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

                        === Friday, April 3, 2015 ===

=== BASEBALL ===

Atlanta Braves - Released pitcher Wandy Rodriguez and catcher Jesus Flores;
assigned pitcher Chien-Ming Wang to minor league camp.

Baltimore Orioles - Assigned infielders Jayson Nix and Paul Janish to minor
league camp.

Boston Red Sox - Placed pitcher Joe Kelly on the 15-day disabled list;
optioned pitchers Matt Barnes and Brandon Workman to Pawtucket (IL); assigned
pitcher Dana Eveland to minor league camp.

Chicago White Sox - Optioned pitcher Erik Johnson to Charlotte (IL);
outrighted pitchers Maikel Cleto and Onelki Garcia to Charlotte; assigned
pitchers Jairo Asencio and Arcenio Leon, outfielder Engel Beltre and catcher
George Kottaras to minor league camp.

Detroit Tigers - Optioned pitchers Blaine Hardy and Kyle Ryan to Toledo (IL);
assigned infielder Josh Wilson to minor league camp.

Houston Astros - Assigned pitcher Jandel Gustave to Corpus Christi (Texas).

Kansas City Royals - Outrighted pitcher Louis Coleman to Omaha (PCL).

Major League Baseball - Suspended Minnesota Twins pitcher Ervin Santana 80
games for violating the Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

Miami Marlins - Assigned infielder/outfielder Jordany Valdespin and catcher
Jhonatan Solano to minor league camp.

Minnesota Twins - Optioned catcher Josmil Pinto to Rochester (IL); assigned
catcher Eric Fryer to minor league camp; recalled pitcher Aaron Thompson from

San Diego Padres - Returned pitcher Jandel Gustave to the Houston Astros.

San Francisco Giants - Signed manager Bruce Bochy and general manager Brian
Sabean to contract extensions through the 2019 season; promoted Sabean to
executive vice president of baseball operations; named Bobby Evans general

Seattle Mariners - Placed pitcher Edgar Olmos on the 15-day disabled list;
recalled pitcher Carson Smith from Tacoma (PCL); optioned pitcher Dominic
Leone to Tacoma.

St. Louis Cardinals - Placed outfielder Tommy Pham on the 15-day disabled
list; claimed outfielder Gary Brown off waivers from the San Francisco Giants
and assigned him to Memphis (PCL); optioned pitcher Marco Gonzalez and
infielder Ty Kelly to Memphis; assigned pitchers Mitch Harris and Marcus
Hatley, infielder Scott Moore and outfielder Stephen Piscotty to Memphis.


Cleveland Cavaliers - Assigned guard Joe Harris to Canton (NBADL).

=== FOOTBALL ===

Indianapolis Colts - Agreed to terms with safety Dwight Lowery.

New Orleans Saints - Signed wide receiver Joseph Morgan to a one-year

San Francisco 49ers - Signed linebacker Nick Bellore to a two-year contract.

Washington Redskins - Acquired safety Dashon Goldson from the Tampa Bay
Buccaneers in exchange for an undisclosed pick in the 2016 NFL Draft.

=== HOCKEY ===

Anaheim Ducks - Recalled forward Stefan Noesen from Norfolk (AHL).

Buffalo Sabres - Recalled forward Tim Schaller from Rochester (AHL).

Calgary Flames - Recalled defenseman Tyler Wotherspoon from Adirondack (AHL);
recalled forward Sam Bennett from Kingston (OHL).

Vancouver Canucks - Recalled forward Sven Baertschi from Utica (AHL).

=== COLLEGE ===

Texas - Named Shaka Smart men's head basketball coach.

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