TAMPA BAY RAYS — Traded INF Ryan Schimpf to Atlanta Braves in for a player to be named or cash.
National Football League
ATLANTA FALCONS — Agreed to terms with K Matt Bryant on a three-year contract extension.
DALLAS COWBOYS — Placed the franchise tag on DE DeMarcus Lawrence.
OAKLAND RAIDERS — Released LB Aldon Smith.
ARKANSAS — Dismissed men's senior basketball F Dustin Thomas for an unspecified violation of team rules.
TEXAS TECH — Signed men's basketball coach Chris Beard to a contract extension through the 2023-24 season.