=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Monday, May 4, 2015 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Boston Red Sox - Added infielder Luis Jimenez to the active roster; optioned
pitcher Dailer Hinojosa to Pawtucket (IL).
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim - Recalled catcher Carlos Perez from Salt Lake
(PCL); designated catcher Drew Butera for assignment.
Los Angeles Dodgers - Recalled pitcher Daniel Coulombe from Oklahoma City
(PCL); acquired pitcher Matt West from the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for
cash considerations; transferred pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu from the 15-day disabled
list to the 60-day disabled list.
Major League Baseball - Suspended Toronto Blue Jays hitting coach Brook Jacoby
14 games for his postgame conduct toward the umpire crew on April 29.
Milwaukee Brewers - Named Craig Counsell manager.
Minnesota Twins - Placed outfielder Oswaldo Arcia on the 15-day disabled list;
recalled outfielder Eddie Rosario from Rochester (IL).
New York Mets - Outrighted pitcher Logan Verrett to Las Vegas (PCL) after he
was returned to the organization from the Texas Rangers.
San Diego Padres - Selected the contract of catcher Austin Hedges from El Paso
(PCL); designated catcher Wil Nieves for assignment.
Seattle Mariners - Placed outfielder Austin Jackson on the 15-day disabled
list; recalled infielder Chris Taylor from Tacoma (PCL); selected the contract
of pitcher Joe Beimel from Tacoma; designated pitcher Mike Kickham for
Texas Rangers - Recalled pitcher Spencer Patton from Round Rock (PCL);
optioned pitcher Roman Mendez to Round Rock.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Atlanta Falcons - Signed fullback Collin Mooney.
Buffalo Bills - Signed defensive lineman Alex Carrington.
Denver Broncos - Waived tackle Paul Cornick and wide receiver Jeremy Kelley.
Houston Texans - Signed outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus to a contract
Indianapolis Colts - Waived wide receiver Kadron Boone, defensive end Gannon
Conway, running back Jeff Demps and offensive tackle Matt Hall; agreed to
terms with quarterback Bryan Bennett, wide receivers Ezell Ruffin and Quan
Bray, cornerbacks Joshua Mitchell, Donald Celiscar and Al-Hajj Shabazz,
linebackers Junior Sylvestre, Cody Galea, Terrell Hartsfield and Zachary
Hodges, tight ends Jean Sifrin and Justin Sinz, safety Robert Smith, running
back Tyler Varga and center Brandon Vitabile.
Minnesota Vikings - Exercised the fifth-year options on offensive tackle Matt
Kalil and safety Harrison Smith.
New Orleans Saints - Agreed to terms with defensive linemen Tavaris Barnes,
Kaleb Eulls, Ashaad Mabry and Bobby Richardson, guards Doniel Gambrell and
Cyril Lemon, wide receivers R.J. Harris and Malcolme Kennedy, tackle Sean
Hickey, linebackers Marcus Pierce-Brewster and Stephon Sanders and tight ends
Harold Spears and Jack Tabb; released safeties Marcus Ball and Ty Zimmerman
and linebacker Kyle Knox.
San Francisco 49ers - Waived/injured linebacker Chase Thomas.
=== HOCKEY ===
New Jersey Devils - Named Ray Shero general manager.
Washington Capitals - Recalled defenseman Nate Schmidt from Hershey (AHL).