=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Tuesday, August 27, 2013 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Arizona Diamondbacks - Designated outfielder Jason Kubel for assignment;
selected the contract of pitcher David Holmberg from Mobile (Southern).
Baltimore Orioles - Reinstated infielder Wilson Betemit from the 60-day
disabled list; optioned infielder Ryan Flaherty to Frederick (Carolina).
Colorado Rockies - Activated catcher Yorvit Torrealba from the 7-day
concussion disabled list; optioned infielder Ryan Wheeler to Colorado Springs
Detroit Tigers - Activated catcher Alex Avila from the 15-day disabled list;
optioned catcher Bryan Holaday to Toledo (IL).
Kansas City Royals - Agreed to terms with first baseman Carlos Pena on a minor
league deal; acquired pitcher Clayton Mortensen from the Boston Red Sox in
exchange for outfielder Quintin Berry.
Miami Marlins - Activated infielder Placido Polanco from the 7-day concussion
New York Mets - Selected the contract of outfielder Matt den Dekker from Las
Vegas (PCL); recalled catcher Anthony Recker and pitcher Robert Carson from
Las Vegas; placed pitcher Matt Harvey on the 15-day disabled list.
Pittsburgh Pirates - Acquired outfielder Marlon Byrd, catcher John Buck and
cash considerations from the New York Mets in exchange for infielder Dilson
Herrera and a player to be named later; designated first baseman Russ Canzler
for assignment; recalled pitcher Kyle McPherson from Indianapolis (IL) and
placed on 60-day disabled list.
St. Louis Cardinals - Recalled pitcher Fernando Salas from Memphis (PCL);
optioned pitcher Tyler Lyons to Memphis.
Tampa Bay Rays - Optioned pitcher Jeremy Hellickson to Charlotte (Florida
State); recalled pitcher Jeff Beliveau from Durham (IL).
Toronto Blue Jays - Outrighted pitcher Chien-Ming Wang to Buffalo (IL).
Washington Nationals - Recalled pitcher Ryan Mattheus from Syracuse (IL);
optioned pitcher Xavier Cedeno to Syracuse.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Arizona Cardinals - Signed tight end Richard Quinn; released safety Javon
Harris and tight end Mickey Shuler.
Baltimore Ravens - Placed linebacker Jameel McClain on the physically unable
to perform list; placed defensive lineman Kapron Lewis-Moore on the
reserve/non-football injury list.
Carolina Panthers - Placed running back Jonathan Stewart on the physically
unable to perform list; waived defensive tackle Frank Kearse and wide receiver
Joe Adams; placed guard Edmund Kugbila on injured reserve.
Cleveland Browns - Waived linebacker Kendrick Adams, offensive linemen Dominic
Alford and Ryan Miller, wide receiver Dominique Croom, defensive lineman
Nicolas Jean-Baptiste, fullback Owen Marecic, and tight end Travis Tannahill;
placed running back Montario Hardesty on injured reserve; placed offensive
lineman Chris Faulk on reserve/non-football injury; claimed linebacker Paul
Hazel from the Jacksonville Jaguars and punter Colton Schmidt from the San
Francisco 49ers off waivers.
Cincinnati Bengals - Waived guard Otis Hudson and offensive tackle Jason
Weaver; waived/injured linebacker Brandon Joiner; placed linebacker Sean
Porter on injured reserve; placed fullback Chris Pressley and quarterback Zac
Robinson on the physically unable to perform list.
Dallas Cowboys - Released wide receivers Anthony Amos, Jared Green and Eric
Rogers, tight end Colin Cochart, guard Dennis Godfrey, linebacker Deon Lacey,
kicker Brett Maher, quarterback Nick Stephens and cornerback Brandon
Underwood; placed center Ryan Cook and defensive tackle Tyrone Crawford on
injured reserve; placed defensive tackle Jay Ratliff on the physically unable
to perform list.
Denver Broncos - Placed safety Quinton Carter and wide receivers Quincy
McDuffie and Greg Orton on injured reserve; placed center J.D. Walton on the
physically unable to perform list.
Detroit Lions - Released kicker Havard Rugland.
Green Bay Packers - Placed running back DuJan Harris, offensive tackler Bryan
Bulaga, wide receiver Kevin Dorsey and linebacker Jarvis Reed on injured
reserve; placed safety Sean Richardson, defensive end Jerel Worthy and
offensive tackles Derek Sherrod and JC Tretter on the physically unable to
perform list; released kicker Zach Ramirez.
Houston Texans - Released linebackers Elliot Coffey and Ja'Gared Davis,
fullback Zach Boren, guard Bryan Collins, running back Ray Graham, cornerback
Travis Howard, quarterback Stephen McGee, offensive tackle Nick Mondek,
defensive end Earl Okine, tight end Adam Schiltz and punter Andrew Shapiro;
waived/injured nose tackle David Hunter and wide receiver Mike Smith; placed
wide receiver Alec Lemon on injured reserve.
Indianapolis Colts - Waived/injured wide receiver Nathan Palmer; placed safety
John Boyett on the reserve/non-football injury list; moved linebacker Josh
McNary to an exempt status on the roster.
Jacksonville Jaguars - Claimed quarterback Ricky Stanzi from the Kansas City
Chiefs and linebacker Kyle Knox from the Seattle Seahawks off waivers; waived
running back De'Leon Eskridge and tight end Isaiah Stanback.
Kansas City Chiefs - Released wide receiver Jamar Newsome.
Miami Dolphins - Waived linebackers Michael Clay, Nathan Williams and David
Hinds, wide receivers Jeff Fuller, Julius Pruitt and Andrell Smith, defensive
end Emeka Onyenekwu and fullback Jorvorskie Lane; terminated the contract of
guard Lance Louis.
Minnesota Vikings - Placed wide receiver Greg Childs on the physically unable
to perform list.
New England Patriots - Released tight end Evan Landi and defensive lineman
Anthony Rashad White.
New Orleans Saints - Placed linebackers Will Smith and Chris Chamberlain and
wide receiver Joseph Morgan on injured reserve; placed linebacker Victor
Butler on the physically unable to perform list; waived linebacker Eric
Martin, safety Akwasi Owusu-Ansah and wide receiver Tim Toone.
New York Jets - Released kicker Billy Cundiff; signed kicker Dan Carpenter.
Oakland Raiders - Placed cornerback Joselio Hanson and running back Latavius
Murray on injured reserve; placed linebacker Miles Burris on the physically
unable to perform list; signed kicker Justin Medlock; waived cornerback
San Francisco 49ers - Traded linebacker Parys Haralson to the New Orleans
Saints in exchange for an undisclosed 2014 draft choice; placed wide receivers
Michael Crabtree and Mario Manningham on the reserve/physically unable to
perform list; placed cornerback Chris Culliver on injured reserve; placed
defensive tackles Lamar Divens and Lawrence Okoye on the waived/injured list;
placed defensive tackles Tank Carradine and Quinton Dial, running back Marcus
Lattimore, tackle Luke Marquardt and cornerback Eric Wright on the
reserve/non-football injury list.
Seattle Seahawks - Placed wide receiver Percy Harvin, defensive lineman Greg
Scruggs and cornerback Tharold Simon the physically unable to perform list;
placed linebacker Korey Toomer on the reserve/non-football injury list;
terminated the contract of cornerback Will Blackmon; released wide receiver
Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Waived wide receivers Terriun Crump and Chris Denton,
linebacker Jacob Cutera, tight end Mike Shanahan, guard Adam Smith, and
defensive back Branden Smith; released tight end Zach Miller.
Washington Redskins - Terminated the contract of offensive lineman Jeremy
Trueblood; waived offensive lineman Jacolby Ashworth with an injury
settlement; placed linebacker Roddrick Muckelroy and cornerback Ryan Mouton on
the waived/injured list; moved defensive end Adam Carriker to the
reserve/physically unable to perform list.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) - Agreed to terms with receiver Mike Sims-Walker;
signed kicker/punter Brody McKnight, receiver Aaron Kelly and quarterback
Jason Boltus to the practice roster; released receiver Isaac Anderson and
kicker Justin Palardy.
=== HOCKEY ===
Edmonton Oilers - Agreed to terms on a one-year contract with forward Linus