=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Saturday, March 29, 2014 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Baltimore Orioles - Optioned infielder Jemile Weeks and pitchers Kevin Gausman
and T.J. McFarland to Norfolk (IL).
Boston Red Sox - Reassigned outfielder Corey Brown, infielder Mike McCoy and
pitchers Tommy Layne and Brayan Villarreal to minor league camp; released
pitcher Francisco Cordero.
Detroit Tigers - Purchased the contract of outfielder Tyler Collins from Erie
(Eastern); placed outfielder Andy Dirks on the 15-day disabled list and
infielder Jose Iglesias and pitcher Bruce Rondon on the 60-day disabled list.
Los Angeles Dodgers - Optioned pitcher Jose Dominguez to Albuquerque (PCL).
Major League Baseball - Suspended Chicago White Sox minor league pitcher Feny
Arias, Arizona Diamondbacks minor league pitcher Geremia Espinosa and free
agent minor league pitcher Elou Jean 50 games without pay for violating the
Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
Minnesota Twins - Selected the contracts of infielder/outfielder Jason
Bartlett and outfielder Jason Kubel from Rochester (IL); reassigned catcher
Dan Rohlfing to minor league camp.
New York Mets - Reassigned pitchers Daisuke Matsuzaka and Kyle Farnsworth to
Las Vegas (PCL).
New York Yankees - Optioned infielder Eduardo Nunez and pitchers Cesar Cabral
and Shane Greene to Scranton/Wilkes Barrer (IL); assigned infielder Zelous
Wheeler, outfielders Antoan Richardson and Adonis Garcia, pitcher Matt Daley
and catcher Jose Gil to minor league camp.
Oakland Athletics - Optioned pitcher Joe Savery, catcher Stephen Vogt and
infielder Jake Elmore to Sacramento (PCL); selected the contract of outfielder
Sam Fuld from Sacramento; designated outfielder Michael Taylor for assignment;
placed pitchers Ryan Cook, A.J. Griffin, Fernando Rodriguez and outfielder
Craig Gentry on the 15-day disabled list; assigned pitcher Billy Burns to
minor league camp; optioned infielder Hiro Nakajima to Sacramento.
Philadelphia Phillies - Selected the contracts of outfielder Tony Gwynn Jr.
and pitchers Jeff Manship and Mario Hollands from Lehigh Valley (IL);
transferred pitcher Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez from the 15-day disabled list to
the 60-day disabled list; reassigned infielder Reid Brignac and pitcher Shawn
Camp to Lehigh Valley.
Pittsburgh Pirates - Placed catcher Chris Stewart and pitcher Jeff Locke on
the 15-day disabled list; selected infielder Travis Ishikawa from Indianapolis
(IL); outrighted pitcher Andy Oliver to Indianapolis; designated pitcher Vin
Mazzaro for assignment.
San Diego Padres - Selected the contract of outfielder Xavier Nady from El
Paso (PCL); optioned outfielder Kyle Blanks to El Paso; placed pitchers Casey
Kelly, Josh Johnson and Joe Wieland and outfielders Cameron Maybin and Carlos
Quentin on the 15-day disabled list.
San Francisco Giants - Placed pitcher Jeremy Affeldt on the 15-day disabled
list retroactive to March 23 and infielder Marco Sctuaro on the 15-day
disabled list retroactive to March 21; purchased the contracts of pitcher Juan
Gutierrez and infielder Brandon Hicks from Fresno (PCL); reassigned outfielder
Tyler Colvin to Fresno and pitcher Derek Law to Richmond (Eastern); designated
outfielder Roger Kieschnick for assignment.
Seattle Mariners - Placed pitchers Hisashi Iwakuma, Taijuan Walker, and
Stephen Pryor on the 15-day disabled list.
Washington Nationals - Placed pitcher Doug Fister on the 15-day disabled list
retroactive to March 23.
=== HOCKEY ===
Calgary Flames - Assigned defenseman Brett Kulak to Abbotsford (AHL); recalled
defenseman Chad Billins from Abbotsford; signed forward Bryce Van Brabant to a
two-year, entry-level contract.
Dallas Stars - Recalled forward Chris Mueller from Texas (AHL).
Florida Panthers - Recalled goaltender Scott Clemmensen from San Antonio
New York Rangers - Assigned goaltender Jason Missaien to Hartford (AHL).
Winnipeg Jets - Assigned goaltender Michael Hutchinson to St. John's (AHL).