=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Monday, August 18, 2014 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Arizona Diamondbacks - Recalled pitcher Will Harris from Reno (PCL); optioned
pitcher Bradin Hagens to Reno.
Boston Red Sox - Recalled outfielder/infielder Mookie Betts from Pawtucket
(IL); optioned outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. to Pawtucket.
Cincinnati Reds - Optioned pitchers Dylan Axelrod and Curtis Partch and
catcher Tucker Barnhart to Louisville (IL); reinstated second baseman Brandon
Phillips and pitcher Logan Ondrusek from the 15-day disabled list.
Colorado Rockies - Optioned infielder Ben Paulsen to Colorado Springs (PCL).
Detroit Tigers - Sent pitcher Kevin Whelan outright to Toledo (IL).
Major League Baseball - Suspended Pittsburgh Pirates minor league pitcher
Michael Clemens 68 games without pay for violating the minor league drug
prevention and treatment program.
San Diego Padres - Reinstated pitcher Robbie Erlin from the 60-day disabled
list and optioned him to El Paso (PCL).
Seattle Mariners - Recalled pitcher Roenis Elias from Tacoma (PCL); optioned
outfielder James Jones to Tacoma.
Toronto Blue Jays - Claimed first baseman Matt Hague off waivers from the
Pittsburgh Pirates and assigned him to Buffalo (IL).
Washington Nationals - Agreed to terms with outfielder Nate Schierholtz on a
minor league contract and assigned him to Syracuse (IL).
=== BASKETBALL ===
Detroit Pistons - Signed forward Cartier Martin and center Aaron Gray.
Memphis Grizzlies - Signed forward Jarnell Stokes to a multi-year contract.
Toronto Raptors - Signed forward-guard Jordan Hamilton.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Atlanta Falcons - Activated defensive tackle Corey Peters from the physically
unable to perform list; signed offensive tackle Pat McQuistan; placed
offensive tackle Sam Baker on injured reserve.
Chicago Bears - Signed kick returner Darius Reynaud and cornerback Peyton
Thompson to one-year contracts; waived long snapper Chad Rempel and punter
Edmonton Eskimos (CFL) - Released defensive back Markus Smith and linebacker
Miami Dolphins - Signed defensive end Rakim Cox; waived running back Cameron
Minnesota Vikings - Waived/injured linebacker Dom DeCicco; claimed linebacker
Justin Jackson off waivers from the Detroit Lions.
New England Patriots - Re-signed tight end Justin Jones; released long snapper
Ottawa RedBlacks (CFL) - Released wide receivers Paris Jackson and Tim
Maypray, and defensive back Seth Williams.
Pittsburgh Steelers - Signed offensive lineman Graham Pocic and cornerback
Dayonne Nunley; waived/injured offensive lineman Bryant Browning; released
wide receiver James Shaw.
San Diego Chargers - Signed defensive tackle Doug Worthington; waived/injured
defensive end Damik Scafe.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) - Added wide receiver Kemonte' Bateman and
offensive lineman Chad Anderson to the practice roster.
=== HOCKEY ===
Chicago Blackhawks - Agreed to terms with goaltender Michael Leighton on a
Ottawa Senators - Agreed to terms with defenseman Mark Borowiecki on a three-
year contract extension.
Toronto Maple Leafs - Signed forward William Nylander to a three-year, entry-
=== COLLEGE ===
Oklahoma - Suspended running back Joe Mixon for the season.
Texas-Pan American - Named Armen Kirakossian men's golf head coach.