BOSTON RED SOX—Named Dave Joppie hitting coach for Pawtucket (IL); Rich Gedman hitting coach for Portland (EL); Nelson Paulino hitting coach for Salem (Carolina); Paul Abbott pitching coach and Tim Hyers hitting coach for Greenville (SAL); Noah Hall hitting coach for Lowell (NYP); Darren Fenster manager, Dick Such pitching coach and Tom Kotchman coach of the Gulf Coast League team; and Aly Gonzalez coach for the Dominican Summer League team.
KANSAS CITY ROYALS—Agreed to terms with OF Xavier Nady on a minor league contract.
NEW YORK YANKEES—Agreed to terms with INF Kevin Youkilis on a one-year contract. Designated LHP Josh Spence for assignment.
TEXAS RANGERS—Announced C Konrad Schmidt cleared waivers and was assigned outright to Round Rock (PCL).
CINCINNATI REDS—Named Ronnie Ortegon major league assistant hitting coach, Ryan Jackson minor league hitting coordinator, Jim Riggleman manager for Louisville (IL), Delino DeShields manager for Pensacola (SL), Jose Nieves manager for Dayton (MWL) and Eli Marrero manager for the Arizona League team. Promoted Nick Krall to director of baseball operations, Jeff Graupe to director of player development, Sam Grossman to director of baseball research and analysis, Jeff Taylor to special assistant to the general manager and John Morris to special assistant to the general manager. Named Reed MacPhail baseball operations assistant and Will Harford professional scout.
HOUSTON ASTROS—Named Dyar Miller minor league pitching coordinator, Ralph Dickenson minor league hitting coordinator, Craig Bjornson roving pitching instructor and Jeff Albert roving hitting instructor and Brendan Verner minor league strength and conditioning coordinator.
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS—Agreed to terms with INF Ty Wigginton on a two-year contract.
WASHINGTON NATIONALS—Promoted manager Brian Daubach and hitting coach Mark Harris from Hagerstown (SAL) to Potomac (Carolina) and Tripp Kiester from the Gulf Coast League to Hagerstown. Named Patrick Anderson manager of Gulf Coast League Nationals and Gary Thurman outfield/baserunning coordinator.
HOUSTON ROCKETS—Reassigned F Terrence Jones and F-C Donatas Motiejunas to Rio Grande Valley (NBADL).
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS—Waived WR Kevin Elliott. Signed OL Austin Pasztor from the practice squad. Signed WR Jerrell Jackson to the practice squad.
PEORIA RIVERMEN—Announced F Sebastian Wannstrom was reassigned to the team from Evansville and F Anthony Nigro was reassigned to Evansville.
METRO ATLANTIC ATHLETIC CONFERENCE—Accepted Quinnipiac as a conference member beginning July 1, 2013.
APPALACHIAN STATE—Named Scott Satterfield football coach.
CALIFORNIA—Named Pierre Ingram running backs coach.
GEORGIA TECH—Announced the NCAA has certified freshman G Solomon Poole's eligibility to begin playing this season.
INDIANA STATE—Named Mike Sanford football coach.
LIMESTONE—Named Bobby James football coach.
LOUISIANA TECH—Named Skip Holtz football coach.
NORTH CAROLINA—Announced sophomore RB Gio Bernard is entering the NFL draft.
RUTGERS—Named Byron Collins men's assistant lacrosse coach.