Thursday’s sports transactions
BOSTON RED SOX — Agreed to terms with SS Derrik Gibson and SS Casey Kelly.
CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Optioned RHP D.J. Carrasco to Charlotte (IL).
CLEVELAND INDIANS — Sent INF Jorge Velandia outright to Buffalo (IL).
OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Traded RHP Joe Blanton to Philadelphia for LHP Josh Outman, 2B Adrian Cardenas and OF Matt Spencer. <
DETROIT TIGERS — Activated OF Magglio Ordonez from the 15-day DL.
ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Traded RHP Evan Scribner to San Diego for INF Tony Clark. Agreed to terms with LHP Daniel Schlereth.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Recalled RHP Marino Salas from Indianapolis (IL).
WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Agreed to terms with OF Destin Hood.
LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Released LHP Dan Knox.
ATLANTIC CITY SURF — Released RHP Jim Wladyka and INF Carter McQuigg.
ST. GEORGE ROADRUNNERS — Agreed to terms with RHP Marcos Carvajal and RHP Jose Paniagua. Placed INF Kory Wayment on the inactive list.
YUMA SCORPIONS — Agreed to terms with LHP Chris Luera.
SCHAUMBURG FLYERS — Released INF Bo Hart, RHP Joe Panozzo and OF Kurt Crowell.
HARLINGEN WHITEWINGS — Agreed to terms with RHP Brock Nehls.
SAN ANGELO COLTS — Released INF Jason Crosland, OF Craig Richardson, and INF John Beal. Added to OF Jason Landreth, C Chris Mongiardo, RHP Matt Greanead, and INF Robert Mendoza to the roster.
National Basketball Association
LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS — Signed G-F Kelenna Azubuike to an offer sheet.
MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES — Re-signed F Craig Smith.
National Football League
BALTIMORE RAVENS — Agreed to terms with QB Joe Flacco on a five-year contract.
CINCINNATI BENGALS — Signed TE Matt Sherry and DE Angelo Craig to four-year contracts.
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Signed CB Trae Williams to a four-year contract.
NEW YORK JETS — Signed QB Erik Ainge.
OAKLAND RAIDERS — Signed WR Chaz Schilens.
TENNESSEE TITANS — Waived CB Shirdonya Mitchell and TE Leonard Stephens.
WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Announced the retirement of Don Breaux, assistant coach.
ARKANSAS TWISTERS — Activated WR Steve Bergeski from the refused to report list.
BOSSIER-SHREVEPORT BATTLEWINGS — Announced WR-DB Anthony Moss has been assigned to the team from the league office.
GREEN BAY BLIZZARD — Announced QB Gino Guidugli has been assigned to the team from the league office. Placed WR-DB Nate Green and FB-LB Jarrel Walker on team suspension.
LEXINGTON HORSEMEN — Activated OL-DL Michael Madrazo and WR-LB Jarrod Rouanzoin from team suspension. Placed WR-DB Connie Brown and WR-DB Anthony Baldwin on team suspension.
OKLAHOMA CITY YARD DAWGZ — Activated WR-LB Jared Smith from team suspension.
PEORIA PIRATES — Announced WR-DB Ramon Barber and WR-DB Darren Paige have been assigned to the team from the league office.
National Hockey League
ATLANTA THRASHERS — Agreed to terms with C Marty Reasoner.
CALGARY FLAMES — Signed F Jamie Lundmark.
CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS — Traded D Danny Richmond to Pittsburgh for C Tim Brent.
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS — Re-signed D Aaron Rome to a one-year contract.
LOS ANGELES KINGS — Signed Terry Murray, coach, to a three-year contract.
MONTREAL CANADIENS — Signed F Max Pacioretty to a three-year contract.
NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Signed F Jon DiSalvatore, F Chad Wiseman and D Jay Leach.
ST. LOUIS BLUES — Signed D Andy Wozniewski.
SAN JOSE SHARKS — Signed D Matt Kinch and D and Brett Westgarth to one-year contracts.
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — Named Mike Vernon special assistant to the vice president of hockey operations.
American Hockey League
HARTFORD WOLF PACK — Signed D David Urquhart.
LOWELL DEVILS — Signed D Matt Cohen, F Tyler Burton, F Eric Castonguay and F Brad Mills.
MANITOBA MOOSE — Signed F Olivier Labelle and D Jordie Benn.
National Lacrosse League
SAN JOSE STEALTH — Named Jeff Dowling coach.
Major League Soccer
NEW YORK RED BULLS — Signed M Jorge Rojas and M Juan Pietravallo.
ALABAMA-BIRMINGHAM — Announced sophomore men’s basketball G Armon Bassett has transferred from Indiana.
ARKANSAS — Named Kris Grunwald women’s assistant volleyball coach.
DELAWARE — Named Liz Hayes director of women’s basketball operations.
DUKE — Named Wesley Pickell football equipment manager, Jay Bissette assistant football equipment manager, Todd McMinn equipment manager, Tom Long football video coordinator and Luke Barthel assistant strength & conditioning coach.
INDIANA-SOUTHEAST — Named Ben Reel baseball coach.
LSU — Dismissed OL Jarvis Jones from the football team for violating team rules.
MAINE — Announced the resignation of Douglas Leichner, men’s assistant basketball coach.
OHIO STATE — Announced men’s basketball freshman C Zisis Sarikopoulos has transferred from UAB.
OKLAHOMA — Announced women’s basketball junior G Jenna Plumley has been suspended from the team indefinitely.
PACIFIC — Announced the resignation of Guido Baumann, men’s tennis coach.
TEMPLE — Named Joe DePietro softball coach.
TEXAS-SAN ANTONIO — Named Carrie Cole women’s golf coach.
WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON — Named Sean Dove men’s and women’s golf coach.