- The Washington Times - Tuesday, February 5, 2008


American League

DETROIT TIGERS - Agreed to terms with OF Curtis Granderson on a five-year contract.

National League

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS - Agreed to terms with CF Colby Rasmus, SS Juan Gonzalez, RHP Cliff Politte, RHP John Wasdin, INF D’Angelo Jimenez, RHP Mitch Boggs, LHP Jaime Garcia, RHP Clayton Mortensen, RHP Adam Ottavino, RHP Chris Perez, RHP P.J. Walters, OF Amaury Marti, OF Nick Stavinoha, C Bryan Anderson and 3B David Freese on minor league contracts.

Golden Baseball League

CALGARY VIPERS - Signed C Joe McGhee.

YUMA SCORPIONS - Signed RHP Chuck Platt and OF Baron Post.

Northern League

GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS - Agreed to terms with SS Jay Pecci.

KANSAS CITY T-BONES - Agreed to terms with INF Mario Delgado.



NEW JERSEY NETS - Acquired F Stromile Swift from Memphis for C Jason Collins and cash.

NBA Development League

ANAHEIM ARSENAL - Acquired F Terrance Crawford from Colorado for G Davin White.

FORT WAYNE MAD ANTS - Announced G Walker Russell Jr. is no longer with the team.



ATLANTA FALCONS - Named Joe Danna defensive quality control coach.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS - Named Trent Baalke director of player personnel and Tony Nathan running backs coach.

Canadian Football League

EDMONTON ESKIMOS - Named Mike Kelly receivers coach, Ronnie Vinklarek offensive line coach and Don Wnek defensive line coach. Announced Malvin Hunter, defensive line coach, and Bill MacDermott, advance scout, will not return. Released DL Charles Alston, WR Trevor Gaylor and WR Tony Tompkins.



ATLANTA THRASHERS - Assigned F Brett Sterling to Chicago (AHL).

CAROLINA HURRICANES - Recalled F Keith Aucoin from Albany (AHL).

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS - Placed LW Fredrik Modin on injured reserve.

MONTREAL CANADIENS - Recalled G Carey Price from Hamilton (AHL). Assigned G Jaroslav Halak to Hamilton.

PHOENIX COYOTES - Recalled LW Matt Murley from San Antonio (AHL). Assigned LW Daniel Carcillo to San Antonio.

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS - Recalled F Ryan Stone from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).

ST. LOUIS BLUES - Recalled D Jeff Woywitka from Peoria (AHL).

SAN JOSE SHARKS - Assigned RW Devin Setoguchi to Worcester (AHL).

WASHINGTON CAPITALS - Recalled RW Eric Fehr from Hershey (AHL).

American Hockey League



ECHL - Suspended South Carolina D Nate Kiser and Las Vegas C Chris Ferraro for two games and fined Kiser an undisclosed amount for their actions in Feb. 2 games. Fined South Carolina coach Jared Bednar and the South Carolina organization each an undisclosed amount.

ELMIRA JACKALS - Signed F Yuri Moscevsky.

PHOENIX ROADRUNNERS - Acquired D Ryan Reid and future considerations from Dayton for C Scott Kelman and D Corey LeClair.


Indy Racing League

IRL - Named Tony Cotman vice president of competition.



CHIVAS USA - Signed M Raphael Wicky.


Texas Tech - Announced the resignation of Bob Knight men’s basketball coach. Named Pat Knight interim coach.

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