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

                       === Monday, August 11, 2014 ===

=== BASEBALL ===

Boston Red Sox - Optioned pitcher Edwin Escobar to Pawtucket (IL).

Chicago White Sox - Optioned pitcher Eric Surkamp to Charlotte (IL).

Detroit Tigers - Recalled pitchers Ian Krol and Justin Miller from Toledo
(IL); selected the contract of pitcher Kevin Whelan from Toledo; optioned
pitchers Blaine Hardy and Patrick McCoy to Toledo; released pitcher Casey

Kansas City Royals - Acquired outfielder Josh Willingham from the Minnesota
Twins in exchange for pitcher Jason Adam; waived pitcher Wilking Rodriguez.

Los Angeles Dodgers - Optioned pitcher Pedro Baez to Albuquerque (PCL);
activated pitcher Kevin Corriea.

Minnesota Twins - Activated first baseman Joe Mauer from the 15-day disabled
list; recalled pitcher Tommy Milone from Rochester (IL).

New York Mets - Placed pitcher Jacob deGrom on the 15-day disabled list;

New York Yankees - Selected the contract of pitcher Chris Leroux from
Scranton/Wilkes Barre (IL); optioned pitcher Bryan Mitchell to Scranton/Wilke

Philadelphia Phillies - Signed outfielder Tony Gwynn Jr. a minor league

Pittsburgh Pirates - Placed outfielder Andrwe McCutchen on the 15-day disabled
list, retroactive to August 4; recalled pitcher Casey Sadler from Indianapolis

San Diego Padres - Recalled outfielder Rymer Liriano from El Paso (PCL);
designated outfielder Jeff Francoeur for assignment.

Seattle Mariners - Optioned pitcher Erasmo Ramirez to Tacoma (PCL); recalled
outfielder James Jones from Tacoma.

Toronto Blue Jays - Selected the contract of Brad Mills from Buffalo (IL);
optioned second baseman Ryan Goins to Buffalo.


Cleveland Cavaliers - Signed center Alex Kirk.

=== FOOTBALL ===

Detroit Lions - Released wide receiver Quintin Payton.

Indianapolis Colts - Signed defensive end Gannon Conway; waived offensive
tackle Eric Pike.

Miami Dolphins - Signed running back Cameron Marshall; waived quarterback
Brock Jensen.

Montreal Alouettes (CFL) - Fired wide receivers coach Erik Campbell. Named
Turk Schonert receivers coach, Jeff Garcia quarterbacks coach and Ryan
Dinwiddie offensive co-coordinator.

Pittsburgh Steelers - Waived running back Jawan Jamison.

Toronto Argonauts (CFL) - Signed slotback Trent Guy to the practice roster.

=== HOCKEY ===

Vancouver Canucks - Named Perry Pearn assistant coach.

=== COLLEGE ===

Colorado State - Signed head football coach Jim McElwain and head women's
basketball coach to five-year contract extensions; signed head volleyball
coach Tom Hilbert to a five-year contract.

Presbyterian - Named Kasay Holbrook head women's golf coach.
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