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Tuesday's Sports Transactions

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The Associated Press | April 1, 2014 06:55 PM EST | AP


NEW YORK YANKEES — Placed INF Brendan Ryan on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 22. Selected the contract of INF Yangervis Solarte from Scranton-Wilkes-Barre (IL). Designated INF Eduardo Nunez for assignment.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Assigned RHP Fernando Rodriguez to Sacramento (PCL) for a rehab assignment.

TEXAS RANGERS — Designated C Chris Gimenez for assignment. Selected the contract of RHP Daniel McCutchen from Round Rock (PCL). Assigned LHP Michael Kirkman outright to Round Rock.

ATLANTA BRAVES — Assigned LHP Mike Minor to Mississippi (SL) for a rehab assignment.

AMARILLO SOX — Signed RHP Kellen Moen.

FARGO-MOORHEAD REDHAWKS — Signed RHP Henry Mabee.

ST. PAUL SAINTS — Signed RHP R.J. Seidel.

SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS — Signed RHPs John Straka and Geoff Broussard.

ROCKLAND BOULDERS — Signed C Justin Dalles.

JOLIET SLAMMERS — Signed RHP Ryan Connolly.

ROCKFORD AVIATORS — Traded OF Michael Hur to Grand Prairie (AA) for a player to be named.

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS — Signed INFs Chris Burke and David Nick. Released RHP Wes Alsup. Placed OF Steven Liddle on the retired list.

NBA — Fined Detroit G Brandon Jennings $5,000 violating the league's anti-flopping rules for the second time this season. Fined Sacramento F Reggie Evans $15,000 for elbowing New Orleans F-C Anthony Davis in the face during Monday's game.

LOS ANGELES SPARKS — Signed G Armintie Herrington. Traded G Jenna O'Hea to Seattle for a 2015 second-round draft pick.

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Signed CBs LeQuan Lewis and Eddie Whitley to two-year contracts.

DENVER BRONCOS — Signed CB Chris Harris Jr. to a one-year contract.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS — Agreed to terms with LB Parys Haralson on a one-year contract.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Signed OL Charles Brown.

NEW YORK JETS — Signed WR/KR Jacoby Ford.

OAKLAND RAIDERS — Released G Mike Brisiel.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS — Signed CB Brice McCain to a one-year contract.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Signed FBs Josh Baker and Jorvorskie Lane.

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Signed OL Randy Richards and LB Cyhl Quarles. Named Bob Wylie offensive line coach.

CAROLINA HURRICANES — Recalled F Chris Terry from Charlotte (AHL) on an emergency basis.

DALLAS STARS — Assigned D Troy Vance to Elmira (ECHL).

DETROIT RED WINGS — Reassigned RW Zach Nastasiuk from Owen Sound (OHL) to Grand Rapids (AHL).

EDMONTON OILERS — Assigned G Laurent Brossoit from Oklahoma City (AHL) to Bakersfield (ECHL).

FLORIDA PANTHERS — Recalled F Bobby Butler and D Jonathan Racine from San Antonio (AHL).

LOS ANGELES KINGS — Signed F Michael Mersch to a three-year, entry-level contract and F Nic Dowd to a one-year, entry-level contract.

MINNESOTA WILD — Signed D Christian Folin to a two-year, entry-level contract.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Recalled F Mike Sislo from Albany (AHL).

OTTAWA SENATORS — Signed F Garrett Thompson to a one-year, entry-level contract and G Chris Driedger to a three-year, entry-level contract.

SAN JOSE SHARKS — Reassigned D Mirco Mueller to Worcester (AHL).

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — Signed F Adam Erne to an entry-level contract and assigned him to Syracuse (AHL).

WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Recalled F Chris Brown from Hershey (AHL). Reassigned D Brett Flemming from Reading (ECHL) to Hershey.

WINNIPEG JETS — Reassigned G Eric Comrie from Tri-City (WHL) and D Josh Morrissey from Prince Albert (WHL) to St. John's (AHL) and G Jussi Olkinuora from St. John's to Ontario (ECHL).

BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS — Released F Joel Broda from a professional tryout agreement. Returned F Andrew Clark to Stockton (ECHL). Assigned Fs Jeremy Langlois, Riley Wetmore and Matt Mangene to Stockton. Recalled F Jason Clark from Stockton.

MANCHESTER MONARCHS — Released D Brendan Ellis from a professional tryout agreement.

MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS — Reassigned F Josh Shalla to Cincinnati (ECHL).

SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE — Recalled F Tony Turgeon from Cincinnati (ECHL). Signed Fs Tyler Barnes and Connor Brickley to amateur tryout agreements.

WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON PENGUINS — Assigned F Denver Manderson to Wheeling (ECHL).

BAKERSFIELD CONDORS — Released G Ben Gaskins as emergency backup.

CINCINNATI CYCLONES — Released D Bo Dolan. Signed D Andrew Blazek.

COLORADO EAGLES — Added G Kevin Carr as emergency backup.

ELMIRA JACKALS — Signed F Ryan Rashid.

ONTARIO REIGN — Released Fs Brett Beebe and Brett Lyon.

READING ROYALS — Signed D Nick Bruneteau to an amateur tryout agreement.

SOUTH CAROLINA STINGRAYS — Released D Scott Langdon.

STOCKTON THUNDER — Released F Brady Ramsay.

TOLEDO WALLEYE — Signed F Kristoff Kontos.

SPORTING KANSAS CITY — Signed M Victor Munoz.

U.S. SKI AND SNOWBOARD ASSOCIATION — Named Trisha Worthington executive vice president and chief development officer.

CARROLL (MONT.) — Named Doug Mello men's soccer coach.

LOUISIANA-MONROE — Named Jeff Dow women's basketball coach.

LSU — Announced F Johnny O'Bryant III will enter the NBA draft.

LOUISIANA TECH — Named Tyler Summitt women's basketball coach.

MARQUETTE — Named Steve Wojciechowski men's basketball coach.

MONTANA STATE — Named Brian Fish men's basketball coach.

RICE — Named Scott Pera men's assistant basketball coach.

TCU — Named Raegan Pebley women's basketball coach.

TOLEDO - Extended the contract of Tod Kowalczyk men's basketball coach through the 2020-21 season.

UCLA — Dismissed OT Torian White from the football team.

UT MARTIN — Signed women's basketball coach Kevin McMillan to a six-year contract extension through the 2019-20 season.