=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Monday, July 7, 2014 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Baltimore Orioles - Selected the contract of pitcher Julio DePaula from Bowie
(Eastern); optioned pitcher Kevin Gausman to Norfolk (IL).
Boston Red Sox - Activated first baseman/outfielder Mike Carp from the 15-day
disabled list; optioned infielder Jonathan Herrera to Pawtucket (IL); signed
pitcher Kevin Steen.
Chicago Cubs - Signed pitcher Dylan Cease.
Chicago White Sox - Signed catcher Ryan Plourde.
Cleveland Indians - Acquired outfielder Chris Dickerson from the Pittsburgh
Pirates for a player to be named later or cash and selected his contract from
Columbus (IL); designated catcher George Kottaras for assignment.
Houston Astros - Agreed to terms with outfielders Angel DeLeon, Ronny Rafael
and Hector Martinez and pitcher Cristofer Melendez.
Major League Baseball - Suspended Oakland Athletics minor league outfielder
Herschel Powell 50 games for violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and
New York Yankees - Recalled pitcher Shane Greene from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Oakland Athletics - Claimed outfielder Kenny Wilson off waivers from the
Toronto Blue Jays and optioned him to Sacramento (PCL).
Seattle Mariners - Designated catcher John Buck for assignment.
St. Louis Cardinals - Recalled pitcher Tyler Lyons from Memphis (PCL);
optioned pitcher Marco Gonzales to Memphis.
Tampa Bay Rays - Activated pitcher Cesar Ramos from the paternity list;
optioned pitcher Jeff Beliveau to Durham (IL).
Texas Rangers - Recalled pitcher Roman Mendez from Round Rock (PCL); selected
the contract of outfielder Jake Smolinski from Round Rock; optioned outfielder
Michael Choice to Round Rock; designated infielder Donnie Murphy for
Toronto Blue Jays - Placed first baseman Edwin Encarnacion on the 15-day
disabled list; activated outfielder Nolan Reimold from the 15-day disabled
=== BASKETBALL ===
Detroit Pistons - Named Brian Wright assistant general manager.
Memphis Grizzlies - Signed guard Jordan Adams to a multi-year contract;
announced that forward Zach Randolph exercised his player option for the
2014-15 season and signed a multi-year contract extension.
New York Knicks - Named Kurt Rambis associate head coach.
San Antonio Spurs - Signed guard Bryce Cotton.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Calgary Stampeders (CFL) - Signed wide receiver Eric Rogers to the practice
Edmonton Eskimos (CFL) - Signed wide receiver L.J. Castile and defensive back
Markus Smith to the practice roster.
Toronto Argonauts (CFL) - Acquired defensive back Dwight Anderson from the
Saskatchewan Roughriders in exchange for a conditional pick in the 2015 draft.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) - Signed linebacker Teague Sherman and defensive
tackle Jake Thomas to contract extensions.
=== HOCKEY ===
Chicago Blackhawks - Named Jimmy Waite goaltending coach.
Columbus Blue Jackets - Re-signed forward Corey Tropp to a two-year contract
extension; re-signed defenseman Cody Goloubef to a one-year, two-way contract.
Dallas Stars - Signed goaltender Jussi Rynnas to a two-year contract.
Edmonton Oilers - Agreed to terms with defenseman Jeff Petry on a one-year
Florida Panthers - Named Mike Kelly and Mark Morris assistant coaches.
Nashville Predators - Signed defenseman Anton Volchenkov to a one-year
=== COLLEGE ===
Connecticut - Named Jen McIntyre head softball coach.