HOUSTON ASTROS — Agreed to terms with RHP Jared Hughes on a minor league contract.
KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Agreed to terms with RHPs Scott Blewett, Carlos Hernandez, Jakob Junis, Glenn Sparkman and Kyle Zimmer; LHP Tim Hill; INF Adalberto Mondesi, INF-OF Hunter Dozier and OF Bubba Starling.
SEATTLE MARINERS — Signed RHP Cody Anderson to a minor league contract.
ATLANTA BRAVES — Promoted Alex Anthopoulos to president/baseball operations and general manager and signed him to a contract extension through 2024. Signed manager Brian Snitker, catching coach Sal Fasano, pitching coach Rick Kranitz, bullpen coach Marty Reed, hitting coach Kevin Seitzer, third base coach Ron Washington, bench coach Walt Weiss, first base/outfield coach Eric Young Sr. and assistant hitting coach José Castro through the 2021 season.
CHICAGO CUBS — Agreed to terms with 2B Jason Kipnis on a minor league contract.
Women’s National Basketball Association
WASHINGTON MYSTICS — Re-signed F Emma Meesseman.
National Football League
CLEVELAND BROWNS — Terminated the contracts of CB T.J. Carrie, TE Demetrius Harris, G Eric Kush and LB Adarius Taylor.
National Hockey League
BUFFALO SABRES — Signed RW Taylor Leier.
NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Traded F Blake Coleman to Tampa Bay for F Nolan Foote and a conditional first-round draft pick in 2020 or 2021.