=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Thursday, June 28, 2012 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Arizona Diamondbacks - Recalled pitcher Trevor Bauer from Reno (PCL); optioned
infielder Josh Bell to Reno.
Baltimore Orioles - Recalled outfielder Xavier Avery from Norfolk (IL); placed
designated hitter Nick Johnson on the 15-day disabled list.
Chicago White Sox - Designated pitcher Will Ohman for assignment; selected the
contract of pitcher Leyson Septimo from Charlotte (IL).
Cleveland Indians - Optioned pitcher Scott Barnes to Columbus (IL); recalled
pitcher Zach McAllister from Columbus; agreed to terms with shortstop Nick
Hamilton on a minor league contract.
Los Angeles Dodgers - Recalled infielder/outfielder Scott Van Slyke from
Albuquerque (PCL); optioned infielder Ivan De Jesus to Albuquerque.
New York Yankees - Placed pitcher CC Sabathia on the 15-day disabled list;
placed pitcher Andy Pettitte on the 60-day disabled list; recalled pitcher
Ryota Igarashi from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Int.); signed pitcher Adam Warren
to a major league contract and selected him to the 25-man roster.
Oakland Athletics - Extended its player development contract with Single-A
Vermont through the 2014 season.
Philadelphia Phillies - Optioned pitcher Joe Savery to Lehigh Valley (IL);
selected the contract of pitcher Brian Sanches from Lehigh Valley; designated
pitcher Chad Qualls for assignment; selected the contracts of pitchers Brian
Sanches and Jeremy Horst from Lehigh Valley.
Pittsburgh Pirates - Signed infielder Jimmy Rider.
Tampa Bay Rays - Reinstated designated hitter Luke Scott from the 15-day
disabled list; optioned pitcher Chris Archer to Durham (IL).
=== BASKETBALL ===
NBA - Announced the resignation of Major General Ronald L. Johnson, senior
vice president, referee operations, effective at the end of July.
New Orleans Hornets - Extended a qualifying offer to guard Eric Gordon.
Orlando Magic - Extended a qualifying offer to forward Ryan Anderson.
Phoenix Suns - Extended qualifying offers to center Robin Lopez and guard
=== FOOTBALL ===
Minnesota Vikings - Signed defensive end Jeff Charleston; waived defensive
tackle Terrell Resonno.
New Orleans Saints - Agreed to terms with defensive tackle Akiem Hicks on a
New York Jets - Released offensive tackle Ray Willis; waived quarterback G.J.
Pittsburgh Steelers - Signed linebacker Ryan Baker; released linebacker
=== HOCKEY ===
Columbus Blue Jackets - Signed defenseman Nikita Nikitin.
Los Angeles Kings - Agreed with goaltender Jonathan Quick on a 10-year
Nashville Predators - Signed defenseman Hal Gill to a two-year contract.
Pittsburgh Penguins - Agreed to a 12-year contract extension with Sidney
St. Louis Blues - Signed forward Scott Nichol to a one-year contract.
Tampa Bay Lightning - Signed defenseman Brian Lee to a two-year contract.
Vancouver Canucks - Agreed to a contract with goaltender Cory Schneider.
=== SOCCER ===
D.C. United - Acquired striker Long Tan from Vancouver Whitecaps FC for a
first-round selection in the 2015 MLS Supplemental Draft.
San Jose Earthquakes - Waived defender Josh Suggs and midfielder Ellis
Toronto FC - Waived midfielder Efrain Burgos Jr.