=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Thursday, August 21, 2014 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Boston Red Sox - Activated outfielder/first baseman Allen Craig from the 15-
day disabled list; optioned outfielder/first baseman Alex Hassan to Pawtucket
Chicago Cubs - Placed shortstop Starlin Castro on the bereavement list; placed
pitcher Edwin Jackson on the 15-day disabled list; recalled infielder Logan
Watkins and pitchers Zac Rosscup and Blake Parker from Iowa (PCL).
Cincinnati Reds - Recalled pitchers Pedro Villarreal and David Holmberg from
Louisville (IL); optioned pitchers Carlos Contreras and J.J. Hoover to
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim - Placed pitcher Garrett Richards on the 60-day
disabled list; selected the contract of pitcher Wade LeBlanc and recalled
pitcher Cam Bedrosian from Salt Lake (PCL); acquired infielder Gordon Beckham
from the Chicago White Sox for a player to be named later or cash.
New York Yankees - Recalled infielder/outfielder Zelous Wheeler from
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL); optioned pitcher Chase Whitley to Scranton/Wilkes-
=== FOOTBALL ===
Arizona Cardinals - Released defensive tackle Anthony McCloud.
Kansas City Chiefs - Acquired safety Kelcie McCray from the Tampa Bay
Buccaneers in exchange for guard Rishaw Johnson.
New England Patriots - Released defensive lineman Marcus Forston and tight end