=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Friday, March 20, 2015 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Arizona Diamondbacks - Optioned outfielder Socrates Brito, infielder Brandon
Drury and pitcher Will Locante to Mobile (Southern).
Baltimore Orioles - Optioned pitchers Tim Berry and Mike Wright to Norfolk
Boston Red Sox - Optioned pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez and catcher Blake Swihart
to Pawtucket (IL).
Chicago White Sox - Agreed to terms on a five-year contract with outfielder
Detroit Tigers - Optioned pitchers Jose Valdez and Drew VerHagen, infielder
Dixon Machado and outfielder Daniel Fields to Toledo (IL); optioned outfielder
Wynton Bernard to Erie (Eastern); assigned pitcher Tim Melville and catchers
Miguel Gonzalez and Austin Green to minor league camp.
Houston Astros - Assigned catcher Roberto Pena, outfielder Preston Tucker,
pitchers Jason Stoffel and Alex White, and infielders Matt Duffy, Nolan
Fontana and Colin Moran to minor league camp.
Minnesota Twins - Optioned pitcher Alex Meyer to Rochester (IL).
New York Yankees - Optioned outfielder Tyler Austin and pitchers Danny Burawa
and Jose De Paula to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL); optioned outfielder Mason
Williams to Trenton (Eastern); reassigned pitcher Wilking Rodriguez to minor
Philadelphia Phillies - Optioned pitchers Nefi Ogando and Joely Rodriguez and
infielder Maikel Franco to minor league camp.
Pittsburgh Pirates - Optioned pitcher Nick Kingham and catcher Elias Diaz to
=== BASKETBALL ===
Cleveland Cavaliers - Assigned guard Joe Harris to Canton (NBADL).
Los Angeles Clippers - Signed forward Jordan Hamilton for the remainder of the
=== FOOTBALL ===
Cleveland Browns - Signed wide receiver Dwayne Bowe.
Indianapolis Colts - Agreed to terms with linebacker Nate Irving.
Miami Dolphins - Re-signed safety Louis Delmas and quarterback Matt Moore to
one-year contracts; signed running back LaMichael James to a one-year
New Orleans Saints - Agreed to terms with offensive tackle Bryce Harris on a
New York Giants - Signed defensive end George Selvie.
Saskatchewan Roughriders (CFL) - Signed defensive back Macho Harris to a
Tennessee Titans - Announced the retirement of president and CEO Tommy Smith.
=== HOCKEY ===
Arizona Coyotes - Recalled forward Justin Hodgman from Portland (AHL).
Buffalo Sabres - Recalled forward Mikhail Grigorenko from Rochester (AHL);
assigned forward Tim Schaller and defenseman Chad Ruhwedel to Rochester.
Calgary Flames - Assigned forward Emile Poirier to Adirondack (AHL).
Columbus Blue Jackets - Activated forwards Boone Jenner and Jeremy Morin off
injured reserve; assigned forward Ryan Craig to Springfield (AHL).
Florida Panthers - Reassigned goaltender Sam Brittain to San Antonio (AHL).
Los Angeles Kings - Activated defenseman Alec Martinez from injured reserve.
National Hockey League - Fined Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban
$3,000 for diving during a March 12 game against Ottawa.
Winnipeg Jets - Agreed to terms with forward Jimmy Lodge on a three-year, two-
way, entry-level contract.
=== COLLEGE ===
Western Carolina - Fired women's head basketball coach Karen Middleton.