Tuesday’s sports transactions
SEATTLE MARINERS — Waived OF Matt Lawton.
TEXAS RANGERS — Signed INF Chris Kemp, RHP Luke Massetti and OF Tim Rodriguez.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Optioned LHP Brian Tallet to Syracuse of the IL. Activated LHP Gustavo Chacin from the 15-day DL.
ATLANTA BRAVES — Recalled RHP Tyler Yates from Richmond of the IL. Optioned RHP Lance Cormier to Richmond.
CINCINNATI REDS — Placed RHP Matt Belisle on the 15-day DL. Called up RHP Justin Germano from Louisville of the IL. Traded RHP Kyle Edens to the Los Angeles Angels for RHP Esteban Yan and cash.
LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Activated RHP Eric Gagne from the 15-day DL. Optioned INF Oscar Robles to Las Vegas of the PCL.
NEW YORK METS — Placed OF Xavier Nady on the 15-day DL. Recalled OF Lastings Milledge from Norfolk of the IL.
COAST BEND AVIATORS — Signed OF Evan Tartaglia.
OSMERSET PATRIOTS — Agreed to terms with LHP Jeff Urban.
NORTH SHORE SPIRIT — Signed RHP Jacob Brooks. Traded SS Angelo Fermin to Sioux Falls for a player to be named.
National Basketball Association
NEW JERESEY NETS — Named Alex Diaz senior vice president and general manager of arena operations.
National Football League
CINCINNATI BENGALS — Waived LB Wyatt Gayer.
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Claimed TE Greg Estandia off waivers from Cincinnati.
MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Named Rick Spielman vice president for player personnel.
WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Signed DB Dennard Wilson and OL Daniel Martz.
Canadian Football League
EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Released WR Chris Cole, WR Romar Crenshaw and DB David Young.
Arena Football League
AFL — Suspended Orlando WR-LB Jerrian James for one game and fined him $500 for malicious actions in a game against Philadelphia on May. 28.
National Hockey League
MONTREAL CANADIENS — Signed F Gregory Stewart and G Loic Lacasse to three-year contracts.
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — Signed G Fredrik Norrena to a one-year contract.
SOUTH CAROLINA STINGRAYS — Agreed to terms with RW Cail MacLean on a one-year contract.
Western Hockey League
CHILLIWACK BRUINS — Named Jim Hiller coach.
ARKANSAS — Announced the resignation of Grant Oswalt, men’s assistant golf coach.
DRAKE — Named Sandy Hatfield Clubb athletic director.
LIMESTONE — Named Mike Cerino men’s lacrosse coach.
NORTH CAROLINA STATE — Announced men’s basketball C Cedric Simmons has forfeited his remaining eligibility and will enter the NBA draft.
PROVIDENCE — Announced junior basketball G Jeff Xavier has transferred from Manhattan.
ST. ANDREWS PRESBYTERIAN — Announced the resignation of Josh Nahm, men’s and women’s golf coach, effective June 1.
SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA STATE — Named Todd Thurman men’s basketball coach.
WASHINGTON & LEE — Announced the resignation of Mike Cerino, men’s lacrosse coach, to return as men’s lacrosse coach and associate athletic director at Limestone.
WENTWORTH TECH — Announced the resignation of Bob Long, softball coach.