=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Monday, July 29, 2013 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Atlanta Braves - Acquired pitcher Scott Downs from the Los Angeles Angels of
Anaheim in exchange for pitcher Cory Rasmus; placed pitcher Paul Maholm on the
15-day disabled list; activated pitcher Brandon Beachy from the 15-day
disabled list; designated pitcher Kameron Loe for assignment.
Colorado Rockies - Recalled infielder Charlie Culberson from Colorado Springs
(PCL); optioned infielder Jordan Pacheco to Colorado Springs.
Detroit Tigers - Acquired pitcher Jose Veras from the Houston Astros in
exchange for outfielder Danry Vasquez and a player to be named later.
Major League Baseball - Suspended Toronto Blue Jays minor league outfielder
Brian Van Kirk 50 games for violating the Minor League Drug Prevention and
Treatment Program for a drug of abuse.
Minnesota Twins - Optioned catcher Drew Butera to Rochester (IL); reinstated
catcher Joe Mauer from the restricted list.
New York Yankees - Optioned third baseman David Adams to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Pittsburgh Pirates - Placed catcher Michael McKenry on the 15-day disabled
list; recalled outfielder Alex Presley from Indianapolis (IL).
San Francisco Giants - Optioned outfielder Kensuke Tanaka to Fresno (PCL);
placed infielder Tony Abreu on the 15-day disabled list; recalled first
baseman Brett Pill and outfielder Roger Kieschnick from Fresno.
Seattle Mariners - Activated outfielder Michael Morse from the 15-day disabled
list; designated outfielder Jason Bay for assignment.
Tampa Bay Rays - Acquired pitcher Jesse Crain from the Chicago White Sox in
exchange for players to be named later or cash considerations.
=== BASKETBALL ===
Atlanta Hawks - Claimed forward/center Gustavo Ayon off waivers from
Dallas Mavericks - Signed guard Shane Larkin.
Houston Rockets - Re-signed center Marcus Camby.
Los Angeles Lakers - Named Kurt Rambis and Johnny Davis assistant coaches.
Utah Jazz - Signed guard Ian Clark.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Baltimore Ravens - Signed fullback Vonta Leach.
Cincinnati Bengals - Activated tight end/long snapper Bryce Davis and
offensive tackle Andre Smith from the active/non-football illness list;
activated wide receiver Brandon Tate from the active/physically unable to
Green Bay Packers - Signed safety Chris Banjo and wide receiver Omarius Hines;
waived safety Ryan McMahon.
Houston Texans - Added safety Orhian Johnson to the active roster.
Oakland Raiders - Signed linebacker Omar Gaither.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Signed safety Troy Nolan; waived guard Jeff Olson;
activated defensive end Markus White from the physically unable to perform
Tennessee Titans - Agreed to terms with guard Chance Warmack.
=== HOCKEY ===
Los Angeles Kings - Agreed to terms with defenseman Andrew Bodnarchuk on a
two-year contract; agreed to terms with defenseman Colin Miller on a three-
year, entry-level contract.
Nashville Predators - Signed defenseman Bryan Rodney to a one-year, two-way
Winnipeg Jets - Agreed to terms with defenseman Zach Bogosian on a seven-year
=== COLLEGE ===
Eastern Kentucky - Named Andrew Fleming women's soccer assistant coach.
ETSU - Named Billy Taylor defensive coordinator.