Friday’s Sports Transactions

American League

BOSTON RED SOX — Signed LHP Brendan Cellucci, SS Karson Simas, and RHPs Blake Loubier, Feleipe Franks and Bradley Blalock to minor league contracts.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Recalled 1B A.J. Reed from Charlotte (IL).

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Acquired RHP Phil Maton from the San Diego Padres for international bonus pool allotments. Recalled RHP Cody Anderson and placed him on the 60-day IL.

HOUSTON ASTROS — Activated RHP Joe Smith from the 60-day IL.


MINNESOTA TWINS — Reinstated RHP Blake Parker from the paternity list.

TEXAS RANGERS – Signed RHP Michael Brewer, RHP Adrian Rodriguez, SS Maximo Acosta, SS Hunter Bryan and OF Zion Bannister to minor league contracts.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Signed OF Jean-Christophe Masson to a minor league contract.

National League

CINCINNATI REDS — Reinstated LHP Wandy Peralta from the 10-day IL.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Activated OF A.J. Pollock from the 60-day IL. Traded LHP Adam McCreery and C Josh Thole to the Los Angeles Angels for cash considerations.

MIAMI MARLINS — Signed OFs J.J. Bleday and Kameron Misner to minor league contracts

NEW YORK METS — Recalled RHP Chris Mazza from Syracuse (IL). Designated RHP Wilmer Font for assignment.

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Agreed to terms with RHP Drake Fellows, LHP Mason Feole, LHP Bodi Rascon and C Jared Alvarez-Lopez.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS —Recalled RHP Kyle McGowin from Harrisburg (EL). Placed LHP Jonny Venters on the 10-day IL, retroactive to July 8.

American Association

FARGO-MOORHEAD REDHAWKS — Traded RHP Luke Wilkins to Sioux Falls for a player to be named.


KANSAS CITY T-BONES — Released RHP Marc Magliaro.

ST. PAUL SAINTS — Released RHP Jake Matthys. Sold the contract of OF Max Murphy to Arizona (NL).

Atlantic League

LONG ISLAND DUCKS — Acquired RHP Seth Simmons from High Point to complete a previous trade. Placed OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis on the reserve-left team list. Activated RHPs Travis Banwart and Joe Iorio.

Frontier League

EVANSVILLE OTTERS — Signed OF Jake Gozzo, RHP Brian Heldman and LHP Cam Opp.

FLORENCE FREEDOM — Signed LHP Chris Erwin.

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES — Released INF Christian Funk.

LAKE ERIE CRUSHERS — Signed OF Kody Ruedisili. Released OF Ashton Bardzell and UTL Sebastian Diaz.

RIVER CITY RASCALS — Released SS Tanner Wetrich.

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS — Signed INF Jhombeyker Morales.


WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS — Signed Hayden Shenefield.

United Shore Professional Baseball League

UTICA UNICORNS — Announced RHP Spencer Stockton signed with Cincinnati (NL).

National Basketball Association

NBA — Named Jason Phillips replay center operations principal.

National Football League

NFL — Suspended New York Jets TE Chris Herndon the first four regular-season games for violating the league’s substance abuse policy and Oakland G Richie Incognito for the first two games of the regular season for violating the league’s personal conduct policy.

National Hockey League

BUFFALO SABRES — Re-signed F Johan Larsson to a one-year contract.

CAROLINA HURRICANES — Agreed to terms with C Ryan Dzingel on a two-year contract.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Signed C Jack Hughes to a three-year, entry-level contract.

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS — Announced the resignation of president Paul Holmgren to become a senior adviser for the franchise and general manager Chuck Fletcher becomes president of hockey operations.

ST. LOUIS BLUES — Acquired F Dakota Joshua from the Toronto Maple Leafs for future considerations.

WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Signed F Connor McMichael to a three-year entry level contract.

American Hockey League

BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS — Agreed to terms with Fs Steve Bernier, John Stevens, Nick Schilkey, Nic Pierog and Kyle MacLean; and D Mike Cornell and Ryan MacKinnon on one-year contracts.


WORCESTER RAILERS — Re-signed Fs Drew Callin and Ross Olsson to one-year contracts.

National Lacrosse League

SAN DIEGO SEALS — Acquired F Wesley Berg from Calgary for a 2019 first-round pick and a 2021 second-round pick and sent F Turner Evans to Rochester for D Shane Simpson as part of a three-team trade.

USL Championship

LOUDOUN UNITED FC — Named Luciano Emílio, Jason Boxx and Jack Stefanowski assistant coaches.


AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE — Named Jordan Reid assistant director of sport administration and championships. Promoted Francesca Spinella to coordinator for compliance and sport administration.

CENTRAL MICHIGAN — Promoted Heather Oesterle to women’s basketball coach.

CLEVELAND STATE — Fired men’s basketball coach Dennis Felton. Named Pat Vuyanich special assistant for the program until a coach is hired.

CS NORTHRIDGE — Named Neil Walton and Eddie Cornejo assistant baseball coaches.

DAYTON — Named James Haring director of operations for men’s basketball.

DETROIT MERCY — Named Steve Shelton women’s soccer coach.

STOCKTON — Announced the women’s golf team will compete at the intercollegiate level beginning this fall.

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