioned RHPs Wilmer Font and Ben Rowen to Round Rock (PCL) and RHP Lisalverto Bonilla and INF Luis Sardinas to Frisco (TL).

ATLANTA BRAVES — Agreed to terms with RHP Ervin Santana on a one-year contract.

MIAMI MARLINS — Optioned RHP Michael Brady and OF Kyle Jensen to New Orleans (PCL) and LHP Grant Dayton, RHPs Angel Sanchez and Jose Urena, C J.T. Realmuto and OF Brent Keys to Jacksonville (SL). Reassigned RHPs Anthony DeSclafani, Jesus Sanchez and Colby Suggs; LHP Justin Nicolino and INF Avery Romero to minor league camp.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Optioned LHP Mike Kickham, LHP Jose De Paula, OF Gary Brown and 1B Angel Villalona to Fresno (PCL); RHP Kendry Flores and RHP Hunter Strickland to San Jose (Cal). Reassigned RHP Mason Tobin, C Andrew Susac, RHP Jason Berken, RHP Mitch Lively and 3B Chris Dominguez to their minor league camp.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Optioned LHP Felipe Rivero to Harrisburgh (EL). Rassigned RHP A.J. Cole to minor league camp.

SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS — Signed RHP Elisaul Pimentel.

WICHITA WINGNUTS — Signed INF Dillon Hazlett.

WINNIPEG GOLDEYES — Signed C Jordan Guida and RHP Christian Garcia.

EVANSVILLE OTTERS — Signed C Joe Solomeno and RHP Trevor Walch to contract extensions.

FLORENCE FREEDOM — Signed C Brian Sheehan to a contract extension.

LAKE ERIE CRUSHERS — Traded LHP Dave Middendorf to Florence for RHP Brent Choban and a player to be named.

ROCKFORD AVIATORS — Acquired C Adrian Martinez from Sioux City (AA) for a player to be named. Signed INF Kyle Dhanani.

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS — Signed OF Tyler Booth and INF Evan King.


WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS — Signed LHP Pete Whittingslow.

CLEVELAND CAVALIERS_Signed F Shane Edwards to 10-day contract.

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS — Signed F Jarvis Varnado.

CONNECTICUT SUN — Traded G Kara Lawson to Washington, who sent G Matee Ajavon to Atlanta. Atlanta sent G Alex Bentley to Washington.

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Signed OT Jared Veldheer to a five-year contract; C-G Ted Larsen to a two-year contract and RB Jonathan Dwyer to a one-year contract.Re-signed LB Marcus Benard to a one-year contract.

BALTIMORE RAVENS — Agreed to terms with OT Eugene Monroe on a five-year contract and WR Jacoby Jones on a four-year contract.

BUFFALO BILLS — Signed OL Chris Williams. Agreed to terms with CB Corey Graham and LB Keith Rivers.

CHICAGO BEARS — Agreed to terms with S M.D. Jennings on a one-year contract.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Released QBs Brandon Weeden and Jason Campbell. Signed LB Karlos Dansby and DBs Donte Whitner and Isaiah Trufant.

DALLAS COWBOYS — Signed DT Terrell McClain and DE Jeremy Mincey. Released WR Miles Austin

DENVER BRONCOS — Agreed to terms with DE DeMarcus Ware on a three-year contract.

DETROIT LIONS — Re-signed RB Joique Bell to a three-year contract. Agreed to terms with WR Golden Tate on a five-year contract.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Signed DB Husain Abdullah, LB Joe Mays and OL Jeff Linkenbach.

MIAMI DOLPHINS — Signed OT Branden Albert to a five-year contract.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Agreed to terms with DT Linval Joseph. Signed LB Jasper Brinkley. Re-signed OL Joe Berger.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Re-signed TE Michael Hoomanawanui. Released DT Isaac Sopoaga and OL Markus Zusevics.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Placed C David Baas on the waived/failed physical list. Re-signed PK Josh Brown, S Stevie Brown, RB Peyton Hillis, CB Trumaine McBride and QB Curtis Painter. Waived LB Marcus Dowtin. Signed G Geoff Schwartz and C J.D. Walton.

OAKLAND RAIDERS — Signed T Austin Howard.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES — Agreed to terms with LB Bryan Braman on a two-year contract.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS — Re-signed OL Cody Wallace to a three-year contract and S Will Allen and LS Greg Warren to one-year contracts.

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS — Signed TE David Johnson to a two-year contract.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Agreed to terms with S Antoine Bethea on a four-year contract.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Released DE Chris Clemons. Agreed to terms with WR Taylor Price on a one-year contract. Agreed to terms with DT Tony McDaniel.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Released CB Darrelle Revis.

TENNESSEE TITANS — Agreed to terms with RB Dexter McCluster on a multiyear contract. Waived OT David Stewart.


NHL — Suspended Columbus F Blake Comeau two games for boarding Detroit D Brendan Smith during Tuesday's game.

DALLAS STARS — Reassigned F Chris Mueller to Texas (AHL).

DETROIT RED WINGS — Recalled RW Teemu Pulkkinen from Grand Rapids (AHL).

FLORIDA PANTHERS — Recalled F Quinton Howden and D Alex Petrovic from San Antonio (AHL). Reassigned D Mike Mottau to San Antonio.

SAN JOSE SHARKS — Reassigned D Nick Petrecki to Rochester (AHL) and F Sebastian Stalberg from Ontario (ECHL) to Portland (AHL).

HERSHEY BEARS — Returned D Mike Banwell to Reading (ECHL).

SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE — Recalled F Jonathan Hazen from Cincinnati (ECHL).

SPRINGFIELD FALCONS — Traded F Jeremy Langois to Bridgeport for D Dallas Jackson. Recalled G Mike Clemente from Evansville (ECHL).

ECHL — Suspended South Carolina RW Anthony Collins and Evansville D Matt Krug one game. Added one game to the one-game suspension of Bakersfield F Chris Collins.

IDAHO STEELHEADS — Added G Dennis Cook as emergency backup. Released G Doug Melvin as emergency backup.

READING ROYALS — Signed G Braely Torris to an amateur tryout agreement. Released F Ryan Santana.

BRAMPTON BEAST — Announced Syracuse (AHL) assigned D Dan Milan to the team. Waived D Erik Spady.

RAPID CITY RUSH — Claimed F Ben Power off waivers from Allen.

FC DALLAS — Signed D Matt Hedges to a multiyear contract extension.

COLORADO RAPIDS — Promoted Paul Bravo to vice president of soccder operations and technical director and signed him to a three-year contract.

NEW YORK RED BULLS — Signed coach Mike Petke.

SEATTLE SOUNDERS — Signed F Cam Weaver.

HOLY CROSS — Named Joseph Bertoletti senior associate athletic director for external operations.