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

                       === Friday, August 16, 2013 ===

=== BASEBALL ===

Atlanta Braves - Purchased the contract of infielder Phil Gosselin from
Gwinnett (IL); transferred pitcher Cristhian Martinez from the 15-day to the
60-day disabled list; placed second baseman Tyler Pastornicky on the 15-day
disabled list.

Baltimore Orioles - Announced that pitching coach Rick Adair is taking a
personal leave of absence; named Bill Castro interim pitching coach; named
Scott McGregor interim bullpen coach.

Chicago Cubs - Recalled pitcher Jake Arrieta from Iowa (PCL); optioned pitcher
Eduardo Sanchez to Iowa (PCL).

Detroit Tigers - Recalled pitcher Jose Alvarez from Toledo (IL).

Kansas City Royals - Added pitcher Danny Duffy to the active roster; Placed
outfielder Justin Maxwell on the bereavement list; recalled pitcher Will Smith
from Omaha (PCL).

Los Angeles Dodgers - Recalled outfielder/first baseman Scott Van Slyke from
Albuquerque (PCL); optioned infielder Dee Gordon to Albuquerque.

Miami Marlins - Recalled pitcher Arquimedes Caminero from Jacksonville

Minnesota Twins - Activated catcher/outfielder Ryan Doumit from the 7-day
disabled list; optioned outfielder/first baseman Chris Colabello to Rochester

Philadelphia Phillies - Fired manager Charlie Manuel; named Ryne Sandberg
interim manager; placed pitcher John Lannan on the 15-day disabled list;
recalled pitcher B.J. Rosenberg from Lehigh Valley (IL).

Pittsburgh Pirates - Signed pitcher Kyle Farnsworth to a minor league
contract and assigned him to Indianapolis (IL).

St. Louis Cardinals - Purchased the contract of infielder Kolten Wong from
Memphis (PCL).

Toronto Blue Jays - Reinstated pitcher J.A. Happ from the bereavement list;
placed shortstop Munenori Kawasaki on the paternity list; optioned pitcher
Mickey Storey to Buffalo (IL); recalled outfielder Anthony Gose from Buffalo.


Golden State Warriors - Announced that Mark Stevens has joined ownership group
as an executive board member.

=== FOOTBALL ===

Detroit Lions - Signed defensive tackle John Drew.

Miami Dolphins - Extended the contract of long snapper John Denney through the
2016 season.

=== COLLEGE ===

Air Force - Named Jeff Nevolo associate men's tennis coach.