Friday’s Sports Transactions
By The Associated Press
BASEBALL
American League
BOSTON RED SOX — Activated C Christian
Vazquez from the 15-day DL. Recalled INF Marco
Hernandez from Pawtucket (IL). Optioned C Blake
Swihart and OF Rusney Castillo to Pawtucket.
NEW YORK YANKEES — Recalled LHP Tyler
Olson from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Optioned
RHP Luis Cessa to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
National League
CHICAGO CUBS — Activated INF-OF Javier
Baez from the 15-day DL. Optioned INF Munenori
Kawasaki to Iowa (PCL).
American Association
KANSAS CITY T-BONES — Signed RHP David

Holman.
ST. PAUL SAINTS — Signed OF Breland
Almadova.
WICHITA WINGNUTS — Signed LHP Frankie
Reed.
Atlantic League
SUGAR LAND SKEETERS — Signed RHP
Jerry Sullivan, LHP Chris Rearick and C Wilfredo
Rodriguez.
Can-Am League
NEW JERSEY JACKALS — Released 1B AJ Kirby-
Jones.
TROIS-RIVIERES AIGLES — Signed RHP Matt
Rusch.
FOOTBALL
National Football League
ARIZONA CARDINALS — Released RBs Marion

Grice and Robert Hughes.
BUFFALO BILS — Released OT Tyson Chandler.
CHICAGO BEARS — Exercised the fifth-year
(2017) option for OL Kyle Long.
CINCINNATI BENGALS — Signed S Taylor Mays.
DENVER BRONCOS — Signed WR Bennie
Fowler.
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Announced the
retirement of OL Tanner Hawkinson.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Released DL Chris
Jones and DL Ishmaa’ily Kitchen.
PITTSBURGH STEELERS — Released CB Cortez
Allen.
HOCKEY
National Hockey League
LOS ANGELES KINGS — Recalled D Kevin Gravel
from Ontario (AHL).

NEW YORK ISLANDERS — Reassigned F
Michael Dal Colle to Bridgeport (AHL). Agreed to
terms with D Devon Toews on a three-year, entry-level contract.
American Hockey League
HARTFORD WOLF PACK — Signed G Alain
Valiquette to a professional tryout agreement.
SOCCER
Major League Soccer
MLS — Suspended LA Galaxy M Nigel de
Jong three games and fined him an undisclosed
amount for his foul in the 73rd minute of an April
10 match against Portland.
COLLEGE
ARIZONA STATE — Named Donnie Yantis assistant athletic director for recruiting and Conrad
Hamilton senior defensive analyst.

GEORGE WASHINGTON — Named Jennifer
Rizzotti women’s basketball coach.
HIGH POINT — Named Tom Mendoza volleyball coach.
ILLINOIS — Announced women sophomore
basketball F Chatrice White was granted a release
and plans to transfer.
NOTRE DAME — Suspended junior DL Grant
Blankenship for a violation of team rules.
SANTA CLARA — Named Bill Carr women’s
basketball coach.
STANFORD — Named Jesse Pruitt men’s assistant basketball coach.
TENNESSEE — Promoted Tom Satkowiak to
assistant athletic director for media relations.
TEXAS TECH — Named Chris Beard men’s basketball coach.


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