Sunday’s Sports Transactions

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American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Optioned RHP Alec Asher to Norfolk (IL). Recalled RHP Jimmy Yacabonis from Norfolk.

BOSTON RED SOX — Traded 1B Nick Longhi to Cincinnati and INFs Imeldo Diaz and Stanley Espinal to St. Louis for international amateur signing bonus pool space.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Agreed to terms with C Jefferson Mendoza.

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Optioned LHP Ryan Merritt to Columbus (IL). Signed OFs George Valera and Cesar Idrogo and INFs Aaron Bracho, Cesar Idrogo, Wilfri Peralta, Brayan Rocchio and Jose Tena.

DETROIT TIGERS — Optioned LHP Matthew Boyd to Toledo (IL).

HOUSTON ASTROS — Optioned LHP Reymin Guduan to Fresno (PCL). Recalled RHP Dayan Diaz and LHP Ashur Tolliver from Fresno. Sent RHP Charlie Morton to Corpus Christi (TL) for a rehab assignment.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Designated RHP Seth Maness for assignment.

NEW YORK YANKEES — Traded RHP Matt Wotherspoon to Baltimore for international signing bonus pool money.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Optioned RHP Jesse Hahn to Nashville (PCL). Recalled RHP Zach Neal from Nashville. Sent SS Marcus Semien to Nashville for a rehab assignment.

SEATTLE MARINERS — Optioned RHP Max Povse to Tacoma (PCL). Recalled OF Boog Powell from Tacoma.

TEXAS RANGERS — Optioned RHP Tanner Scheppers to Round Rock (PCL). Reinstated RHP Tony Barnette from the 10-day DL. Designated RHP Preston Claiborne for assignment.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Traded OF Lane Thomas to St. Louis for international amateur signing bonus pool space. Traded RHP Jason Grilli and cash to Texas for OF Eduard Pinto.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES — Sent 1B Freddie Freeman to Gwinnett (IL) for a rehab assignment.

CINCINNATI REDS — Optioned RHP Jackson Stephens to Louisville (IL). Selected the contract of RHP Asher Wojciechowski from Louisville. Transferred LHP Brandon Finnegan to the 60-day DL.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Traded LHP Jason Wheeler to Baltimore for international amateur signing bonus pool space.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Agreed to terms with 2B Kramer Robertson, 3B Donivan Williams and RHP Wilberto Rivera on minor league contracts.

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Optioned LHP Dillon Overton to El Paso (PCL). Recalled RHP Kevin Quackenbush from El Paso. Sent LHP Buddy Baumann to the AZL Padres for a rehab assignment.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Sent 3B Eduardo Nunez to Richmond (EL) for a rehab assignment.

American Association

GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS — Released RHP Westin Wuethrich.

ST. PAUL SAINTS — Signed OF Kes Carter.

WINNIPEG GOLDEYES — Released C Alixon Suarez.

Atlantic League

LONG ISLAND DUCKS — Signed OF Quintin Berry.

Can-Am League

OTTAWA CHAMPIONS — Signed RHP Adam Eggnatz.

QUEBEC CAPITALES — Signed RHP Rafael Pineda.


Frontier League

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES — Signed INF Tanner Rainer. Released LHP Dylan Craig.

RIVER CITY RASCALS — Signed RHP Rohn Pierce.



National Hockey League

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS — Traded F Marcus Kruger to Vegas for future considerations.

LOS ANGELES KINGS — Agreed to terms with G Darcy Kuemper on a one-year contract.

MONTREAL CANADIENS — Signed G Carey Price to an eight-year contract extension.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Acquired F Marcus Johansson from Washington for 2018 second-round and third-round draft picks.

SAN JOSE SHARKS — Signed C Joe Thornton to a one-year contract.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS — Signed F Patrick Marleau to a three-year contract.

VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS — Traded D Alexei Emelin to Nashville for a 2019 third-round draft pick.

WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Re-signed C Evgeny Kuznetsov to an eight-year contract.


LA SALLE — Named David Miller baseball coach.

OREGON — Suspended senior WR Darren Carrington indefinitely from the football team, after being arrested on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence.

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