=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Saturday, May 17, 2014 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Arizona Diamondbacks - Named Tony La Russa chief baseball officer.
Boston Red Sox - Placed infielder Will Middlebrooks on the 15-day disabled
list; recalled infielder Brock Holt from Pawtucket (IL).
Houston Astros - Agreed to terms with pitcher Kyle Farnsworth; optioned
pitcher Paul Clemens to Oklahoma City (PCL).
Oakland Athletics - Announced first baseman Daric Barton has cleared waivers
and was outrighted to Sacramento (PCL).
Philadelphia Phillies - Activated pitcher Ethan Martin from the 15-day
disabled list and optioned him to Lehigh Valley (IL).
San Diego Padres - Placed pitcher Andrew Cashner on the 15-day disabled list;
recalled pitcher Kevin Quackenbush from El Paso (PCL).
Tampa Bay Rays - Placed outfielder Desmond Jennings on the bereavement list;
recalled outfielder Kevin Kiermaier from Durham (IL).
=== FOOTBALL ===
Baltimore Ravens - Signed defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan and defensive end
Buffalo Bills - Signed linebacker Preston Brown.
Carolina Panthers - Signed running back Tyler Gaffney.
New Orleans Saints - Signed cornerback Stanley Jean-Baptiste to a four-year
contract; signed safety Devon Walker.
Washington Redskins - Signed defensive end Frank Kearse, cornerbacks Courtney
Bridget and Blake Sailors and safety Ross Madison; waived defensive lineman
Chris Davenport, safety Jose Gumbs, tight end Kevin Perry and quarterback