=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Friday, August 10, 2012 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Arizona Diamondbacks - Placed pitcher Josh Collmenter on the 15-day disabled
list; recalled pitcher Brad Bergesen from Reno (PCL).
Boston Red Sox - Signed outfielder Scott Podsednik; optioned outfielder Ryan
Kalish to Pawtucket (IL); transferred outfielder Ryan Sweeney to the 60-day
Chicago Cubs - Promoted Tim Wilken to special assistant to the
president/general manager; named Jaron Madison director of amateur scouting.
Chicago White Sox - Placed first baseman Paul Konerko on the seven-day
concussion disabled list.
Cleveland Indians - Released pitcher Derek Lowe.
Houston Astros - Recalled outfielder Fernando Martinez from Oklahoma City
Los Angeles Dodgers - Reinstated infielder Adam Kennedy from the 15-day
Major League Baseball - Suspended pitchers Gabriel Bermudez of the
Philadelphia Phillies and Darrel Leiva of the Atlanta Braves each 50 games for
violating the minor league drug prevention and treatment program.
New York Mets - Signed pitcher Drew Carpenter to a minor league contract.
Oakland Athletics - Activated Brandon McCarthy from the 15-day disabled list;
placed infielder Eric Sogard on the 15-day disabled list.
St. Louis Cardinals - Purchased the contract of infielder Ryan Jackson from
Texas Rangers - Reinstated pitcher Mark Lowe from the 15-day disabled list;
designated infielder Alberto Gonzalez for assignment.
Toronto Blue Jays - Recalled pitcher David Carpenter from Las Vegas (PCL);
claimed pitcher Juan Abreu off waivers from the Houston Astros; claimed
pitcher Juan Abreu off waivers from Houston and optioned him to Las Vegas;
designated pitcher Scott Richmond for assignment.
=== BASKETBALL ===
Cleveland Cavaliers - Signed center Michael Eric.
Denver Nuggets - Acquired guard/forward Andre Iguodala from the Philadelphia
Los Angeles Lakers - Acquired center Dwight Howard, guard Chris Duhon and
forward Earl Clark from the Orlando Magic.
Orlando Magic - Acquired guard Arron Afflalo and forward Al Harrington from
the Denver Nuggets, forward Maurice Harkless and center Nikola Vucevic from
the Philadelphia 76ers and forward Josh McRoberts and guard/forward Christian
Eyenga from the Los Angeles Lakers.
Philadelphia 76ers - Acquired center Andrew Bynum from the Los Angeles Lakers
and guard Jason Richardson from the Orlando Magic.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Buffalo Bills - Reached an injury settlement with running back Chris Douglas
and released him from injured reserve.
Calgary Stampeders (CFL) - Signed wide receiver Nik Lewis to a contract
Carolina Panthers - Signed offensive tackle Andre Ramsey; waived offensive
tackle Lee Ziemba.
=== COLLEGE ===
Dayton - Named Jim Roberson pitching coach.
LSU - Dismissed cornerback Tyrann Mathieu from the football program.
=== SOCCER ===
New England Revolution - Midfielder Zak Boggs retired.