Sports Transactions From The Sports Network
Boston Red Sox - Recalled pitcher Steven Wright from Pawtucket (IL); optioned
pitcher Heath Hembree to Pawtucket.
Chicago Cubs - Recalled outfielder Junior Lake from Iowa (PCL); optioned
pitcher Brian Schlitter to Iowa.
Houston Astros - Recalled outfielder L.J. Hoes from Fresno (PCL); optioned
pitcher Asher Wojciechowski to Fresno.
Los Angeles Dodgers - Placed pitcher Brandon McCarthy on the 15-day disabled
list; recalled pitcher Adam Liberatore from Oklahoma City (PCL).
Miami Marlins - Reinstated catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia from the paternity
list and designated him for assignment.
Milwaukee Brewers - Announced pitcher Chris Perez has opted out of his minor
league contract and declared free agency.
Tampa Bay Rays - Acquired pitcher Xavier Cedeno from the Los Angeles Dodgers
in exchange for cash considerations; transferred catcher John Jaso from the
15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
Texas Rangers - Acquired outfielder Josh Hamilton from the Los Angeles Angels
of Anaheim for a player to be named later or cash considerations; transferred
pitcher Nick Tepesch from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled
list; recalled pitcher Alex Claudio from Round Rock (PCL); optioned pitcher
Tanner Scheppers to Round Rock.
Golden State Warriors - Recalled center Ognjen Kuzmic and forward James
Michael McAdoo from Santa Cruz (NBADL).
Minnesota Lynx (WNBA) - Signed forwards Reshanda Gray and Shae Kelley.
National Basketball Association - Suspended Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R.
Smith two games and Boston Celtics forward Kelly Olynyk one game for incidents
that occurred in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Sunday.
Buffalo Bills - Released defensive back Jonte Green.
New York Giants - Waived running back Michael Cox.
Washington Redskins - Exercised the fifth-year option on the contract of
quarterback Robert Griffin III for the 2016 season.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) - Released defensive end Jason Vega and offensive
lineman Steve Morley.
04/27 20:31:31 ET
As of April 27, 2015, at 08:31 PM ET