HOUSTON ASTROS — Claimed INF Jacob Wilson from Oakland then optioned him to Sugar Land (Triple-A East). Placed RHP Tyler Ivey on the 60-day IL.
LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Agreed to terms with RHP Dayan Reinoso on a minor league contract. Recalled RHP Chris Rodriguez and OF Jo Adell from Salt Lake (Triple-A West). Optioned INFs Matt Thaiss and Kean Wong to Salt Lake.
NEW YORK YANKEES — Agreed to terms with RHP Calvin Starnes on a minor league contract. Sent RF Ryan LaMarre outright to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Triple-A East).
OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Agreed to terms with free agent RHP Domingo Acevedo on a minor league contract.
SEATTLE MARINERS — Claimed CF Marcus Wilson off waivers from Boston and optioned him to Tacoma (Triple-A West). Reinstated LF Jake Fraley from the 10-day IL. Placed 2B Shed Long Jr. on the 10-day IL. Designated RF Dillon Thomas for assignment.
TEXAS RANGERS — Claimed OF D.J. Peters off waivers from Los Angeles Dodgers and placed on active roster. Selected the contract of RHP Jimmy Herget from Round Rock (Triple-A West) and agreed to terms on a major league contract. Optioned RHP Demarcus Evans to Round Rock. Designated OF David Dahl for assignment.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Traded RHP John Axford to Milwaukee in exchange for cash considerations.
ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Claimed RHP Sean Poppen off waivers from Tampa Bay. Returned RHP Stefan Crichton to Reno (Triple-A West).
MIAMI MARLINS — Recalled LHP Jesus Luzardo from Jacksonville (Triple-A East). Optioned LF Brian Miller to Jacksonville.
NEW YORK METS — Claimed RHP Jake Reed off waivers from Tampa Bay then optioned him to Syracuse (Triple-A East). Placed RHP Miguel Casto on the 10-day IL. Recalled OF Albert Almora Jr. from Syracuse.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Claimed LHP Anthony Banda off waivers from New York Mets then optioned him to Indianapolis (Triple-A East). Selected the contract of RHP Shea Spitzbarth from Indianapolis and agreed to terms on a major league contract. Placed RHP Chad Kuhl on the 10-day IL.
SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Reinstated OF Jaylin Davis from the 10-day IL and optioned him to Sacramento (Triple-A West). Sent OF Mike Tauchman outright to Sacramento after clearing waivers.
Minor League Baseball
ATLANTIC LEAGUE — Approved the application of Staten Island Entertainment LLC to organize and operate a club in Staten Island, beginning in 2022.
LONG ISLAND DUCKS — Reinstated LHP Darin Downs on the active list. Placed RHP Danny Barnes on the inactive list.
National Basketball Association
NBA — Named Kiki VanDeWeghe special advisor to the president of league operations.
SACRAMENTO KINGS — Announced Doug Christie has been hired as assistant coach.
TORONTO RAPTORS — Named Trevor Gleeson, Nathaniel Mitchell and Earl Watson assistant coaches.
National Football League
ARIZONA CARDINALS — Activated C Rodney Hudson, OT Kelvin Beachum, G Justin Pugh, WRs Andy Isabella, KeeSean Johnson and Isaac Whitney from the COVID-19 list.
BALTIMORE RAVENS — Signed OLB Justin Houston.
CAROLINA PANTHERS — Signed LB Jonathan Celestin.
CHICAGO BEARS — Activated WR Dazz Newsome from the physically unable to perform (PUP) list.
CINCINNATI BENGALS — Activated DE Cam Sample from the physically unable to perform (PUP) list.
DETROIT LIONS — Signed C Evan Boehme. Activated G Evan Heim from the reserve/COVID-19 list.
GREEN BAY PACKERS — Activated RB Patrick Taylor from the physically unable to perform(PUP) list.
HOUSTON TEXANS — Waived LB Nate Hall. Activated DL DeMarcus Walker fron the non-football injury list. Signed LS Mitchell Fraboni and G Danny Isidora.
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Activated CB T.J. Carrie from the COVID-19 list.
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Activated WR Jamal Agnew from the active/non-football injury list. Placed QB C.J. Beathard and S Jarrod Wilson on the COVID-19 list.
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Waived WR Chris Finke from IR with a settlement. Activated DB Armani Watts from the physically unable to perform (PUP) list.
LAS VEGAS RAIDERS — Activated RB Jalen Richard from the reserve/COVID-19 list. Placed LB James Onwualu on the retired list. Released RB Darius Jackson.
MIAMI DOLPHINS — Activated WR DeVante Parker from the physically unable to perform (PUP) list. Signed TEs Gabe Holmes, Sal Cannella and Kalif Jackson. Placed WR Preston Williams on the COVID-19 list. Released OL D.J. Fluker with an injury settlement.
MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Placed WR Bisi Johnson on IR. Placed WR Myron Mitchell and QBs Kirk Cousins, Kellen Mond and Nate Stanley on reserve/COVID-19 list. Claimed QB Danny Etling off waivers from Seattle. Signed QB Case Cookus.
NEW ORLEANS SAINTS — Signed RB Devonta Freeman, CBs Prince Amukamara, KeiVarae Russell and G J.R. Sweezy. Waived DL Lorenzo Neal and DB Lawrence Woods. Placed TE Dillon Soehner on the reserve list.
NEW YORK GIANTS — Signed RB Alfred Morris. Activated OL Jonotthan Harrison from the physically unable to perform (PUP) List.
TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Activated DB Chris Wilcox from the physically unable to perform (PUP) list.
TENNESSEE TITANS — Activated CB Caleb Farley, RB Jeremy McNichols and T Ty Sambrailo from the physically unable to perform (PUP) list. Released OT Elijah Nkansah from IR.
WASHINGTON FOOTBALL TEAM — Placed OL Ross Reynolds on waivers.
National Hockey Association
ARIZONA COYOTES — Signed F Blake Speers and Ds Dysin Mayo and Cam Dineen to one-year, two-way contracts.
COLORADO AVALANCHE — Signed D Ryan Murray to a one-year contract.
DALLAS STARS — Signed D Jerad Rosburg to a two-year, two-way contract.
East Coast Hockey League
IDAHO STEELHEAD — Signed F A.J. White.
Major League Soccer
ATLANTA UNITED FC — Named Georgia O’Donoghue vice president of business operations.
LOS ANGELES FC — Acquired F Cristian Arango from Millonarios Futbol Club of Colombia using targeted allocation money (TAM) and will be added to roster pending receipt of his international transfer certificate (ITC)and P1 visa.
ALABAMA A&M — Announced the hiring of Terrisa Mark as assistant sports information director.
MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE — Named Jordan Getzelman assitant baseball coach.
VANDERBILT — Named Michael Porter assistant cross country and track and field coach.
WILLIAM SMITH — Named Ariel Gaston assistant coach women’s basketball.