- Associated Press
Thursday, April 8, 2021


Major League Baseball

American League

BOSTON RED SOX - Activated LHP Eduardo Rodriguez from the IL.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX - Placed OF Billy Hamilton on the 10-day IL. Purchased the contract of OF Nick Williams from Schaumburg training facility. Transferred LHP Jace Fry to the 60-day IL.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS - Purchased the contract of 1B Preston Palmeiro from High Point(N.C.).

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES - Optioned RHP Jacob Webb to alternate training site.

NEW YORK METS - Placed RHP Dellin Betances on the 10-day IL. Selected the contract of RHP Trevor Hildenberger from alternate training site.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS - Optioned LHP Ben Braymer to alternate training site.


National Basketball Association

NBA - Suspended Toronto Gs DeAndre Bembry and Fred Van Fleet and Los Angeles G Talen Horton-Tucker for one game without pay. Fined Toronto F OG Annuoby $30,000 and Los Angeles F/C Montrezl Harrel $20,000 for an on-court altercation.

WASHINGTON WIZARDS - Waived G Jerome Robinson.


National Football League

DETROIT LIONS - Signed S Dean Marlowe to a contract.

NEW YORK GIANTS - Named Russ Callaway offensive quality control coach and Ryan Anderson and Carter Blount defensive quality control coaches.


National Hockey League

ARIZONA COYOTES - Waived LW Drake Caggiula.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS - Traded D Riley Stillman, C Henrik Borgstrom and RW Brett Connolly as part of a five-player deal.

FLORIDA PANTHERS - Traded D Lucas Carlsson and C Lucas Wallmark for three players, pick. Designated D Riley Stillman and RW Brett Connolly for assignment taxi squad.


Major League Soccer

ATLANTA UNITED FC - Signed CB Alan Franco as designated player via transfer from Argentine Primera Division to a five-year contract and will occupy an international roster spot pending the receipt of his international transfer certificate and P-1 visa.

FC CINCINNATI -Acquired $250,000 in general allocation money, a 2022 MLS superdraft first-round selection plus future performance-based incentives from the LA Galaxy in exchange for the discovery priority for Valenciennes FC W Kevin Cabral.

INTER MIAMI CF - Named Xavier Asensi chief business officer.

LA GALAXY - Signed W Kevin Cabral to a five-year contract with a one-year option pending receipt of his P-1 visa and international transfer certificate.

National Women’s Soccer League

CHICAGO RED STARS - Named Vicky Lynch chief business officer.

WASHINGTON SPIRIT - Signed MF Chinyelu Asher, D Camryn Biegalski and F Cali Farquharson to national team replacement contracts.

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