TEXAS RANGERS — Agreed to terms with RHP Nick Vincent on a minor league contract.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Announced Charlie Montoyo manager, Dave Hudgens bench coach, Guillermo Martinez hitting coach, Pete Walker pitching coach, Mark Budzinski first base coach, Luis Rivera third base coach, Matt Buschmann director of pitching and development and bullpen coach, John Schneider major league coach and Gil Kim player development.
SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Agreed to terms with INF Tommy La Stella on a three-year contract.
OTTAWA SENATORS — Promoted D Erik Brannstrom to the active roster from the taxi squad. Designated D Braydon Coburn for assignment to the taxi squad.
American Hockey League
HARTFORD WOLF PACK — Assigned G Francois Brassard to Wheeling (ECHL).
East Coast Hockey League
FORT WAYNE KOMETS — Released G Larkin Saalfrank. Added D Curtis Leonard to training camp roster.
GREENVILLE SWAMP RABBITS — Activated F Luc Brown from reserve. Placed F Anthony Rinaldi and D Alec Rauhauser on reserve. Placed D Tim Davison on injured reserve effective Jan. 18.
INDY FUEL — Acquired F Mathew Thompson on loan from Rockford (AHL). Acquired F Matt Marcinew on loan. Suspended F Derian Plouffe.
KANSAS CITY MAVERICKS — Activated D Willie Corrin and F Boston Leier from reserve. Placed D Theo Calvas and F Austin Farley on reserve.
ORLANDO SOLAR BEARS — Activater D Michael Prapavessis from reserve. Placed D Nolan Valleau on reserve.
SOUTH CAROLINA STINGRAYS — Released F Frederic Letourneau from specialty player contract.
WHEELING NAILERS — Acquired G Francois Brassard from Hartford (AHL). Activated Ds Matt Foley and Patrick McNally from reserve. Placed F Brad Drobot and D Shane Kuzmeski on reserve. Placed G Brandon Halverson on injured reserve effective Feb. 1.
Major League Soccer
AUSTIN FC — Signed free agent F Aaron Schoenfeld.
PORTLAND TIMBERS — Signed MF Eryk Williamson to multi-year contract extension.
National Women’s Soccer League
CHICAGO RED STARS — Waived D Hannah Davison.
ORLANDO PRIDE — Acquired rights to F Jodie Taylor from North Carolina Courage in exchange for D Carson Pickett.
EAST CAROLINA — Named Colby Bortles director of operations and Dennis Wilson strength and conditioning coach.