Thursday's Sports Transactions

December 07, 2017 - 2:55 pm

BASEBALL
American League

TEXAS RANGERS — Named Spike Owen manager at Down East (Carolina), Matt Hagen manager at Hickory (SAL), Kenny Holmberg manager at Spokane (NWL), Brian Shouse pitching coach and Howard Johnson hitting coach at Round Rock (PCL); Kenny Hook hitting coach at Down East, Chase Lambin hitting coach at Hickory, Jared Goedert hitting coach at Spokane, Jeremy Moore hitting coach for the Rangers (Arizona), Greg Hibbard pitching coach at Frisco (Texas), Jono Armold pitching coach at (Spokane) and Chris Egelston pitching coach for the Rangers (Arizona).

National League

CHICAGO CUBS — Agreed to terms with RHP Tyler Chatwood on a three-year contract through 2020.

CYCLING

USADA — Announced cyclist Jay Henderson accepted a six-month sanction for an anti-doping rule violation.

FOOTBALL
National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Signed S Harlan Miller from the practice squad. Placed S Rudy Ford on injured reserve. Signed S K.J. Dillon to the practice squad.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Fired executive vice president of football operations Sashi Brown.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Placed LB Jonathan Casillas on injured reserve. Signed WR Darius Powe from the practice squad. Signed LB Derrick Matthews to the practice squad.

Canadian Football League

CFL — Announced the retirement of senior vice president-football Glen Johnson.

HOCKEY
National Hockey League

DALLAS STARS — Recalled G Mike McKenna from Texas (AHL).

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS — Placed D Justin Schultz on injured reserve. Recalled D Frank Corrado from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).

WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Re-assigned F Travis Boyd to Hershey (AHL).

American Hockey League

BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS — Recalled F Yanick Turcotte from Worcester (ECHL). Loaned D Patrick Cullity to Worcester.

SOCCER
United Soccer League

NASHVILLE SC — Signed D Kosuke Kimura, G C.J. Cochran, D Taylor Washington and F Michael Cox.

COLLEGE

BAKER — Announced the addition of women's wrestling and men's bowling programs starting in the fall of 2018.

EAST CAROLINA — Named David Blackwell defensive coordinator.

TENNESSEE — Named Jeremy Pruitt football coach.

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