Chicago White Sox -- Optioned IF Olmedo Saenz to Triple-A Nashville.
Houston Astros -- Placed OF Steve Finley on the 15-day DL. Recalled IF Mike Simms from Triple-A Tucson.
Montreal Expos -- Signed C Kurt Alderman, P Jeremy Powell, P Jason McCommon, P Jerald Stubbs, P Jacob Bentz, P Jason Cole, P Benjamin Fleetham, P Javier Vasquez, OF Carl Hall, OF Robert Hugues, OF Edward Bady, IF Jason Camilli, IF Simon Pond, IF Mark Lewis, IF Cary Fenton and IF Thad Chaddrick.
New York Mets -- Signed P Matt Koenig, IF Louis Hernandez and IF Beau Haley. Assigned Koenig to Kingsport (Rookie) and Hernandez and Haley to Single-A Pittsfield.
Philadelphia Phillies -- Signed C Eric Schreimann, 3B Jason Russell, OF Scott Shores and OF John Torok.
Toronto Blue Jays -- Signed P Michael Zavershnik and OF Kahiapo Villa.
California-Irvine -- Named Mark Adams assistant women's basketball coach.
Pepperdine -- Named Bob Mandeville assistant basketball coach.
The Citadel -- Assistant baseball coach Randy Cooper announced his resignation, effective tomorrow.
McNeese State -- Named Bridget Martin women's basketball coach, and Sonny Watkins senior administrator of the women's athletic department.
Wagner -- Named Dino Mangiero assistant football coach.
New Orleans Saints -- Signed OL Lance Lundberg, P-K Scott Szeredy, and P Mike Nesbitt. Waived OT Terry McDaniels and WR Tyrone Thomas.
CFL Colts -- Waived P-K Ian Howfield, FB Sean Doctor and P Kirk Maggio. Announced RB Tim Smith has retired.
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (CFL) -- Released RB Chuck Duffey, DB Chris Harris, P Bill Kushner, LB Curtis McMillan, WR Tony Page and WR Mike Sturdivant.
Las Vegas Posse (CFL) -- Waived LB Glenn Cobb, WR William Covington, SB Mike Jones, SB Byron Rex and CB Herb McKinley. Signed DB Shonte Peoples.