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

                        === Wednesday, May 7, 2014 ===

=== BASEBALL ===

Baltimore Orioles - Selected the contract of catcher Caleb Joseph; optioned
infielder Jemile Weeks to Norfolk (IL).

Chicago Cubs - Placed pitcher Pedro Strop on the 15-day disabled list;
recalled pitcher Zac Rosscup from Iowa (PCL).

Houston Astros - Recalled pitcher Josh Zeid from Oklahoma City (PCL); optioned
pitcher Josh Fields to Oklahoma City.

Oakland Athletics - Recalled pitcher Arnold Leon from Sacramento (PCL).

San Diego Padres - Selected the contract of pitcher Hector Ambriz from El Paso
(PCL); optioned infielder Jace Peterson to El Paso.

Seattle Mariners - Recalled pitcher Erasmo Ramirez from Tacoma (PCL).

Texas Rangers - Purchased the contract of pitcher Scott Baker from Round Rock
(PCL); optioned outfielder Daniel Robertson to Round Rock; transferred pitcher
Pedro Figueroa from the 15- to the 60-day disabled list.

Washington Nationals - Activated catcher Wilson Ramos from the 15-day disabled
list; optioned pitcher Blake Treinen to Syracuse (IL).


Atlanta Dream (WNBA) - Acquired forward Swin Cash and a 2015 third-round draft
pick from the Chicago Sky in exchange for guard Courtney Clements and a 2015
second-round draft pick.

=== FOOTBALL ===

Arizona Cardinals - Signed linebacker Larry Foote to a one-year contract.

Toronto Argonauts (CFL) - Signed defensive backs Thaddeus Gibson, Branden
Smith and Donald Washington; released defensive back Mikail Baker.

Washington Redskins - Signed safety Tanard Jackson.

=== HOCKEY ===

Dallas Stars - Signed defenseman Esa Lindell to a three-year, entry-level

Florida Panthers - Agreed to an entry-level contract with forward Rocco

Nashville Predators - Signed forward Pontus Aberg to a three-year, entry-level

Philadelphia Flyers - Named Paul Holmgren president and Ron Hextall general

Phoenix Coyotes - Announced an affiliate extension agreement with Portland

St. Louis Blues - Extended the contract of head coach Ken Hitchcock for the
2014-15 season.

=== COLLEGE ===

Maine - Named Robert G. Walsh men's head basketball coach.
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