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Thursday's Sports Transactions

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The Associated Press | March 27, 2014 11:37 PM EST | AP

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BOSTON RED SOX — Placed LHP Craig Breslow and RHP Steven Wright on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 21.

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Optioned INF Justin Sellers to Columbus (IL). Reassigned RHP Matt Capps, C Luke Carlin, RHP Shaun Marcum and C Matt Treanor to their minor league camp.

DETROIT TIGERS — Optioned INF Eugenio Suarez to Erie (EL).

HOUSTON ASTROS — Claimed OF Alex Presley off waivers from Minnesota. Designated LHP Raul Valdes for assignment.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Returned LHP Patrick Schuster, a Rule 5 draft pick, to Arizona, where he was assigned to Reno (PCL).

MINNESOTA TWINS — Assigned LHP Scott Diamond and OF Chris Parmelee outright to Rochester (IL).

NEW YORK YANKEES — Reassigned RHP Danny Burawa, RHP Chris Leroux and LHP Fred Lewis to minor league camp.

SEATTLE MARINERS — Agreed to terms with RHP Chris Young on a one-year contract. Designated LHP Bobby LaFromboise for assignment.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Placed LHP J.A. Happ on the 15-day DL. Optioned C Erik Kratz to Buffalo (IL).

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Assigned RHP Archie Bradley to their minor league camp.

ATLANTA BRAVES — Optioned RHP Ernesto Mejia to Gwinnett (IL).

COLORADO ROCKIES — Optioned C Mike McKenry, INF Josh Rutledge and INF Ryan Wheeler to Colorado Springs (PCL). Reassigned OF Jason Pridie and OF Tim Wheeler to their minor league camp.

MIAMI MARLINS — Optioned OF Jake Marisnick and INF Donovan Solano to New Orleans (PCL). Reassigned RHP Henry Rodriguez, RHP Chris Hatcher, OF Matt Angle, INF Juan Diaz and INF Austin Nola to their minor league camp.

NEW YORK METS — Selected the contract of LHP John Lannan from Las Vegas (PCL).

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Released OF Bobby Abreu. Placed RHP Mike Adams, RHP Miguel Gonzalez, RHP Ethan Martin, SS Freddy Galvis, LHP Cole Hamels and 1B Darin Ruf on the 15-day DL.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Agreed to terms with OF Starling Marte on a six-year contract. Optioned RHP Brandon Cumpton to Indianapolis (IL). Acquired OF Keon Broxton from Arizona for a player to be named and assigned him to Altoona (EL).

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Signed LHP Mike Gonzalez to a minor league contract. Optioned LHP Xavier Cedeno, OF Jeff Kobernus, RHP Ryan Mattheus and 1B Ted Moore to Syracuse (IL) and C Sandy Leon to Harrisburg (EL).

GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS — Signed RHP Scott Hartling. Released OF Nick Liles.

GRAND PRAIRIE AIR HOGS — Released OF Keanon Simon.

LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Signed OF Jon Gaston.

ST. PAUL SAINTS — Signed INF Joe Bonfe.

SUGAR LAND SKEETERS — Named David McDaniel coach.

NEW JERSEY JACKALS — Signed C Tony Caldwell.

ROCKLAND BOULDERS — Signed INF Steve Cardullo.

EVANSVILLE OTTERS — Named Max Peterson pitching coach.

FLORENCE FREEDOM — Signed RHP Daniel DeSimone to a contract extension. Signed RHP Brandon Boyle and INF Ryan Henley.

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS — Signed F James Nunnally to a second 10-day contract.

CINCINNATI BENGALS — Agreed to terms with DT Domata Peko on a two-year contract extension through the 2016 season.

DETROIT LIONS — Signed S James Ihedigbo.

MIAMI DOLPHINS — Agreed to terms with RB Knowshon Moreno on a one-year contract.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Signed G Vladimir Ducasse.

TENNESSEE TITANS — Agreed to terms with LB Shaun Phillips on a multiyear contract.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Re-signed CB E.J. Biggers to a one-year contract.


BUFFALO SABRES — Recalled D Ramus Ristolainen and F Johan Larsson from Rochester (AHL).

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS — Recalled G Mike McKenna from Springfield (AHL).

DALLAS STARS — Signed F Alex Guptill to a two-year, entry-level contract. Recalled F Chris Mueller from Texas (AHL).

NEW YORK ISLANDERS — Recalled F John Persson from Bridgeport (AHL).

BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS — Signed G Philippe Trudeau to an amateur tryout contract.

MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS — Signed F Braden Pimm to an amateur tryout contract.

READING ROYALS — Signed F Jon Swavely to an amateur tryout agreement.


ALLEN AMERICANS — Waived D Daniel Barnes.

CHIVAS USA — Waived D Carlos Borja.

SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES — Signed general manager John Doyle to a contract extension.

CINCINNATI — Named Kayla Jeter assistant volleyball coach.

NEW JERSEY CITY — Named Jake Modestow men's assistant volleyball coach.

SAINT AUGUSTINE'S — Fired men's basketball coach Tony Sheals.

SYRACUSE — Announced freshman G Tyler Ennis will enter the NBA draft.

TEMPLE — Announced sophomore G-F Daniel Dingle, was approved for a fifth-year of eligibility due to medical hardship.

UNC-WILMINGTON — Named Kevin Keatts men's basketball coach.