Saturday's Sports Transactions

By The Associated Press | Posted - Mar. 29, 2014 at 10:40 p.m.



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BASEBALL
Major League Baseball

MLB — Suspended Chicago White Sox minor league LHP Feny Arias (DSL-White Sox), Arizona minor league RHP Geremia Espinosa (DSL-Diamondbacks), and free agent minor league RHP Elou Jean 50 games apiece following their violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Optioned RHP Kevin Gausman, LHP TJ McFarland and INF Jemile Weeks to Norfolk (IL).

BOSTON RED SOX — Reassigned LHP Tommy Layne, RHP Brayan Villarreal, OF Corey Brown, and INF Mike McCoy to their minor league camp. Released RHP Francisco Cordero.

MINNESOTA TWINS — Selected the contracts of INF/OF Jason Bartlett and OF Jason Kubel. Reassigned C Dan Rohlfing to their minor league camp.

NEW YORK YANKKES — Optioned INF Eduardo Nunez, LHP Cesar Cabral and RHP Shane Greene to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Reassigned INF Zelous Wheeler, OF Antoan Richardson, OF Adonis Garcia, RHP Matt Daley and C Jose Gil to their minor league camp.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Optioned LHP Joe Savery, C Stephen Vogt, 3B Hiro Nakajima and INF Jake Elmore to Sacramento (PCL). Selected the contract of OF Sam Fuld from Sacramento. Designated OF Michael Taylor for assignment. Placed RHP Ryan Cook, RHP A.J. Griffin, RHP Fernando Rodriguez and OF Craig Gentry on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 21. Reassigned OF Billy Burns to their minor league camp.

SEATTLE MARINERS — Placed RHP Hisashi Iwakuma, RHP Taijuan Walker and RHP Stephen Pryor on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 21.

TEXAS RANGERS — Assigned LHP Ryan Feierabend, RHP Justin Germano, RHP Colby Lewis, RHP Daniel McCutchen, C Chris Snyder, INF Kevin Kouzmanoff and INF Kensuke Tanaka to Round Rock (PCL), and RHP Nick Martinez to Frisco (Texas).

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES — Purchased the contracts of RHP Gus Schlosser and LHP Ian Thomas from Gwinett (IL). Recalled LHP Ryan Buchter from Gwinnett. Optioned RHP Ervin Santana to Gwinnett. Placed RHP Cory Gearrin on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 26th. Transferred RHP Brandon Beachy and LHP Jonny Venters to the 60-day DL.

CHICAGO CUBS — Designated RHP Alberto Cabrera for assignment.

COLORADO ROCKIES — Placed RHP Jhoulys Chacin and LHP Boone Logan on the 15-day DL.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Selected the contracts of OF Tony Gwynn Jr., LHP Mario Hollands and RHP Jeff Manship. Transferred RHP Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez from the 15- to the 60-day DL. Reassigned INF Reid Brignac and RHP Shawn Camp to Lehigh Valley (IL).

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Placed C Chris Stewart and LHP Jeff Locke on 15-day DL, retroactive to March 21. Selected the contract of INF Travis Ishikawa from Indianapolis (IL). Assigned LHP Andy Oliver outright to Indianapolis. Designated RHP Vin Mazzaro for assignment.

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Selected the contract of INF-OF Xavier Nady. Placed OF Carlos Quentin, RHP Josh Johnson, RHP Casey Kelly, OF Cameron Maybin and RHP Joe Wieland on the 15-day DL. Optioned INF-OF Kyle Blanks to El Paso (PCL).

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Purchased the contract of RHP Juan Gutierrez and INF Brandon Hicks from Fresno (PCL). Reassigned OF Tyler Colvin to Fresno and RHP Derek Law to Richmond (SL). Placed LHP Jeremy Affeldt on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 23 and INF Marco Scutaro to the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 21. Designated OF Roger Kieschnick for assignment.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Placed RHP Doug Fister on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 23.

HOCKEY
National Hockey League

DALLAS STARS — Recalled and reassigned F Chris Mueller from/to Texas (AHL).

FLORIDA PANTHERS — Recalled G Scott Clemmensen from San Antonio (AHL).

American Hockey League

HARTFORD WOLF PACK — Reassigned G Jason Missiaen to Greenville (ECHL).

ECHL

READING ROYALS — Signed F Greg Wolfe.

SOCCER
National Women's Soccer League

WASHINGTON SPIRIT — Waived D Candace Chapman.

COLLEGE

LOUISVILLE — Announced junior men's basketball G Kevin Ware is transferring.

NC STATE — Announced men's sophomore basketball G Tyler Lewis is transferring.

OHIO STATE — Announced senior men's basketball F Anthony Lee is transferring to the school from Temple.

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