Friday’s Sports Transactions

American League

BOSTON RED SOX — Agreed to terms with OFs Mookie Betts and Jackie Bradley Jr. and RHPs Matt Barnes, Heath Hembree, and Brandon Workman on one-year contracts. Acquired RHP Austin Brice from Miami for SS Angeudis Santos. Designated INF Marco Hernández for assignment.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Agreed to terms with RHPs Alex Colomé and Evan Marshall; INF Leury García; OF Nomar Mazara and LHP Carlos Rodón on one-year contracts.

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Agreed to terms with OF Tyler Naquin and RHP Nick Wittgren on one-year contracts.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Agreed to terms with OF-DH Jorge Soler on a one-year contract. Named Dane Johnson pitching coach; Tony Pena Jr. bench coach and Dwayne Peterson strength & conditioning coach for Omaha (PCL); Scott Thorman manager; Tony Medina development coach; and Luis Jeronimo strength & conditioning coach for Northwest Arkansas (Texas); Chris Widger manager; Brandon Nelson development coach; Danny Accola athletic trainer; and Taylor Portman strength & conditioning coach for Wilmington (Carolina); Carlos Martinez pitching coach; Jason Goldstein development coach;, Gavin Grosh athletic trainer; and Yannick Plante strength and conditioning coach for Lexington (SAL); Chris Nelson hitting coach; Nelson Liriano bench coach; Saburo Hagihara athletic trainer; and C.J. Mikkelsen strength & conditioning coach for Idaho Falls (Pioneer); Tony Pena Jr. manager; John Habyan pitching coach; Ramon Castro hitting coach; for Burlington (Appalachian); Miguel Bernard manager; Andre David hitting coach; Nevan Dominguez athletic trainer and Phil Falco strength & conditioning coach for the Royals (AZL); John Wathan a special assistant to player development; Alec Zumwalt director of hitting performance and player development; Derrick Robinson baseball operations intern; Paul Gibson director of pitching performance; Jason Simontacchi pitching coordinator; Mitch Stetter manager of pitching performance; Derrick Lewis assistant pitching coach; Drew Saylor hitting coordinator; Keoni DeRenne assistant hitting coordinator; Mike Tosar special assignment hitting coach; Damon Hollins coordinator of outfield, baserunning and bunting; Eddie Rodriguez minor league infield coordinator; Jarret Abell coordinator of strength & conditioning; and Rustin Sveum minor league video coordinator. Promoted John Wagle to director of performance science and player development; and Nick Relic to manager of minor league operations.


MINNESOTA TWINS — Named Toby Gardenhire manager; Matt Borgschulte hitting coach; Mike McCarthy and Cibney Bello pitching coaches; Robbie Robinson coach; Jason Kirkman trainer for Rochester (IL); Ramon Barrego manager; Ryan Smith hitting coach; Luis Ramirez and Nat Ballenberg pitching coaches; Joe Mangiameli coach; and Chris McNeely trainer for Pensacola (SL); Nate Rasmussen,and Brian Meyer hitting coaches for Fort Myers (FSL);

Bryce Berg hitting coach; Peter Larson and Calvin Maduro pitching coaches; and Colin Feikles srength and conditioning coach for Cedar Rapids (MWL); Matt Smith trainer and Cesar Castillo strength and conditioning coach for Elizabethton (Appalachian); Takashi Miyoshi manager; Shawn Schlecter and Jairo Rodriguez hitting coaches; and Dan Urbina pitching coach; Tyler Smarslok coach; and Garrett Hudson strength and conditioning coordinator for the GCL Twins; Ricardo Nanita and Steven Rosen hitting coaches for the DSL Twins; Alex Hassan director of player development; Drew MacPhail assistant director of player development; Tommy Bergjans coordinator of player development; Kevin Morgan coordinator of instruction; Tucker Frawley assistant field coordinator and coordinator of skill development; Justin Willard assistant pitching coordinator; Donegal Fergus hitting coordinator; Tyler Schmitz minor league video coordinator and Zach Bove special projects coordinator.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Agreed to terms with RHPs Chris Bassitt and Liam Hendriks; LHP Sean Manaea; INFs Chad Pinder and Marcus Semien; and OFs Mark Canha and Robbie Grossman on one-year contracts.

SEATTLE MARINERS — Claimed INF-OF Sam Haggerty off waivers from New York (NL).

TAMPA BAY RAYS — Agreed to terms with RHPs Oliver Drake and Tyler Glasnow; OF Hunter Renfroe and INF Daniel Robertson on one-year contracts.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Agreed to terms with INF Brandon Drury and RHPs Ken Giles and Matt Shoemaker on one-year contracts.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES — Agreed to terms with LHP Grant Dayton; RHPs Luke Jackson and Mike Foltynewicz; INFs Johan Camargo and Dansby Swanson; and OF Adam Duvall on one-year contracts.

CINCINNATI REDS — Agreed to terms with RHPs Trevor Bauer, Matt Bowman, Anthony DeSclafani and Michael Lorenzen and C Curt Casali on one-year contracts.

NEW YORK METS — Agreed to terms with RHP Noah Syndergaard on a one-year contract.

National Basketball Association

NBA — Fined Miami F Jimmy Butler $35,000 for engaging in an altercation and escalating the incident on social media postgame and Indiana G T.J. Warren $25,000 for engaging in an altercation and making an obscene gesture following his ejection during a Jan. 8 game at Indiana.

National Football League

BUFFALO BILLS — Named Eric Washington defensive line coach.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Signed WR Artavis Scott to a reserve/future contract.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Signed CB Nate Meadors. Placed CB Mackensie Alexander on IR.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Activated LB Kwon Alexander from IR. Placed DL Kentavius Street on IR.

National Hockey League

ARIZONA COYOTES — Assigned G Ivan Prosvetov to Tucson (AHL).

DALLAS STARS — Reassigned D Joel Hanley to Texas (AHL).

OTTAWA SENATORS — Named Jim Little chief executive officer.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS — Signed D Martin Marincin to a one-year contract extension.

American Hockey League

BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS — Traded C John Stevens to Utica for future considerations.

Major League Soccer

ATLANTA UNITED — Transferred D Leandro González Pirez to Club Tijuana (Mexico). Signed D Fernando Meza.

NEW YORK CITY FC — Promoted Mehdi Ballouchy to assistant coach.

SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES — Signed general manager Jesse Fioranelli, technical director Chris Leitch and head scout Bruno Costa to multiyear contracts. Announced the resignation of president Tom Fox.


National Women’s Soccer League

CHICAGO RED STARS — Acquired 24th overall selection in the 2020 draft and 2021 first-round draft pick from Regin FC for the 9th overall selection in the 2020 draft.

NORTH CAROLINA COURAGE — Traded M McCall Zerboni to Sky Blue FC for the rights to Hailie Mace and a conditional 2021 fourth-round pick draft pick.

ORLANDO PRIDE — Signed D Carrie Lawrence.

U.S. Soccer Federation

USSF — Named Brian McBride general manager of the U.S. Men’s National Team.

International Tennis Federation

ITF — Suspended French tennis player Jonathan Kanar four years and six months and fined him $2,000 after admitting to match-fixing and non-reporting offenses.


INDIANA — Promoted Nick Sheridan to offensive coordinator and running backs coach Mike Hart to associate head coach. Announced receivers coach Grant Heard will serve as co-offensive coordinator.

MEMPHIS — Named Jim Bridge offensive line coach.

MICHIGAN — RB Tru Wilson announced he will transfer.

MICHIGAN STATE — WR Cody White announced he will enter the NFL draft.

NEW MEXICO — Named Derek Warehime offensive coordinator; Saga Tuitele, Jason Lenzmeier and Jordan Somerville offensive assistant coaches; Troy Reffett safeties coach; David Howes linebackers coach; Brandon Blackmon cornerbacks coach; Jamie Christian special teams coach; and James Carson athletic performance coach.

WASHINGTON — Named John Donovan offensive coordinator.

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