=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===

                         === Friday, May 15, 2015 ===

=== BASEBALL ===

Chicago White Sox - Recalled infielder Carlos Sanchez from Charlotte (IL).

Houston Astros - Traded infielder Ronald Torreyes to the Toronto Blue Jays in
exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations; signed pitcher
Jose Veras to a minor league contract.

Los Angeles Dodgers - Activated pitcher Kenley Jansen from the 15-day disabled
list; optioned pitcher Daniel Coulombe to Oklahoma City (PCL).

Major League Baseball - Suspended New York Mets minor league pitcher Ricky
Jacquez 50 games without pay for violating the Minor League Drug Prevention
and Treatment Program.

New York Yankees - Placed pitcher Chase Whitley on the 15-day disabled list;
recalled pitcher Jose Ramirez from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).

Oakland Athletics - Activated pitcher Sean Nolin from the 15-day disabled list
and optioned him to Nashville (PCL).

Philadelphia Phillies - Recalled third baseman Maikel Franco from Lehigh
Valley (IL); outrighted pitcher Dustin McGowan to Lehigh Valley.

Pittsburgh Pirates - Reinstated pitcher Antonio Bastardo from the paternity
list; optioned pitcher Bobby LaFromboise to Indianapolis (IL).


WNBA - Suspended Brittney Griner of the Phoenix Mercury and Glory Johnson of
the Tulsa Shock seven games without pay for conduct detrimental to the league.

=== FOOTBALL ===

Chicago Bears - Named Joe Douglas director of college scouting, Anthony Kelly
director of pro scouting and Christopher Prescott area scout.

Cleveland Browns - Signed defensive lineman Danny Shelton and offensive
lineman Cameron Erving to four-year contracts.

Dallas Cowboys - Waived guard Daniel Quave; signed tackle Laurence Gibson and
guard Reshod Fortenberry.

Denver Broncos - Signed quarterback Trevor Siemian, cornerback Taurean Nixon,
safety Josh Furman and offensive tackle Ty Sambrailo.

Jacksonville Jaguars - Signed defensive tackle Michael Bennett to a four-year

Oakland Raiders - Signed defensive end Max Valles and guard/center Jon

Pittsburgh Steelers - Signed wide receiver Sammie Coates.

San Diego Chargers - Signed running back Melvin Gordon to a four-year

San Francisco 49ers - Signed defensive lineman Arik Armstead to a four-year

Saskatchewan Roughriders (CFL) - Signed wide receivers Devin Wilson and Eric

Toronto Argonauts (CFL) - Announced that Tim Burke has resigned as defensive
coordinator due to personal reasons; named Casey Creehan defensive

Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) - Released wide receiver Tyrone Goard and
defensive end Marvin Booker.

=== HOCKEY ===

Colorado Avalanche - Signed forward Andreas Martinsen to a one-year, entry-
level contract.

Washington Capitals - Assigned center Andre Burakovsky to Hershey (AHL).

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