TEXAS RANGERS — Announced Down East (Carolina) general manager Wade Howell was promoted to vice president of the club. Promoted Janell Bullock and Jon Clemmons to assistant general managers at Down East.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Acquired INF Erik Gonzalez and RHPs Tahnaj Thomas and Dante Mendoza from Cleveland for OF Jordan Luplow and INF Max Moroff.
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ARIZONA CARDINALS — Signed CB David Amerson and Leonard Johnson. Signed OL Rick Leonard to the practice squad.