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

                       === Wednesday, June 17, 2015 ===


=== BASEBALL ===

Atlanta Braves - Selected the contract of infielder Daniel Castro from
Gwinnett (IL); optioned pitcher Mike Foltynewicz to Gwinnett.

Chicago Cubs - Recalled pitcher Yoervis Medina from Iowa (PCL); placed pitcher
Zac Rosscup on the 15-day disabled list.

Houston Astros - Signed outfielders Nestor Muriel and Johnny Sewald; pitchers
Makay Nelson, Alex Winkelman, Chris Murphy, Zac Grotz and Kevin McCanna;
catcher Jose Martinez.

Los Angeles Dodgers - Activated outfielder Scott Van Slyke from the 15-day
disabled list; placed pitcher Chris Hatcher on the 15-day disabled list
retroactive to June 15.

New York Yankees - Recalled pitcher Jose DePaula from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
(IL); optioned pitcher Jose Ramirez to Scranton.

Philadelphia Phillies - Placed pitcher Jerome Williams on the 15-day disabled
list; recalled pitcher Hector Neris from Lehigh Valley (IL).


=== BASKETBALL ===

Charlotte Hornets - Announced that guard Gerald Henderson has exercised his
player option for the 2015-16 season.


=== FOOTBALL ===

Carolina Panthers - Promoted Brandon Beane to assistant general manager.

Detroit Lions - Released running back Rasheed Williams.


=== HOCKEY ===

Dallas Stars - Signed defenseman Patrick Nemeth to a two-year contract
extension; signed goaltender Jack Campbell to a one-year contract extension.

New Jersey Devils - Named Geoff Ward and Alain Nasreddine assistant coaches.

Washington Capitals - Re-signed defenseman Nate Schmidt to a two-year
contract.

Winnipeg Jets - Agreed to terms with forward Anthony Peluso on a two-year
contract.


=== COLLEGE ===

Penn State - Named Matt Hurst assistant coach swimming and diving.

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