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

                       === Saturday, April 26, 2014 ===

=== BASEBALL ===

Atlanta Braves - Released first baseman Ernesto Mejia.

Baltimore Orioles - Recalled infielder Jemile Weeks from Norfolk (IL).

Chicago Cubs - Placed pitcher Jose Veras on the 15-day disabled list; recalled
pitcher Brian Schlitter from Iowa (PCL).

Chicago White Sox - Placed third baseman Conor Gillaspie on the 15-day
disabled list; added pitcher Hector Noesi to the roster.

Cincinnati Reds - Placed catcher Devin Mesoraco on the 15-day disabled list;
recalled catcher Tucker Barnhart from Louisville (IL).

Detroit Tigers - Recalled pitcher Jose Ortega from Toledo (IL); optioned
pitcher Justin Miller to Toledo.

Major League Baseball - Suspended Minnesota Twins minor league infielder
Jonatan Hinojosa 50 games without pay for violating the Minor League Drug
Prevention and Treatment Program.

New York Yankees - Selected the contract of pitcher Chris Leroux from
Scranton/Wilkes Barre (IL); optioned pitcher Shane Greene to Scranton/Wilkes
Barre; released pitcher Nik Turley.

Pittsburgh Pirates - Placed catcher Russell Martin on the 15-day disabled
list; recalled catcher Tony Sanchez from Indianapolis (IL).

Toronto Blue Jays - Optioned pitcher Neil Wagner to Buffalo (IL).


National Basketball Association - Suspended Washington Wizards forward Nene
one game without pay for head-butting and grabbing Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy
Butler during Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Apr. 25.

=== FOOTBALL ===

Dallas Cowboys - Re-signed defensive end Anthony Spencer to a one-year

=== HOCKEY ===

National Hockey League - Fined Dallas Stars forward Ryan Garbutt.

Washington Capitals - Fired head coach Adam Oates; announced that they will
not renew the contract of vice president and general manager George McPhee.

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