=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Tuesday, June 26, 2012 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Atlanta Braves - Assigned second baseman Bobby Stevens to Lynchburg
Chicago Cubs - Recalled first baseman Anthony Rizzo from Iowa (PCL); optioned
infielder Adrian Cardenas to Iowa.
Chicago White Sox - Released outfielder Kosuke Fukudome.
Colorado Rockies - Named Bob Apodaca special assistant to the general manager;
named Jim Wright and Bo McLaughlin co-pitching coaches.
Detroit Tigers - Activated pitcher Drew Smyly from the 15-day disabled list;
optioned pitcher Jacob Turner to Toledo (IL).
Houston Astros - Signed infielder Nolan Fontana; placed outfielder Justin
Maxwell on the 15-day disabled list; purchased the contract of infielder Scott
Moore from Oklahoma City (PCL); reinstated outfielder Travis Buck from the 15-
day disabled list and designated him for assignment; reinstated outfielder
Fernando Martinez from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Oklahoma
Los Angeles Dodgers - Named Mickey Hatcher special assistant to the general
Milwaukee Brewers - Activated pitcher Marco Estrada from the 15-day disabled
list; optioned pitcher Mike McClendon to Nashville (PCL).
New York Yankees - Claimed pitcher Danny Farquhar off waivers from the Oakland
Pittsburgh Pirates - Optioned pitcher Doug Slaten and infielder Matt Hague to
Indianapolis (IL); selected the contract of catcher Eric Fryer from
Indianapolis; designated pitcher Daniel Moskos for assignment.
San Diego Padres - Selected the contract of pitcher Kip Wells from Tucson
(PCL); recalled pitcher Nick Vincent from Double-A San Antonio; optioned
infielder Andy Parrino and pitcher Brad Boxberger to Tucson; transferred
pitcher Joe Wieland from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list.
Texas Rangers - Recalled pitcher Martin Perez from Round Rock (PCL); placed
pitcher Colby Lewis on the 15-day disabled list.
Toronto Blue Jays - Transferred pitcher Drew Hutchinson from the 15-day to the
60-day disabled list; optioned pitcher Robert Coello to Las Vegas (PCL);
selected the contract of pitcher Scott Richmond from Las Vegas (PCL).
Washington Nationals - Signed pitcher Robert Benincasa.
=== BASKETBALL ===
Charlotte Bobcats - Acquired guard Ben Gordon and a future first-round draft
pick from the Detroit Pistons in exchange for forward Corey Maggette.
Golden State Warriors - Extended a qualifying offer to guard/forward Brandon
Indiana Pacers - Announced the resignation of general manager David Morway.
Minnesota Timberwolves - Acquire guard/forward Chase Budinger from the Houston
Rockets in exchange for a first-round draft pick in 2012.
National Basketball Association - Fined New York Knicks forward Amare
Stoudemire $50,000 for using offensive and derogatory language in a Twitter
message; awarded the Boston Celtics a second-round pick in the 2013 draft from
the Oklahoma City Thunder as part of a trade dispute.
=== HOCKEY ===
Colorado Avalanche - Signed defenseman Shane O'Brien to a three-year contract.
Montreal Canadiens - Signed forward Ryan White to a one-year contract.
San Jose Sharks - Signed defensemen Brad Stuart and Justin Braun to three-year
contracts; signed forward Tommy Wingels to a two-year contract; signed forward
Andrew Desjardins to a one-year contract.
Washington Capitals - Named Adam Oates head coach.
=== SOCCER ===
Chicago Fire - Waived forward Kheli Dube.
Philadelphia Union - Acquired the first spot in the allocation ranking to sign
defender Bakary Soumare and a second-round pick in the 2013 MLS SuperDraft
from Vancouver Whitecaps FC in exchange for the 12th spot in the allocation
rankings, a 2013 first-round SuperDraft pick and allocation money.