Toronto FC adds Australian goalkeeper Toronto FC signed goalkeeper Caleb Patterson- Sewell Wednesday. Toronto acquired PattersonSewell’s rights from the New York Red Bulls for a fourthround pick in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft. The 30-year-old Australian posted a club-record 10 shutouts and a 10-8-13 record last season with the NASL’s Jacksonville Armada FC. Byfuglien pays price for slashing penalty Winnipeg Jets defenceman Dustin Byfuglien is among three NHL players fined for penalties Wednesday. Byfuglien will lose US$5,000 for slashing Washington Capitals forward Jay Beagle Tuesday. The Capitals’ Madison Bowey was fined nearly $2,000 for interference in the same game. The Vegas Golden Knights’ Deryk Engelland was fined just more than $2,500 for crosschecking in a Tuesday game against Chicago. Haas escapes serious injury in car crash Pro golfer Bill Haas was hospitalized but escaped serious injuries following a rollover crash in Los Angeles that killed the driver of the Ferrari he was riding in and injured the driver of a BMW, officials said Wednesday. The cars collided on a residential block in the wealthy Pacific Palisades neighbourhood Tuesday evening, according to police. A third vehicle driven by actor Luke Wilson was clipped by the Ferrari, LAPD said. Wilson was not hurt. The Ferrari’s 71-year-old driver, who died at the scene, was a member of the family 35-yearold Haas was staying with as he prepared to play this week at the nearby Riviera Country Club, his manager said. Stewart working with Oakland A’s pitchers Dave Stewart is back with the Oakland Athletics as a spring training instructor. The 1989 World Series MVP for Oakland will spend the first five days of camp working with pitchers. Stewart, who also pitched for the Blue Jays, was Arizona’s general manager from 2014 to 2016. “Feels right. I wore this uniform for a long time. I’m really excited about having the opportunity to work with the pitchers,” Stewart said Wednesday. Melvin hopes pitchers learn about mound presence from Stewart and gain confidence. Former major-leaguer Francona dead at 84 Former major-leaguer John “Tito” Francona, the father of Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona, has died. He was 84. The Indians said the elder Francona died unexpectedly at his Pennsylvania home Tuesday. Francona played in the majors for 15 seasons, six with Cleveland. Terry Francona is affectionately called “Tito” after his father. Tito Francona batted .363 and finished fifth in AL MVP voting in 1959. He led the AL in doubles the following year, and in 1961 he was an AL all-star.