- The Washington Times - Thursday, March 13, 2008



American League

BOSTON RED SOX - Assigned RHP Dan Kolb to their minor league camp.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX - Optioned RHP Lance Broadway, RHP Dewon Day, RHP Charlie Haeger and RHP Oneli Perez to Charlotte (IL) and RHP Lucas Harrell to Birmingham (SL). Released LHP Carlos Vasquez. Assigned INF Chris Getz, INF Royce Huffman, INF Jeff Liefer, OF Miguel Negron, INF Mike Rouse and C Ryan Smith to their minor league camp.

CLEVELAND INDIANS - Released LHP Juan Lara and agreed to terms with Lara on a minor league contract.

DETROIT TIGERS - Optioned RHP Armando Galarraga and LHP Macay McBride to Toledo (IL) and RHP Rick Porcello to Lakeland (FSL). Assigned RHP Jeff Gerbe, C Joe Bowen, C Dusty Ryan, C James Skelton, INF Jeff Larish, INF Danny Worth, OF Matt Joyce, OF Wilkin Ramirez and OF Clete Thomas to their minor league camp.

SEATTLE MARINERS - Released LHP Horacio Ramirez.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS - Optioned LHP Gustavo Chacin to Syracuse (IL). Assigned OF-INF Travis Snider to their minor league camp.

National League

CINCINNATI REDS - Claimed LHP Jose Capellan off waivers from San Francisco. Optioned RHP Richie Gardner and LHP Tyler Pelland to Louisville (IL). Sent LHP Alexander Smit outright to Louisville. Assigned C Chris Kroski, LHP Matt Maloney and LHP Adam Perryjohn to their minor league camp.

COLORADO ROCKIES - Extended their player development agreement with Colorado Springs (PCL), through 2010.

American Association

EL PASO DIABLOS - Agreed to terms with OF Steven Howard and C Mathew Kent.

FORT WORTH CATS - Agreed to terms with INF Willie James.

SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS - Agreed to terms with INF Juan Camacho.

WICHITA WINGNUTS - Traded RHP Cory Shepherd and RHP Ryan Ashner to River City (Frontier) for future considerations.

Atlantic League

NEWARK BEARS - Signed INF Tim Sweeney, RHP Patrick Stanley and C Scott Knazek.

Can-Am League

BROCKTON ROX - Agreed to terms with OF John Molyneux, OF Jud Thigpen and RHP James Baker.

SAN ANGELO COLTS “-Re-signed INF Jason Crosland and INF Andres Rodriguez.

Northern League

KANSAS CITY T-BONES - Agreed to terms with RHP Rick Rivas, OF Nick Jaros, LHP Mark Horner and RHP Rick Hummel.

United League

LAREDO BRONCOS - Agreed to terms with RHP Gregorio Martinez and RHP Albert Montes.



CHICAGO SKY - Announced the resignation of Bo Overton, coach. Named Steven Key general manager and coach.



ATLANTA FALCONS - Re-signed QB Joey Harrington to a two-year contract.

PITTSBURGH STEELER - Signed LB Keyaron Fox to a one-year contract.



NHL - Suspended Buffalo F Andrew Peters for one game for an altercation involving N.Y. Ranger F Colton Orr on March 10, Dallas F Steve Ott for three games for delivering a hit to the head of Colorado D Jordan Leopold on March 9 and Chicago D James Wisniewski for one game for a cross-checking incident on March 11.

NEW YORK RANGERS - Agreed to terms with F Justin Soryal.

American Hockey League

AHL - Suspended Hartford LW Dane Byers for three games for his actions during a game on March 7.


ELMIRA JACKALS - Signed F Brian Bicek.

LAS VEGAS WRANGLERS - Signed LW Nathan Barrett.


National Lacrosse League

MINNESOTA SWARM - Acquired D Ian Rubel from Toronto for a 2009 second-round entry draft pick. Re-signed D Chris Courtney.


Major League Soccer

NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION - Signed F-MF Spencer Wadsworth, F Kheli Dube and D Sam Brill.


ELON - Announced the contract of Brenda Paul, women’s basketball coach, will not be renewed.

HOLY CROSS - Named Mike Pedone offensive coordinator and Jeremy Bandy offensive line coach.

FLORIDA INTERNATIONA - Named Bill Legg offensive coordinator.

NAVY - Extended the contract of Billy Lange, men’s basketball coach, through the 2012-13 season.

TOWSON - Named Jeff McDonald assistant football coach and defensive coordinator.

WESTERN MICHIGAN - Named Steve Morrison defensive coordinator.

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