Expos: Agreed to $825,000, 1-year contract with 2B Wilton Guerrero (.292, 2 HRs, 31 RBIs), avoiding arbitration.
Mariners: Agreed to $2,225,000, 1-year contract with OF Mike Cameron (.256, 21 HRs, 66 RBIs with Reds), avoiding arbitration.
Marlins: Signed IF Amaury Garcia, P Armando Almanza, P A. J. Burnett, P Jared Camp, P Joe Fontenot and P Nelson Lara to 1-year contracts.
Rangers: Agreed to 1-year contracts with P Jonathan Johnson and IF Scott Sheldon. Named Les Parker scout.
Reds: Agreed to $862,500, 1-year contract with former Orioles OF Alex Ochoa (.300, 8 HRs, 40 RBIs in 119 games with Brewers), avoiding arbitration.
Red Sox: Agreed to $2.8 million, 2-year contract with P Bryce Florie (4-1, 4.65 ERA in 36 games for Tigers and Red Sox), avoiding arbitration.
White Sox: Agreed to $3,275,000, 2-year contract with P Bill Simas (6-3, 3.75 ERA in 70 games), avoiding arbitration.
Cavaliers: Signed F Pete Chilcutt to second 10-day contract.
Cardinals: Hank Kuhlmann was reassigned to coach special teams.
Falcons: Claimed LB Chris Draft off waivers from 49ers.
Saints: Signed CB Fred Thomas to 2-year contract and DB Chris Oldham to 1-year contract. Named Al Everest special teams coach and Sam Clancy defensive line coach.
Seahawks: Named Johnny Holland assistant coach for special teams and strength and conditioning. Re-signed FB Mack Strong, who had been released Thursday.
Steelers: Named Irv Eatman assistant offensive line coach and Willie Robinson secondary coach.
NHL: Suspended Penguins RW Matthew Barnaby 5 games and Islanders D Eric Cairns 4 games for off-ice incident. Suspended Sharks D Jeff Norton 4 games for stick-swinging incident. Named Islanders C Jorgen Jonsson Player of the Week.
Predators: Acquired LW Eric Bertrand from Flyers for future considerations; assigned him to IHL Milwaukee.