=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Tuesday, April 23, 2013 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Atlanta Braves - Placed outfielder Jason Heyward on the 15-day disabled list;
activated first baseman Freddie Freeman from the 15-day disabled list;
recalled infielder/outfielder Tyler Pastornicky from Gwinnett (IL); optioned
pitcher David Carpenter to Gwinnett.
Detroit Tigers - Placed pitcher Octavio Dotel on the 15-day disabled list;
recalled pitcher Bruce Rondon from Toledo (IL).
Houston Astros - Placed outfielder Justin Maxwell on the 15-day disabled list;
recalled outfielder Robbie Grossman from Oklahoma City (PCL).
Major League Baseball - Suspended New York Mets minor league pitcher Christian
Montgomery 50 games for a second violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention
and Treatment Program.
New York Mets - Recalled outfielder Juan Lagares from Las Vegas (PCL);
optioned outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis to Las Vegas.
Oakland Athletics - Optioned outfielder Michael Taylor to Sacramento (PCL).
Pittsburgh Pirates - Recalled infielder Brandon Inge from Indianapolis (IL);
optioned outfielder Alex Presley to Indianapolis.
Seattle Mariners - Placed outfielder Franklin Gutierrez on the 15-day disabled
list; recalled outfielder Carlos Peguero from Tacoma (PCL).
Toronto Blue Jays - Claimed pitcher Aaron Laffey off waivers from the New York
Mets; transferred shortstop Jose Reyes to the 60-day disabled list.
Washington Nationals - Claimed pitcher Xavier Cedeno off waivers from Houston
and optioned him to Syracuse (IL).
=== BASKETBALL ===
Charlotte Bobcats - Fired head coach Mike Dunlap.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Denver Broncos - Announced punter Britton Colquitt signed his restricted free
San Diego Chargers - Signed fullback Chris Gronkowski.
=== HOCKEY ===
Columbus Blue Jackets - Signed forward Matt Calvert to a two-year contract
ECHL - Announced that the Trenton Titans have ceased operations and will not
compete in the 2013-14 season.
Nashville Predators - Recalled forwards Daniel Bang, Kevin Henderson and
Austin Watson from Milwaukee (AHL).
Philadelphia Flyers - Recalled defenseman Andreas Lilja from Adirondack (AHL).
St. Louis Blues - Recalled defenseman Jani Hakanpaa from Peoria (AHL).
Tampa Bay Lightning - Signed defenseman Mathieu Roy.
=== COLLEGE ===
New Mexico - Agreed to a two-year contract extension with head football coach
Pepperdine - Named Ryan Weisenberg head women's basketball coach.
Rutgers - Named Eddie Jordan head men's basketball coach.
Texas-Pan American - Named Andy Hipsher men's basketball associate head coach.