=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Wednesday, April 1, 2015 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Atlanta Braves - Claimed pitcher Andrew McKirahan off waivers from the Miami
Chicago Cubs - Optioned pitchers Brian Schlitter and Zac Rosscup and
outfielder Junior Lake to Iowa (PCL).
Chicago White Sox - Assigned pitchers Jesse Crain and Carlos Rodon to minor
Colorado Rockies - Optioned pitcher Rex Brothers and outfielder Brandon Barnes
to Albuquerque (PCL); purchased the contract of pitcher Rafael Betancourt from
Albuquerque; assigned pitcher Scott Oberg and outfielder Matt McBride to minor
Houston Astros - Placed pitchers Josh Fields, Brett Oberholtzer and Brad
Peacock on the 15-day disabled list; optioned pitcher Kevin Chapman,
outfielder L.J. Hoes and first baseman Jon Singleton to Fresno (PCL);
designated outfielder Alex Presley for assignment.
Minnesota Twins - Optioned pitcher Caleb Thielbar to Rochester (IL).
New York Yankees - Acquired infielder Gregorio Petit from the Houston Astros
in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations.
Philadelphia Phillies - Outrighted pitchers Phillippe Aumont and Miguel
Alfredo Gonzalez to Lehigh Valley (IL); assigned outfielder Brian Bogusevic to
minor league camp.
San Diego Padres - Optioned infielder/outfielder Tommy Medica and outfielder
Abraham Almonte to El Paso (PCL), reassigned pitchers Jason Lane and Marcos
Mateo and infielder Ramiro Pena to minor league camp.
Washington Nationals - Released infielder/outfielder Kevin Frandsen; assigned
outfielder Tony Gwynn Jr., pitcher Rafael Martin and infielder Ian Stewart to
minor league camp.
=== BASKETBALL ===
Cleveland Cavaliers - Recalled guard Joe Harris from Canton (NBADL).
Los Angeles Lakers - Waived guard Steve Nash.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Chicago Bears - Signed linebacker Sam Acho and cornerback Sherrick McManis to
Cincinnati Bengals - Re-signed wide receiver Brandon Tate.
Dallas Cowboys - Signed linebacker Rolando McClain to a one-year contract.
Denver Broncos - Acquired center Gino Gradkowski from the Baltimore Ravens in
exchange for 2016 draft pick considerations.
Houston Texans - Signed wide receiver Nate Washington.
New York Jets - Re-signed offensive tackle Ben Ijalana.
Pittsburgh Steelers - Re-signed defensive end Clifton Geathers to a one-year
Seattle Seahawks - Re-signed fullback Will Tukuafu and defensive tackle Jesse
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) - Signed defensive lineman Justin Oxendine.
=== HOCKEY ===
Boston Bruins - Signed forward Austin Czarnik to an entry-level contract.
Buffalo Sabres - Assigned forward Tim Schaller to Rochester (AHL).
Carolina Hurricanes - Agreed to terms with defenseman Roland McKeown on a
three-year, entry-level contract.
Edmonton Oilers - Recalled goaltender Tyler Bunz from Oklahoma City (AHL).
Florida Panthers - Agreed to terms with defenseman Michael Matheson on an
Nashville Predators - Assigned forward Viktor Arvidsson to Milwaukee (AHL).
New York Rangers - Agreed to terms with defenseman Brady Skjei on an entry-
San Jose Sharks - Assigned forward Nikolay Goldobin to Worcester (AHL).
St. Louis Blues - Recalled forward Ty Rattie from Chicago (AHL).
Tampa Bay Lightning - Signed forward Matthew Peca and goaltender Adam Wilcox
to two-year, two-way contracts.
Toronto Maple Leafs - Assigned forward Sam Carrick to Toronto (AHL).
=== COLLEGE ===
Brown - Named Robert Kenneally head women's ice hockey coach.
Liberty - Named Ritchie McKay head men's basketball coach.
Xavier - Signed head men's basketball coach Chris Mack to a one-year contract