Thursday’s Sports Transactions

Major League Baseball

MLB — Promoted Joe Torre to special assistant to the commissioner; Morgan Sword to executive vice president, baseball economics & operations; and Chris Young to senior vice president. Named Gregor Blanco and Nick Hundley senior directors, baseball operations.

American League

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Promoted player development director Gil Kim to coaching staff.

National League

CINCINNATI REDS — Agreed to terms with RHP Pedro Strop on a one-year contract.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Agreed to terms with INF Max Muncy on a three-year contract.


ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Claimed LHP Ricardo Sánchez off waivers from Seattle. Designated INF Ramon Urias for assignment.

Atlantic League

LONG ISLAND DUCKS — Signed LHP Felix Carvallo.

Frontier League

LAKE ERIE CRUSHERS — Signed RHP Daniel Kight.

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS — Signed RHP Malcolm Grady, LHP Tommy Shirley, C Chase Smartt, and RHP Tyler Vogel.

National Basketball Association

ATLANTA HAWKS — Waived C Nene. Acquired G Derrick Walton, Jr. and cash considerations from the Los Angeles Clippers for the Hawks’ 2022 second-round draft pick. Acquired F/C Skal Labissiere and cash considerations from the Portland Trail Blazers for the Hawks’ 2024 second-round draft pick. Acquired C Dewayne Dedmon and two second-round picks from the Sacramento Kings for C Alex Len and F Jabari Parker.

LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS — Acquired F Marcus Morris from the Knicks and G Isaiah Thomas from the Wizards for G Maurice Harkless going to New York and F Jerome Robinson to Washington. The Clippers will send to New York a 2020 first-round pick in the June draft, a protected first-round swap option in 2021 and Detroit’s 2021 second-round pick.

MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES — Acquired G D’Angelo Russell, G Jacob Evans and F Omari Spellman for G Andrew Wiggins and Minnesota’s first-rounder and second-round 2021 draft picks, unless the first-rounder is in the top three.

WASHINGTON WIZARDS — Acquired G Shabazz Napier from Denver for G Jordan McRae.

National Football League

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Named Brian Baker defensive line coach, Mike Groh receivers coach and Tyler Boyles assistant to the head coach. Reassigned Kevin Patullo to passing game specialist and Parks Frazier to offensive quality control coach.

LAS VEGAS RAIDERS — Signed LB Quentin Poling.

LOS ANGELES RAMS — S Eric Weddle announced his retirement.

TENNESSEE TITANS — Named h Jim Haslett inside linebackers coach. Reassigned Ryan Crow to assistant special teams coach, Matt Edwards to defensive assistant coach, and Scott Booker to safeties coach.

Canadian Football League

EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Signed LB Jovan Santos-Knox and WR Anthony Parker to contract extensions.

HAMILTON TIGER-CATS — Named Mike Gibson offensive line coach.

National Hockey League

ARIZONA COYOTES — Recalled D Robbie Russo from Tucson (AHL).

CALGARY FLAMES — Recalled D Brandon Davidson from Stockton (AHL). Placed D Mark Giordano on the injured reserve.

American Hockey League

ROCKFORD ICEHOGS — Signed F Garrett Mitchell to a professional tryout.


READING ROYALS — Announced G Kirill Ustimenko was reassigned to Lehigh Valley (AHL). Announced G Felix Sandström was reassigned to the team from Lehigh Valley.

Major League Soccer

NASHVILLE SC — Loaned F Cameron Lancaster to Louisville City FC (USLC).

PHILADELPHIA UNION — Loaned F Cory Burke to SKN St. Poelten (Austria).

National Women’s Soccer League

SKY BLUE FC — Agreed to terms with D Erica Skroski on a one-year contract.


USA CURLING — Named Jeff Plush CEO.


HOWARD — Named Larry Scott football coach.

WISCONSIN — Announced the resignation of basketball strength and conditioning coach Erik Helland.

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