=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Thursday, June 7, 2012 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Atlanta Braves - Signed pitcher Lucas Sims.
Chicago White Sox - Placed outfielder Kosuke Fukudome on the 15-day disabled
list; purchased the contract of outfielder Jordan Danks from Charlotte (Int.).
Houston Astros - Signed infielder Carlos Correa.
Kansas City Royals - Signed pitcher Kyle Zimmer.
Los Angeles Dodgers - Named Bob Wolfe executive vice president.
Major League Baseball - Suspended Washington Nationals minor league pitcher
Josh Wilkie 50 games after a second violation of the Minor League Drug
Prevention and Treatment Program; announced that Jimmie Lee Solomon has
resigned from his position as executive vice president of baseball
Minnesota Twins - Optioned pitcher Cole De Vries to Rochester (Int.).
New York Yankees - Placed pitcher Freddy Garcia on the bereavement list;
recalled pitcher Ryota Igarashi from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Int.).
Philadelphia Phillies - Placed infielder Freddy Galvis on the 15-day disabled
list; recalled infielder/outfielder Michael Martinez from Lehigh Valley
San Diego Padres - Selected pitcher Jason Marquis from San Antonio (Texas);
placed pitcher Eric Stults on the 15-day disabled list; transferred infielder
Jason Bartlett from 15-day disabled list to 60-day disabled list.
St. Louis Cardinals - Placed pitcher Jaime Garcia on the 15-day disabled list,
retroactive to June 6; recalled pitcher Fernando Salas from Memphis (PCL).
Texas Rangers - Placed pitcher Derek Holland on the 15-day disabled list,
retroactive to June 6; purchased the contract of pitcher Tanner Scheppers from
Round Rock (PCL); designated pitcher John Gaub for assignment; agreed to terms
with pitchers Alec Asher, Cody Kendall, John Niggli, Casey Shiver, Keone Kela,
Sam Stafford, Josh McElwee, Coby Cowgill, Austen Thraikill, Joseph Burns and
Paul Schwindel, outfielders Preston Beck, Royce Bolinger and Barrett Serrato,
infielders Cam Schiller, Janluis Castro and Gabriel Roa and catcher Charles
Toronto Blue Jays - Optioned pitcher Robert Coello to Las Vegas (PCL);
recalled pitcher Chad Beck from Las Vegas (PCL).
Washington Nationals - Reinstated pitcher Brad Lidge off the 15-day disabled
list; recalled infielder/outfielder Tyler Moore from Syracuse (Int.); placed
pitcher Henry Rodriguez on the 15-day disabled list; placed catcher Carlos
Maldonado on the 15-day disabled list.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Jacksonville Jaguars - Released defensive end Aron Kampman.
New England Patriots - Signed tight end Bo Scaife; released defensive lineman
Markell Carter, tight end Nick Melillo, wide receiver Chad Ochocinco and
offensive lineman Jon Opperud.
New Orleans Saints - Signed quarterback Luke McCown to a one-year contract;
signed running back Joe Banyard to a three-year contract.
Oakland Raiders - Signed defensive end Jack Crawford, defensive tackle Christo
Bilukidi and linebacker Nathan Stupar.
Philadelphia Eagles - Named Joe Banner strategic advisor to the owner; named
Dom Smolenski president.
=== HOCKEY ===
Anaheim Ducks - Signed forward Patrick Maroon to a one-year contract
Calgary Flames - Released associate coach Craig Hartsburg.
Carolina Hurricanes - Signed goaltender John Muse to a one-year, two-way
contract; announced the retirement of equipment manager Wally Tatomir;
promoted assistant equipment manager Jorge Alves to equipment manager.
Colorado Avalanche - Signed forward David Jones to a four-year contract
through the 2015-16 season; signed defenseman Matt Hunwick to a two-year
contract through the 2013-14 season.
Dallas Stars - Named Bob Bassen director of the alumni association and
=== COLLEGE ===
Buffalo - Named Allen Greene senior associate athletic director for
Clemson - Agreed to terms with football coach Dabo Swinney on a three-year
contract extension through 2017.
Louisville - Announced forward Stephan Van Treese has been granted his release
from the men's basketball team.
Winthrop - Named Kevin Cook women's basketball coach.
Wyoming - Signed head men's basketball coach Larry Shyatt to a one-year
=== SOCCER ===
Toronto FC - Fired coach Aron Winter; named Paul Mariner new coach.