=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Sunday, July 15, 2012 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Atlanta Braves - Placed shortstop Jack Wilson on the 15-day disabled list;
optioned pitcher Randall Delgado to Gwinnett (IL); recalled pitcher Ben Sheets
Baltimore Orioles - Placed pitcher Jason Hammel on the 15-day disabled list;
recalled pitcher Steve Johnson from Norfolk (IL).
Boston Red Sox - Placed pitcher Scott Atchison on the 15-day disabled list;
recalled pitcher Junichi Tazawa from Pawtucket (IL).
Houston Astros - Placed shortstop Jed Lowrie and catcher Jason Castro on the
15-day disabled list; activated shortstop Marwin Gonzalez from the 15-day
disabled list; recalled catcher Carlos Corporan from Oklahoma City (PCL).
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim - Place pitcher Jordan Walden on the 15-day
disabled list; recalled outfielder Kole Calhoun from Salt Lake (PCL).
Toronto Blue Jays - Optioned pitcher Jesse Chavez to Las Vegas (PCL); recalled
pitcher Chad Beck from Las Vegas.
=== BASKETBALL ===
Minnesota Timberwolves - Signed forward Nicolas Batum to an offer sheet.
Phoenix Suns - Claimed forward Luis Scola off waivers from Houston; waived
forward Josh Childress and desginated him their amnesty player.
=== FOOTBALL ===
New Orleans Saints - Signed quarterback Drew Brees to a five-year contract.