=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Tuesday, May 21, 2013 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Baltimore Orioles - Reinstated pitcher Miguel Gonzalez from the 15-day
disabled list; optioned pitcher Jair Jurrjens to Norfolk (IL).
Chicago Cubs - Activated pitcher Matt Garza from the 15-day disabled list;
designated pitcher Michael Bowden for assignment; claimed pitcher Eduardo
Sanchez off waivers from the St. Louis Cardinals and assigned him to Iowa
Detroit Tigers - Recalled the contract of pitcher Luke Putkonen from Toledo
Houston Astros - Named Larry Dierker special assistant to the president.
Major League Baseball - Suspended Milwaukee Brewers minor league pitcher Alan
Williams 50 games without pay after a second positive test for a drug of abuse
in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
Oakland Athletics - Outrighted first baseman Daric Barton to Sacramento (PCL).
Philadelphia Phillies - Placed catcher Carlos Ruiz on the 15-day disabled
list; recalled pitcher Tyler Cloyd from Lehigh Valley (IL).
San Francisco Giants - Placed pitchers Ryan Vogelsong and Santiago Casilla on
the 15-day disabled list; recalled pitcher Sandy Rosario and first baseman
Brett Pill from Fresno (PCL).
Texas Rangers - Activated catcher A.J. Pierzynski from the 15-day disabled
list; purchased the contract of pitcher Neal Cotts from Round Rock (PCL);
optioned catcher Robinson Chirinos and pitcher Josh Lindblom to Round Rock.
Washington Nationals - Placed pitcher Ryan Mattheus on the 15-day disabled
list; optioned outfielder Eury Perez to Syracuse (IL); recalled pitcher
Yunesky Maya from Syracuse; selected the contract of Fernando Abad from
=== BASKETBALL ===
Los Angeles Clippers - Did not renew the contract of head coach Vinny Del
=== FOOTBALL ===
Arizona Cardinals - Signed wide receiver Charles Hawkins; waived-injured wide
receiver Javone Lawson.
Atlanta Falcons - Signed tight end Levine Toilolo.
Baltimore Ravens - Signed linebacker John Simon.
British Columbia Lions (CFL) - Agreed to terms on a contract with wide
receiver Emmanuel Arcenaux.
Calgary Stampeders (CFL) - Signed defensive lineman Ben D'Aguilar, wide
receiver Yannick Morin-Plante, fullback Charlie Power and offensive lineman
Cleveland Browns - Re-signed running back Brandon Jackson to a one-year
contract; signed safety Jamoris Slaughter, wide receiver Michael Edwards and
defensive back Kenronte Walker; waived defensive back Eric Hagg, linebacker
Ryan Rau and running backs Robbie Rouse and Jamaine Cook; claimed running back
Miguel Maysonet off waivers from the Philadelphia Eagles.
Minnesota Vikings - Released tackle Mark Jackson.
Oakland Raiders - Signed defensive back Charles Woodson.
San Diego Chargers - Signed offensive tackle Max Starks; released offensive
tackle Kevin Haslam.
=== HOCKEY ===
Montreal Canadiens - Signed right wing Sebastian Collberg to a three-year
contract; signed defenseman Magnus Nygren to a two-year contract.
Nashville Predators - Named Phil Housley assistant coach; fired associate
coach Peter Horachek.
New York Islanders - Signed forward Chris Bruton to a one-year, two-way
St. Louis Blues - Signed goaltender Niklas Lundstrom.