=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Monday, September 1, 2014 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Arizona Diamondbacks - Activated outfielder Cody Ross from the 15-day disabled
list and pitcher Daniel Hudson from the 60-day disabled list.
Atlanta Braves - Recalled pitchers Juan Jaime and Chasen Shreve and
outfielders Jose Constanza and Joey Terdoslavich from Gwinnett (IL).
Baltimore Orioles - Recalled pitcher Evan Meek from Norfolk (IL) and pitcher
Kevin Gausman from Gulf Coast Orioles (Gulf Coast); selected the contract of
pitcher Joe Saunders from Norfolk; added infielder Kelly Johnson to the active
Boston Red Sox - Recalled pitcher Steven Wright from Pawtucket (IL).
Chicago Cubs - Recalled pitcher Blake Parker from Iowa (PCL).
Cleveland Indians - Recalled pitchers Austin Adams, Bryan Price and infielder
Jesus Aguilar from Columbus (IL); activated designated hitter Jason Giambi
from the 60-day DL; reinstated catcher Chris Gimenez from paternity list.
Colorado Rockies - Recalled pitcher Yohan Flande and Ben Paulsen from Colorado
Springs (PCL); selected the contract of infielder Rafael Ynoa from Colorado
Springs; transferred pitcher Boone Logan to the 60-day disabled list.
Detroit Tigers - Recalled infielder Hernan Perez and outfielder Tyler Collins
from Toledo (IL); recalled outfielder Steven Moya from Erie (Eastern);
purchased the contract of catcher James McCann from Toledo.
Houston Astros - Fired manager Bo Porter and bench coach Dave Trembley; named
Tom Lawless interim manager and Adam Everett bench coach.
Kansas City Royals - Activated first baseman Eric Hosmer from the 15-day
disabled list; selected the contract of outfielder Carlos Peguero from Omaha
(PCL); selected the contract of pitcher Brandon Finnegan from Northwest
Arkansas (Texas); recalled pitcher Casey Coleman, infielder Johnny Giavotella
and catcher Francisco Pena from Omaha; recalled outfielder Lane Adams from
Northwest Arkansas; designated pitchers Chris Dwyer and Blake Wood for
Los Angeles Dodgers - Recalled catcher Tim Federowicz, pitcher Yimi Garcia and
infielder Alex Guerrero from Albuquerque (PCL); selected the contract of
outfiedler Joc Pederson from Albuquerque; activated pitcher Chris Perez from
the 15-day disabled list; designated infielder Carlos Triunfel for assignment.
Miami Marlins - Activated pitcher Dan Jennings off the 15-day disabled list;
activated pitcher Carter Capps off the 60-day disabled list; transferred
pitcher Kevin Gregg to the 60-day disabled list.
Milwaukee Brewers - Activated pitchers Matt Garza and Wei-Chung Wang from the
15-day disabled list; recalled pitcher Jimmy Nelson from Brevard County
(Florida State) and outfielder Logan Schafer from Nashville (PCL); selected
the contract of catcher Matt Pagnozzi from Nashville; transferred infielder
Jeff Bianchi to the 60-day disabled list.
Oakland Athletics - Reinstated shortstop Jed Lowrie from the 15-day disabled
list; recalled pitcher Fernando Rodriguez and outfielder Billy Burns from
Sacramento (PCL) and selected the contract of catcher Bryan Anderson from
Pittsburgh Pirates - Recalled pitcher Gerrit Cole from Bristol (AL); activated
pitcher Stolmy Pimentel from the 15-day disabled list; Recalled catcher Tony
Sanchez from Indianapolis (IL); selected the contract of pitcher John Holdzkom
and optioned him to Indianapolis; Designated first baseman Chris McGuiness for
San Diego Padres - Recalled pitcher Robbie Erlin from El Paso (PCL); selected
the contract of pitcher Leonel Campos from El Paso; selected the contract of
infielder Corey Spangenberg from San Antonio (Texas); transferred first
baseman Yonder Alonso and outfielder Carlos Quentin to the 60-day disabled
Seattle Mariners - Suspended first baseman/designated hitter Jesus Montero for
the rest of the season; activated outfielder Corey Hart from the 15-day
disabled list; recalled first baseman Justin Smoak, outfielder Stefen Romero
and pitchers Taijuan Walker and Lucas Luetge from Tacoma (PCL); selected the
contracts of catcher Humberto Quintero and pitcher Carson Smith from Tacoma;
transferred infielder Willie Bloomquist to the 60-day disabled list.
St. Louis Cardinals - Activated infielder Mark Ellis from the 15-day disabled
Tampa Bay Rays - Activated outfielder David DeJesus off the 15-day disabled
list; recalled catcher Curt Casali from Charlotte (Florida State) and pitcher
Brandon Gomes from Durham (IL); selected the contract of pitcher Steve Geltz
from Durham; outrighted the contract of catcher Ali Solis to Durham.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Buffalo Bills - Released tight end Tony Moeaki from injured reserve with an
Chicago Bears - Signed long snapper Jeremy Cain; signed wide receivers Josh
Bellamy and Rashad Ross, offensive linemen Taylor Boggs and Ryan Groy,
defensive linemen Brandon Dunn and Roy Philon, cornerbacks Isaiah Frey, Al
Louis-Jean and Terrance Mitchell and linebacker DeDe Lattimore to the practice
Cleveland Browns - Signed offensive lineman Patrick Lewis to the practice
Dallas Cowboys - Waived safety Ahmad Dixon and defensive back Jemea Thomas;
signed safety C.J. Spillman and linebacker Korey Toomer; signed fullback
Nikita Whitlock to the practice squad.
Denver Broncos - Signed defensive end Zach Thompson to the practice squad.
Green Bay Packers - Signed cornerback Jumal Rolle to the practice squad;
released wide receiver Alex Gillett from the practice squad.
Houston Texans - Signed safety Danieal Manning; released safety Chris Clemons.
Jacksonville Jaguars - Signed cornerback Peyton Thompson and running back
Henry Josey to the practice squad.
Minnesota Vikings - Signed cornerback Chris Greenwood to the practice squad.
New England Patriots - Claimed safety Don Jones off waivers from the Miami
Dolphins; waived offensive lineman Chris Barker.
New York Jets - Signed cornerback Phillip Adams; waived wide receiver Quincy
Enunwa; signed cornerback LeQuan Lewis to the practice squad.
Oakland Raiders - Signed running back George Atkinson III, wide receiver Seth
Roberts, tight end Scott Simonson, offensive linemen Dan Kistler and Lamar
Mady, defensive linemen Denico Autry and Ricky Lumpkin, linebackers Bojay
Filimoeatu and Spencer Hadley and cornerback Ras-I Dowling to the practice
Philadelphia Eagles - Signed quarterback G.J. Kinne to the practice squad.
San Diego Chargers - Signed defensive tackle Ricardo Mathews; waived running
back Marion Grice.
San Francisco 49ers - Announced guard Alex Boone has passed a physical and
returned to the team; signed cornerback Chance Casey, offensive tackle John
Fullington and running back Kendall Gaskins to the practice squad.
St. Louis Rams - Signed linebackers Denicos Allen and Kevin Reddick, wide
receivers Emory Blake and Justin Veltung, safeties Christian Bryant and Matt
Daniels, defensive tackle Matt Conrath, quarterback Garrett Gilbert, offensive
tackle Sean Hooey and guard Brandon Washington to the practice squad.
Tennessee Titans - Agreed to terms on a contract with linebacker Quentin
Groves; waived linebacker Patrick Bailey; added cornerback Ri'Shard Anderson,
linebacker Dontay Moch and tight end Orson Charles to the practice squad;
agreed to terms on a contract with kicker Ryan Succop; waived kicker Travis