=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Tuesday, September 3, 2013 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Atlanta Braves - Recalled catcher/outfielder Evan Gattis from Gwinnett (IL).
Arizona Diamondbacks - Recalled infielder Matt Davidson and catcher Tuffy
Gosewisch from Reno (PCL); selected the contract of infielder Chris Owings
from Reno; transferred pitcher Matt Reynolds to the 60-day disabled list.
Baltimore Orioles - Recalled infielder Jonathan Schoop, outfielder Henry
Urrutia and pitcher Josh Stinson from Norfolk (IL); recalled infielder Ryan
Flaherty from Frederick (Carolina).
Chicago Cubs - Recalled pitchers Justin Grimm and Brooks Raley and catcher
J.C. Boscan from Iowa (PCL); selected the contract of pitcher Zach Rosscup
Chicago White Sox - Purchased the contracts of pitchers Erik Johnson and
Daniel Webb, catcher Miguel Gonzalez and infielder Marcus Semien from
Charlotte (IL); placed catcher Tyler Flowers on the 60-day disabled list;
transferred pitcher Brian Omogrosso to the 60-day disabled list.
Cleveland Indians - Recalled pitchers C.C. Lee, Vinnie Pestano, Carlos
Carrasco and Josh Tomlin from Columbus (IL).
Colorado Rockies - Activated outfielder Carlos Gonzalez from the 15-day
disabled list; recalled pitchers Mitchell Boggs, Manuel Corpas and Collin
McHugh and infielder Ryan Wheeler from Colorado Springs (PCL).
Detroit Tigers - Recalled pitchers Jose Alvarez, Jeremy Bonderman and
catcher Bryan Holaday from Toledo (IL).
Houston Astros - Acquired catcher Matt Pagnozzi from the Atlanta Braves in
exchange for cash considerations.
Kansas City Royals - Recalled pitchers Wade Davis, Louis Coleman and Donnie
Joseph and infielder Johnny Giavotella from Omaha (PCL); selected the
contracts of infielders Pedro Ciriaco and Carlos Pena from Omaha.
Los Angeles Dodgers - Recalled pitcher Chris Withrow from Albuquerque (PCL).
Miami Marlins - Recalled pitchers Brad Hand and Arquimedes Caminero and
catcher Rob Brantly from New Orleans (PCL); selected the contract of pitcher
Brian Flynn from New Orleans; designated infielder Jordan Brown for
Milwaukee Brewers - Recalled pitcher Johnny Hellweg and outfielder Sean Halton
from Nashville (PCL); selected the contract of pitcher Jimmy Nelson from
Oakland Athletics - Recalled pitcher Tommy Milone from Stockton (California);
recalled pitcher Evan Scribner from Sacramento (PCL); selected pitcher Pat
Neshek from Sacramento; designated pitcher Hideki Okajima for assignment;
released catcher Luke Montz.
Pittsburgh Pirates - Activated pitcher Jason Grilli from the 15-day disabled
list; recalled pitchers Jared Hughes and Jeff Locke, outfielder Andrew Lambo
and catcher Tony Sanchez from Altoona (Eastern).
San Diego Padres - Signed outfielder Will Venable to a two-year contract
extension; recalled pitchers Anthony Bass, Brad Boxberger and Brad Brach from
San Francisco Giants - Recalled infielders Nick Noonan and Ehire Adrianza,
outfielders Francisco Peguero and Juan Perez and pitchers George Kontos and
Jake Dunning from Fresno (PCL); added pitcher Heath Hembree and catcher Johnny
Monell to the active major league roster; designated outfielder Kensuke Tanaka
and pitcher Dan Runzler for assignment.
Seattle Mariners - Selected the contract of pitcher James Paxton from Tacoma
(PCL); recalled pitchers Chance Ruffin, Hector Noesi and Erasmo Ramirez and
infielder Carlos Triunfel from Tacoma.
St. Louis Cardinals - Recalled pitchers Michael Wacha, Tyler Lyons and Carlos
Martinez from Springfield (Texas) and first baseman Brock Peterson, infielder
Ryan Jackson and outfielder Adron Chambers from Memphis (PCL); purchased the
contract of catcher Audry Perez from Memphis; activated catcher Tony Cruz from
the 15-day disabled list.
Tampa Bay Rays - Activated pitcher Matt Moore from the 15-day disabled list;
recalled pitcher Jeremy Hellickson from Montgomery (Southern).
Toronto Blue Jays - Recalled pitcher Kyle Drabek from Buffalo (IL); activated
pitcher Luis Perez from the 60-day disabled list; selected the contracts of
pitchers Ricky Romero and Jeremy Jeffress and catcher Mike Nickeas from
Buffalo; transferred pitcher Josh Johnson and outfielder Melky Cabrera to the
60-day DL; designated infielder Mauro Gomez for assignment.
Washington Nationals - Selected the contract of infielder Zach Walters from
Syracuse (IL); recalled outfielders Corey Brown and Eury Perez, pitcher Xavier
Cedeno and infielder Jeff Kobernus from Syracuse.
=== BASKETBALL ===
Phoenix Suns - Waived forward Michael Beasley.
Toronto Raptors - Waived guard/forward Quentin Richardson.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Arizona Cardinals - Signed linebacker Kenny Demens, defensive tackle Anthony
McCloud and wide receiver Sam McGuffie to the practice squad.
Atlanta Falcons - Signed offensive lineman Jeremy Trueblood; waived offensive
lineman Terren Jones; reached an injury settlement with offensive lineman
Buffalo Bills - Signed kicker Dan Carpenter.
Chicago Bears - Re-signed tight end Kyle Adams; terminated the contract of
offensive tackle Jonathan Scott.
Cleveland Browns - Agreed to terms on a contract with kicker Billy Cundiff;
placed guard Jason Pinkston on injured reserve/designated to return.
Dallas Cowboys - Acquired defensive end Caesar Rayford from the Indianapolis
Colts in exchange for an undisclosed draft choice.
Indianapolis Colts - Waived safety John Boyett from the reserve/non-football
injury list; signed tight end Dominique Jones from the practice squad; signed
tight end Justice Cunningham to the practice squad.
Kansas City Chiefs - Placed safety Sanders Commings on injured
reserve/designated to return; re-signed safety Bradley McDougald; signed guard
Rishaw Johnson to the practice squad.
Miami Dolphins - Signed guard Danny Watkins; waived guard Josh Samuda.
New England Patriots - Signed tight end Matthew Mulligan; signed tackles
Jordan Devey and R.J. Dill to the practice squad.
New Orleans Saints - Signed wide receiver Robert Meachem to a one-year
contract; placed linebacker Jonathan Vilma on injured reserve/designated to
New York Jets - Signed linebacker Danny Lansanah to the practice squad.
Philadelphia Eagles - Signed safety Keelan Johnson and offensive lineman Isaac
Remington to the practice squad.
Pittsburgh Steelers - Placed tight end Matt Spaeth on injured
reserve/designated to return; signed linebacker Terence Garvin to the active
roster from the practice squad; signed wide receiver Kashif Moore to the
San Francisco 49ers - Signed tight end Derek Carrier to the practice squad.
St. Louis Rams - Signed defensive end Eugene Sims to a two-year contract
Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Placed cornerback Danny Gorrer on injured reserve/
designated to return; re-signed tackle Gary Gibson.
=== HOCKEY ===
Winnipeg Jets - Named Mike Keane player development assistant.
=== COLLEGE ===
Southern Illinois - Dismissed running back Mika'il McCall from the team.