- The Washington Times - Friday, April 25, 2008


American League

BOSTON RED SOXPurchased the contract of RHP Justin Masterson from Portland (EL). Optioned RHP Graig Hansen to Pawtucket (IL).

TEXAS RANGERSRecalled RHP Scott Feldman from Frisco (Texas) and RHP Kazuo Fukumori from Oklahoma (PCL). Placed LHP Kason Gabbard on the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Wes Littleton to Oklahoma.

OAKLAND ATHLETICSAgreed to terms with DH Frank Thomas. Placed OF Travis Buck on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 19. Transferred 3B Eric Chavez from the 15- to the 60-day DL.

National League

COLORADO ROCKIESAcquired RHP Sean Smith from Cleveland as the player to be named in the Dec. 8 trade for INF Jamey Carroll and assigned him to Colorado Springs (PCL).

HOUSTON ASTROSRecalled RHP Jack Cassel from Round Rock (PCL). Designated INF Tomas Perez for assignment.

WASHINGTON NATIONALSOptioned LHP Ray King to Columbus (IL). Purchased the contract of LHP Mike O’Connor from Columbus.

International League

ROCHESTER RED WINGSAnnounced a two-year extension of their working agreement with Minnesota (AL) through the 2010 season.

American Association

GRAND PRAIRIE AIRHOGSTraded C Matt Hackney to Sussex Skyhawks (Can-Am) for a player to be named.


SHREVEPORT SPORTSClaimed OF Matt Spencer off waivers from Pensacola.

Can-Am League

NEW JERSEY JACKALSTraded C JB Tucker to the Grand Prairie (AA) for cash and a player to be named.

QUEBEC CAPITALESAgreed to terms with RHP Jason Schutt and RHP James Mondesir. Released RHP Keith Dunn, RHP Brad McLaughlin, INF Ivan Naccarata, INF Dany Scalabrini, INF Takayoshi Uchida and OF Benoit Emond.

SUSSEX SKYHAWKSAgreed to terms with RHP Michael A. Rogers.

WORCESTER TORNADOESAgreed to terms with LHP Jake Ociesa.

United League

HARLINGEN WHITEWINGSAcquired LHP Jorge Lugo from Amarillo (UL) for a player to be named.



PHILADELPHIA 76ERSAnnounced the resignation of Larry Brown, executive vice president.



MIAMI DOLPHINSWaived QB Casey Bramlet, LB Marcello Church, S Tuff Harris, CB Jereme Perry, WR Kerry Reed, LB Mark Washington, WR Chandler Williams and S Cameron Worrell.

Canadian Football League

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERSSigned DE Jauron Dailey, WR Aaron Fairooz and S Dwayne Slay.



LOS ANGELES KINGSAgreed to terms with F Bud Holloway on a three-year contract.

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNINGSigned F Paul Szczechura to a two-year contract.

American Hockey League

PROVIDENCE BRUINSAnnounced Boston (NHL) has assigned C Vladimir Sobotka to the team.


LAS VEGAS WRANGLERSAnnounced Carolina (NHL) assigned G Daniel Manzato to the team. Released G Joey Perricone.


GEORGETOWNAnnounced men’s basketball C Vernon Macklin is transferring.

INDIANA STATEAnnounced the resignation of Lee McCormick, strength and conditioning coach, effective May 1, 2008.

MIAMIAnnounced men’s basketball G Malcolm Grant is transferring from Villanova.

MONTANA STATEPromoted Amy Saneholtz to women’s associate head basketball coach.

OBERLINNamed Kerry Jenkins women’s basketball coach.

SOUTHERN ILLINOISNamed Casey Hale director of the Saluki athletic scholarship fund.

SIU-EDWARDSVILLENamed Amanda Levens women’s basketball coach.

UABExtended the contract of Mike Davis, men’s basketball coach, two years, through the 2012-13 season.

VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTHAgreed to terms with Anthony Grant, men’s basketball coach, on a contract extension through the 2013-14 season.

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