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

                       === Friday, August 30, 2013 ===


=== BASEBALL ===

Atlanta Braves - Optioned outfielder Evan Gattis to Gwinnett (IL).

Baltimore Orioles - Acquired outfielder Michael Morse from the Seattle
Mariners in exchange for outfielder Xavier Avery.

Cincinnati Reds - Purchased the contract of pitcher Zach Duke from Louisville
(IL); optioned pitcher Nick Christiani to Louisville; designated pitcher
Justin Freeman for assignment.

Cleveland Indians - Acquired outfielder Jason Kubel and cash considerations
from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for a player to be named later or
cash considerations; recalled pitcher Scott Barnes from Columbus (IL) and
placed him on the 60-day disabled list; signed catcher Kelly Shoppach to a
minor league deal.

Los Angeles Dodgers - Signed pitcher Edinson Volquez to a one-year contract.

Major League Baseball - Suspended Houston Astros minor league infielders Jose
Fernandez and Michael Martinez and outfielder D'andre Toney 50 games for
violating the minor league drug prevention and treatment program.

Milwaukee Brewers - Recalled pitcher Alfredo Figaro from Nashville (PCL).

Minnesota Twins - Placed pitcher Samuel Deduno and outfielder Wilkin Ramirez
on the 15-day disabled list; recalled pitcher Pedro Hernandez from New Britain
(Eastern) and outfielder Darin Mastroianni from Rochester (IL).

Philadelphia Phillies - Signed pitcher Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez to a three-year
contract.

San Francisco Giants - Activated outfielder Angel Pagan from the 60-day
disabled list; optioned outfielder Francisco Peguero to Fresno (PCL);
transferred outfielder Andre Torres from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-
day disabled list.

Seattle Mariners - Selected the contracts of pitcher Taijuan Walker and
outfielder Abraham Almonte from Tacoma (PCL); assigned outfielder Xavier Avery
to Tacoma; optioned pitcher Erasmo Ramirez to Tacoma.

St. Louis Cardinals - Acquired pitcher John Axford from the Milwaukee Brewers
in exchange for a player to be named later; Transferred option of pitcher
Carlos Martinez from Memphis (PCL) to Springfield (Texas).

Tampa Bay Rays - Optioned pitcher Jake Odorizzi to Montgomery (Southern);
recalled pitcher Brandon Gomes from Durham (IL).

Texas Rangers - Recalled pitcher Joseph Ortiz from Round Rock (PCL); optioned
pitcher Ross Wolf to Round Rock.


=== FOOTBALL ===

Arizona Cardinals - Released wide receivers Dan Buckner, Charles Hawkins, and
Mike Thomas, linebackers Zack Nash and Colin Parker, safeties Jonathon Amaya
and Curtis Taylor, center Adam Bice, defensive tackle David Carter, tight ends
Alex Gottlieb and Richard Quinn, and guards Senio Kelemete and Chilo Rachal;
placed guard Jonathan Cooper on injured reserve.

Atlanta Falcons - Waived linebackers Pat Schiller and Brian Banks, guard Theo
Goins, defensive tackles Micanor Regis and Neal Huynh, cornerbacks Peyton
Thompson and Terrence Johnson, safety Charles Mitchell, tackle Alec Savoie,
kicker Jeremy Shelley and running back Ronnie Wingo; placed quarterback Sean
Renfree and tight end Andrew Szczerba on injured reserve.

Baltimore Ravens - Released running backs Delone Carter and Anthony Allen,
quarterbacks Dayne Crist and Caleb Hanie, cornerback Marc Anthony, linebackers
Nigel Carr and Brandon Copeland, offensive tackles Jordan Devey and Rogers
Gaines, tight end Alex Silvestro, center Reggie Stephens; placed linebacker
D.J. Bryant on injured reserve.

Buffalo Bills - Signed center Eric Wood to a multi-year contract extension;
released linebackers Kourtnei Brown, Keith Pough and Brian Smith, running
backs Zach Brown and Kendall Gaskins, cornerbacks Crezdon Butler, Kip Edwards
and T.J. Heath, guards Antoine Caldwell and Zach Chibane, defensive back
Jordan Dangerfield, tight ends Dorin Dickerson and Nick Provo, defensive
lineman Jarron Gilbert, wide receiver Brandon Kaufman, quarterback Matt
Leinart, offensive tackle Zebrie Sanders and center David Snow; placed
quarterback Kevin Kolb, wide receiver Brad Smith and fullback Drew Smith on
injured reserve.

Chicago Bears - Waived running back Armando Allen, guard Derek Dennis,
linebacker Jerry Franklin, wide receivers Josh Lenz and Brittan Golden, long
snapper Brandon Hartson, cornerback Demontre Hurst, safety Tom Nelson, tight
end Fendi Onobun, defensive tackle Christian Tupou, fullback Harvey Unga,
tackle J'Marcus Webb, defensive ends Aston Whiteside and Josh Williams;
terminated the contracts of quarterbacks Trent Edwards and Jordan Palmer and
guard Edwin Williams.

Cleveland Browns - Waived offensive lineman Braxston Cave, wide receiver Mike
Edwards, tight end Dan Gronkowski, defensive backs Abdul Kanneh and Kent
Richardson, running back Miguel Maysonet and punter/kicker Colton Schmidt.

Jacksonville Jaguars - Released quarterbacks Mike Kafka and Matt Scott,
wide receivers Jeremy Ebert, Charly Martin, Toney Clemons and Tobais Palmer,
defensive ends Pannel Egboh and Ryan Davis, running back Jonathan Grimes,
linebackers Brandon Marshall, Julian Stanford and Mike Zimmer, offensive
tackles Pat McQuistan and R.J. Dill, guard Drew Nowak, cornerbacks Kevin
Rutland and Marcus Trufant, defensive tackles D'Anthony Smith and T.J. Barnes,
tight end Ryan Otten and safety Steven Terrell.

National Football League - Suspended Cincinnati Bengals defensive end DeQuin
Evans without pay for the first eight games of the 2013 regular season for
violating the league's policy on performance enhancing substances.

New England Patriots - Released tight ends Jake Ballard and Daniel Fells,
defensive end Marcus Benard, wide receiver Johnathan Haggerty, linebacker Mike
Rivera, offensive linemen Luke Patterson and Matt Stankiewitch, fullback Ben
Bartholomew and defensive linemen Gilbert Pena and Scott Vallone.

Philadelphia Eagles - Released wide receivers Ifeanyi Momah and Will Murphy,
linebackers Everette Brown and Adrian Robinson, offensive linemen Matt Kopa,
Dallas Reynolds and Matt Tennant, quarterbacks Dennis Dixon and G.J. Kinne,
defensive end David King, defensive tackle Antonio Dixon and cornerback
Trevard Lindley; placed defensive end Joe Kruger on injured reserve.

San Diego Chargers - Released cornerbacks Cornelius Brown, Greg Gatson and
William Middleton, safety Sean Cattouse, linebackers Phillip Dillard, Jerrell
Harris and Daniel Molls, tackles Max Starks and Randy Richards, guard Steve
Schilling and wide receiver Luke Tasker.

Tennessee Titans - Waived safety Al Afalava, tackle Daniel Baldridge, tight
end Brandon Barden, defensive tackles Zach Clayton and DaJohn Harris,
linebacker Gary Guyton, defensive end Nigel Nicholas, running back Jalen
Parmele, guard Kasey Studdard and wide receiver Dontel Watkins.

Toronto Argonauts (CFL) - Signed linebacker Ricardo Colclough to the practice
roster.


=== HOCKEY ===

Anaheim Ducks - Signed right wing Teemu Selanne to a one-year contract.