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Sports Transactions From The Sports Network

BASEBALL

Atlanta Braves - Claimed pitcher Andrew McKirahan off waivers from the Miami Marlins.

Chicago Cubs - Optioned pitchers Brian Schlitter and Zac Rosscup and outfielder Junior Lake to Iowa (PCL).

Chicago White Sox - Assigned pitchers Jesse Crain and Carlos Rodon to minor league camp.

Colorado Rockies - Optioned pitcher Rex Brothers and outfielder Brandon Barnes to Albuquerque (PCL); purchased the contract of pitcher Rafael Betancourt from Albuquerque; assigned pitcher Scott Oberg and outfielder Matt McBride to minor league camp.

Houston Astros - Placed pitchers Josh Fields, Brett Oberholtzer and Brad Peacock on the 15-day disabled list; optioned pitcher Kevin Chapman, outfielder L.J. Hoes and first baseman Jon Singleton to Fresno (PCL); designated outfielder Alex Presley for assignment.

Minnesota Twins - Optioned pitcher Caleb Thielbar to Rochester (IL).

New York Yankees - Acquired infielder Gregorio Petit from the Houston Astros in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations.

Philadelphia Phillies - Outrighted pitchers Phillippe Aumont and Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez to Lehigh Valley (IL); assigned outfielder Brian Bogusevic to minor league camp.

San Diego Padres - Optioned infielder/outfielder Tommy Medica and outfielder Abraham Almonte to El Paso (PCL), reassigned pitchers Jason Lane and Marcos Mateo and infielder Ramiro Pena to minor league camp.

Washington Nationals - Released infielder/outfielder Kevin Frandsen; assigned outfielder Tony Gwynn Jr., pitcher Rafael Martin and infielder Ian Stewart to minor league camp.

BASKETBALL

Cleveland Cavaliers - Recalled guard Joe Harris from Canton (NBADL).

Los Angeles Lakers - Waived guard Steve Nash.

FOOTBALL

Chicago Bears - Signed linebacker Sam Acho and cornerback Sherrick McManis to one-year contracts.

Cincinnati Bengals - Re-signed wide receiver Brandon Tate.

Dallas Cowboys - Signed linebacker Rolando McClain to a one-year contract.

Denver Broncos - Acquired center Gino Gradkowski from the Baltimore Ravens in exchange for 2016 draft pick considerations.

Houston Texans - Signed wide receiver Nate Washington.

New York Jets - Re-signed offensive tackle Ben Ijalana.

Pittsburgh Steelers - Re-signed defensive end Clifton Geathers to a one-year contract.

Seattle Seahawks - Re-signed fullback Will Tukuafu and defensive tackle Jesse Williams.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) - Signed defensive lineman Justin Oxendine.

HOCKEY

Boston Bruins - Signed forward Austin Czarnik to an entry-level contract.

Buffalo Sabres - Assigned forward Tim Schaller to Rochester (AHL).

Carolina Hurricanes - Agreed to terms with defenseman Roland McKeown on a three-year, entry-level contract.

Edmonton Oilers - Recalled goaltender Tyler Bunz from Oklahoma City (AHL).

Florida Panthers - Agreed to terms with defenseman Michael Matheson on an entry-level contract.

Nashville Predators - Assigned forward Viktor Arvidsson to Milwaukee (AHL).

New York Rangers - Agreed to terms with defenseman Brady Skjei on an entry- level contract.

San Jose Sharks - Assigned forward Nikolay Goldobin to Worcester (AHL).

St. Louis Blues - Recalled forward Ty Rattie from Chicago (AHL).

Tampa Bay Lightning - Signed forward Matthew Peca and goaltender Adam Wilcox to two-year, two-way contracts.

Toronto Maple Leafs - Assigned forward Sam Carrick to Toronto (AHL).

COLLEGE

Brown - Named Robert Kenneally head women's ice hockey coach.

Liberty - Named Ritchie McKay head men's basketball coach.

Xavier - Signed head men's basketball coach Chris Mack to a one-year contract extension.

04/02 00:54:01 ET As of April 2, 2015, at 12:54 AM ET