=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Wednesday, August 22, 2012 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Arizona Diamondbacks - Optioned pitcher Sam Demel to Reno (PCL); selected the
contract of pitcher Tyler Skaggs and recalled outfielder A.J. Pollock from
Colorado Rockies - Reinstated outfielder Carlos Gonzalez from the bereavement
list; optioned pitcher Guillermo Moscoso to Colorado Springs (PCL).
Houston Astros - Designated pitcher Armando Galarraga for assignment;
purchased the contract of pitcher Hector Ambriz from Oklahoma City (PCL).
Major League Baseball - Suspended Oakland Athletics pitcher Bartolo Colon 50
games for violating the drug policy.
Miami Marlins - Placed outfielder Emilio Bonifacio on the 15-day disabled
list; recalled pitchers Jacob Turner and Dan Jennings from New Orleans (PCL).
Milwaukee Brewers - Released pitcher Randy Wolf; recalled infielder Jeff
Bianchi from Nashville (PCL).
New York Mets - Placed pitcher Johan Santana on the 15-day disabled list.
San Diego Padres - Selected the contract of pitcher Andrew Werner from Tucson
(PCL); optioned pitcher Brad Boxberger to Tucson; designated outfielder Jeremy
Hermida for assignment.
Toronto Blue Jays - Placed shortstop Yunel Escobar on the paternity list;
recalled pitcher Chad Beck from Las Vegas (PCL).
=== BASKETBALL ===
Boston Celtics - Signed forward Jeff Green.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Buffalo Bills - Released cornerback Cris Hill and safety Joshua Nesbitt.
Carolina Panthers - Released center Scott Mruczkowski.
Detroit Lions - Released defensive tackle Michael Cosgrove.
New Orleans Saints - Named Aaron Kromer linebackers/assistant head coach.
San Diego Chargers - Released offensive tackle Cordell Bell.
Tennessee Titans - Released defensive tackle Shaun Smith.
=== HOCKEY ===
Edmonton Oilers - Agreed to terms with forward Taylor Hall on a seven-year
=== COLLEGE ===
Mississippi Valley State - Named Ashley Robinson athletic director.