=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Thursday, October 31, 2013 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Baltimore Orioles - Outrighted infielder Dan Johnson and outfielder Chris
Dickerson to Norfolk (IL).
Chicago White Sox - Exercised the 2014 club option on the contract of pitcher
Matt Lindstrom; named Todd Steverson hitting coach.
Cleveland Indians - Re-signed designated hitter Jason Giambi to a minor league
contract with a non-roster invitation to spring training; acquired pitcher
Colt Hynes from the San Diego Padres in exchange for cash considerations;
released pitcher Chris Perez.
Kansas City Royals - Exercised the 2014 club option on pitcher James Shields.
Miami Marlins - Exercised the 2014 club option on pitcher Jacob Turner;
reinstated outfielder Marcell Ozuna from the 60-day disabled list.
New York Mets - Activated pitchers Josh Edgin, Matt Harvey, Jeremy Hefner,
Jenrry Mejia, Bobby Parnell and Scott Rice and first baseman Ike Davis from
the 60-day disabled list.
St. Louis Cardinals - Declined the 2014 contract option on pitcher Jake
Texas Rangers - Declided a 2014 club option on designated hitter Lance
Toronto Blue Jays - Named Kevin Seitzer hitting coach.
Washington Nationals - Named Matt Williams manager.
=== BASKETBALL ===
Atlanta Hawks - Exercised third-year contract option on guard John Jenkins.
Boston Celtics - Exercised third-year contract option on forward Jared
Memphis Grizzlies - Signed guard/forward Quincy Pondexter to a contract
Philadelphia 76ers - Exercised third-year contract options on forward Arnett
Moultrie and guard Tony Wroten.
Sacramento Kings - Declined fourth-year contract option on guard Jimmer
=== FOOTBALL ===
Cincinnati Bengals - Activated wide receiver Andrew Hawkins from injured
reserve; signed defensive end DeQuin Evans to the practice squad.
Miami Dolphins - Promoted wide receiver Ryan Spadola from the practice squad
to the active roster.
Minnesota Vikings - Signed tight end Chase Ford to the practice squad.
San Francisco 49ers - Activated linebacker Aldon Smith from the non-football
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) - Released wide receiver Jheranie Boyd from the
=== HOCKEY ===
Anaheim Ducks - Assigned forward Rickard Rakell to Norfolk (AHL); assigned
defenseman Luca Sbisa to Norfolk on a long-term injury conditioning loan.
Boston Bruins - Recalled forward Ryan Spooner from Providence (AHL).
Carolina Hurricanes - Agreed to terms with forward Manny Malhotra on a one-
year, two-way contract; placed forwards Radek Dvorak and Jeff Skinner on
Colorado Avalanche - Acquired forward Maxime Talbot from the Philadelphia
Flyers in exchange for forward Steve Downie.
Detroit Red Wings - Assigned forward Luke Glendening to Grand Rapids (AHL).
Edmonton Oilers - Recalled forward Anton Lander from Oklahoma City (AHL);
assigned defensemen Denis Grebeshkov and Corey Potter to Oklahoma City.
Minnesota Wild - Assigned forward Stephane Veilleux to Iowa (AHL).
Montreal Canadiens - Signed defenseman Alexei Emelin to a four-year contract
National Hockey League - Suspended Buffalo Sabres forward John Scott for seven
Ottawa Senators - Assigned forward Jean-Gabriel Pageau to Binghamton (AHL).
Phoenix Coyotes - Recalled defenseman Brandon Gormley to Portland (AHL);
assigned forward Tim Kennedy to Portland.
Tampa Bay Lightning - Recalled forward Brett Connolly from Syracuse (AHL).
=== SOCCER ===
Chicago Fire - Named Frank Yallop as the club's new head coach.
Columbus Crew - Announced the retirement of midfielder Eddie Gaven.