=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Sunday, June 3, 2012 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Baltimore Orioles - Selected the contract of pitcher Steve Johnson and
optioned him to Norfolk (Int.); transferred pitcher Zach Britton from the 15-
day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
Cleveland Indians - Placed outfielder Johnny Damon on the paternity list;
recalled infielder/outfielder Matt LaPorta from Columbus (Int.).
Colorado Rockies - Placed pitcher Juan Nicasio on the 15-day disabled list;
recalled pitcher Guillermo Moscoso from Colorado Springs (PCL); released
pitcher Jamie Moyer.
Detroit Tigers - Placed outfielder Andy Dirks on the 15-day disabled list;
purchased the contract of outfielder Matt Young from Toledo (Int.); announced
the retirement of outfielder Magglio Ordonez.
Houston Astros - Recalled pitcher Jordan Lyles from Oklahoma City (PCL);
optioned infielder Matt Downs to Oklahoma City.
New York Mets - Recalled infielder Josh Satin from Buffalo (Int.); placed
outfielder Mike Baxter on the 15-day disabled list.
San Diego Padres - Activated infielder Logan Forsythe from the 60-day disabled
list and outfielder Mark Kotsay from the 15-day disabled list; placed
infielder Andy Parrino on the 15-day disabled list; optioned catcher Yasmani
Grandal to Tucson (PCL).
Washington Nationals - Selected the contract of pitcher Mike Gonzalez from
Syracuse (Int.); optioned pitcher Ryan Perry to Syracuse; transferred pitcher
Drew Storen from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.