=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Saturday, April 12, 2014 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Chicago Cubs - Recalled pitcher Chris Rusin from Iowa (PCL); optioned pitcher
Brian Schlitter to Iowa.
Kansas City Royals - Recalled pitcher Danny Duffy from Omaha (PCL); optioned
second baseman Johnny Giavotella to Omaha.
Minnesota Twins - Placed outfielder Josh Willingham on the 15-day disabled
list; recalled pitcher Michael Tonkin from Rochester (IL).
Oakland Athletics - Activated outfielder Craig Gentry from the 15-day disabled
list; designated outfielder Sam Fuld for assignment.
Philadelphia Phillies - Recalled pitcher Jonathan Pettibone from Lehigh Valley
(IL); outrighted pitcher Brad Lincoln to Lehigh Valley.
St. Louis Cardinals - Agreed to terms with senior vice president and general
manager John Mozeliak on a two-year contract extension.
Texas Rangers - Acquired pitcher Hector Noesi from the Seattle Mariners in
exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations; transferred
infielder Jurickson Profar from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day
=== HOCKEY ===
Calgary Flames - Assigned forward Ben Hanowski to Abbotsford (AHL).
Carolina Hurricanes - Assigned forward Zach Boychuk to Charlotte (AHL); agreed
to terms with center Patrick Brown on a two-year, entry-level contract.
Dallas Stars - Recalled center Chris Mueller from Texas (AHL).
Detroit Red Wings - Recalled defensemen Xavier Ouellet and Ryan Sproul from
Grand Rapids (AHL).
Florida Panthers - Reassigned goaltender Scott Clemmensen to San Antonio
Montreal Canadiens - Signed goaltender Dustin Tokarski to a two-year contract
extension; assigned forward Mike Blunden to Hamilton (AHL).
Philadelphia Flyers - Recalled forward Jason Akeson and goaltender Cal Heeter
from Adirondack (AHL).
Phoenix Coyotes - Recalled forward Tyler Gaudet from Sault Ste. Marie (OHL);
signed forward Dan O'Donoghue to a two-year, entry-level contract.
Washington Capitals - Recalled center Peter LeBlanc from Hershey (AHL); signed
center Chandler Stephenson to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Winnipeg Jets - Assigned defensemen Ben Chiarot and Zach Redmond, forwards
Patrice Cormier, Carl Klingberg and Eric O'Dell and goaltender Michael
Hutchinson to St. John's (AHL).