HOUSTON ASTROS—Traded OF Ben Francisco to Tampa Bay for a player to be named. Named Oz Ocampo director of international scouting and Kevin Goldstein pro scouting coordinator.
DURHAM BULLS—Added OF Kevin Kiermaier from Port Charlotte (FSL).|
WINSTON-SALEM DASH—Added INF Chris Curley from Kannapolis (SAL). Announced the promotion of INF Kyle Shelton to Birmingham (SL). Released INF Drew Thompson.|
AMARILLO SOX—Released OF Harrison Kain.
ST. PAUL SAINTS—Released RHP Kyle Hurst.|
|NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE|
NFL—Suspended Washington S Tanard Jackson indefinitely for violating the league’s substances abuse policy. Fined Minnesota S Harrison Smith $21,000 for a hit on San Diego WR Mike Willie during an Aug. 24 game.
ARIZONA CARDINALS—Released CB Crezdon Butler, LB Antonio Coleman, S Blake Gideon, LB Clark Haggans, G Russ Hochstein, DT Ricky Lumpkin, LB Colin Parker, CB Larry Parker, WR Demarco Sampson, TE Steve Skelton, RB Alfonso Smith, LB Quan Sturdivant, DE Ronald Talley, DE Everrette Thompson, TE Martell Webb, C Scott Wedige, WR Isaiah Williams and OT D.J. Young. Waived/injured LB Brandon Williams and WR Stephen Williams. Placed QB Richard Bartel and RB Javarris James on injured reserve.
ATLANTA FALCONS—Reached injury settlements with TE Lamark Brown and G Andrew Jackson. Waived LB Spencer Adkins, LB Rico Council, WR Drew Davis, CB Dominique Franks, OT Bryce Harris, LB Jerrell Harris, C Tyler Horn, WR Marcus Jackson, CB Marty Markett, RB Dimitri Nance, DT Conrad Obi, DT Micanor Regis, WR James Rodgers, LB Pat Schiller, CB Peyton Thompson and S Suaesi Tuimaunei. Waived/injured WR Kerry Meier. Placed S Shann Schillinger on injured reserve. Released FB Mike Cox and LS Joe Zelenka.
BALTIMORE RAVENS—Waived RB Anthony Allen, S Omar Brown, LB Josh Bynes, LB Nigel Carr, G-T Jack Cornell, WR Dorian Graham, G-T Cord Howard, NT Nicholas Jean-Baptiste, NT Ishmaa’ily Kitchen, G Antoine McClain, DE Terrence Moore, QB Curtis Painter, WR Logan Payne, S Cyhl Quarles, LB Chavis Williams and G Tony Wragge. Placed TE Matt Balasavage, RB Damien Berry, G-C Justin Boren, LB Ricky Brown, TE Bruce Figgins and WR Tommy Streeter on injured reserve.
BUFFALO BILLS—Released WR Kamar Aiken, OL Mark Asper, TE Kevin Brock, RB Zach Brown, LB Tank Carder, OL James Carmon, WR Marcus Easley, DE Robert Eddins, DT Dwan Edwards, DT Jarron Gilbert, DB Isaiah Green, WR Derek Hagan, DT Kellen Heard, WR Ruvell Martin, LB Scott McKillop, P Shawn Powell, WR Naaman Roosevelt, DB Nick Saenz, OL David Snow, RB Johnny White and OL Keith Williams. Placed OL Zebrie Sanders on injured reserve.
CAROLINA PANTHERS—Acquired S Colin Jones from San Francisco for a future undisclosed draft pick. Waived WR Seyi Ajirotutu, CB Darius Butler, LB David Nixon, DT Ogemdi Nwagbuo, RB Tauren Poole, CB R.J. Stanford, DL Ryan Van Bergen, LB Kion Wilson. Waived/injured WR Jared Green and OT Matt Reynolds.
CHICAGO BEARS—Waived RB Armando Allen, WR Joe Anderson, OT Cory Brandon, OT Cornelius Brown, OT James Brown, WR Terriun Crump, CB Isaiah Frey, WR Brittan Golden, OT A.J. Greene, G Ricky Henry, S Mark LeGree, CB-KR Greg McCoy, DT Jordan Miller, TE Brandon Venson, DE Aston Whiteside and LB Jabara Williams. Terminated the contracts of LB Xavier Adibi, DE Chauncey Davis, WR Rashied Davis, QB Josh McCown and DB Jonathan Wilhite. Placed DT Nate Collins on the reserve/suspended list.
CINCINNATI BENGALS—Waived CB T.J. Heath, RB Dan Herron, G Otis Hudson, LB Grant Hunter, DE Micah Johnson, LB Emmanuel Lamur, CB Chris Lewis-Harris, DT Vaughn Meatoga, LB Roddrick Muckelroy, T Matthew O’Donnell, QB Zac Robinson, FB Jourdan Brooks, TE Colin Cochart, LS Bryce Davis, FB James Develin, DE DeQuin Evans, WR Vidal Hazelton and G Reggie Stephens. Waived/injured DT Nick Hayden. Placed DT Pat Sims on the reserve/physically unable to perform list. Moved LB Dontay Moch to the reserve/suspended by commissioner list. Placed S Tony Dye on injured reserve.