=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Sunday, August 24, 2014 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Baltimore Orioles - Recalled pitcher Miguel Gonzalez from Bowie (Eastern);
designated infielder Cord Phelps for assignment.
Boston Red Sox - Recalled pitcher Heath Hembree from Pawtucket (IL); optioned
pitcher Brandon Workman to Pawtucket.
Cleveland Indians - Selected the contract of catcher Chris Gimenez from
Colorado Rockies - Activated pitcher Christian Bergman from the 60-day
disabled list; placed outfielder Michael Cuddyer on the 15-day disabled list;
transferred outfielder Carlos Gonzalez to the 60-day disabled list.
Los Angeles Dodgers - Activated infielder Hanley Ramirez from the 15-day
disabled list; optioned infielder Erisbel Arruebarrena to Rancho Cucamonga
Oakland Athletics - Acquired catcher Geovany Soto from the Texas Rangers for
cash considerations; acquired catcher Bryan Anderson from the Cincinnati Reds
for international money; placed pitcher Sean Doolittle on the 15-day disabled
list; recalled pitcher Dan Otero from Sacramento (PCL).
Pittsburgh Pirates - Claimed pitcher Bobby LaFromboise off waivers from the
San Diego Padres and optioned him to Indianapolis (IL); designated infielder
Tommy Field for assignment.
Toronto Blue Jays - Optioned pitcher Kyle Drabek to Buffalo (IL).
=== FOOTBALL ===
Buffalo Bills - Released defensive tackle Alan Branch.
Carolina Panthers - Released wide receiver Tiquan Underwood; waived wide
receivers Toney Clemons, Marvin McNutt and Kealoha Pilares, punter Jordan Gay,
defensive tackle Linden Gaydosh, defensive ends Alex Hall and Craig Roh,
offensive tackle Oscar Johnson and linebacker Anthony Morales.
Chicago Bears - Waived offensive tackle Joe Long, running back Michael Ford,
wide receivers Greg Herd and Kofi Hughes, and cornerbacks Derricus Purdy and
Peyton Thompson; terminated the contracts of safety Adrian Wilson, defensive
tackle Nate Collins, offensive lineman Dylan Gandy, quarterback Jordan Palmer,
linebacker Jordan Senn and return specialist Darius Reynaud.
Denver Broncos - Released linebackers Jamar Chaney and Jerrell Harris, wide
receivers Greg Hardin and Greg Wilson, running backs Brennan Clay and Jerodis
Williams, offensive tackle Winston Justice, safety Charles Mitchell, defensive
tackle Will Pericak, defensive end Chase Vaughn and quarterback Bryn Renner.
Green Bay Packers - Released quarterback Chase Retting, wide receivers Gerrard
Sheppard and Chris Harper, defensive backs Charles Clay and Antonio Dennard,
linebacker Korey Jones and fullback Ina Liaina.
Jacksonville Jaguars - Waived wide receivers Ramses Barden and Kenny Shaw,
linebackers Allen Bradford and Josh Hull, cornerback Mike Harris, guard
Antoine Caldwell, running back Harvey Unga, safety Joe Young, center Patrick
Lewis and long snapper Charley Hughlett; waived/injured defensive tackle David
Miami Dolphins - Named Dan Marino as special advisor to the organization.
New York Jets - Released wide receivers Jacoby Ford and Michael Campbell,
tight end Colin Anderson, fullback Chad Young, defensive end Anthony Grady and
cornerback Ras-I Dowling.
Oakland Raiders - Released wide receivers Mike Davis and Rahsaan Vaughn, tight
end Kyle Auffray, offensive tackle Emmett Cleary, linebacker Justin Cole,
defensive tackle Torell Troup and cornerback Jansen Watson.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Waived wide receivers Skye Dawson, Eric Page and Tommy
Streeter, offensive linemen Jace Daniels and Jason Foster, defensive ends Ryne
Giddins and Chaz Sutton, defensive tackle Euclid Cummings, guard R.J. Mattes,
quarterback Alex Tanney and fullback Ian Thompson; released long snapper
Washington Redskins - Waived wide receivers Cody Hoffman and Rashad Lawrence,
linebackers Jeremy Kimbrough and Adrian Robinson, defensive ends Jake
McDonough and Jeremy Towns, fullback Stephen Campbell and safety Ross Madison;
released linebacker Rob Jackson.