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Thursday’s sports transactions

The Associated Press
| Friday, July 18, 2008 12:00 p.m


American League

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.

National League

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.

American Association


Can-Am League

ATLANTIC CITY SURF — Released RHP Jim Wladyka and INF Carter McQuigg.

Golden League

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.

Northern League

SCHAUMBURG FLYERS — Released INF Bo Hart, RHP Joe Panozzo and OF Kurt Crowell.

United League

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.



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.

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