WEEKEND SPORTS TRANSACTIONS



WEEKEND SPORTS TRANSACTIONS
BASEBALL
American League
BALTIMORE ORIOLES--Agreed to terms with SS Deivi Cruz.
BOSTON RED SOX--Acquired OF Jeremy Giambi from Philadelphia for RHP Josh Hancock.
National League
ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS--Traded 1B Erubiel Durazo to Oakland. Received RHP Elmer Dessens and cash from Cincinnati. The Reds acquired SS Felipe Lopez from Toronto. The Blue Jays received a player to be named from the Athletics.
CINCINNATI REDS--Released RHP Jared Fernandez.
NEW YORK METS--Traded SS Rey Ordonez to Tampa Bay for two players to be named.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES--Named Frank Velasquez strength and conditioning coordinator.
SAN DIEGO PADRES--Traded RHP Brett Tomko to St. Louis for RHP Luther Hackman and a player to be named.
SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS--Agreed to terms with 3B Edgardo Alfonzo on a four-year contract.
Japan League
Pacific League
NIPPON HAM FIGHTERS--Agreed to terms with OF Angel Echevarria.
BASKETBALL
PHILADELPHIA 76ERS--Placed F Monty Williams on the injured list. Activated F Efthimios Rentzias from the injured list.
FOOTBALL
National Football League
GREEN BAY PACKERS--Signed WR-KR J.J. Moses from the practice squad.
OAKLAND RAIDERS--Signed CB-KR Darrien Gordon. Released DB Carey Scott.
HOCKEY
National Hockey League
ATLANTA THRASHERS--Recalled D Kirill Safronov and RW J.P. Vigier from Chicago of the AHL. Loaned G Damian Rhodes to Lowell of the AHL.
CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS--Assigned C Brett McLean to Norfolk of the AHL.
DETROIT RED WINGS--Recalled D Patrick Boileau, G Marc Lamothe and C Jason Williams from Grand Rapids of the AHL.
FLORIDA PANTHERS--Reassigned RW Jim Campbell to San Antonio of the AHL.
MINNESOTA WILD--Recalled LW Jean-Guy Trudel from Houston of the AHL on Saturday and reassigned him on Sunday. Recalled D Curtis Murphy and RW Kyle Wanvig from Houston of the AHL. Placed D Willie Mitchell on injured reserve.
OTTAWA SENATORS--Recalled F Brad Smyth from Binghamton of the AHL.
PHOENIX COYOTES--Recalled LW Ramzi Abid from Springfield of the AHL.
American Hockey League
GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS--Recalled D Philippe Plante from Muskegon of the UHL.
COLLEGE
NCAA--Banned Western Kentucky football player Chris Riviere from future playoff games. Suspended Western Kentucky football players Alex Dukes, Darius McCrimmon and Montaze Trumbo and Western Illinois football players Ryle Iris and Doran Yilla for two postseason games and Western Kentucky football players Antonio Thomas and Shawn McCrimmon and Western Illinois football players Jason McWilliams, Chris McNutt, Mike Tetzel, James Rennick, Jason Baksas and Chad Dunn for one postseason game for their involvement in a postgame brawl on Dec. 7.

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