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             === Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===

                        === Monday, June 17, 2013 ===

=== BASEBALL ===

Baltimore Orioles - Optioned pitcher Jake Arrieta to Norfolk (IL).

Detroit Tigers - Placed pitcher Anibal Sanchez and catcher Alex Avila on the
15-day disabled list; recalled catcher Bryan Holaday and outfielder Avisail
Garcia from Toledo (IL).

Houston Astros - Signed pitchers Andrew Thurman, Jordan Mills, Jorge Perez and
J.D. Osborne, and first baseman Tyler White.

Los Angeles Dodgers - Agreed to terms with pitchers J.D. Underwood, Kyle
Hooper, James Baune, Jacob Rhame, Jake Fisher and Michael Johnson, catcher
Kyle Farmer, outfielders Henry Yates, and shortstops Brandon Trinkwon and
Dillon Moyer on minor league contracts.

Miami Marlins - Agreed to terms with pitchers CJ Robinson and Max Garner,
shortstop J.T. Riddle, outfielder Ryan Aper and first baseman Scott Carcaise
on minor league contracts.

Milwaukee Brewers - Signed pitchers Devin Williams, Barrett Astin, Taylor
Williams and John Uhen, and shortstop Tucker Neuhaus to minor league

Oakland Athletics - Agreed to terms with first baseman Ryon Healy and pitcher
Kyle Finnegan.

Philadelphia Phillies - Activated pitcher John Lannan from the 15-day disabled
list; placed pitcher Jeremy Horst on the 15-day disabled list.

Pittsburgh Pirates - Signed pitcher Jose Contreras.

St. Louis Cardinals - Agreed to terms with shortstop Michael Schulze and
pitcher Artie Reyes on minor league contracts.

Washington Nationals - Agreed to terms with pitchers Jacob Johansen, Austin
Voth, David Napoli, Jake Joyce, Cory Bafidis, Niko Spezial, Justin Thomas,
Matt DeRosier, Travis Ott, Joey Webb, Michael Sylvestri, Ryan Ullman and Jake
Walsh, third basemen Drew Ward and Cody Gunter, first baseman Jimmy Yezzo,
shortstops Brennan Middleton, David Masters, Cody Dent and Willie Medina, and
outfielders William Ballou and Garrett Gordon on one-year contracts.


Denver Nuggets - Named Tim Connelly executive vice president of basketball

Milwaukee Bucks - Named Bob Bender and Nick Van Exel assistant coaches.

New York Liberty (WNBA) - Signed center Avery Warley.

Sacramento Kings - Named Pete D'Alessandro general manager.

=== FOOTBALL ===

Detroit Lions - Signed tight end Matt Veldman; released tight end Dominique

Edmonton Eskimos (CFL) - Released defensive back Eric Samuels; signed
defensive back Cary Harris.

Green Bay Packers - Released linebacker Desmond Bishop.

New England Patriots - Signed running back George Winn.

Saskatchewan Roughriders (CFL) - Placed offensive lineman Patrick Neufeld and
linebacker Mike McCullough on the nine-game injured list; released defensive
linemen Kenny Rowe, David Rybinski, linebackers Aaron Crawford, Anthony
Heygood, quarterback Levi Brown, wide receiver Phillip Livas and running back
Stephfon Green.

Toronto Argonauts (CFL) - Released wide receivers Tyler Beiler and Quincy
Hurst, kicker Anthony Alix, defensive linemen Jeremy Geathers and Antonio
Leak, cornerback Pacino Horne, defensive back Djems Kouame, fullback Michael
Montoya, running back Quinn Porter, and linebackers Jake Reinhart and Paul

Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) - Released defensive lineman Andre Caroll and
offensive lineman Mark Dewit.

=== HOCKEY ===

Dallas Stars - Signed goaltender Cristopher Nilstorp to a one-year, two-way

Minnesota Wild - Re-signed defenseman Marco Scandella to a two-year contract.

Nashville Predators - Signed defenseman Joe Piskula to a one-year, two-way

Vancouver Canucks - Signed goaltender Joacim Eriksson.

=== COLLEGE ===

Kennesaw State - Named Brian Newberry defensive coordinator.

Loyola Marymount - Named Tom Abatemarco men's assistant basketball coach.