=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Wednesday, July 9, 2014 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Boston Red Sox - Designated catcher A.J. Pierzynski for assignment; purchased
catcher Christian Vazquez from Pawtucket (IL); recalled pitcher Rubby De La
Rosa from Pawtucket; optioned pitcher Brandon Workman to Pawtucket.
Chicago Cubs - Recalled infielder/outfielder Arismendy Alcantara and pitcher
Dallas Beeler from Iowa (PCL); placed infielder Darwin Barney on the paternity
leave list; optioned pitchers Tsuyoshi Wada and Chris Rusin to Iowa.
New York Mets - Activated pitcher Dillon Gee from the 15-day disabled list;
optioned pitcher Gonzalez Germen to Las Vegas (PCL).
New York Yankees - Placed pitcher Masahiro Tanaka on the 15-day disabled list;
recalled outfielder Zoilo Almonte from Scranton/Wilkes Barre (IL).
Philadelphia Phillies - Activated pitcher Jeff Manship from the 15-day
disabled list; optioned pitcher B.J. Rosenberg to Lehigh Valley (IL).
Pittsburgh Pirates - Placed pitcher Gerrit Cole on the 15-day disabled list;
placed outfielder Starling Marte on the bereavement list; recalled pitcher
Brandon Cumpton from Indianapolis (IL); selected the contract of infielder
Matt Hague; designated pitcher Duke Welker for assignment; signed pitcher Gage
San Francisco Giants - Optioned outfielder Juan Perez to Fresno (PCL);
activated infielder Ehire Adrianza from the 15-day disabled list.
Seattle Mariners - Optioned pitcher Taijuan Walker to Tacoma (PCL); recalled
pitcher Stephen Pryor from Tacoma then optioned him back to Tacoma following
Wednesday's game; recalled pitcher Lucas Luetge from Tacoma.
Toronto Blue Jays - Placed outfielder Cole Gillespie on the 15-day disabled
list; recalled catcher Erik Kratz from Buffalo (IL).
=== BASKETBALL ===
Charlotte Hornets - Named Pat Delany assistant coach.
Milwaukee Bucks - Signed forward Jabari Parker.
Los Angeles Clippers - Signed guard Jordan Farmar and center Spencer Hawes.
New York Liberty (WNBA) - Acquired forward Swin Cash from the Atlanta Dream in
exchange for forward Delisha Milton-Jones.
San Antonio Spurs - Agreed to terms with head coach Gregg Popovich on a multi-
year contract extension.
Toronto Raptors - Signed forward Bruno Caboclo; re-signed guard Kyle Lowry.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Edmonton Eskimos (CFL) - Released quarterback Jonathan Crompton.
National Football League - Suspended Washington Redskins safety Tanard Jackson
indefinitely without pay for violating the league's policy and program for
substances of abuse.
Saskatchewan Roughriders (CFL) - Signed running back Jerome Messam; signed
defensive back Ciante Evans to the practice roster.
=== HOCKEY ===
Anaheim Ducks - Signed forward Dany Heatley to a one-year contract.
Buffalo Sabres - Acquired forward Jordan Samuels-Thomas from the Winnipeg Jets
in exchange for a conditional 2015 seventh-round pick.
Chicago Blackhawks - Agreed to terms with forwards Jonathan Toews and Patrick
Kane on eight-year contract extensions.
Columbus Blue Jackets - Signed defenseman Will Weber to a one-year, two-way
Edmonton Oilers - Agreed to terms with goaltender Richard Bachman on a one-
Minnesota Wild - Signed forward Cody Almond to a one-year contract.
Nashville Predators - Signed defenseman Mattias Ekholm to a two-year contract.
New Jersey Devils - Signed goaltender Cory Schneider to a multi-year contract
Washington Capitals - Signed goaltender Edward Pasquale to a one-year, two-way
=== COLLEGE ===
Stephen F. Austin - Named Tom Howe defensive ends coach.