=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Sunday, August 10, 2014 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Boston Red Sox - Recalled pitcher Edwin Escobar from Pawtucket (IL); optioned
pitcher Heath Hembree to Pawtucket.
Chicago Cubs - Added pitcher Jacob Turner to the major league roster;
activated pitcher Neil Ramirez from the 15-day disabled list; optioned pitcher
Chris Rusin to Iowa (PCL); placed pitcher Brian Schlitter on the 15-day
Cleveland Indians - Placed outfielder David Murphy and infielder/outfielder
Nick Swisher on the 15-day disabled list; recalled outfielder Tyler Holt and
infielder/outfielder Zach Walters from Columbus (IL).
Colorado Rockies - Placed outfielder Carlos Gonzalez on the 15-day disabled
list; recalled infielder Ben Paulsen from Colorado Springs (PCL).
Detroit Tigers - Placed pitchers Anibal Sanchez and Joakim Soria on the 15-day
Los Angeles Dodgers - Placed shortstop Hanley Ramirez on the 15-day disabled
list; recalled infielder Darwin Barney from Albuquerque (PCL).
Philadelphia Phillies - Claimed pitcher Jerome Williams off waivers from the
Texas Rangers; designated pitcher Sean O'Sullivan for assignment.
Pittsburgh Pirates - Claimed infielder Tommy Field off waivers from the Los
Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
San Diego Padres - Reinstated pitcher Joe Wieland from the 60-day disabled
list and optioned him to El Paso (PCL).
San Francisco Giants - Recalled infielder Adam Duvall from Fresno (PCL);
optioned outfielder Juan Perez to Fresno.
Seattle Mariners - Recalled pitcher Erasmo Ramirez from Tacoma (PCL); optioned
pitcher Lucas Luetge to Tacoma.
Washington Nationals - Placed outfielder Steven Souza Jr. on the 15-day
disabled list; recalled outfielder Michael A. Taylor from Syracuse (IL).
=== FOOTBALL ===
Buffalo Bills - Signed cornerback Sam Miller; released cornerback Michael
Chicago Bears - Signed offensive lineman Rob Turner to a one-year contract;
waived offensive lineman Graham Pocic.
Minnesota Vikings - Signed tight end Kory Sperry.
New England Patriots - Signed tight ends Ben Hartsock, Steve Maneri and
Terrence Miller; released running back Stephen Houston and tight ends Justin
Jones and Asa Watson.
Seattle Seahawks - Signed defensive back Thomas Wolfe; waived/injured
linebacker Mike Taylor.