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

                      === Thursday, August 29, 2013 ===

=== BASEBALL ===

Cleveland Indians - Released pitcher Brett Myers.

Detroit Tigers - Recalled pitcher Luke Putkonen from Toledo (IL).

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim - Recalled infielder Luis Jiminez from Salt Lake
(PCL); placed infielder Chris Nelson on the 15-day disabled list.

Major League Baseball - Suspended Philadelphia Phillies minor league pitcher
Gustavo Armas, Detroit Tigers minor league shortstop Moises Bello and Chicago
White Sox minor league catcher Nicholas Parent 50 games each for their
violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

Miami Marlins - Recalled pitcher Sam Dyson from New Orleans (PCL); optioned
pitcher Arquimedes Caminero to New Orleans.

New York Mets - Acquired pitcher Vic Black from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Oakland Athletics - Activated pitcher Bartolo Colon off the 15-day disabled
list; optioned pitcher Evan Scribner to Sacramento (PCL).

St. Louis Cardinals  - Recalled pitcher Sam Freeman from Memphis (IL);
optioned pitcher Michael Wacha to Springfield (Texas); optioned pitcher
Michael Blazek to Memphis.

Tampa Bay Rays - Optioned pitcher Jeff Beliveau to Montgomery (SL); recalled
pitcher Jake Odorizzi from Durham (IL).


Milwaukee Bucks - Acquired forward Caron Butler from the Phoenix Suns in
exchange for guard Ish Smith and center Viacheslav Kravtsov.

Phoenix Suns - Signed center Alex Len.

=== FOOTBALL ===

Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) - Signed defensive end Greg Peach; released
defensive end Freddie Harris.

=== HOCKEY ===

Boston Bruins - Signed general manager Peter Chiarelli to a four-year contract

Philadelphia Flyers - Signed defenseman Brandon Manning to a one-year

Winnipeg Jets - Signed center J.C. Lipon to a three-year, two-way, entry level

=== COLLEGE ===

Albany - Signed men's basketball head coach Will Brown to a contract extension
through the 2017-18 season.

Stony Brook - Named Jill Byers assistant women's lacrosse coach.