=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Monday, May 26, 2014 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Boston Red Sox - Recalled first baseman/catcher Ryan Lavarnway from Pawtucket
(IL); optioned pitcher Alex Wilson to Pawtucket.
Chicago Cubs - Activated outfielder Justin Ruggiano from the 15-day disabled
list; optioned outfielder Ryan Kalish to Iowa (PCL).
Houston Astros - Recalled outfielder Robbie Grossman from Oklahoma City (PCL);
optioned outfielder L.J. Hoes to Oklahoma City.
Kansas City Royals - Reinstated infielder Omar Infante from the 15-day
disabled list; optioned pitcher Casey Coleman to Omaha (PCL).
Los Angeles Dodgers - Placed catcher A.J. Ellis on the 15-day disabled list;
recalled catcher Tim Federowicz from Albuquerque (PCL).
Milwaukee Brewers - Optioned pitcher Jimmy Nelson to Nashville (PCL); selected
the contract of infielder Irving Falu from Nashville.
New York Mets - Fired hitting coach Dave Hudgens; named Lamar Johnson hitting
coach; placed outfielder Eric Young, Jr. on the 15-day disabled list; recalled
outfielder Matt den Dekker from Las Vegas (PCL); recalled pitcher Vic Black
from Las Vegas; released pitcher Jose Valverde.
Pittsburgh Pirates - Recalled pitcher Brandon Cumpton from Indianapolis (IL);
designated pitcher Vin Mazzaro for assignment.
Tampa Bay Rays - Placed outfielder Brandon Guyer on the 15-day disabled list;
recalled pitcher Alex Colome from Durham (IL).
=== FOOTBALL ===
Ottawa RedBlacks (CFL) - Signed offensive lineman Hugo Desmarais and defensive
lineman Nigel Romick.
Toronto Argonauts (CFL) - Signed defensive lineman Padric Scott; released
defensive back Ricardo Colclough.
Washington Redskins - Named Bruce Allen president.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) - Signed linebacker Jesse Briggs and defensive
back Derek Jones.
=== HOCKEY ===
Buffalo Sabres - Signed forward Nicolas Deslauriers to a two-year contract.
Washington Capitals - Promoted Brian MacLellan to senior vice president and
general manager and named Barry Trotz head coach.