=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Sunday, September 1, 2013 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Arizona Diamondbacks - Acquired pitcher Matt Langwell from the Cleveland
Indians to complete Aug. 30 deal for outfielder Jason Kubel; recalled pitchers
David Hernandez and Tony Sipp from Reno (PCL).
Baltimore Orioles - Recalled pitcher Wei-Yin Chen from GCL Orioles (Gulf
Coast) and catcher Steve Clevenger from Norfolk (IL); designated catcher
Taylor Teagarden and outfielder Eric Thames for assignment; selected the
contract of catcher Chris Snyder from Norfolk and pitcher Eric Beaulac from
Bowie (Eastern); placed Beaulac on the 15-day disabled list.
Boston Red Sox - Added infielder John McDonald to the active major league
roster; selected outfielder Quintin Berry to the active major league roster;
designated pitcher Daniel Bard for assignment; recalled pitcher Rubby De La
Rosa and catcher Ryan Lavarnway from Pawtucket (IL); transferred catcher
Christian Vazquez from Double-A Portland to Pawtucket; activated infielder
Brandon Snyder from the 15-day disabled list.
Chicago Cubs - Activated infielder Luis Valbuena from the 15-day disabled
list; activated outfielder Ryan Sweeney from the 60-day disabled list;
recalled pitcher Alberto Cabrera from Iowa (PCL); designated pitcher Eduardo
Sanchez for assignment.
Colorado Rockies - Activated pitcher Tyler Chatwood from the 15-day disabled
list; recalled infielder Josh Rutledge from Colorado Springs (PCL).
Houston Astros - Recalled outfielder Trevor Crowe and pitcher Jorge De Leon
from Oklahoma City (PCL).
Kansas City Royals - Selected the contracts of catcher Brett Hayes and pitcher
Francisley Bueno from Omaha (PCL).
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim - Recalled pitcher Ryan Brasier from Salt Lake
Los Angeles Dodgers - Recalled catcher Drew Butera, shortstop Dee Gordon,
first baseman/outfielder Scott Van Slyke and pitchers Stephen Fife and Peter
Moylan from Albuquerque (PCL).
Miami Marlins - Reinstated outfielder Chis Coghlan from the 15-day disabled
list; recalled pitcher Chris Hatcher from New Orleans (PCL); selected the
contract of Zach Phillips from New Orleans.
Milwaukee Brewers - Recalled pitcher Donovan Hand from Nashville (PCL); added
Sandy Guerrero to the coaching staff; acquired pitcher Michael Blazek from the
St. Louis Cardinals to complete Aug. 30 deal for pitcher John Axford.
New York Yankees - Recalled infielder David Adams and pitchers Dellin Betances
and Brett Marshall from Scranton/Wilkes Barre (IL); selected the contracts of
pitcher Cesar Cabral and catcher J.R. Murphy from Scranton/Wilkes Barre;
transferred infielder Jayson Nix to the 60-day disabled list; designated
outfielder Melky Mesa for assignment.
Oakland Athletics - Recalled pitcher Pedro Figueroa and infielders Andy
Parrino and Jemile Weeks from Sacramento (PCL); selected the contract of
outfielder Michael Choice from Sacramento; designated catcher Luke Montz for
Pittsburgh Pirates - Selected the contract of pitcher Kyle Farnsworth from
Indianapolis (IL); recalled pitcher Kris Johnson from Indianapolis; activated
outfielder Travis Snider from the 15-day disabled list; sent pitcher James
McDonald on a rehab assignment to Bradenton (Florida State).
San Diego Padres - Recalled pitcher Tommy Layne and catcher Chris Robinson
from Tucson (PCL).
St. Louis Cardinals - Recalled outfielder Adron Chambers from Memphis (PCL);
activated catcher Tony Cruz from the 15-day disabled list; sent pitcher
Michael Blazek to the Milwaukee Brewers as the player to be named later in an
Aug. 30 trade for pitcher John Axford.
Tampa Bay Rays - Selected the contract of outfielder Delmon Young from
Montgomery (Southern); recalled pitcher Josh Lueke and catcher Chris Gimenez
from Durham (IL); activated designated hitter Luke Scott from the 15-day
disabled list; recalled pitcher Alex Colome from Durham and placed him on the
60-day disabled list.
Texas Rangers - Reinstated designated hitter Lance Berkman and pitcher Nick
Tepesch from the 15-day disabled list; reinstated pitchers Neftali Feliz and
Michael Kirkman from the 60-day disabled list; purchased the contract of
utilityman Jim Adduci from Round Rock (PCL); recalled pitcher Cory Burns and
catcher Robinson Chirinos from Round Rock; released pitcher Justin Miller;
designated outfielder Joe Benson for assignment.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Arizona Cardinals - Claimed offensive tackle Bradley Sowell off waivers from
the Indianapolis Colts and defensive tackle Alameda Ta'amu off waivers from
the Pittsburgh Steelers; released linebacker Kenny Demens and cornerback Bryan
Atlanta Falcons - Signed fullback Patrick DiMarco, quarterback Seth Doege,
wide receivers Darius Johnson and James Rodgers, cornerback Jordan Mabin,
offensive lineman Phillipkeith Manley, defensive tackle Adam Replogle and
tight Mickey Shuler to the practice squad.
Baltimore Ravens - Signed safety Omar Brown, linebacker Brandon Copeland,
offensive tackles Jordan Devey and J.J. Unga, tight end Matt Furstenburg,
defensive tackle Cody Larsen and center Reggie Stephens to the practice squad;
waived/injured wide receiver LaQuan Williams.
Buffalo Bills - Claimed cornerback Brandon Burton off waivers from the
Carolina Panthers - Signed wide receivers Brenton Bersin and James Shaw,
linebacker Ben Jacobs, safety Robert Lester, running back Tauren Poole,
defensive end Craig Roh and defensive tackle Casey Walker to the practice
Chicago Bears - Claimed defensive end David Bass off waivers from the Oakland
Raiders; waived defensive end Cheta Ozougwu; signed linebacker Jerry Franklin,
cornerback Demontre Hurst, quarterback Jerrod Johnson, wide receiver Ricardo
Lockette, tight end Fendi Onobun, fullback Harvey Unga and defensive end Aston
Whiteside to the practice squad.
Cincinnati Bengals - Signed offensive tackle Reid Fragel, wide receiver Cobi
Hamilton, running back Daniel Herron, center T.J. Johnson, cornerbacks Chris
Lewis-Harris and Onterio McCalebb and linebacker J.K. Schaffer to the practice
Denver Broncos - Released running back Jacob Hester; claimed linebacker Adrian
Robinson off waivers from the Philadelphia Eagles; signed running back Edwin
Baker, offensive tackles Paul Cornick and Vinston Painter, guard Ben Garland,
wide receivers Tavarres King and Gerell Robinson and defensive end John
Youboty to the practice squad.
Indianapolis Colts - Claimed tight end Jack Doyle off waivers from the
Tennessee Titans; waived running back Kerwynn Williams; signed linebackers
Daniel Adongo and Josh McNary, center Thomas Austin, quarterback Chandler
Harnish, tight end Dominique Jones and cornerback Sheldon Price to the
Jacksonville Jaguars - Claimed wide receiver Stephen Burton off waivers from
the Minnesota Vikings, defensive back Winston Guy off waivers from the Seattle
Seahawks, tight end Clay Harbor and defensive end Chris McCoy off waivers from
the Philadelphia Eagles, guard Jacques McClendon off waivers from the Atlanta
Falcons, linebacker J.T. Thomas off waivers from the Chicago Bears and tight
end D.J. Williams off waivers from the Green Bay Packers; waived defensive
back Antwon Blake, tight end Brett Brackett, defensive tackle Kyle Love, wide
receiver Jordan Shipley, center Dan Gerberry and fullback Lonnie Pryor;
released linebacker Andy Studebaker; signed defensive backs Marcus Burley and
Steven Terrell, defensive end Ryan Davis, wide receivers Jeremy Ebert and
Tobais Palmer, offensive lineman Drew Nowak and quarterback Matt Scott to the
Kansas City Chiefs - Claimed cornerback Marcus Cooper and wide receiver Chad
Hall off waivers from the San Francisco 49ers, defensive tackle Jaye Howard,
tight end Sean McGrath and cornerback Ron Parker off waivers from the Seattle
Seahawks, linebacker James-Michael Johnson off waivers from the Cleveland
Browns and linebacker Dezman Moses off waivers from the Green Bay Packers;
waived tight end Kevin Brock, cornerback Jalil Brown, safety Bradley
McDougald, defensive tackle Jerrell Powe and wide receiver Devon Wylie;
released linebacker Zac Diles; signed safety Malcolm Bronson, offensive
lineman Tommie Draheim, linebacker Darin Drakeford, wide receiver Frankie
Hammond Jr., tight end Demetrius Harris, fullback Toben Opurum, tackle Matt
Reynolds and offensive lineman Rokevious Watkins to the practice squad.
Minnesota Vikings - Claimed offensive tackle J'Marcus Webb off waivers from
the Chicago Bears; terminated the contract of offensive lineman Troy Kropog;
signed running back Joe Banyard, guard Travis Bond, defensive tackle Everett
Dawkins, tight end Chase Ford, offensive tackle Kevin Murphy and wide
receivers Rodney Smith and Adam Thielen to the practice squad.
New England Patriots - Claimed linebacker Chris White off waivers from the
Detroit Lions; claimed offensive lineman Braxston Cave off waivers from the
Cleveland Browns; claimed guard Chris Barker and defensive tackle A.J. Francis
off waivers from the Miami Dolphins; released defensive back Marquice Cole and
running back Leon Washington; re-signed linebacker Ja'Gared Davis, safety
Kanorris Davis, defensive back Justin Green, defensive lineman Marcus Forston
and linebacker Jeff Tarpinian to the practice squad.
New York Giants - Signed defensive ends Adewale Ojomo and Matt Broha,
offensive linemen Stephen Goodin and Eric Herman, wide receivers Marcus Harris
and Julian Talley and defensive back Charles James to the practice squad.
Oakland Raiders - Released punter Chris Kluwe; waived quarterback Tyler
Wilson; claimed guard Antoine McClain and defensive tackle Brian Sanford off
Philadelphia Eagles - Claimed cornerback Shaun Prater off waivers from the
Cincinnati Bengals; waived/injured cornerback Curtis Marsh; signed offensive
tackle Michael Bamiro, linebacker Travis Long, wide receiver Greg Salas and
running back Michael Tucker to the practice squad.
Pittsburgh Steelers - Signed offensive lineman Cody Wallace; released
offensive lineman John Malecki; signed offensive linemen Chris Hubbard and Joe
Long, running back Alvester Alexander, defensive end Brian Arnfelt,
linebackers Alan Baxter and Terence Garvin, defensive back Devin Smith and
wide receiver Justin Brown to the practice squad.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Claimed defensive tackle Chris Jones off waivers from
the Houston Texans; claimed wide receiver Russell Shepard off waivers from the
Washington Redskins - Signed linebacker Will Compton, defensive lineman
Dominique Hamilton, running back Jawan Jamison, wide receivers Lance Lewis and
Nick Williams, cornerback Chase Minnifield and offensive linemen Xavier Nixon
and Tevita Stevens to the practice squad.