=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Thursday, November 1, 2012 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Atlanta Braves - Claimed outfielder Jordan Schafer off waivers from the
Houston Astros; outrighted catcher J.C. Boscan and pitchers Erik Cordier and
Robert Fish off the 40-man roster.
Detroit Tigers - Named Bruce Fields minor league hitting coordinator.
Houston Astros - Claimed pitcher Sam Demel and infielder Jake Elmore off
waivers from the Arizona Diamondbacks; outrighted pitchers Fernando Abad,
Sergio Escalona, Jose Valdez and Kyle Weiland and infielder Matt Downs to
Oklahoma City (PCL); waived outfielder Jordan Schafer; declined the 2013
contract option on catcher Chris Snyder.
Kansas City Royals - Promoted Mike Groopman to director of baseball analytics
and John Williams to assistant director of baseball analytics.
Los Angeles Dodgers - Named Bob Engle vice president of international
Miami Marlins - Named Mike Redmond manager and signed him to a three-year
Phildaelphia Phillies - Named Dave Brundage manager of Lehigh Valley (Int).
San Francisco Giants - Declined the 2013 contract option on first baseman
Seattle Mariners - Named Chris Woodward minor league infield coordinator,
Brant Brown minor league outfield and baserunning coordinator, Jose Moreno
Latin America field coordinator, Javier Alvidrez Latin America athletic
trainer coordinator, and Alvin Davis minor league roving instructor.
Tampa Bay Rays - Re-signed senior baseball advisor Don Zimmer for the 2013
Texas Rangers - Claimed catcher Konrad Schmidt off waivers from the Arizona
Washington Nationals - Announced first baseman Adam LaRoche and pitcher Sean
Burnett have declined 2013 contract options and will become free agents.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Jacksonville Jaguars - Signed running back Keith Toston; waived linebacker
New England Patriots - Signed wide receiver Jarred Fayson to the practice
New Orleans Saints - Re-signed wide receiver Greg Camarillo; waived tight end
Saskatchewan Roughriders (CFL) - Signed running back Stephfon Green to the
practice squad; released linebackers Aaron Crawford and Brian Peters,
offensive lineman John Hashem; announced the retirement of punter Jamie
Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Traded cornerback Aqib Talib and a seventh-round pick
in the 2013 NFL Draft to the New England Patriots in exchange for a 2013
fourth-round pick; signed defensive end Aaron Morgan to the active roster from
the practice squad; waived defensive end George Johnson.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) - Named Tim Burke full-time head coach for the
=== COLLEGE ===
Brown - Named Robert Kenneally executive associate athletic director, Jeanne
Carhart associate sirector of athletic communications, Meredith Scarlata
associate director of athletics for finance and Kelly Lee athletics ticket