Tue, Feb 16, 2021
By The Associated Press
|Major League Baseball|
BOSTON RED SOX - Agreed to terms with RHP Hirokazu Sawamura on a two-year contract with dual club/player option for 2023. Designated LHP Jeffrey Springs for assignment.
COLORADO ROCKIES -
NEW YORK METS - Assigned RHP Corey Oswalt outright to Syracuse (Triple-A East). Released RHP Brad Brach.
PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES - Agreed to terms with C Jeff Mathis on a minor league contract.
|National Football League|
CAROLINA PANTHERS - Released DT Kawann Short.
MIAMI DOLPHINS - Signed K Jason Sanders to a five-year contract.
|National Hockey League|
NEW JERSEY DEVILS - Named Scott Clemmensen director/goaltending development, Kate Madigan executive director hockey management/operations and Jim Mill director of pro scouting. Assigned F Jesper Boqvist to Binghamton (AHL). Recalled D Colton White from Bignhamton to the taxi squad.
|American Hockey League|
AHL - Suspended F Garrett Mitchel from Rockford for one game as a consequence of an illegal check to the head in a game against Iowa on Feb. 13.
|East Coast Hockey League|
FLORIDA EVERBLADES - Acquired F Brad McClure.
ORLANDO SOLAR BEARS - Signed F Fabrizio Ricci. Loaned G Clint Windsor to Syracuse (AHL). Released G Taran Koxun from his standard player contract. Recalled F Nikita Pavlychev from loan to Syracuse (AHL).
SOUTH CAROLINA STINGRAYS - Acquired F Matthew Weis from Hershey (AHL) by assignment.
|Major League Soccer|
MINNESOTA UNITED FC - Signed D D.J. Taylor.
SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES - Signed F Benji Kikanovic to a one-year contract with club options through 2024.
VANCOUVER WHITECAPS FC - Named Wade Martin chief executive office.
|United Soccer League|
LA GALAXY II - Signed MF Alex Alcala.
UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE - Named Jake Breske director of player personnel, Chanelle-Smith Walker director of content and Jessica Stinger assistant director of recruiting.