=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Monday, April 8, 2013 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Houston Astros - Placed pitcher Josh Fields on the 15-day disabled list;
recalled pitcher Paul Clemens from Oklahoma City (PCL).
Milwaukee Brewers - Selected the contract of infielder Blake Lalli from
Nashville (PCL); transferred outfielder Corey Hart to the 60-day disabled
St. Louis Cardinals - Activated third baseman David Freese off the 15-day
disabled list; optioned infielder Ryan Jackson to Memphis (PCL).
Texas Rangers - Acquired catcher Robinson Chirinos from the Tampa Bay Rays in
exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations; designated
pitcher Jeff Beliveau for assignment; optioned Chirinos to Round Rock (PCL).
=== BASKETBALL ===
Golden State Warriors - Assigned guard Scott Machado to Santa Cruz (NBADL).
=== FOOTBALL ===
Arizona Cardinals - Signed punter Will Batson.
Buffalo Bills - Signed quarterback Kevin Kolb.
Miami Dolphins - Signed long snapper Patrick Scales.
New Orleans Saints - Agreed to terms with safety Jim Leonhard on a one-year
San Diego Chargers - Signed wide receivers Deon Butler and Dan DePalma and
cornerback Cornelius Brown.
Seattle Seahawks - Signed wide receiver Brett Swain to a two-year contract.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) - Released quarterback Alex Brink; signed
quarterbacks Max Hall and Chase Clement.
=== HOCKEY ===
Columbus Blue Jackets - Recalled forward Michael Chaput from Springfield
Florida Panthers - Assigned forward Scott Timmins to San Antonio (AHL).
Philadelphia Flyers - Signed goaltender Steve Mason to a one-year contract
San Jose Sharks - Signed goaltender Troy Grosenick to an entry-level contract.
Tampa Bay Lightning - Recalled defenseman Mark Barberio from Syracuse (AHL);
assigned defenseman Matt Taormina to Syracuse.
=== COLLEGE ===
Clemson - Named Audra Smith head women's basketball coach.