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Sports Transactions From The Sports Network

BASEBALL

Chicago White Sox - Purchased the contract of pitcher Zach Putnam from Charlotte (IL); designated pitcher Donnie Veal for assignment.

Kansas City Royals - Placed outfielder Lorenzo Cain on the 15-day disabled list; recalled pitcher Justin Marks from Omaha (PCL).

Major League Baseball - Suspended Seattle Mariners first baseman Ji-Man Choi 50 games without pay for violating the Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

Milwaukee Brewers - Placed first baseman Lyle Overbay on the paternity list; recalled infielder Elian Herrera from Nashville (PCL).

Minnesota Twins - Recalled infielder Eduardo Nunez from Rochester (IL).

Seattle Mariners - Activated pitcher Stephen Pryor from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Tacoma (PCL).

St. Louis Cardinals - Placed pitcher Joe Kelly on the 15-day disabled list; optioned pitcher Keith Butler from Memphis (PCL); recalled pitchers Eric Fornataro and Jorge Rondon from Memphis.

FOOTBALL

Edmonton Eskimos (CFL) - Signed long snapper Ryan King to a contract extension.

Indianapolis Colts - Announced guard Joe Reitz signed his restricted free agent tender.

Jacksonville Jaguars - Released linebacker Russell Allen; waived defensive ends D'Aundre Reed and Will Pericak and wide receiver Jabin Sambrano.

Minnesota Vikings - Signed safety Kurt Coleman.

Montreal Alouettes (CFL) - Signed wide receiver Chad Johnson to a two-year contract.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) - Released wide receivers Austin Coleman and Antonio Robinson, defensive back Kevin Prempeh, offensive lineman Eric Armitage and linebacker Doug Hogue.

HOCKEY

Calgary Flames - Assigned center Markus Granlund to Abbotsford (AHL).

Detroit Red Wings - Assigned forward Willie Coetzee and defenseman Xavier Ouellet and Ryan Sproul to Grand Rapids (AHL).

St. Louis Blues - Assigned forward Keith Aucoin to Chicago (AHL).

04/17 18:36:50 ET As of April 17, 2014, at 06:37 PM ET