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

                     === Thursday, December 12, 2013 ===

=== BASEBALL ===

Atlanta Braves - Agreed to terms with pitcher Jordan Walden on a one-year

Baltimore Orioles - Acquired catcher David Freitas from the Oakland Athletics
to complete deal for pitcher Jim Johnson.

Boston Red Sox - Re-signed first baseman Mike Napoli to a two-year contract;
designated outfielder Alex Castellanos for assignment.

Miami Marlins - Traded outfielder Justin Ruggiano to the Chicago Cubs in
exchange for outfielder Brian Bogusevic.

Oakland Athletics - Assigned pitcher Andrew Werner to Sacramento (PCL).

San Diego Padres - Acquired pitcher Patrick Shuster from the Houston Astros to
complete a trade for pitcher Anthony Bass.

Seattle Mariners - Signed second baseman Robinson Cano.

Texas Rangers - Agreed to terms with infielders Brent Lillibridge and Kevin
Kouzmanoff, pitcher Armando Rodriguez and shortstop Josh Wilson on minor
league contracts with invitations to spring training; agreed to terms with
pitcher Doug Mathis on a minor league contract.

Toronto Blue Jays - Selected pitcher Brian Moran from the Seattle Mariners in
the Rule 5 Draft and traded him to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim for
international cap space.

Washington Nationals - Signed outfielder Nate McLouth to a two-year contract;
designated outfielder Corey Brown for assignment.


Cleveland Cavaliers - Recalled guard/forwards Carrick Felix and Sergey Karasev
and center Henry Sims from Canton (NBADL).

=== FOOTBALL ===

Cincinnati Bengals - Signed cornerback Chris Lewis-Harris to the active roster
from the practice squad; waived safety Tony Dye.

=== HOCKEY ===

Anaheim Ducks - Assigned center David Steckel, defensemen Alex Grant and
Nolan Yonkman to Norfolk (AHL).

Calgary Flames - Fired general manager Jay Feaster and assistant general
manager John Weisbrod; assigned forward Sven Baertschi to Abbotsford (AHL).

Carolina Hurricanes - Activated forward Alex Semin fron injured reserve.

Florida Panthers -  Recalled goaltender Jacob Markstrom from San Antonio

Minnesota WIld - Recalled forward Brett Bulmer from Iowa (AHL).

New York Islanders - Activated goaltender Evgeni Nabokov and defenseman Brian
Strait from injured reserve; placed defenseman Radek Martinek on injured
reserve; assigned goaltender Anders Nilsson to Bridgeport (AHL).

Ottawa Senators - Recalled forward Jean-Gabriel Pageau and defenseman Cody
Ceci from Binghamton (AHL).

Philadelphia Flyers - Signed center Chris VandeVelde to a one-year contract;
assigned forward Tye McGinn to Adirondack (AHL).

Washington Capitals - Loaned goaltender Michal Neuvirth to Hershey (AHL) for
conditioning purposes.

=== COLLEGE ===

Elon - Named Rich Skrosky head football coach.

Weber State - Named Jay Hill head football coach.

=== SOCCER ===

Seattle Sounders FC - Traded Mauro Rosales to Chivas USA in exchange for the
rights to Tristan Bowen.