=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Tuesday, August 7, 2012 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Baltimore Orioles - Optioned pitcher Zach Britton to Norfolk (IL).
Chicago Cubs - Placed pitcher Matt Garza on the 15-day disabled list; selected
the contract of pitcher Brooks Raley from Iowa (PCL).
Cleveland Indians - Recalled pitcher Frank Herrmann from Columbus (IL);
designated infielder Jose Lopez for assignment.
Houston Astros - Placed outfielder Jordan Schafer on the 15-day disabled list;
recalled outfielder Brandon Barnes from Oklahoma City (PCL); designated
pitcher Juan Abreu for assignment.
Miami Marlins - Activated outfielder Giancarlo Stanton from the 15-day
disabled list; placed second baseman Donnie Murphy on the 15-day disabled
New York Mets - Selected the contract of pitcher Garrett Olson from Buffalo
(INT); optioned pitcher Elvin Ramirez to Buffalo; transferred pitcher Dillon
Gee from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
Oakland Athletics - Reinstated shortstop Cliff Pennington from the 15-day
disabled list; optioned pitcher Pedro Figueroa to Sacramento (PCL).
San Francisco Giants - Placed pitcher Shane Loux in the 15-day disabled list;
activated pitcher Jose Mijares.
Tampa Bay Rays - Activated third baseman Evan Longoria from the 60-day
disabled list; designated second baseman Brooks Conrad for assignment.
=== BASKETBALL ===
Portland Trail Blazers - Named Terry Stotts head coach.
Utah Jazz - Named Dennis Lindsey general manager.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Arizona Cardinals - Activated running back Beanie Wells from the physically
unable to perform list.
Chicago Bears - Signed defensive end Derek Walker to a one-year contract;
waived offensive tackle Tyler Hendrickson.
=== HOCKEY ===
Detroit Red Wings - Signed forward Tomas Jurco to a three-year, entry-level
St. Louis Blues - Named Dave Taylor vice president of hockey operations; named
Al MacInnis senior advisor to the general manager; named Rob DiMaio director
of pro scouting.
=== COLLEGE ===
Oklahoma State - Suspended men's basketball center Phillip Jurick
South Carolina - Announced quarterback Tanner McEvoy has left the team and
will seek a transfer to another school.