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

                        === Sunday, April 5, 2015 ===

=== BASEBALL ===

Baltimore Orioles - Placed infielders J.J. Hardy and Jimmy Paredes, catcher
Matt Wieters, and outfielder David Lough on the 15-day disabled list; optioned
pitcher T.J. McFarland to Norfolk (IL); reassigned catcher Ryan Lavarnway and
outfielder Nolan Reimold to minor league camp.

Chicago Cubs - Selected the contract of infielder Jonathan Herrera; designated
outfielder Ryan Sweeney for assignment; placed pitchers Dallas Beeler,
Tsuyoshi Wada and Jacob Turner, and outfielder Chris Denorfia on the 15-day
disabled list.

Cleveland Indians - Signed pitcher Corey Kluber to a five-year contact;
purchased the contract of pitcher Anthony Swarzak from Columbus (IL); placed
pitcher Josh Tomlin, outfielder Nick Swisher and infielder Zach Walters on the
15-day disabled list, and pitcher Gavin Floyd on the 60-day disabled list;
reassigned pitchers Bruce Chen, Jeff Manship, and Shaun Marcum, catcher Brett
Hayes, infielders Michael Martinez and Ryan Rohlinger, and first
baseman/outfielder Jerry Sands to Columbus.

Kansas City Royals - Placed pitchers Tim Collins and Luke Hochevar on the 15-
day disabled list; selected the contracts of pitchers Ryan Madson and Franklin
Morales and added them to the 25-man roster.

Miami Marlins - Placed pitchers Jose Fernandez and Aaron Crow on the 15-day
disabled list.

Philadelphia Phillies - Selected the contracts of infielder Andres Blanco and
outfielder Jeff Francoeur from Lehigh Valley (IL); optioned outfielder Jordan
Danks to Lehigh Valley; placed pitchers Chad Billingsley and Jonathan
Pettibone on the 15-day disabled list, and pitcher Mario Hollands on the 60-
day disabled list.

Pittsburgh Pirates - Placed outfielder Jaff Decker, infielder Justin Sellers,
catcher Chris Stewart, and pitchers Brandon Cumpton and Charlie Morton on the
15-day disabled list; recalled pitcher Rob Scahill from Indianapolis (IL);
designed pitcher Stolmy Pimentel and infielder Pedro Florimon for assignment.

=== HOCKEY ===

Arizona Coyotes - Assigned defenseman Brandon Gormley to Portland (AHL).

Edmonton Oilers - Agreed to terms with center Kyle Platzer on a three-year,
entry-level contract.

Washington Capitals - Recalled center Andre Burakovsky from Hershey (AHL).

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