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Tuesday’s sports transactions

The Associated Press


American League

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.

National League

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.

American Association

COAST BEND AVIATORS — Signed OF Evan Tartaglia.

Atlantic League

OSMERSET PATRIOTS — Agreed to terms with LHP Jeff Urban.

Can-Am League

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


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.

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