=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Friday, June 21, 2013 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Arizona Diamondbacks - Recalled pitcher Zeke Spruill from Triple-A Reno;
designated infielder Josh Wilson for assignment.
Atlanta Braves - Placed infielder Ramiro Pena on the 15-day disabled list;
recalled infielder Paul Janish from Gwinnett (IL).
Baltimore Orioles - Placed outfielder Steve Pearce on the 15-day disabled
list; reinstated pitcher Miguel Gonzalez from the paternity list.
Boston Red Sox - Signed catcher Jon Denney; agreed to terms with pitchers
Corey Littrell, Jake Drehoff, Gabe Speier, and outfielder Jordon Austin.
Chicago Cubs - Traded infielder Brent Lillibridge to the New York Yankees for
cash or a player to be named later.
Chicago White Sox - Recalled pitcher Brian Omogrosso from Charlotte (IL).
Colorado Rockies - Selected the contract of outfielder Corey Dickerson from
Colorado Springs (PCL); designated pitcher Logan Kensing for assignment.
Detroit Tigers - Designated pitcher Jose Valverde for assignment; placed
outfielder Matt Tuiasosopo on the 15-day disabled list; recalled pitcher Al
Alburquerque and outfielder Avisail Garcia from Toledo (IL).
Kansas City Royals - Signed pitcher Sean Manaea.
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim - Placed pitcher Jason Vargas on the 15-day
disabled list; selected the contract of pitcher Billy Buckner Salt Lake (PCL).
Milwaukee Brewers - Activated outfielder Norichika Aoki from the paternity
list; optioned outfielder Josh Prince to Nashville (PCL).
New York Mets - Placed pitcher Jonathon Niese on the 15-day disabled list;
recalled pitcher Greg Burke from Las Vegas (PCL).
New York Yankees - Acquired pitcher Yoshinori Tateyama from the Texas Rangers
in exchange for future considerations and assigned him to Scranton/Wilkes-
Barre (IL); designated infielder Reid Brignac for assignment; selected the
contract of infielder Alberto Gonzalez from Scranton/Wilkes Barre (IL).
Oakland Athletics - Agreed to terms with pitchers Bobby Wahl and Dustin Driver
and shortstop Edwin Diaz.
Philadelphia Phillies - Activated second baseman Chase Utley from the 15-day
disabled list; optioned infielder/outfielder Michael Martinez to Lehigh Valley
Pittsburgh Pirates - Recalled catcher Tony Sanchez from Indianapolis (IL);
optioned pitcher Brandon Cumpton to Indianapolis.
Tampa Bay Rays - Signed catcher Nick Ciuffo.
Texas Rangers - Activated first baseman Mitch Moreland off the 15-day disabled
list; optioned pitcher Josh Lindblom to Round Rock (PCL).
=== BASKETBALL ===
Denver Nuggets - Named Ben Tenzer director of team operations.
Sacramento Kings - Named Mike Bratz assistant general manager.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Dallas Cowboys - Signed tight end Gavin Escobar.
=== HOCKEY ===
Dallas Stars - Named Lindy Ruff head coach.
New York Rangers - Named Alain Vigneault head coach.
Phoenix Coyotes - Agreed to a long-term contract extension with head coach
=== COLLEGE ===
Cal State Northridge - Named Greg Moore head baseball coach.
Central Florida - Extended the contract of head men's basketball coach Donnie
Oakland University - Relieved head women's basketball coach Beckie Francis of
her position and coaching duties.