=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Wednesday, July 31, 2013 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Baltimore Orioles - Placed pitcher Jason Hammel on the 15-day disabled list;
reinstated outfielder Steve Pearce from the 15-day disabled list; acquired
pitcher Bud Norris from the Houston Astros in exchange for outfielder L.J.
Hoes, pitcher Josh Hader and a 2014 competitive-balance pick.
Boston Red Sox - Optioned pitcher Brayan Villareal to Pawtucket (IL); recalled
infielder Brock Holt from Pawtucket.
Chicago Cubs - Optioned pitcher Jake Arrieta to Iowa (PCL).
Chicago White Sox - Recalled outfielder Jordan Danks from Charlotte (IL).
Cleveland Indians - Optioned pitcher Vinnie Pestano to Columbus (IL).
Detroit Tigers - Selected the contract of pitcher Luis Marte from Toledo (IL);
placed Marte on the 15-day disabled list.
Kansas City Royals - Acquired outfielder Justin Maxwell from the Houston
Astros for pitcher Kyle Smith.
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim - Selected the contract of infielder Chris
Nelson from Salt Lake (PCL).
Los Angeles Dodgers - Acquired catcher Drew Butera from the Minnesota Twins in
exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations; recalled
outfielder/infielder Scott Van Slyke from Albuquerque (PCL); optioned
Butera and infielder/outfielder Elian Herrera to Albuquerque.
Major League Baseball - Suspended Detroit Tigers minor league pitcher Juan
Alcantara 50 games for violation of the minor league drug prevention and
Milwaukee Brewers - Placed pitcher Yovani Gallardo on the 15-day disabled
list; Optioned infielder Scooter Gennett to Nashville (PCL).
Pittsburgh Pirates - Acquired infielder Robert Andino from the Seattle
Mariners in exchange for a player to be named or cash considerations.
Oakland Athletics - Designated infielder Adam Rosales for assignment.
San Diego Padres - Acquired pitcher Ian Kennedy from the Arizona Diamondbacks
in exchange for pitchers Joe Thatcher and Matt Stiles and a competitive
balance Round B selection in the 2014 MLB First-Year Player Draft.
St. Louis Cardinals - Placed catcher Yadier Molina and outfielder Shane
Robinson on the 15-day disabled list; recalled outfielder Adron Chambers and
first baseman/outfielder Brock Peterson from Memphis (PCL); optioned pitcher
Tyler Lyons to Memphis.
Tampa Bay Rays - Placed pitcher Matt Moore on the 15-day disabled list;
recalled infielder Ryan Roberts from Durham (IL).
=== BASKETBALL ===
Dallas Mavericks - Signed guard Devin Harris.
Detroit Pistons - Acquired guard Brandon Jennings from the Milwaukee Bucks in
exchange for guard Brandon Knight, forward Khris Middleton and center
Washington Wizards - Agreed to a contract extension with guard John Wall.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Buffalo Bills - Signed defensive back Don Unamba.
Denver Broncos - Signed center Ryan Lilja.
Miami Dolphins - Signed wide receivers Keenan Davis and Julius Pruitt;
waived/injured wide receivers Armon Binns and Jasper Collins.
New England Patriots - Released wide receivers Perez Ashford and Lavelle
Hawkins and offensive lineman Nick McDonald.
San Diego Chargers - Signed quarterback Nathan Enderle.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Signed guards Roger Allen and Howard Barbieri and
linebacker Dom DeCicco; waived cornerback Mason Robinson and offensive tackles
Brice Schwab and Jason Weaver; activated punter Michael Koenen from the non-
football injury list.
=== HOCKEY ===
Calgary Flames - Signed defenseman T.J. Brodie to a two-year contract.
Florida Panthers - Agreed to terms with forward Scott Gomez on a one-year
New York Islanders - Announced an affiliation agreement with the Stockton
Thunder of the ECHL.
Toronto Maple Leafs - Signed forward Spence Abbott to a one-year contract.
=== COLLEGE ===
Fairfield - Signed women's head basketball coach Joe Frager to a contract
extension through the 2017-18 season.
Saint Mary's - Named Eric Valenzuela head baseball coach.