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

                       === Friday, January 16, 2015 ===


=== BASEBALL ===

Arizona Diamondbacks - Agreed to terms with pitcher Jeremy Hellickson on a
one-year contract.

Atlanta Braves - Agreed to terms with pitcher James Russell on a one-year
contract.

Boston Red Sox - Agreed to terms with pitchers Rick Porcello and Junichi
Tazawa on one-year contracts.

Chicago White Sox - Agreed to terms on one-year contracts with pitcher Jeff
Samardzija and catcher Tyler Flowers.

Cincinnati Reds - Agreed to terms with shortstop Zack Cozart and pitcher Mike
Leake on one-year contracts.

Cleveland Indians - Agreed to terms with outfielder Brandon Moss, infielder
Lonnie Chisenhall and pitchers Carlos Carrasco, Bryan Shaw, Josh Tomlin and
Marc Rzepczynski on one-year contracts.

Detroit Tigers - Agreed to terms with pitchers David Price and Alfredo Simon
and outfielder J.D. Martinez on one-year contracts.

Houston Astros - Agreed to terms with catchers Jason Castro and Hank Conger
and pitcher Tony Sipp on one-year contracts.

Kansas City Royals - Agreed to terms with pitchers Louis Coleman and Tim
Collins on one-year contracts.

Los Angeles Dodgers - Agreed to terms with outfielder Chris Heisey on a one-
year contract.

Major League Baseball - Suspended New York Mets pitcher Brandon Welch 50-games
without pay for a violation of the minor league drug prevention and treatment
program.

Miami Marlins - Agreed to terms with pitchers Henderson Alvarez, Aaron Crow,
Steve Cishek and second baseman Dee Gordon on one-year contracts.

Milwaukee Brewers - Agreed to terms with outfielder Gerardo Parra on a one-
year contract.

Minnesota Twins - Agreed to terms with pitchers Tommy Milone and Casey Fien,
infielder Eduardo Nunez and third baseman Trevor Plouffe on one-year
contracts.

New York Yankees - Signed infielder Stephen Drew to a one-year contract;
designated outfielder Eury Perez for assignment.

Oakland Athletics - Agreed to terms with pitcher Ryan Cook, infielder Brett
Lawrie and outfielders Sam Fuld, Craig Gentry and Josh Reddick on one-year
contracts; outrighted infielder Andy Parrino to Nashville (PCL).

Philadelphia Phillies - Claimed outfielder Jordan Danks off waivers from the
Chicago White Sox; agreed to terms with outfielders Domonic Brown and Ben
Revere on one-year contracts.

Pittsburgh Pirates - Signed infielder Jung Ho Kang to a four-year contract
with a club option for the 2019 season; agreed to terms with pitchers Antonio
Bastardo, Jared Hughes, Mark Melancon and Tony Watson, catchers Chris Stewart
and Francisco Cervelli, infielders Josh Harrison and Sean Rodriguez and
outfielder Travis Snider on one-year contracts.

San Diego Padres - Agreed to terms with pitchers Andrew Cashner, Shawn Kelley,
Ian Kennedy, Tyson Ross and Dale Thayer and infielder Yonder Alonso on one-
year contracts; agreed to terms with infielder/outfielder Alexi Amarista on a
two-year contract.

Seattle Mariners - Agreed to terms with first baseman Logan Morrison, pitcher
Charlie Furbush and outfielders Dustin Ackley, Austin Jackson and Justin
Ruggiano on one-year contracts.

Tampa Bay Rays - Agreed to terms with pitchers Drew Smyly, Jake McGee, Kevin
Jepsen and Alex Cobb, infielder Logan Forsythe, catcher/designated hitter John
Jaso, outfielder Desmond Jennings and catcher Rene Rivera on one-year
contracts; signed catcher Mayo Acosta, outfielder Joey Butler, infielder Juan
Francisco and pitchers Jhan Marinez and Everett Teaford to minor league
contracts with invitations to major league spring training.

Texas Rangers - Agreed to terms with pitcher Ross Detwiler on a one-year
contract.

Toronto Blue Jays - Agreed to terms with outfielder Michael Saunders and
pitcher Marco Estrada on one-year contracts; signed infielder Munenori
Kawasaki to a minor league contract with an invitation to major league spring
training.

Washington Nationals - Agreed to terms with pitchers Doug Fister, Stephen
Strasburg and Drew Storen on one-year contracts.


=== BASKETBALL ===

Los Angeles Clippers - Waived guard Jordan Farmar.

National Basketball Association - Suspended Milwaukee Bucks center Larry
Sanders for a minimum of 10 games without pay for violating the terms of the
NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program.

Philadelphia - Signed guard Larry Drew II to a 10-day contract.


=== FOOTBALL ===

Chicago Bears - Named John Fox head coach.

Montreal Alouettes (CFL) - Acquired slotback Fred Stamps from the Edmonton
Eskimos in exchange for wide receiver Kenny Stafford.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers - Signed defensive back Sam Miller.


=== HOCKEY ===

National Hockey League - Suspended Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand two
games, without pay.

Pittsburgh Penguins - Recalled defenseman Scott Harrington from Wilkes-
Barre/Scranton; activated forward Scott Wilson from injured reserve and
assigned him to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.


=== COLLEGE ===

Michigan - Named Jedd Fisch passing game coordinator and quarterbacks/wide
receivers coach.

Utah - Agreed to terms on a four-year contract with head football coach Kyle
Whittingham.




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