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             === Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===

                       === Friday, August 23, 2013 ===

=== BASEBALL ===

Atlanta Braves - Acquired pitcher Freddy Garcia from the Baltimore Orioles in
exchange for cash considerations; placed pitcher Brandon Beachy on the 15-day
disabled list; recalled outfielder Todd Cunningham from Gwinnett (IL).

Colorado Rockies - Placed pitcher Rafael Betancourt on the 15-day disabled
list; designated pitcher Edgmer Escalona for assignment; recalled pitcher Rob
Scahill from Colorado Springs (PCL); activated pitcher Jhoulys Chacin from the
bereavement list.

Chicago Cubs - Claimed pitcher Neil Ramirez off waivers from the Texas Rangers
and assigned him to Tennessee (Southern).

Houston Astros - Placed catcher Max Stassi on the 7-day concussion disabled
list; selected the contract of catcher Cody Clark from Corpus Christi (Texas).

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim - Recalled pitcher Cory Rasmus from Salt Lake
(PCL); designated pitcher Billy Buckner for assignment.

Major League Baseball - Suspended Chicago White Sox minor league pitcher Pedro
Rodriguez and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim minor league outfielder Angel
Montilla 50 games each without pay for their violations of the Minor League
Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

Oakland Athletics - Acquired catcher Kurt Suzuki and cash considerations from
the Washington Nationals in exchange for pitcher Dakota Bacus; placed catcher
Derek Norris on the 15-day disabled list.

San Francisco Giants - Placed pitcher Matt Cain on the 15-day disabled list;
purchased the contract of pitcher Yusmeiro Petit from Fresno (PCL); optioned
infielder Nick Noonan to Fresno; recalled pitcher Mike Kickham from Fresno.

St. Louis Cardinals - Placed pitcher Jake Westbrook on the 15-day disabled
list; recalled pitcher Carlos Martinez from Memphis (PCL).

Tampa Bay Rays - Acquired outfielder David DeJesus from the Washington
Nationals in exchange for a player to be named or cash considerations.

Toronto Blue Jays - Placed pitcher Aaron Loup on the paternity list.

Washington Nationals - Recalled catcher Jhonatan Solano and pitcher Xavier
Cedeno from Syracuse (IL).


Golden State Warriors - Signed guard Seth Curry.

=== FOOTBALL ===

Detroit Lions - Waived cornerback Domonique Johnson, wide receiver Chaz
Schilens and guard Derek Hardman; waived/injured defensive tackle John Drew
and cornerback Ross Weaver.

Miami Dolphins - Waived guards Jeff Braun and Chandler Burden, defensive
tackle Chris Burnette, linebacker Alonzo Highsmith and wide receiver Kenny

New York Jets - Activated wide receiver Santonio Holmes from the
active/physically unable to perform list; signed offensive tackle Jason Smith;
released center Scott Wedige and wide receiver Marcus Davis with an injury

San Diego Chargers - Agreed to terms with cornerback Richard Marshall.

Pittsburgh Steelers - Acquired running back Felix Jones from the Philadelphia
Eagles in exchange for linebacker Adrian Robinson.

=== HOCKEY ===

Washington Capitals - Signed center Mikhail Grabovski to a one-year contract.