=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Tuesday, July 8, 2014 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Baltimore Orioles - Activated pitcher Bud Norris from the 15-day disabled
list; designated pitcher Julio DePaula for assignment.
Chicago Cubs - Recalled pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada from Iowa (PCL).
Cincinnati Reds - Placed first baseman Joey Votto on the 15-day disabled list;
activated catcher Brayan Pena from the paternity leave list.
Cleveland Indians - Placed pitcher Justin Masterson on the 15-day disabled
list; recalled pitcher Nick Hagadone from Columbus (IL); selected the contract
of catcher Roberto Perez from Columbus; optioned outfielder Tyler Holt to
Colorado Rockies - Recalled infielder/outfielder Kyle Parker from Colorado
Springs (PCL); optioned pitcher Yohan Flande to Colorado Springs.
Houston Astros - Placed outfielder Alex Presley on the 15-day disabled list;
recalled outfielder Robbie Grossman from Oklahoma City (PCL).
Kansas City Royals - Signed pitcher Joe Saunders to a minor league contract
and assigned him to Omaha (PCL).
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim - Optioned infielder Grant Green to Salt Lake
(PCL); recalled pitcher Cam Bedrosian from Arkansas (Texas).
Los Angeles Dodgers - Placed pitcher Josh Beckett on the 15-day disabled list;
recalled pitcher Pedro Baez from Albuquerque (PCL).
Minnesota Twins - Placed pitcher Ricky Nolasco on the 15-day disabled list
retroactive to July 7; recalled catcher Chris Herrmann from Rochester (IL).
New York Yankees - Optioned pitcher Bruce Billings to Scranton/Wilkes Barre
Seattle Mariners - Recalled catcher Jesse Sucre from Tacoma (PCL).
Texas Rangers - Placed pitcher Nick Martinez on the 15-day disabled list
retroactive to July 2; recalled pitcher Phil Irwin from Round Rock (PCL).
Toronto Blue Jays - Sent outfielder Brad Glenn outright to Buffalo (IL).
=== BASKETBALL ===
Minnesota Timberwolves - Signed first-round draft pick Zach LaVine.
Sacramento Kings - Signed first-round draft pick Nik Stauskas.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Edmonton Eskimos (CFL) - Signed running back Noel Devine.
Toronto Argonauts (CFL) - Signed offensive lineman Chris Van Zeyl to a
=== HOCKEY ===
Columbus Blue Jackets - Signed forward Sean Collins to a one-year, two-way
Florida Panthers - Agreed to terms with forward Brett Olson and defenseman
Greg Zanon on one-year, two-way contracts.
Nashville Predators - Signed defenseman Anthony Bitetto to a one-year, two-way
San Jose Sharks - Re-signed forward Tommy Wingels to a three-year contract;
re-signed forward James Sheppard to a one-year contract.'
St. Louis Blues - Signed forwards Pat Cannone, John McCarthy and Sebastian
Wannstrom to one-year, two-way contracts.
Tampa Bay Lightning - Signed defenseman Matt Corrente to a one-year, two-way
contract; re-signed forward Cody Kunyk to a one-year, two-way contract.
=== COLLEGE ===
Dayton - Named Sarah Willis assistant softball coach.
Murray State - Named Kevin Moulder head baseball coach.