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Monday's Sports Transactions

Tuesday - 11/27/2012, 12:59am  ET

The Associated Press

CLEVELAND INDIANS -- Agreed to terms with INF/OF Nate Spears on a minor league contract.

DETROIT TIGERS -- Agreed to terms with RHP Trevor Bell, RHP Cesar Carrillo, RHP Shane Dyer, RHP Shawn Hill, RHP Micah Kellogg, RHP David Kopp, RHP Victor Larez, RHP Carlos Monasterios, RHP Jesse Todd, LHP Jose Alvarez, LHP Ramon Garcia, LHP Efrain Nieves, C Brad Davis, INF Argenis Diaz, INF Lance Durham, INF John Lindsey, INF/OF Marcus Lemon, INF/OF Kevin Russo and INF/OF Matt Tuiasosopo on minor league contracts.

NEW YORK YANKEES -- Agreed to terms with C Eli Whiteside on a one-year contract.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS -- Traded INF Brandon Hicks to the New York Mets for cash considerations.

TAMPA BAY RAYS -- Agreed to terms with 3B Evan Longoria on a 10-year contract.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS -- Named DeMarlo Hale bench coach, Chad Mottola hitting coach, Dwayne Murphy first base and outfield coach, Luis Rivera third base coach and Pete Walker pitching coach.

CHICAGO CUBS -- Named Rob Deer assistant hitting coach.

NEW YORK METS -- Agreed to terms with LHP Tim Byrdak on a minor league contract.

AMARILLO SOX -- Sold the contract of RHP Chase Johnson to the Baltimore Orioles organization on Monday.

FARGO-MOORHEAD REDHAWKS -- Sold the contract of INF/OF Ryan Stovall to the Arizona Diamondbacks.

ST. PAUL SAINTS -- Sold the contract of RHP Robert Coe to the Arizona Diamondbacks.

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES -- Sold the contract of LHP Logan Mahon to the Baltimore Orioles. Signed INF Nate Wilder.

FLORENCE FREEDOM -- Extended the contract of manager Fran Riordan.

RIVER CITY RASCALS -- Traded 1B Chris Andreas, RHP Albert Ayala and LHP Cory Caruso to Washington for 1B Michael Bando, RHP Casey Barnes and a player to be named.

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS -- Signed RHP Dominick Ruscitti.

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS -- Named Ron Biga manager.

NBA -- Fined Sacramento G Aaron Brooks $25,000 for throwing his mouthpiece into the stands after Friday's game.

HOUSTON ROCKETS -- Recalled G Scott Machado from Rio Grande Valley (NBADL).

NFL -- Suspended New England DL Jermaine Cunningham and Tampa Bay CB Eric Wright four games for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing substances.

CHICAGO BEARS -- Placed G Lance Louis on injured reserve.

CLEVELAND BROWNS -- Announced president Mike Holmgren is leaving the team.

DALLAS COWBOYS -- Placed LB Bruce Carter and WR Danny Coale on injured reserve. Released WR Andre Holmes. Signed LB Brady Poppinga and WR Anthony Armstrong. Signed CB Reggie Jones to the practice squad.

DENVER BRONCOS -- Signed RB Jacob Hester. Signed RB Jeremiah Johnson to the practice squad.

NEW YORK GIANTS -- Placed RB Andre Brown on injured reserve-return. Waived CB Michael Coe from injured reserve.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS -- Activated G David DeCastro from injured reserve. Placed OT Marcus Gilbert on injured reserve. Released WR David Gilreath. Signed L John Malecki from the practice squad.

TENNESSEE TITANS -- Fired offensive coordinator Chris Palmer. Named quarterbacks coach Dowell Loggains offensive coordinator.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS -- Signed LB Roddrick Muckelroy. Placed LB Keenan Robinson on injured reserve.

DETROIT RED WINGS -- Reassigned D Gleason Fournier from Toledo (ECHL) to Grand Rapids (AHL).

ST. LOUIS BLUES -- Reassigned F Stefan Della Rovere from Peoria (AHL) to Evansville (ECHL).

HAMILTON BULLDOGS_Recalled C Stefan Chaput from Wheeling (ECHL).

ECHL -- Suspended Trenton LW Andrew Conboy one game, Trenton F Kelsey Wilson two games and fined him, and Greenville F Brendan Connolly, undisclosed amounts for their actions during Saturday's game.

ARIZONA SUNDOGS -- Waived G Mike Spillane.

MISSOURI MAVERICKS -- Waived D Jamie VanderVeeken.

EDMONTON RUSH -- Released F Scott Evans.

CHICAGO FIRE -- Announced the retirement of D Cory Gibbs.

NEW YORK RED BULLS -- Signed M/D Brandon Barklage and M/D Connor Lade.

KANSAS -- Announced freshman basketball F Zach Peters is leaving the men's basketball program.

PITTSBURGH -- Dismissed DB Stephen Williams from the football team.

SAGE -- Named Lee Whittemore men's assistant volleyball coach.

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