MLB — Announced that it has approved a roster substitution for the Tampa Bay Rays due to an injury sustained by RHP Oliver Drake. As a result, Drake will be replaced by RHP Trevor Richards on Tampa Bay’s Division Series roster vs. the New York Yankees.
SEATTLE MARINERS — Announced Tim Wilson to be director of grounds.
TAMPA BAY RAYS — Activated RHP Trevor Richards added to roster. Placed RHP Oliver Drake on 10-day IL.
SAN DEIGO PADRES — Sent OF Abraham Almonte outright to El Paso Chihuahuas.
PHILADELPHIA EAGLES — Placed LB T.J. Edwards and S Rudy Ford on injured reserve. Signed LB Dante Olson to practice squad.
TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Promoted C Ross Cockrell and WR Josh Pearson from the practice squad.
TENNESSEE TITANS — Placed TE MyCole Pruitt and DB Breon Borders on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Suspended TE Tommy Hudson for six games without pay for violating NFL’s Policy on Performance-Enhancing Substances.
National Hockey League
BUFFALO SABRES — Signed LW Zemgus Girgensons to a three-year contract.
CAROLINA HURRICANES — RW Justin Williams announced his retirement.
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS — Waived C Alexander Wennberg for contract buyout.
DETROIT RED WINGS — Re-signed LWs Taro Hirose and Adam Erne to a one-year extension.
EDMONTON OILERS — Loaned G Olivier Rodrigue to the Graz99ers of the Austrian League.