American League

HOUSTON ASTROS — Agreed to terms with OF George Springer on a two-year contract.

NEW YORK YANKEES — Named Josh Bard bench coach, P.J. Pilittere assistant hitting coach, Phil Nevin third base coach, Reggie Willits first base coach/outfield instructor, Carlos Mendoza quality control coach/infield instructor, Jason Brown catching coach, Radley Haddad coaching assistant/bullpen catcher and Brett Weber coaching assistant/instant replay coordinator.

TEXAS RANGERS — Agreed to terms with INF Darwin Barney on a minor league contract.


National Basketball Association

BROOKLYN NETS — Traded C Tyler Zeller to Milwaukee for G Rashad Vaughn and either a 2018 second-round draft pick or a 2020 second-round draft pick.


National Football League

DETROIT LIONS — Named Matt Patricia coach.

OAKLAND RAIDERS — Released CB David Amerson.

TENNESSEE TITANS — Signed CB Demontre Hurst.


SAN JOSE STATE — Promoted Fred Guidici to special teams coordinator, Joe Bernardi to offensive line coach and run game coordinator, Alonzo Carter to running backs coach and recruiting coordinator, Ryan Gunderson to quarterbacks coach and passing game coordinator and Derrick Odum to associate head coach and defensive coordinator. Named Kevin McGiven offensive coordinator, Aric Williams defensive backs coach and Terry Malley football analyst.