USA BASEBALL — Named Joe Girardi manager of the 2019 Premier12 team.
BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Placed OF DJ Stewart on the 7-day IL. Reinstated LHP John Means from the 10-day IL.
CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Optioned RHP Dylan Covey to Charlotte (IL).
CLEVELAND INDIANS — Placed OF Jordan Luplow on the 10-day IL. Assigned SS Eric Stamets outright to Columbus (IL). Recalled OF Greg Allen from Columbus. Sent RHP Dan Otero to Columbus for a rehab assignment.
DETROIT TIGERS — Optioned RHP David McKay and LHP Matt Hall to Toledo (IL). Sent OF Christin Stewart to Toledo for a rehab assignment.
TEXAS RANGERS — Optioned LHP Locke St. John to Nashville (PCL). Reinstated RHP Shawn Kelley from the 10-day IL.
CINCINNATI REDS — Signed RHP Brad Boxberger to a minor league contract.
MIAMI MARLINS — Placed INF Miguel Rojas on the 10-day IL. Selected the contract of INF Deven Marrero from New Orleans (PCL).
WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Sent RHP Jeremy Hellickson to the GCL Nationals for a rehab assignment.
HIGH POINT ROCKERS — Released 1B Mikael Mogues. Signed 1B C.J. Retherford.
LANCASTER BARNSTORMERS — Announced the retirement of LHP Buddy Baumann. Signed RHP Connor Overton and 3B Gift Ngoepe.
LONG ISLAND DUCKS — Placed OF Ezequiel Carrera on the reserve/left team list.
SOMERSET PATRIOTS — Signed LHP Jeff Kinley.
National Basketball Association
LOS ANGELES LAKERS — Promoted Nina Hsieh to head trainer.
National Football League
DETROIT LIONS — Agreed to terms with OL Joe Dahl on a contract extension through 2021.
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Placed WR Steve Ishmael on IR. Signed RB Aca’Cedric Ware.
Major League Soccer
COLUMBUS CREW — Transferred D Gaston Sauro to Deportivo Toluca (Liga MX-Mexico).
LA GALAXY — Traded M Emmanuel Boateng to D.C. for targeted allocation money. Traded general allocation money to Orlando City for targeted allocation money.
SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES — Traded M Anibal Godoy to Nashville for general allocation money, effective Jan. 1.
NCAA — Named Middle Tennessee senior associate athletics director and senior woman administrator Diane Turnham chair and Duke senior deputy director of athletics for administration/legal affairs and chief of staff Nina King vice chair of the Division I Women’s Basketball Committee.
FLORIDA GULF COAST — Named Steve McKee assistant baseball coach.
RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE — Named Irving Eggleston assistant men’s basketball coach.
SAINT ANSELM — Named Matt Tiberii women’s tennis coach.
SHENANDOAH — Promoted Buce Cameron to associate head baseball coach and Rick Croushore to pitching coach and recruiting coordinator.
UC DAVIS — Named Ashley Peacock assistant women’s lacrosse coach.