=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Friday, April 12, 2013 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Atlanta Braves - Placed pitcher Cristhian Martinez on the 15-day disabled
Baltimore Orioles - Claimed pitcher Alex Burnett off waivers from Toronto and
optioned him to Norfolk (IL); transferred infielder Wilson Betemit to the 60-
day disabled list.
Chicago White Sox - Placed second baseman Gordon Beckham on the 15-day
disabled list; recalled pitcher Deunte Heath from Charlotte (IL).
Cleveland Indians - Recalled pitcher Nick Hagadone from Columbus (IL); placed
pitcher Matt Albers on the paternity leave list; activated designated hitter
Jason Giambi from the 15-day disabled list; optioned pitcher Corey Kluber to
Los Angeles Dodgers - Placed pitcher Zack Greinke on the 15-day disabled list;
recalled pitcher Shawn Tolleson from Albuquerque (PCL).
Major League Baseball - Suspended Cleveland Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco
eight games and fined him an undisclosed amount; suspended San Diego Padres
outfielder Carlos Quentin and fined him an undisclosed amount; suspended Los
Angeles Dodgers infielder Jerry Hairston, Jr. one game and fined him an
Pittsburgh Pirates - Recalled pitcher Bryan Morris from Indianapolis (IL);
designated pitcher Chris Leroux for assignment.
San Diego Padres - Selected the contract of pitcher Thad Weber from Tuscon
(PCL); designated infielder Cody Ransom for assignment.
Toronto Blue Jays - Outrighted pitcher Edgar Gonzalez to Buffalo (IL).
=== BASKETBALL ===
Brooklyn Nets - Signed forward Kris Joseph for the remainder of the season.
National Basketball Association - Fined Oklahoma City forward Kevin Durant
New York Knicks - Signed forward/center Solomon Jones.
San Antonio Spurs - Placed forward Stephen Jackson on waivers.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Baltimore Ravens - Signed linebacker Rolando McClain to a one-year contract.
Buffalo Bills - Claimed linebacker Marcus Dowtin off waivers from the
Cincinnati Bengals - Signed guard Mike Pollak; waived wide receiver Lavasier
Cleveland Browns - Claimed linebacker Ryan Rau off waivers from the
Houston Texans - Re-signed linebacker Tim Dobbins.
Kansas City Chiefs - Signed linebacker Zac Diles.
New York Jets - Signed kicker Derek Dimke and punter Ryan Quigley.
=== HOCKEY ===
Calgary Flames - Assigned forward Blair Jones to Abbotsford (AHL); signed
forward Ben Hanowski to an entry-level contract.
Chicago Blackhawks - Agreed to terms with forward Drew LeBlanc on a one-year
Minnesota Wild - Recalled forward Jason Zucker from Houston (AHL).
Phoenix Coyotes - Assigned forward Chris Brown to Portland (AHL).
Tampa Bay Lightning - Reassigned forwards Brett Connolly and Tyler Johnson to
=== COLLEGE ===
Buffalo - Named Levi Watkins and Eric Harrield assistant basketball coaches;
hired Ben Wood as director of basketball operations.
Coastal Carolina - Named Jaida Williams women's head basketball coach.
Loyola-Maryland - Named G.G. Smith men's head basketball coach.
Ole Miss - Agreed to a contract extension with men's head basketball coach
Pittsburgh - Named Suzie McConnell-Serio women's head basketball coach.
Saint Louis - Named Jim Crews men's head basketball coach.