=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Sunday, August 17, 2014 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Boston Red Sox - Recalled pitcher Steven Wright from Pawtucket (IL);
designated outfielder Corey Brown for assignment.
Chicago Cubs - Recalled outfielder Matt Szczur from Iowa (PCL); optioned
pitcher Dan Straily to Iowa.
Cincinnati Reds - Sent second baseman Brandon Phillips on a rehab assignment
Cleveland Indians - Recalled pitcher Danny Salazar from Columbus (IL);
optioned outfielder Tyler Holt to Columbus.
Detroit Tigers - Purchased the contract of pitcher Jim Johnson from Toledo
(IL); optioned pitcher Melvin Mercedes to Toledo; designated pitcher Kevin
Whelan for assignment.
New York Yankees - Activated catcher Brian McCann from the 7-day disabled
optioned catcher Austin Romine to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).
Pittsburgh Pirates - Placed pitcher Charlie Morton on the 15-day disabled
list; recalled infielder Brent Morel from Indianapolis (IL).
St. Louis Cardinals - Recalled pitcher Carlos Martinez from Memphis (PCL);
optioned pitcher Kevin Siegrist to Memphis.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Cincinnati Bengals - Waived guard Chandler Burden.
Indianapolis Colts - Agreed to terms with running back Deji Karim; waived
running back Davin Meggett.
Oakland Raiders - Signed tight end Kyle Auffray.