=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===

                        === Friday, April 24, 2015 ===


=== BASEBALL ===

Atlanta Braves - Selected the contracts of pitchers John Cornely and Michael
Kohn from Gwinnett (IL); optioned pitchers Brandon Cuniff and Sugar Ray
Marimon to Gwinnett.

Baltimore Orioles - Placed infielder Ryan Flaherty on the 15-day disabled
list; recalled infielder Rey Navarro from Norfolk (IL).

Cleveland Indians - Activated infielder Zach Walters from the 15-day disabled
list and optioned him to Columbus (IL).

Kansas City Royals - Recalled pitcher Brandon Finnegan from Omaha (PCL);
optioned infielder Orlando Calixte to Omaha.

Los Angeles Angels - Recalled infielder Grant Green from Salt Lake (PCL);
optioned pitcher Nick Tropeano to Salt Lake.

Los Angeles Dodgers - Selected the contract of pitcher Sergio Santos from
Oklahoma City; optioned pitcher Mike Bolsinger to Oklahoma City; designated
pitcher Xavier Cedeno for assignment.

Miami Marlins - Placed outfielder Christian Yelich on the 15-day disabled
list; placed catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia on the paternity list; recalled
infielder Justin Bour from New Orleans (PCL); selected the contract of catcher
Jhonatan Solano from New Orleans; designated pitcher Grant Dayton for
assignment.

Seattle Mariners - Placed pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma on the 15-day disabled list;
recalled pitcher Lucas Luetge from Tacoma (PCL).

St. Louis Cardinals - Activated outfielder Peter Bourjos from the paternity
list; optioned infielder Dean Anna to Memphis (PCL).

Tampa Bay Rays - Activated pitcher Drew Smyly and first baseman James Loney
from the 15-day disabled list; optioned outfielder Mikie Mahtook and first
baseman Allan Dykstra to Durham (IL).

Texas Rangers - Selected the contract of pitcher Wandy Rodriguez from Round
Rock (PCL); designated pitcher Logan Verrett for assignment.

Toronto Blue Jays - Activated outfielder Michael Saunders from the 15-day
disabled list; designated infielder/outfielder Steve Tolleson for assignment.




=== FOOTBALL ===

Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Announced running back Bobby Rainey has signed his one-
year restricted free agent tender.

Tennessee Titans - Agreed to terms with wide receiver Hakeem Nicks on a one-
year contract.


=== HOCKEY ===

Dallas Stars - Signed center Mattias Janmark to a two-year, entry-level
contract.

Detroit Red Wings - Assigned forward Teemu Pulkkinen to Grand Rapids (AHL).

Edmonton Oilers - Named Peter Chiarelli president of hockey operations and
general manager.

Nashville Predators - Signed defenseman Kristian Nakyva to a one-year, entry-
level contract.


=== COLLEGE ===

Missouri - Approved an amended contract for head football coach Gary Pinkel
that will keep him on the Mizzou sideline through Dec. 31, 2021.

NCAA - Placed Oklahoma State's football program on probation for one year.

Pittsburgh - Named Scott Barnes athletic director.




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