National League -- Announced the retirement of umpire Dutch Rennert.
Seattle Mariners -- Agreed to terms with P Kerry Woodson and P Mike Remlinger on one-year contracts and C Mike Fitzgerald on a minor-league contract.
Toronto Blue Jays -- Signed P Tony Castillo to a minor-league contract.
Minnesota Timberwolves -- Fired Jimmy Rodgers as coach. Named Sidney Lowe (DeMatha, N.C. State) interim coach.
NCAA -- Placed Winston-Salem State on three years' probation for allowing ineligible athletes to participate in several sports and providing extra benefits to football players.
Mississippi -- Suspended F James Bailey and F Stephen Davis for the rest of the season for a violation of team rules.
Samford -- Named Chan Gailey football coach.
Boston Bruins -- Announced the retirement of G Reggie Lemelin.
New York Islanders -- Recalled C Iain Fraser, G Danny Lorenz and D Richard Pilon from Capital District (AHL).
Philadelphia Flyers -- Sent G Dominic Roussel to Hershey (AHL).
St. Louis Blues -- Recalled LW Dave Mackey from Peoria (IHL). Sent G Geoff Sarjeant to Peoria.
Washington Capitals -- Recalled D Shawn Anderson from Baltimore (AHL). In 10 games with the Skipjacks, he had one goal and five assists. Announced D Calle Johansson will be out seven days with bruised ribs.