Thursday’s Sports Transactions

American League

MINNESOTA TWINS — Selected the contract of RHP Randy Dobnak from Rochester (IL). Optioned RHP Kohl Stewart to Rochester. Optioned RHP Kohl Stewart to Rochester.

National League

CINCINNATI REDS — Announced INF Blake Trahan cleared waivers and was assigned outright to Louisville (IL).

American Association

MILWAUKEE MILKMEN — Traded RHP Tanner Kiest to St. Paul Saints for two players to be named and the reversionary rights to C Adrian Nieto and future considerations.

National Football League

CINCINNATI BENGALS — Placed DT Niles Scott on IR.


CLEVELAND BROWNS — Traded RB Duke Johnson to Houston for a 2020 fourth-round draft pick.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Agreed to terms with CB Morris Claiborne on a one-year contract.

MIAMI DOLPHINS — Signed DT Robert Nkemdiche.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Signed DL Jeremiah Valoaga to a one-year contract. Waived WR Chris Thompson.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Signed G Salesi Uhatafe. Placed DB D’Cota Dixon on IR.


WORCESTER RAILERS — Signed D Anthony Florentino.

Major League Soccer

COLUMBUS CREW SC — Acquired $75,000 in Targeted Allocation Money (TAM) from Houston for M Niko Hansen.

D.C. UNITED — Acquired $50,000 in Targeted Allocation Money (TAM) from Columbus for $50,000 in General Allocation Money (GAM) for the 2019 season.

FC CINCINNATI — Acquired M Joseph-Claude Gyau from MSV Duisburg (Germany). Acquired M Derrick Etienne Jr. on loan from the New York Red Bulls for a 2020 third-round SuperDraft pick.

LOS ANGELES FC — Acquired F Brian Rodríguez from Peñarol (Uruguay).

LA GALAXY — Acquired F Cristian Pavón on loan from Boca Juniors (Argentina).

NEW YORK RED BULLS — Placed M Florian Valot on the season ending injury list.

SEATTLE SOUNDERS — Acquired M Emanuel Cecchini on loan from Malága CF. Signed F-M Luis Silva.


ABILENE CHRISTIAN — Named John Walker director of tennis.

DAYTON — Named Andy Farrell special assistant to the men’s basketball coach and recruiting coordinator; Brett Comer director of player development for men’s basketball; Khyle Marshall graduate assistant for men’s basketball; and Casey Cathrall strength & conditioning coach for men’s basketball.

LOUISVILLE — Named Samantha Sarff assistant rowing coach.

RUTGERS — Announced the retirement of director of baseball operations and volunteer assistant baseball coach Glen Gardner.

SAINT ANSELM — Named Codi Fitzgerald assistant strength and conditioning coach.

SHENANDOAH — Named AJ Blaisdell and Asia Hart men’s and women’s assistant track and field coaches.

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