National League -- Announced that Cincinnati Reds P Xavier Hernandez will begin serving five games of his eight-game suspension effective today, and that other three games are pending a hearing of his appeal.
Florida Marlins -- Acquired P Chris Seelbach from the Atlanta Braves to complete the Aug. 31 trade for P Alejandro Pena. Placed P Vic Darensbourg on the 60-day DL.
Montreal Expos -- Announced the voluntary retirement of IF Jeff Treadway. Recalled OF Curtis Pride, OF Yamil Benitez and P Gabe White from Triple-A Ottawa. Purchased the contract of P hTC Hector Fajardo from Ottawa.
New York Mets -- Recalled former Orioles minor-league OF Alex Ochoa from Triple-A Norfolk.
Southern Cal -- Announced the resignation of Cheryl Miller as women's basketball coach. Named Fred Williams interim women's basketball coach.
Arizona Cardinals -- Signed DT Chris Maumalanga and OL Bernard Dafney.
Carolina Panthers -- Waived G Emerson Martin and WR Elbert Ellis. Waived NT Jeff Fields from practice squad.
Philadelphia Eagles -- Placed FB Kevin Turner on IR.
San Diego Chargers -- Released CB A. J. Johnson. Signed TE Ron Middleton.
Chicago Blackhawks -- Sent F Steve Dubinsky, F James Black, F Andy MacIntrye, F Daniel Gauthier, F Ryan Huska, D Steve McLaren, D Jeff Buchanan, D Beau Bilek and D Regan Stocco to IHL Indianapolis.
Colorado Avalanche -- Signed LW Rene Corbet and D Jon Klemm.
Edmonton Oilers -- Signed F Kelly Buchberger.
Baltimore Spirit -- Signed D Jason Dieter to a three-year contract.