=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Saturday, June 9, 2012 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Arizona Diamondbacks - Signed catchers Stryker Trahan, Ronnie Freeman,
Phildrick Llewellyn and Rafael Garcia, infielders Jose Munoz, Jacob Lamb,
Kevin Medrano, Jacob House, Mark Ginther and Adam McConnell, outfielders Chuck
Taylor, Daniel Poma, Yogey Perez-Ramos and Breland Almadova and pitchers Jake
Barrett, Jeff Gibbs, Ben Eckels, Derrick Stultz, Michael Forslund, R.J.
Hively, Mathew Dermody, Vincent Spilker, Christopher Capper, Shelby Stevens,
Andrew Potter, Daniel Watts, Jonathan Pulley, Jared Ray, Robbie Buller and
Atlanta Braves - Optioned catcher J.C. Boscan to Gwinnett (Int.).
Baltimore Orioles - Recalled pitcher Tommy Hunter from Norfolk (Int.);
optioned pitcher Miguel Gonzalez to Norfolk.
Boston Red Sox - Activated pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka from the 60-day disabled
list; designated outfielder Marlon Byrd for assignment; activated outfielder
Ryan Kalish from the 60-day disabled list and optioned him to Pawtucket
(Int.); transferred outfielder Jason Repko to the 60-day disabled list.
Colorado Rockies - Signed pitcher Jeff Francis; designated pitcher Esmil
Rogers for assignment.
Detroit Tigers - Activated center fielder Austin Jackson from the 15-day
disabled list; placed shortstop Jhonny Peralta on the paternity leave list;
recalled infielder Hernan Perez from Lakeland (FSL); optioned pitcher Jose
Ortega to Toledo (Int.).
Houston Astros - Recalled infielder Matt Downs from Oklahoma City (PCL);
placed outfielder Fernando Martinez on the seven-day concussion disabled list;
signed pitchers Daniel Minor, Aaron West, Christian Garcia, Jordan Jankowski
and Michael Dimock, outfielder Daniel Gulbransen, and infielders Austin Elkins
and Angel Ibanez.
Kansas City Royals - Placed pitcher Felipe Paulino on the 15-day disabled
list; recalled pitcher Nathan Adcock from Omaha (PCL).
LA Angels of Anaheim - Activated pitcher LaTroy Hawkins from the 15-day
disabled list; optioned pitcher Bobby Cassevah to Salt Lake City (PCL).
Oakland Athletics - Claimed pitcher Danny Farquhar off waivers from the
Toronto Blue Jays and optioned him to Sacramento (PCL); transferred pitcher
Andrew Carignan to the 60-day disabled list; signed catcher Bruce Maxwell,
pitchers Kris Hall and Ryan Dull, and outfielder Matthew Hillsinger.
Philadelphia Phillies - Selected the contract of pitcher B.J. Rosenberg from
Lehigh Valley (Int.); optioned pitcher Raul Valdes to Lehigh Valley.
St. Louis Cardinals - Acquired pitcher John Gaub off waivers from the Texas
Rangers; signed third baseman Patrick Wisdom, catchers Steve Bean, Roman Wick,
pitchers Tim Cooney, Kyle Barraclough, Joe Scanio, Chris Perry, Steven
Gallardo, Lee Stoppelman, Dixon Llorens, Steven Sabatino, Joey Cuda, Kyle
Helisek, Joey Donofrio, Ronnie Shaban, Mark Trentacosta, Ben O'Shea and
Michael Aldrete, outfielders Yoenny Gonzalez, Matthew Young and Dodson
McPherson, infielders Jacob Wilson, Brett Wiley, Anthony Melchionda, Bruce
Caldwell and Jacoby Almarez and first baseman Jeremy Schaffer.
San Francisco Giants - Reinstated third baseman Pablo Sandoval from the
disabled list; optioned first baseman Brett Pill to Fresno (PCL); optioned
pitcher Steve Edlefsen to Fresno; recalled pitcher George Kontos from Fresno.