BaseballCincinnati Reds -- Placed P Jose Rijo...


Cincinnati Reds -- Placed P Jose Rijo (inflamed tendon in his right elbow) on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Saturday. Purchased the contract of OF Geronimo Berroa from Triple-A Nashville. Recalled P Steve Foster from Nashville. Optioned IF Jeff Branson to Nashville.


New York Yankees -- Placed IF Pat Kelly on the 15-day DL. Recalled SS Dave Silvestri from Triple-A Columbus.

Oakland Athletics -- Placed IF Scott Brosius on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Saturday. Activated IF Randy Ready from the 15-day DL.



NBA -- Fined Indiana Pacers F Dale Davis $2,000 for throwing a flagrant elbow in a game April 17. Fined Phoenix Suns C Andrew Lang $1,500 for initiating a fight, Seattle SuperSonics F Shawn Kemp $2,000, Seattle G Gary Payton $1,000 and Seattle G Dana Barros $500 for leaving the bench during a game April 14.


Houston Oilers -- Signed S Bubba McDowell to a multi-year contract. Signed WR Gary Wellmon.

Kansas City Chiefs -- Signed DB Darrell Malone, DB Kevin Thompson, DE Jim Syzmanski and RB George Hemingway.