=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Sunday, August 19, 2012 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Chicago Cubs - Claimed pitcher Alex Hinshaw off waivers from the San Diego
Padres; transferred pitcher Arodys Vizcaino to the 60-day disabled list.
Colorado Rockies - Placed outfielder Michael Cuddyer on the 15-day disabled
list; recalled outfielder Andrew Brown from Colorado Springs (PCL).
Houston Astros - Named Tony DeFrancesco interim manager, Ty Van Burkleo
interim hitting coach and Dan Radison interim first base coach.
Los Angeles Dodgers - Reinstated pitcher Scott Elbert from the 15-day disabled
list; optioned infielder/outfielder Elian Herrera to Albuquerque (PCL).
Pittsburgh Pirates - Placed outfielder Starling Marte on the 15-day disabled
list; recalled outfielder Jose Tabata from Indianapolis (IL).
St. Louis Cardinals - Activated pitcher Jaime Garcia from the 60-day disabled
list; optioned pitcher Trevor Rosenthal to Memphis (PCL).
=== BASKETBALL ===
New Orleans Hornets - Signed head coach Monty Williams to a multi-year